State & Ceremonial

Honours for PC Keith Palmer and hero pensioner who tried to save MP Jo Cox

The police officer who was killed during the Westminster Terror Attack and a hero pensioner who tried to save and protect the life of murdered MP Jo Cox have received recognition in The Queen’s Birthday Honours. PC Keith Palmer has been posthumously been awarded a George Medal which recognises actions that “saved lives” in the terror attack which took place a few months ago. PC…
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A goat is to blame for the postponement of The Queen's Speech

The Queen’s Speech has been delayed because the government are having trouble transcribing the text onto goatskin. Every year, the speech is read out on goatskin parchment, however, it takes around a week for the ink to dry meaning amendments cannot be made. As the Conservative Party are currently undertaking negotiations with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party, the whole…
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State & Ceremonial

Damian Green is appointed First Secretary of State

Theresa May has appointed her close friend Damian Green to fill in the position of First Secretary of State as pressure mounts on the Prime Minister to resign. Mr Green, who was appointed Secretary for Work and Pensions by Mrs May less than a year ago, has been an MP for 20 years and has known the Theresa May for around 40 years. He is a pro-European MP, and the Prime Minister is hoping that he…
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State & Ceremonial

London Bridge closed due to 'major police incident'

London Bridge is closed this evening following a ‘major police incident’ in which armed officers are in attendance. Eyewitnesses report that a car hit around a dozen pedestrians on the bridge. London Bridge Station is closed and people have been told to avoid the area. Police helicopters and boats are also at the scene. It is understood the police boats are searching for anybody who…
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