Earlier this month proud mother Crown Princess Victoria shared two striking new family portraits, after she and husband Prince Daniel announced the establishment of a royal foundation in their daughter's name to 'promote cultural activities' and celebrate art. … [Read more...] about Just like mum! Swedish Royal Family share a stunning official portrait of Princess Estelle to mark her eighth birthday – and she’s the spitting image of her mother Crown Princess Victoria
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Finding and developing players who will help clubs win titles and reap large profits on the transfer market is the holy grail of football development. Manchester United's achievement in developing half a team of international players in the shape of Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Gary and Phil Neville is the benchmark for talent identification, and English professional clubs spend £50m a year trying to achieve similar success. … [Read more...] about One club wants to use a gene-test to spot the new Ronaldo. Is this football’s future?
The story of a liar, fraudster and paedophile Man guilty of false abuse claims against VIPs 'My career was ended by police presuming I was guilty’ Known as "Nick" in initial media reports, Beech accused senior politicians, army and security chiefs of sadistic sexual abuse and claimed to have witnessed boys being murdered in the 1970s and 1980s. … [Read more...] about Carl Beech: ‘VIP abuse’ accuser jailed for 18 years
His barrister told the jury he had never taught a single PE lesson. A complainant and a witness both changed key details of their stories. More than 20 ex-pupils, parents and teachers gave evidence in his defence. … [Read more...] about Were police too quick to believe historical sex abuse claims?
This is a history easily masked by the emphasis on the Dunkirk spirit, or very soon, if the calamity of “no deal” happens, a renewed blitz spirit. All of which is pointless rhetoric. Being “alone” was of no help in 1940. There was no way that Britain and the empire unaided could have unseated Hitler’s domination of Europe. That could only be achieved later thanks to the American and Soviet war efforts. Dunkirk was not a story of gritty heroism, though there were gritty heroes, but a colossal defeat. The Battle of Britain and the blitz were survived, but Britain emerged in 1941 battered and bruised, undefeated for the moment but unable to find the means to defeat the Axis enemy. Using the crisis of 1940 as a historical reference point for Brexit has this right: there are no solutions, it seems, for a painless withdrawal from Europe. And afterwards? No blitz, but plenty of damage, this time self-inflicted. Much better the image of 1945 when Britain played … [Read more...] about Paths from the past: historians make sense of Brexit and our current political turmoil