To commemorate the World War One Centenary across the United kingdom (and Commonwealth) there have been various poignant events to remember the fallen. One hundred years ago on the 4th August 1914 Germany declared war on Russia, thereby putting into motion events that would ultimately devastate Europe – the United Kingdom commemorated this day with […]
HMS Queen Elizabeth took to the waves yesterday at the Scottish Dockyard Clyde. The aircraft carrier is the biggest warship the Royal Navy has ever constructed and will most definitely expand on the nations global maritime influence. Earlier this month Her Majesty The Queen officially named the vessel.
Today Her Majesty The Queen will officially name the Royal Navy’s largest ever warship after smashing a bottle of Whiskey against the ships hull. HMS Queen Elizabeth weights 65,000 tonnes and can carry 40 jets and helicopters at a time. It will have a permanent crew of almost 700 when it enters service in 2020. Six shipyards […]
Trooping the Colour is a ceremony performed by regiments of the British and Commonwealth armies. It has been a tradition of British infantry regiments since the 17th Century, although the roots go back much earlier. On battlefields, a regiment’s colours or flags were used as a rallying point. Consequently, regiments would have their ensigns slowly […]
Hey everyone! The last month has been a busy one for London, and for any tourist visiting the capital I’m sure its been a sheer delight! First we had the State Opening of Parliament, a tradition that dates back 100’s years where the Monarch announces to both Houses of Parliament (Commons & Lords) Her/His Majesty’s […]
The first photo of Ben Affleck in character as Batman has been revealed by director Zack Snyder. He is pictured standing next to the Batmobile in the brooding black-and-white shot, taken on set of the forthcoming Superman vs Batman film. Although the actor was a controversial choice to play the caped crusader – lets be honest we […]