People gather outside Buckingham Palace and other royal sites across the UK as a 10-day mourning period begins for the queen. (Al Jazeera) Britain has begun a 10-day mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II, with bells tolling around the country and 96 gun salutes planned in London – one for each year of the late […]
A car which was used by the late Diana, Princess of Wales has sold for £650,000 at auction, a BBC dispatch said.It said: Princess Diana, who died nearly 25 years ago, drove the black Ford Escort RS Turbo for nearly three years from August 1985. She was pictured with the car outside the boutique
Laura Robson – the British player who won junior Wimbledon at 14 and an Olympic silver medal at 18 – has confirmed her retirement from tennis. The 28-year-old rose to 27 in the world rankings, and reached the fourth round at Wimbledon and the US Open. But then injury intervened – she had wrist surgery […]
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Races are scheduled to kick off from 7.00p.m on 17 December By Kshanika Argent For the first time in Sri Lanka’s history (with the exception of a brief period in the 60’s) Colombo will witness night races at the inaugural Colombo Night Races which coincides with the second Electric Peacock Festival, scheduled for this December. ...
The Galle Literary festival is a haven of civilised values in a country that is no stranger to strife by Robert McCrum Associate editor, The Observer, UK [Click for more pictures] Ever since the Hay festival set up shop overseas...