Her Majesty & Brexit

BY JAMIE FOSTER The Brexit row involving Dominic Grieve and others may risk dragging the Queen in to politics. Parliamentarians have a sacred duty not to involve the monarch in politics but Brexit is risking breaching that duty. This is due to the fact that the government and the Commons are being brought into conflict about how the legislation is to be considered. In this … Continue reading Her Majesty & Brexit

Thumbs Up to Princess Sparkle

BY MANDY BALDWIN Election fever is sweeping the nation, and this time around I personally find every party to be in varying degrees disturbing or repellent, so my thoughts are a politics-free zone. In that spirit, I found myself reading about something which has been in the headlines for several months now: I mean, the possible engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. I am … Continue reading Thumbs Up to Princess Sparkle

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

CSM EDITORIAL News yesterday that Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who turns 96 next month, will be stepping down from royal duties this autumn was met with nationwide warmth. The longest serving consort in the nation’s history merits a pat on the back from the nation. “I’m sorry to hear you’re standing down”, one man told him at a royal lunch on Thursday. “Well, … Continue reading Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh