Opinion

60 seconds with Shyama Perera

Shyama Perera is a weekly newspaper reviewer and social commentator on BBC London and also regularly reviews the newspaper front pages on the BBC News Channel. Shyama also contributes to programmes such as The Jeremy Vine Show and Woman’s hour. On our televisions, we…
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Prince Charles records his favourite poem to mark National Poetry Day

Prince Charles has recorded his favourite poem to mark National Poetry Day. The father of Prince William and Prince Harry recorded the poem ‘Fern Hill’ by Dylan Thomas to honour the annual event. The Prince of Wales has recorded his favourite poem, Fern Hill, to mark National Poetry Day. “For National Poetry Day, I was very glad, if somewhat hesitant – to be able to record…
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Princess Anne adopts horse as she urges others to do the same

Princess Anne has revealed she adopted a horse called Annie this summer as she urged others to do the same. The Princess Royal was speaking to Daybreak as she helped start World Horse Welfare’s rehoming campaign. Princess Anne has urged others to adopt a horse after she adopted Annie. Photo: ITV/Daybreak. “I wanted a reliable horse that I could get on and off easily,” the royal…
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State & Ceremonial

Zimbabwe's Mugabe 'threatens' The Queen over sanctions

Robert Mugabe, the dictator of Zimbabwe, wants The Queen to help get sanctions against his country lifted and has threatened that if she refuses, he will strip British businesses of their assets in Zimbabwe. The 89 year old dictator has threatened to sell British owned firms to Chinese rivals. The Mail on Sunday were passed secret documents that exposed Mugabe’s campaign of blackmail and…
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