Frank Williams, actor best remembered as the vicar Timothy Farthing in Dad’s Army – obituary

Telegraph Obituaries Sun, 26 June 2022, 4:40 pm Frank Williams, who has died a few days short of his 91st birthday, was a theatre and television actor who applied his talent to such diverse roles as Satan, Queen Boadicea and, in a cinema advertisement for Guinness, a man who, having consumed the Irish beverage, acquiresContinue reading “Frank Williams, actor best remembered as the vicar Timothy Farthing in Dad’s Army – obituary”

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla’s latest photos have royal fans all saying the same thing

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall sent royal fans into a tailspin on Sunday after they shared a new post on Instagram as their visit in Rwanda drew to a close. The fabulous photos were taken at a special dinner hosted by the royal couple for leaders of the Commonwealth and saw the pair looking as elegant asContinue reading “Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla’s latest photos have royal fans all saying the same thing”

Majority of Americans believe the Supreme Court will limit gay marriage after overturning Roe v. Wade: poll

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday. The landmark 1973 decision made abortion legal. More than half of Americans are now worried the Court could limit gay marriage, per a CBS/YouGov poll. More than half of Americans think the Supreme Court will limit gay marriage after overturning Roe v. Wade, a CBS News poll found. InContinue reading “Majority of Americans believe the Supreme Court will limit gay marriage after overturning Roe v. Wade: poll”

NYC’s Annual ‘Dyke March’ Draws Thousands

Protesters marched through the streets of New York City during the annual ‘Dyke March’ on Saturday, June 25. Footage by Storyful journalist Rob McDonagh shows a large crowd gathering at the New York Public Library before marching through the city chanting, “Fight, fight, fight, abortion is a right.” Pride Marches and Pro-Abortion Rights marches were set toContinue reading “NYC’s Annual ‘Dyke March’ Draws Thousands”

AOC says Supreme Court justices lied under oath, Congress should consider impeachment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for the impeachment of two Supreme Court justices on Sunday for misleading senators over their views on whether Roe vs Wade should be overturned. Speaking on NBC’s Meet the Press, the New York congresswoman called for “consequences” for Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, who senators Susan Collins and Joe Manchin said last week had indicated both during their privateContinue reading “AOC says Supreme Court justices lied under oath, Congress should consider impeachment”

BBC’s Amol Rajan criticised for using phrase ‘pro-life’ in Roe v Wade interview

One of the BBC’s most high-profile presenters has been criticised for using the term “pro-life” to describe anti-abortion campaigners in a discussion about the US supreme court’s overturning of Roe v Wade. The term, which is considered partisan, was used twice by Amol Rajan during Saturday morning’s Today programme on Radio 4, in segments about the landmark rulingContinue reading “BBC’s Amol Rajan criticised for using phrase ‘pro-life’ in Roe v Wade interview”

‘Kindred spirits’ Biden, Scholz work to heal U.S.-German ties

Andrea Shalal and Andreas Rinke Sun, 26 June 2022, 5:08 pm SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany (Reuters) – Panned by critics for dragging his feet on Ukraine, called a “sulky liver sausage” by the Ukrainian ambassador, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday won public praise from a man he has long privately admired: U.S. President Joe Biden.Continue reading “‘Kindred spirits’ Biden, Scholz work to heal U.S.-German ties”

Putin wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine if Tory 1922 committee was not ‘on his case’, claims Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has suggested that Vladimir Putin would have not invaded Ukraine earlier this year if he didn’t have the 1922 Committee of Conservative backbenchers “on his case”. Speaking at the G7 summit, the prime minister boasted to CNN that he had “a new mandate for my party” after squeaking through the recent confidence vote arranged by the powerful Tory committee. “I’mContinue reading “Putin wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine if Tory 1922 committee was not ‘on his case’, claims Boris Johnson”

Russian aggression in Ukraine forcing Nato to ‘look again’ at boosting military capability

Russia’s war in Ukraine is forcing Nato to “look again” at boosting its military capability, a top defence chief has said. Sir Tony Radakin, chief of the defence staff, was asked by LBC’s Nick Ferrari if he was concerned about comments made by defence secretary Ben Wallace that Western countries could struggle to mount a long-term offensive against Russia. Sir TonyContinue reading “Russian aggression in Ukraine forcing Nato to ‘look again’ at boosting military capability”

Glastonbury live: Diana Ross plays a joyous Sunday Legends Slot on the Pyramid Stage

Roisin O’Connor,Maanya Sachdeva and Louis Chilton Sun, 26 June 2022, 4:47 pm Saturday at Glastonbury saw some of the best sets of the weekend so far. From Joy Crookes making her Worthy Farm debut to returning champions Haim in a glorious, sun-drenched Pyramid Stage performance, there was a particularly special atmosphere ahead of Sir Paul McCartney’s highly anticipated headline slot.Continue reading “Glastonbury live: Diana Ross plays a joyous Sunday Legends Slot on the Pyramid Stage”