Monthly Archives: May 2012

Royal wedding difficult without Diana, Prince William says

The Duke of Cambridge has said it was “very difficult” not to have his late mother at his wedding. Interviewed by US TV network ABC, Prince William agreed he had “missed” Princess Diana at Westminster Abbey. “It’s the one time … Continue reading

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Norfolk Man Claims Gold Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Norfolk firm Peter Beales Roses has claimed its 19th Royal Horticultural Society gold medal at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. The Attleborough nursery revealed three new roses at the show, including a Queen’s Jubilee Rose. Manager Ian Limmer told the … Continue reading

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RAF Rehearsal For Jubilee

The RAF have rehearsed a fly-past over Anglesey for the Diamond Jubilee, although the actual event will be over Windsor Castle. More than 200 people watched aircraft, including Hawk, Tornado and Hercules, take to the skies at Mona Airfield. Pilots … Continue reading

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Newly-weds Marry on Top of a Mountain

A couple from County Down and County Kildare have climbed to the top of Ireland’s holiest mountain, Croagh Patrick, to marry. And there at 2,507ft (764.1m) they became only the seventh couple to say “I do” in the tiny 107-year-old … Continue reading

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Queen Takes Windsor Walkabout

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Windsor to see the Queen on a Diamond Jubilee walkabout. The Queen walked from Windsor Castle to the Guildhall with the Duke of Edinburgh. The event has been billed as a thank you … Continue reading

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