Tag Archives: British people

07Feb/17

Obama shows off kiteboarding skills with buddy Richard Branson

Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.

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12Jan/17

Paris Jackson ‘wants to vomit’ seeing white actor as ‘King of Pop’

Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris says the casting of British actor Joseph Fiennes to play her father has left her “offended” and wanting to “vomit.”

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30Nov/16
Lupita Nyong'o

Pirelli calendar stars walk the red carpet at Paris gala dinner

A-list actresses Helen Mirren, Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman and Charlotte Rampling sparkle on the red carpet at Pirelli calendar 2017 gala dinner.

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08Nov/16

Idris Elba talks press intrusion at ‘100 Streets’ premiere

Actor Idris Elba comments on press speculation into celebrities’ private lives at the premiere of new film ‘100 Streets’ in London
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08Nov/16

Prince Harry response ‘unprecedented’, says royal reporter

Royal editor of British newspaper the Sunday Express says response by Prince Harry to reports about U.S. actress girlfriend Meghan Markle is ‘unprecedented’.

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01Nov/16
A young Princess Elizabeth ascending to the British throne

“The Crown” star says playing the Queen was her “biggest challenge”

“The Crown” actress Claire Foy says she thinks if Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches her new royal drama she will like some of the key moments, joking that the monarch might even want a poster of Matt Smith’s Prince Philip on her wall

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02Oct/16

Princess Charlotte and Prince George give Canada ‘royal wave’

The Royal Family’s youngest wave goodbye to residents in Victoria, British Columbia, before they climb aboard a floatplane with mom and dad, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are wrapping up their Canada visit. Continue reading

17Jun/16

UK’s Cameron says right to suspend EU campaign after lawmaker killed

British Prime Minister David Cameron says it is right to stop all campaigning for the upcoming EU referendum after a member of Parliament was shot and killed.

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07May/16

Far right candidate turns his back as London elects first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan begins first full day as mayor of London after a landslide victory. Far right candidate, Paul Golding, turned his back on Khan as he gave his victory speech after becoming the first Muslim to head a major Western capital.

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06May/16
Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Sadiq Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London

Sadiq Khan, a Muslim Labour Party lawmaker, has been elected London’s mayor following a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. Continue reading