Princess Diana’s brother Charles Spencer says their mother Frances was not cut out for maternity

French-born Greg, who popped the question on 22 July, planned the proposal to a tee. The couple enjoyed a romantic lunch and spent the day by the pool before going back to their room, where Greg had arranged for rose petals and champagne to be set up.

Duchess Camilla and Prince Charles’ Cornish pasty recipe confuses royal fans

Put the flour and a pinch of salt in a large bowl and add the cubes of butter. Use your fingertips to rub the butter into the flour until you have a mixture that resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Do not overwork this stage or it will become greasy. Add enough of the cold water to bind […]

Over 350,000 pure electric vehicles hit the road in Beijing

“Mobile sources of air pollution account for 45 percent of the PM2.5 density, small particulate matter that causes smog, in Beijing. Diesel and gasoline vehicles account for 32 percent and 29 percent of mobile sources respectively,” said Lian Aiping with the bureau.

‘Nomadland’ Star Frances McDormand Reveals Her Dream to Hit the Road at 65

The morning after the screening, the cast and crew learned that “Nomadland” had won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival. The win makes Zhao the first female filmmaker to receive the honor since Sofia Coppola did a decade ago with “Somewhere.” Zhao is also the first woman of color to win the […]

Neymar says he was racially abused by Marseille player

“The fight is something very serious. We will deal with that internally with our players,” PSG sporting director Leonardo said.”We will have to look at everything to take a coherent stance but the situation is serious.” Neymar had returned to the side along with winger Di Maria after both were among a total of seven […]

‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

As a girl, Robyn is expected to stay at home, doing scullery duty, but she sneaks out instead. Robyn fears the worst when she comes face to face with a wolf in a clearing, although this one looks different: It’s cuter, almost cuddly, and has the same three dots high on its cheek earlier seen […]

The government’s plan for UK theatre is vague and demoralising – here’s what we need

It is vital that this helps fund the freelancers who form 70% of theatre’s workforce, a third of whom do not qualify for the Treasury’s income-support schemes. Many will have no option but to leave the theatre entirely and I can’t overstate that without their crucial talents all efforts to save our venues will be […]

Be it on God, guns or Greta, social media offers neat solutions for our messy feelings

Geographically, this map could be of anywhere as it is a map of the culture war that rages mainly online, but the US has a particularly well defined and extreme version. Stylistically, I was thinking of cold war propaganda maps showing the “communist threat” in the 1950s. The Big Brother-like figure at the top is […]

Cops scramble to ID woman dragged by car down in broad daylight

“Due to her current condition, we are not in a position to engage with her at this time, but it is crucial that we are quickly able to determine who she is and progress our investigations accordingly.

VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?

8.30pm – 10pm – The Nation’s TributeA special service, The Nation’s Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical […]