Antonia Filmer

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European Parliament elections and Pompeo on Thatcher

The government still hopes to pass a deal before candidates elected into MEPs have to sit in the European Parliament....

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Joanna Wood’s classic English interiors

Designer Joanna Wood is as well known for her discretion as for her classic English interiors; over 25 years Joanna...

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Local election results in Britain show unhappiness with status quo

London: The British people, as Prime Minister Theresa May calls them, have just voted in a large tranche of local...

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US space detection moves to deterrence and defence

Wilson gave reference to India’s Mission Shakti, saying about four weeks ago airmen at Buckley Air Force Base detected a...

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Open fire: The United Kingdom is Europe’s top barbecue nation

In UK the barbecues come out with the sun, the warmest Easter weekend on record saw folks setting up their...

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Extinction Rebellion calls for a ‘global emergency’ on climate change

The anti-capitalism movement predicts rising sea levels, desertification, wildfires, water shortages, crop failures, extreme weather, millions of people displaced, disease...

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Notre Dame: After fire, funding drive for restoration begins

Watching the spire diving into the flames that engulfed Notre Dame this week was a terrible moment for the French,...

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May’s ‘begging tour’ takes her to EU as a guest

NIAC identified that the key obstacle is lack of trust and goodwill between the negotiating parties, rather than the absence...

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Angus Buchanan’s vibrant, versatile and impressive designs

It is hard to describe the talents of Angus Buchanan, he is one of those creative people who is so...

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Brexit: May joins hands with Corbyn, leaves supporters shell-shocked

Conservatives voters feel government is in cahoots with the opposition striving to lessen a qualitative Brexit.   London: Just when...

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Theresa May’s last gasp

Oliver Letwin succeeded in passing his amendment that sought to give MPs a non-binding but indicative vote.   March 29...

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What’s on in London: Events and happenings

The celebrated Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh loved British culture and spent three years in England. He was fluent...

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Amid Brexit confusion, May clings on to her chair

The Prime Minister foisted the blame of indecision onto MPs, whilst in reality, all decisions have been taken by her....

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May’s Deal or No Brexit a harsh reality

The interesting thing about the second Meaningful Vote was that there were 39 Tory ‘switchers’, MPs who had previously voted...

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Bertioli: An inspiration for future engineers

Michael Bertioli has been described as one of the greatest engineering brains of the 20th century. This reporter recently had...

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A report on ‘doing democracy better’

The project was funded by McDougall Trust, an independent charitable trust.   LONDON: Dr Alan Renwick, Deputy Director of the...

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Reality star Kylie’s million-dollar pout

According to Forbes Kylie Jenner hit her first self-made billions at the age of 21years, beating Mark Zuckerberg who made...

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Big steps to block No Deal

May’s plan, with a majority in Parliament of 500-20, is to hold a second Meaningful Vote on the Withdrawal Agreement...

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Time for Hindi films to step up for the Oscars

The Oscars have captivated Western imagination, this reporter is working through the Oscar winners and runners up. The cosmetic team...

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London seminar discusses democracy in India

Indian political system is deep rooted since ancient times  and is a continously evolving one.   LONDON: Ruchi Ghanashyam, India’s...

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Not many takers for ISIS bride’s sob story

Shamima was only 15 when she left Bethnal Green in 2015 with her school friends for Raqqa, Syria.   LONDON: What...

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Coffee shops are on the upturn globally

Coffee shops and cafés have taken over city centres and high streets;  in the 17th and 18th centuries, coffee shops...

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Trust diminishes in PM May

The PM is sticking to her deal, hoping Brussels will change wording in the Political Declaration to be more finite...

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Remembering Pilcher, author of famous novel The Shell Seekers

Britain has lost one of our most loved and charming storytellers, Rosamunde Pilcher seamlessly weaved nostalgia, family drama, humour and...