It seems to be something of an Achilles heel that the commissioner on public appointments, with the job of investigating cosy chumocracy in the top ranks of British public life, is themselves such a prominent member of class from which all the appointments are drawn.
The museum houses 500 motorcycles, an extensive collection of bikes and thousands of pieces of memorabilia. It is one of six motorcycle museums in America operated as a non-profit.
A replica steam locomotive built in Warwickshire is about to be shipped across the Atlantic to form the centrepiece of a $9m open-air museum railroad project. The engine has been built at @SevernLamb , a company employing 30 people in Alcester. ➡️
Last week I was very kindly hosted by my friend @Afzal4Gorton and the fantastic team at @1BMHC for a roundtable with local faith leaders. The British Muslim Heritage Centre is already ambitious & creative in how it serves its community - and there's more to come! #faithchampions
She was tortured with axes during Kenya's struggle for independence from British colonial rule. As Britain celebrates the Platinum Jubilee of its monarch, this old fighter wants to send her a message: "Let Elizabeth bring what belongs to me."
A UK man was arrested after throwing eggs at King Charles, shouting: "This country was built on the blood of slaves." The British kidnapped and enslaved over 3.4 million people. When the slave trade was abolished, the UK paid reparations only to slave owners (est. $21B today).
Elon once tried to get me to write a story that a Thai-based British man, who had criticized him, was a “child rapist” and took a 12 year old bride based on information someone sent him. That someone ended up being a conman pretending to be a private investigator.
Ahead of Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral, a new photograph has been released. The photo was taken to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee - the first British Monarch to reach this milestone. Tomorrow, millions will come together to commemorate her remarkable life.