Royal News

Discussion in 'Mainstream News Stories' started by rynner2, Jun 2, 2006.

  1. Yithian

    Yithian Cosh & Carry Staff Member

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    I think it's quite fair.

    Clearly it would have been made clear at the outset that the Queen did not wish her custom to be discussed at all. Some fool thought they coukd skirt around the edges of the agreement and that custom ceased.

    If the owners of the hangar where my reinforced underwear is manufactured started publishing my name, I would end my connection with them.
     
  2. Coal

    Coal Polymath Renaissance Man

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    Clearly, you know you place. :wink2:
     
  3. Min Bannister

    Min Bannister Justified & Ancient

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    Nope, I agree with Our Dear Leader. :bdown:

    Genuinely. It's not cool to bring the Queen's underwear out into the open. Hinting that you fit famous people who don't want to be named would have done.
     
  4. escargot

    escargot Beloved of Ra

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    Pfft, you SNOWFLAKE. Boeing're PROUD of my custom.
     
  5. Mythopoeika

    Mythopoeika I am a meat popsicle

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    escargot Beloved of Ra

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    'scuse me, delivery man's here!

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  7. ramonmercado

    ramonmercado CyberPunk

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    I reckon Putin is behind it, biological warfare.

    More than 20 swans from the Queen's flock have died and several more are "dying at the moment" amid fears they have been infected by bird flu.

    Seven of the dead birds have been sent for testing to establish whether avian flu is responsible.

    Defra confirmed it is investigating a suspected finding of avian influenza in wild mute swans in Berkshire.

    David Barber, the Queen's Swan Marker, said "quite a percentage" of the flock had died.

    He added: "Bird flu has been going round the country... and unfortunately it's hit Windsor."

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-42943593
     
  8. ramonmercado

    ramonmercado CyberPunk

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    Police have stated they will investigate the case file. We might find out if Lewis ever actually came close to shooting HM.

    A teenager tried to kill Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to New Zealand in 1981, declassified official documents confirm.

    Christopher Lewis, 17, fired a shot as the Queen toured the city of Dunedin, New Zealand's Security Intelligence Service (SIS) said.

    Police had said at the time that the gunshot sound had been caused by a sign falling over, local media report.

    A former police officer and local media have suggested a cover-up took place.

    New Zealand feared future royal tours could be cancelled, it is claimed.

    The royal parade took place in Dunedin on 14 October 1981. Police and members of the public heard "what they took to be a shot", according to the declassified documents obtained by news website Stuff.

    Lewis was arrested shortly afterwards and police discovered a rifle and used gun cartridge in a building overlooking the parade.

    "Lewis did indeed originally intend to assassinate the Queen," the documents say. But he "did not have a suitable vantage point from which to fire, nor a sufficiently high-powered rifle for the range".

    Lewis was not charged with attempting to kill the Queen but was accused instead of offences including discharging a firearm.

    An SIS memo written shortly after Lewis's first court appearance and obtained by Stuff said officials feared journalists would connect Lewis to the Queen's parade. ...

    Lewis told investigators he was the commander of an armed group but the SIS investigated the claim, found no evidence and said Lewis suffered "delusions".

    After serving his initial jail term he went on to commit armed robberies and was charged with murder. He took his own life in prison in 1997. ...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-43239736
     
  9. ramonmercado

    ramonmercado CyberPunk

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    Prince Mohammed bin Salman earlier had lunch with the Queen

    Pity HM didn't set the corgis on him.
     
  10. JamesWhitehead

    JamesWhitehead Piffle Prospector

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    "Stop playing games with the towel and put another bar on the electric fire or one will perish!" :actw:
     
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    ramonmercado CyberPunk

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    That's what Philip would say!
     
  12. ramonmercado

    ramonmercado CyberPunk

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    One is pleased with this news.

    When it comes to baked goods, few issues carry the contentions of the great scone debate: should the cream or the jam be spread first?

    Cream tea has been served in the UK since the 11th century and arguments surrounding the order of spreading the scone’s traditional toppings have ruminated ever since.

    While those in Devon typically spread the clotted cream first followed by jam, the Cornish tradition is to spread jam first followed by cream.

    Finally, we have some clarity on the issue, as it’s revealed how the Queen takes her scones.

    An exemplar of British traditions, the Queen reportedly prefers jam first, according to a former chef who worked for the royal family from 1982 to 1993.

    “Jam first at Buckingham Palace garden parties!” Darren McGrady wrote on Twitter.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/life-...-first-debate-cream-tea-outrage-a8260686.html
     
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  13. Mythopoeika

    Mythopoeika I am a meat popsicle

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    Jam before cream does make good sense. The jam has more 'sticktion' than the cream.
     
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  14. Swifty

    Swifty Generation Y

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    maximus otter Recovering policeman

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    You don't have the "Need to Know"
    Yeah! Let’s become a Corbynite republic! How will you spend your 65p?

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  16. Swifty

    Swifty Generation Y

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    I'd save it by not giving it to a parasitic family that only pretends to not have contempt for the public ..

     
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    maximus otter Recovering policeman

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    The Blairs? The Kinnocks? The Milibands?

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  18. Swifty

    Swifty Generation Y

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    Yep, those leeches as well ..
     
  19. Swifty

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    Naming the Royal baby ..



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  20. Rerenny

    Rerenny Justified & Ancient

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    So close to getting a Prince Adrian....The Duchess of Cambridge might have quite a dark sense of humour...
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  21. Swifty

    Swifty Generation Y

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    I hope she did that deliberately :cool:
     
  22. Swifty

    Swifty Generation Y

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    Rerenny Justified & Ancient

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    Administered by the DWP - the Department of Wealth and Privilege...
     
  24. jimv1

    jimv1 Analogue Boy

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    Corbyn’s worth £3million. Who paid that then?
     
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    Does he have £3 million in assets?
     
  26. Mythopoeika

    Mythopoeika I am a meat popsicle

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    Russia?
     
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    ramonmercado CyberPunk

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    Russian money tend to flow more to the tories.

    By last October, Tory MPs had received four times more money from Russia’s state-run Russia Today TV channel than Labour MPs: it is welcome that the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has said that his colleagues should no longer appear on the channel. ...

    Other examples include £400,000 from Gérard Lopez, a businessmen on the board of a company that partnered with Russian banks that had sanctions imposed on them during the Ukraine crisis.

    It was 2014, and Lubov Chernukhin, the wife of Russia’s former deputy finance minister, paid the princely sum of £160,000 to play tennis with David Cameron and Boris Johnson. In total, since 2012 – when the Electoral Commission initially declared her an “impermissible donor”, before subsequently allowing her to donate – she has handed the Tories £514,000.

    https://www.theguardian.com/comment...links-russia-saudi-links-corbyn-spy-extremism
     
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  28. Swifty

    Swifty Generation Y

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    I know independent tradesmen worth that, £3million is pocket money compared to the uber rich these days.
     
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    To be fair, that lot got where they are by playing the system or having some kind of talent.
    An effort was made. Rather than just sliding down a privileged birth canal.
     
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    I knew some of these weird details already, the fact that the Queen is immune from prosecution and can still drive but is the only person in the UK not legally required to own a driving license is perhaps why she just laughed when her chauffeur nearly ran me over .. cheers for that ..

     

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