I don’t care about football/soccer at all, but I remember reading something back in 2012 (I think it was around the time of the Olympics?) about how Prince William was involved in a shady deal to bring the World Cup to England. Now the official report of a 2014 FIFA investigation has been released, and […]
For their second day in France commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, yesterday July 1, Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry joined Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, British Prime Minister (?) David Cameron, and French President Francois Hollande to open the new Thiepval Memorial Museum and honor those […]
In the first royal round up of the year, we have three people celebrating birthdays (the Danish twins and Kate Middleton), Crown Princess Mary and Queen Margrethe attending a reception for the diplomatic corps, Queen Maxima out and about, Queen Letizia out and about, and Queen Rania visiting London.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima joined Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the British Royal Family for the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday, November 8th. While the United States observes Veterans Day on November 11th each year, in the United Kingdom Remembrance Sunday is observed on the […]
The second Sunday in November is Remembrance Sunday in the UK and commemorates the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and servicewomen in the two World Wars and later conflicts. The Queen led the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall remembering those who died during conflicts. A two-minute silence […]
On August 4, 1914, after a tense summer of an assassination that led to backroom deals being called upon and will-they/won’t-they troop movement, Germany invaded neutral Belgium and attacked the city of Liege, prompting Britain to declare war on Germany, starting a four year war that ended with millions of deaths and many more millions […]