Saudi King appoints son as successor

Saudi King appoints son as successor

Saudi Arabia witnessed a radical power shift on Wednesday 21 June, as King Salman appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman, who is also the deputy defence minister, next in line to the throne. The 31-year-old Prince is to replace his cousin, the King’s nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, a well known...

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Individual U.S. States and cities declare “We’re Still In” on Paris Climate Agreement

Individual U.S. States and cities declare “We’re Still In” on Paris Climate Agreement

Many U.S. states, cities and businesses say they will forge ahead with the U.S. commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, even though President Donald Trump pulled out of the deal. The U.S. under President Barack Obama pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels...

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Westminster honours Armed Forces at flag raising ceremony

Westminster honours Armed Forces at flag raising ceremony

As London sizzled in the heat, two guardsmen in red tunics and bearskin caps looked smart and proud on duty as Westminster raised a flag as high as Nelson’s Column to pay tribute to the Armed Forces in Armed Forces Week. The Chief of Staff for the Army in London,...

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Le Mans 2017

Le Mans 2017

By Maitland Cook. Photos by David Wright Hotel de France, La Chartre sur le Loir, Sunday 18th June 2017. Sitting on the terrace at the Hotel  enjoying a glass of crisp chilled Jasnieres after another momentous edition of the Le Mans 24 Hour race……………. In many ways this year was as exciting as...

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