THOUSANDS watch the Trooping the Colour parade at Buckingham Palace - held every year to celebrate the Queen's Birthday. Queen Elizabeth II has never missed the occasion. Read on to find out if you need a ticket to watch it... What is Trooping the Colour? Trooping the Colour is an annual event that dates back to Charles II in the 17th century when regiment colours were trooped in front of soldiers so they could recognise their unit in battle. The Queen has taken the salute every year since her coronation in 1953, apart from 1955 when there was a national rail strike. When is Trooping the Colour 2018? Trooping the Colour is traditionally held on the second Saturday of June. Trooping the Colour 2018 will take place on June 9. At around 9.15am, Household Guards troops begin to form, but the Queen will not leave Buckingham Palace until around 10.45am. She will then take a Royal salute from officers and inspect the troops before the Regimental Colour (flag) is carried down the … [Read more...] about What is Trooping the Colour, when is the Queen’s official birthday parade and do you need a ticket to watch it?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByMichael D. Shear and Catherine Porter June 8, 2018 President Trump is scheduled to depart for Canada on Friday morning for the annual G-7 summit meeting, a gathering of leaders of the United States and six of its main allies. But the two-day meeting comes at a fraught moment, with the American president locked in a bitter trade dispute with the other leaders over Mr. Trump’s imposition of tariffs. Here are five things to watch: The locale: La Malbaie If any place could soothe the tempers of G-7 leaders, it is the weekend getaway village of La Malbaie, 90 miles northeast of Quebec City, near the languid waters of the St. Lawrence River. Even the police, flown in from as far as St. John’s, Newfoundland, are friendly, waving cars through their blockades past the imposing Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu … [Read more...] about The G-7 Summit: What to Watch For
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByMaggie Astor June 5, 2018 Eight states are holding primaries on Tuesday: Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota. It will be the busiest primary day of the year so far, as voters choose the candidates who will face off on Nov. 6. Most of the attention this week has focused on California. Skip to the end if you want to read about that — but first, here’s what you need to know about the other seven states in play. New Jersey Democrats think their path to retaking the House runs through the suburbs, and New Jersey is full of them. Five of its 12 seats are held by Republicans, and remarkably, Democrats have a shot at all five — even a couple districts that haven’t elected a Democrat since Jimmy Carter was president. You can read more about the … [Read more...] about Eight States Have Primaries on Tuesday. Here’s What to Watch for.
With Memorial Day weekend upon us, patriots may want to spend a few hours remembering some of our greatest war films. Here we will talk briefly about over thirty war films. Some stir the patriot’s blood, others are amusing, many harrowing, still more are foreboding with a subtle anti-war message. While everyone has their own favorites list — and yours may not be here — all presented here are a great watch.Band of Brothers (2001) Starring Damian Lewis as Major Dick Winters, the 2001 mini-series Band of Brothers is probably the most faithful film project about World War II and is a must-see for any war movie fan. At 12 hours in length, it is certainly a commitment to watch, but the viewer is well rewarded at the end, as it is an experience that will stick with one for the rest of one’s life. This is as close as you can come to experiencing the camaraderie, deprivation, terror, and hell of war without actually being in one. Patton (1970) Unapologetically patriotic … [Read more...] about The Top War Movies to Watch on Memorial Day
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByMaggie Astor and Jonathan Martin May 22, 2018 The race for the open governor’s seat in Georgia, a battle with implications for health care, gun control and other contentious issues, leads a slate of three primaries on Tuesday. Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, has reached his term limit, and Georgia Democrats are hoping the same political climate that has buoyed them in special elections will propel them in a state where they have not won the governorship in two decades. Also in play are two competitive House seats, including the Sixth District, a longtime Republican stronghold where a Democrat came close to winning in a special election last year. Elsewhere, Democrats are hoping to pick up House seats in Arkansas and Kentucky, which will also hold their primaries on Tuesday. And in Texas, which held its primaries in … [Read more...] about Georgia, Arkansas and Kentucky Primaries: Top Races to Watch