Speaking about his time with the royals, Keyte said: ‘Prince William is so much like his father in the way he plays. I played with his father quite a bit in the early days. Harry has got his own style. He’s more of a fighter, someone who gets in there and gets his hands dirty.’ … [Read more...] about BBC bans Rudyard Kipling’s Mandalay from VJ Day commemoration after performer complains that one line is ‘derogatory to people of colour’
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"The fact that you made time in your schedules means a lot to me! It was so important to me to include different women, that are different races and come from different backgrounds but are so powerful and influential." … [Read more...] about Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion fans launch petition to AXE Kylie Jenner from WAP music video
Dan Balz, who covered those events for the Washington Post and still marvels at them, says it was palpable, "the public's modest contempt for a royal family that was clearly out of touch". Reporters only had to undertake a brief vox pop to hear the quiet anger, much of it clearly bottled up for many years. Its sources were various, starting with the immediate irritation at the Windsors' refusal to emerge from Balmoral or to break with protocol by flying a flag at half-mast over Buckingham Palace. Also in the mix was fury at the royals' past cruelty towards Diana, their stripping her of the title HRH, their failure to pay taxes, their life of remote privilege. (Campbell also reckons there was a collective howl of rage from women, with Diana the symbol for all those who had struggled with low self-esteem, eating disorders or callous husbands.) As the crowds started demanding the Queen appear, to "stand with her people", it was easy to imagine the whiff of revolution in the air. The clock … [Read more...] about A moment of madness?
After a rise in Covid-19 infections at the end of July, and with less than 24 hours’ notice, Boris Johnson announced he was back-pedalling on his plan to allow a number of businesses, including the remaining parts of the beauty industry, to reopen on August 1. … [Read more...] about Skincare influencer Caroline Hirons urges Boris Johnson to reopen beauty clinics on August 15 as she warns ‘businesses are going under every day’ amid fears over backtrack on plans to get £28billion industry running again
The one area where she would welcome change though is in teachers' salaries, currently around $30 a month. Under Cuba's complicated dual currency system, her wage is paid in local Cuban pesos. As such, her purchasing power is well below that of those earning money in the country's hard currency, the 'convertible peso' or CUC. … [Read more...] about How times are changing in Havana