0 Have your say The organisers behind a host of Scottish anti-Trump protests are calling for tens of thousands of people to join a 'Carnival of Resistance'. US President Donald Trump will arrive in the UK on Thursday and meet Prime Minister Theresa May as well as The Queen. He is expected to spend the weekend in Scotland, the birthplace of his mother and home of two Trump International golf courses.A coalition of protesters, including leaders from across the Scottish political spectrum, has united to organise a series of demonstrations they hope will topple 2005's G8 protests as the largest the country has ever witnessed.Protesters united under the rainbow coalition are will march against the Trump's alleged sexism, racism and close ties to Russia as well as his administration's environmental and immigration policies. The backlash against the president's visit was heightened when it was revealed immigrant families from Central America were being separated and … [Read more...] about Scotland Against Trump: Where are protests against president’s visit taking place?
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THE NCD Governor, Powes Parkop has flagged the country to visiting naval officers from Russia as an investment and tourism hub despite all the negative publicities overseas about PNG. Mr Parkop said the visit by the Russian navy cadet officers in their warship was historic, conveying his warm welcome to them. During a dialogue hosted yesterday in Parliament, he commended them for showing interest in the city which is hosting the APEC – Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation – Leaders’ Summit in November. Mr Parkop said the visit was a testament of Moscow placing value in the Indo-Pacific region. He said that the countries had a long history dating back to the settlement of Russian scientist and traveller Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay in the country from 1846 to 1888. Mr Parkop, has assured the Russians that the country is full of peace-loving and friendly citizens. When asked about the “aggressiveness” of PNG people, he gave them the assurance that PNG was unique … [Read more...] about Russian ship’s visit historic: Parkop
EDİRNE A group of Bulgarian clergymen visited churches, synagogues, mosques and other religious and cultural sites in the northwestern border province of Edirne as part of a cooperation between Bulgaria’s Razgrad and Turkey’s Edirne governorates on April 15. The clergymen visited the Bulgarian Orthodox Sveti Constatine, Sveti Georgi and Eleni churches as well as the Selimiye mosque and the Great Edirne Synagogue. Edirne Governor Günay Özdemir said strong neighborhood ties between Turkey and Bulgaria were established recently. “The clergymen performed prayers in the morning at one of the churches and then visited the synagogue and the Selimiye Mosque. They’ve witnessed how different faiths have been living here together for many years. The Balkans is a place where people of different faiths live together,” he said. The clergymen are also set to visit the 120-year-old St. Stephen Church, a Bulgarian Orthodox church in Istanbul’s historic … [Read more...] about Bulgarian clergymen visit holy places in Turkey’s Edirne
PUBLISHED: 11:00 08 July 2017 | UPDATED: 09:11 10 July 2017 Pulls Ferry and the Hathor Wherry, Norwich. Picture: Peter Dent (c) copyright citizenside.com Discover East Anglia’s history and heritage with these top 25 historic sites. Sutton Hoo. Picture: Alison Connors 1. Sutton Hoo This awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. On the incredible 255 acre estate, discover the incredible story of the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king and his treasured possessions. In the burial chamber, archaeologists uncovered a suit of armour, a shield and sword, pieces of silver plate and a famous ceremonial helmet. On top of this, Sutton Hoo is now home to fascinating exhibitions, solstice celebrations and historical talks. The Strangers Hall Museum. Picture: Denise Bradley 2. Strangers Hall Named after Flemish weavers who migrated to Norwich to escape religious persecution, Strangers Hall is one of Norwich’s oldest … [Read more...] about Have you visited these top 25 historic places in Norfolk and Suffolk?
Home / News / Local by Emma Morrice 16/01/2018, 5:21 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A man who has spent almost 20 years visiting historic sites has spoken of his fascination with stone circles around the North-east. Martin Morrison, who lives in Glasgow, has visited Aberdeenshire four times over the past few years as part of his project Before Caledonia. Martin has been to historic spots across the country, mainly neolithic and bronze age sites. The 38-year-old said: “I’ve built up quite a bit of photography content over the years. “I’m just an amateur, but I’ve got a deep-rooted interest in the subject. “There are more stone circles in Aberdeenshire than anywhere else in the country. “It’s an absolutely fascinating area. “It’s the only place in the UK where you can find recumbent stones, but there’s also some in South-west Ireland. … [Read more...] about Man putting focus on historic North-east stone circles with online photos