Supermodel Twiggy, Python Michael Palin and England manager Gareth Southgate are among more than 1,000 people awarded in the New Year Honours 2019. The list celebrates heroes - from 43 responders to terror attacks, to the divers who stunned the world in the Thai cave rescue. But there are also awards for Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan, Downton Abbey's Jim Carter and authors Philip Pullman and Margaret Atwood. And a cronyism row is set to brew after Theresa May rewarded big business chiefs who just happen to back her Brexit deal. There are plenty of famous faces in the honours list - but far more people who quietly work away at doing good for their communities. So to honour them all, we’ve reproduced the list in full - and highlights - below. New Year Honours 2019 in numbers Overall, 1,148 recipients are named in the 2019 New Year list. That includes the 43 people recognised for their acts responding to the terror attacks in Manchester and London in 2017. Some 544 women … [Read more...] about New Year Honours list 2019 in full
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Services to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War will take place across Greater Manchester on Sunday - Armistice Day. The war touched all parts of Greater Manchester as the killing fields of France and Belgium ripped families apart. As usual, communities will gather at war memorials and in churches for solemn ceremonies of remembrance. Here's what's happening in each borough. Rochdale: In Rochdale town centre, a parade will leave Yorkshire Street at the St Mary's Gate end at 10.45am for the war memorial on The Esplanade. A service will be held ahead of 11am before the parade heads to Packer Street. In Heywood a parade will set off from Tower Street at 10.30am heading to Heywood Memorial Gardens and a service from 10.55am. The parade will then march from the gardens and back to Tower Street. In Littleborough a parade will leave for the village memorial from 10.30am, turning left on to Hare Hill Road and left on to Church Street. The service will start at 10.55am. In … [Read more...] about Where is my nearest Remembrance Sunday event in Manchester?
Inside the royal wedding reception: Prince Andrew's speech Who did Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank invite? Princess Eugenie requests dress with low back Her mother's outfit was polished and typically Fergie Bride's tiara is from the Queen's collection Sign up to the Telegraph's Royal Family newsletter here Princess Eugenie and her new husband Jack Brooksbank will finally be able to let their hair down away from the gaze of the public after the second royal wedding of 2018 in Windsor. The newlywed left her afternoon wedding reception as a wife in style, with the newest member of the Royal family driving away in a genuine James Bond car which was originally made for the James Bond movie Spectre. Mr Brooksbank was seen breathing a sigh of relief as he got in the driver's seat of the silver DB10. Prince Andrew had ribbed him during a "classic father-of-the-bride" speech, the highlight of which was a joke about the family dog. … [Read more...] about Royal wedding: Love wins as Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank begin life as newlyweds
12 October 2018 • 1:27pm Royal wedding couple kiss on the steps after service 'You look perfect', Jack Brooksbank tells his bride Who have Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank invited? Princess Eugenie requests dress with low back Her mother's outfit was polished and typically Fergie Bride's tiara is from the Queen's collection Sign up to the Telegraph's Royal Family newsletter here Princess Eugenie showed off her scars as she married Jack Brooksbank in the second royal wedding of the year in Windsor today. The low back feature on the dress - designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British based label Peter Pilotto - was at the specific request of the bride who had surgery aged 12 to correct scoliosis. As she walked down the aisle, the newest member of the Royal family mouthed to his bride that she looked 'perfect'. After a traditional ceremony, during which the maid of honour Princess Beatrice delivered a reading from … [Read more...] about Royal wedding live: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank celebrate as newlyweds
Press play to listen to this article By JACK BLANCHARD Send tips here | Subscribe for free | View in your browser Good Wednesday morning from the Scottish island of Bute. The Playbook summer tour is at its halfway point. DRIVING THE DAY ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN: Donald Trump faces the biggest crisis of his presidency after two legal blows overnight. His personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to breaking campaign finance laws for the “principal purpose of influencing [the] election,” telling the court he did so at the direction of his old boss. And minutes later in a separate trial, Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight charges of tax fraud, bank fraud and failing to disclose foreign banks accounts. The twin blows sparked speculation Trump will face impeachment proceedings if the Democrats win back control of the House this autumn. Cohen turned: The decision of Trump’s longtime confidante … [Read more...] about POLITICO London Playbook: All the president’s men — Postcard from Bute — Choose your Brexit adventure