WARRINGTON based Radio Presenter and Stadium Announcer Dominic Walker has been honoured with the Freedom of the City of London at the Guildhall. The ceremony dates back to 1237 and entitled a ‘freeman’ to earn a living in the City of London and not be subservient to a Lord or Baron. These days, most practical reasons for being a freeman such as the ability to drive your cattle across London Bridge have disappeared and the ceremony has become part of London’s tradition. Read t
As a US correspondent in the British Parliament I often give tours of the amazing Palace of Westminster to American visitors. When I take them around I always point out the fresco of the pilgrim fathers leaving for the new world, it is in pride of place close the lobby of the House of Lords. It was painted in appropriately 1850, long before the US President was ever called ‘leader of the free world’. In fact it was painted when America was struggling to find its way in world.
WESTMINSTER, United Kingdom - Police Scotland have warned Twitter users they "may receive a visit from us this weekend" if they post comments that do not comply its guidelines. The guidelines asked that tweets be "kind," "necessary" and not include anything "hurtful." The threat came from the official Twitter account of the Glasgow police division. It read: "Think before you post or you may receive a visit from us this weekend. Use the internet safely." Read full article at T