• Commonwealth leaders unanimously endorse Charles as new head

    Commonwealth leaders unanimously endorse Charles as new head

    • April 21, 2018

    The Prince of Wales was unanimously endorsed as the next head of the Commonwealth by world leaders, Theresa May has said. The move by Commonwealth prime ministers and presidents was welcomed by Mrs May who said it was “fitting” the heir to the throne should one day succeed his mother the Queen in the role.

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  • Star-studded line-up for Queen’s Birthday Party

    Star-studded line-up for Queen’s Birthday Party

    • April 21, 2018

    The Queen is set to attend a star-studded concert to celebrate her 92nd birthday. Shaggy, Sting, Sir Tom Jones, Craig David and Kylie Minogue are among the artists who will take to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall in central London. The Queen and members of the royal family will be guests of honour

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  • Donald Trump ‘planning UK summer visit’

    Donald Trump ‘planning UK summer visit’

    • April 21, 2018

    US president Donald Trump is planning on visiting the UK in the summer, it is reported. Mr Trump has not visited the UK since he was elected to the White House in November 2016, with a potential visit to London to open the US Embassy in January not taking place. The Daily Mail report a

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  • London marathon could be hottest on record

    London marathon could be hottest on record

    • April 21, 2018

    This year’s London Marathon could be the hottest on record as the Met Office warns it will feel very warm for the runners on the capital’s streets. In 1996 a highest temperature of 22.7C (72.8F) was set at the annual event, and it looks as though the record which was set 22 years ago could

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  • Basque militant group ETA apologises for pain caused during armed campaign

    Basque militant group ETA apologises for pain caused during armed campaign

    • April 20, 2018

    The Basque militant group ETA has offered an unprecedented apology for the pain caused during its armed campaign for independence from Spain and France, and vowed not to return to violence. ETA, which killed around 850 people including police, politicians and entrepreneurs over four decades, is due to announce its final dissolution early next month,

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  • Antonine Wall was painted in vibrant colours by Romans, research shows

    Antonine Wall was painted in vibrant colours by Romans, research shows

    • April 20, 2018

    Parts of the Roman Empire’s most north-western frontier were originally painted in vibrant reds and yellows, new research has revealed. Archaeologist Dr Louisa Campbell, of the University of Glasgow, uncovered the colourful past of Scotland’s Antonine Wall after using x-ray and laser technology to analyse remnants of the structure. She said the brightly-coloured stones on

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