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Mhairi Black: SNP’s Marmite deputy is developing a taste for leadership

The Times/The Sunday Times 21 May 2023
Having spent years deploring the antiquated Westminster ways of doing politics, she now finds herself at the heart of a parliament in which she has. Related articles. SNP ‘must do more’ to explain positive case for independence ... Craig Paton ... .

Parliament in decay: MPs endure flooding, rats and broken toilets

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 May 2023
Parliamentary cleaners were left soaking up something very different, as the antiquated plumbing which snakes around the Palace of Westminster buckled under the pressure, providing yet another example of the crumbling mess at ...

Mhairi Black: The SNP’s new Marmite politician

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 May 2023
Having spent years deploring the antiquated Westminster ways of doing politics, she now finds herself at the heart of a parliament in which she has. Related articles. SNP ‘must do more’ to explain positive case for independence ... Craig Paton ... .

Off The Beaten Path: Round And Round

Journal Online Chicago 18 May 2023
Life continues to evolve and we cannot stop it, just like our grandma and grandpa, and their grandma and grandpa, couldn’t ... We’ve observed the tabloid controversies and seen the many videos criticizing the stuffiness surrounding the family and a, sometimes referred to as, antiquated coronation ceremony that was held in historic Westminster Abbey ... So.

TV tonight: Niamh Algar continues to thrill in tense hospital drama

The Observer 07 May 2023
Antiques Roadshow ... In yet another monarchy-themed show, Fiona Bruce heads to Westminster Abbey to look at the coronation preparations (why?). Stamps are profiled – including the definitely-not-an-antique one for Charles – and royal-related items are examined ... an antiquated curio.

Missed the coronation? Here’s what Happened, from the crown to the crowds.

The Spokesman-Review 06 May 2023
In another, less significant, update for the modern era, Charles and Camilla traveled to Westminster Abbey in the newer horse-drawn Diamond Jubilee State Coach, rather than the antique Gold State Coach, which, according to the BBC, even Queen Victoria complained was uncomfortable.

A full guide to the BBC's two-week King's Coronation coverage

The Daily Telegraph 03 May 2023
The Absolutely Fabulous actress, who provided commentary for Sky News for Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee last year, will be attending the service at Westminster Abbey in May as a guest of the King and Queen ... Royal Bargain Hunt - Christina Trevanion hosts a special Coronation episode at Newark Antiques fair.Saturday May 6.

Our bronze age coronation rites seem to speak to a modern love of the sacred

The Observer 30 Apr 2023
Even they cannot rival the sheer antiquity of the ritual that will be staged in Westminster Abbey on Saturday ... Yet it is likely that a substantial minority of people in Britain, rather than being dazzled by the display in Westminster Abbey, will find their distaste both for the ...

What are you waiting for? Add character to your home with a stylish clock: From ...

The Daily Mail 12 Nov 2022
It's worth scouting antique shops and the internet for antique pieces which can blend brilliantly with modern interiors ... With their tall stature, elaborate faces and distinctive four-bell Westminster chime, grandfathers are the undisputed king of clocks and add a touch of class to a hallway.

After Queen Elizabeth: a reign of old men. Brace yourselves

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Sep 2022
At the entrance to Westminster Abbey the pallbearers paused with the coffin aloft, radically unafraid to wait. The antique silences of the service were ...

What is the BBC One TV schedule today and is it back to normal?

Metro UK 12 Sep 2022
The BBC schedule has been amended to make way for coverage of the Queen (Picture. Getty) ... Westminster Tributes and Scotland. A Service For HM The Queen. Antiques Roadshow, Flog It! and Glorious Gardens From Above will air on BBC Two to make room for Queen-related content ... Westminster Tributes ... 1200 BBC News ... 0615 Antiques Roadshow ... 1630 Antiques Road Trip.

Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is

The Observer 30 Jun 2022
Such outward hostility towards making parliament family friendly does little to improve the perception that Westminster is out of touch with those it seeks to serve ... Other MPs shrug and say our job isn’t “normal”, so what do we expect, as if that makes antiquated ways of working justified.

OPINION - Emily Sheffield: Labour need to be more ruthless, or they’ll be out of ...

London Evening Standard 20 May 2022
Cowardice, bullying, lying and ambition oozes out of every antiquated orifice.

9 Festivities to Visit in London

Citizenside 07 May 2022
Easter weekend is a perfect time to relax and have fun in London. This year, it falls on April 15th–18th and offers four days of holidays ... Image from Unsplash ... Time Fracture, etc ... The British Museum has an enormous collection of all types of antiques ... Westminster Abbey is open every day; however, on April 15th, it holds only Solemn Liturgy service ... ....

Will an apology impact the bread-and-butter issues?

Jamaica Observer 06 Apr 2022
I chose instead to attend the State dinner at King's House, where there was less pandering and a modicum of respect shown to those invited to the 'great house' ... Nothing in Jamaica's abysmal system of governance will materially change until we throw out the antiquated Westminster model bequeathed to us by our former coloniser Great Britain ... .

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