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1. The Queen greets an “amazing” crowd that came en masse to enjoy the historic moment
As she stepped out onto the balcony of Buckingham Palace, the Queen summed up in one word the scene that met her eyes: “Amazing.”
With three previous anniversaries, several royal weddings, VE day, and a coronation behind it, the sight of a crowd waving a flag filling The Mall could be familiar. However, His Majesty always seems to be the only person surprised by the response of the British people. Read the whole story.
2. Boris Johnson should resign before being fired, grassroots Conservatives say
Boris Johnson should resign before being forced by his own MPs, the head of the grassroots Conservative activist group has said amid signs of concern among top local Conservatives.
Speaking to The Telegraph, Ed Costello said Mr Johnson had not been “completely honest” about the parties breaking the blockade on Downing Street and risked expelling swing voters in the next election. Read the whole story.
3. Did you go through airport security? You will now find an even longer queue for water
Desperate tourists struggle to get water at airports amid long queues for food and drink.
Stansted passengers complained that the water queues were longer than the security queues, as they criticized the airport for not having enough charging stations. Others have found empty shelves in the food and beverage establishments full of customers. Read the whole story.
4. Crown Stamp assures drinkers a whole pint, the government says
The sealing of the crown on the glasses reassures drinkers who are not receiving short measures, the government argued as it launched a campaign for their return.
In 2006, European Union regulations meant that the symbol, which has been used to indicate a pint in Britain since 1698, was replaced by the CE marking. But with Brexit delivered, the government has announced a push to return the crown to British combs. Read the whole story.
5. Depp joins Beck for the UK tour after Heard’s trial
Johnny Depp will appear alongside musician Jeff Beck for the rest of his UK tour, it has been announced.
Depp was surrounded by fans in the North East of England just 24 hours after securing an impressive $ 10 million court victory over Amber Heard, his ex-wife. Read the whole story.
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