8 Sep

Obituary: HM Queen Elizabeth II
By: BRAMS | Published On: 8/09/22 10:00 pm

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 96, has died at Balmoral, Aberdeenshire.

Earlier today, she was placed under medical supervision. All her children – Charles, 73, Princess Anne, 72, Prince Andrew, 62, and Prince Edward, 58, hurried to her Scottish Highland retreat, Balmoral. In a statement at 6:30 pm GMT, Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow”.


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6 Sep

UK's next PM Liz Truss
By: BRAMS | Published On: 6/09/22 7:00 pm

Today Elizabeth II appointed Liz Truss, 47, the next prime minister of Britain and asked her to form a new administration.

The Conservative Party leader was officially introduced to Her Majesty in the green-carpeted Drawing Room at Balmoral Castle, Scotland. The audience was dubbed "Liz meets Liz II". Buckingham Palace said in a statement: "Ms Truss accepted Her Majesty’s offer and kissed hands upon her appointment as prime minister and first lord of the treasury".


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31 Jul

The Lionesses triumph
By: BRAMS | Published On: 31/07/22 11:54 pm

Hosts England won their first major title by defeating eight-time champions Germany 2-1 in extra time.

A record 87,192 Wembley crowd, including Prince William, Gary Lineker, Harry Kane, Shania Twain, and Spice Girls Geri Horner and Mel C shared the victory with the national team tonight as they became champions of Europe. A sweet video message from Princess Charlotte that spread earlier today must have brought good luck to the Lionesses.


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30 Jul

A National Day of mourning
By: BRAMS | Published On: 30/07/22 10:26 am

Georgia is united in mourning its eight heroes following the tragic death of a rescue team and a tourist in Gudauri.

30 July is declared the national day of mourning by Georgia's government, and flags are at half-mast on all administrative buildings. 

On 29 July 2022, a para plane carrying a tourist and an instructor crashed at the mountain. The Border Police helicopter of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia hurried to their rescue, although they tragically lost their lives when the mission ended in flames.

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4 Jul

Independence Day
By: BRAMS | Published On: 4/07/22 1:09 am

In 1870, the US Congress made 4 July a federal holiday. In 1941, the day became a paid holiday for all federal employees. Since the late 19th century, the Fourth of July has become a day of leisure activities and family get-togethers, often involving fireworks and outdoor barbecues.

The tradition of setting fireworks on Independence Day started on 4 July 1777 in Philadelphia, PA. The ship’s cannon fired a 13-gun salute in honour of the 13 colonies. The Pennsylvania Evening Post reported: “At night, there was a grand exhibition of fireworks (which began and concluded with thirteen rockets) on the Commons, and the city was beautifully illuminated.”

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