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The queen celebrated her 94th birthday on April 21, but her “official” birthday has always been marked with the Trooping the Color parade in June. (HT Photo)

Queen Elizabeth’s birthday marked with smaller ceremony

London | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2020 03:38 PM IST
The extravagant display of pomp and pageantry, a highlight of the royal calendar that typically attracts thousands of tourists to line the streets of central London, has only been cancelled once before during almost 70 years of the queen’s reign — in 1955, during a national rail strike.
Customers leave with boxes of newly purchased protective masks at a Bonjour Holdings Ltd. store in Hong Kong, China.(Bloomberg)
Customers leave with boxes of newly purchased protective masks at a Bonjour Holdings Ltd. store in Hong Kong, China.(Bloomberg)

UK delays evacuation flight from coronavirus epicentre in China

London | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2020 01:19 PM IST
Britain had planned to fly back its citizens to a Royal Air Force base but the flight is now unlikely to take off on Thursday.
No Time To Die: The Daniel Craig starrer is expected to hit the screens in spring 2020.
No Time To Die: The Daniel Craig starrer is expected to hit the screens in spring 2020.

No Time To Die: Filming of James Bond film causes terror scare at RAF base

Indo Asian News Service, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 12:57 PM IST
The incident occurred at Oxfordshire’s RAF Brize Norton base when the film’s crew left behind a van after days of filming. 400 people were evacuated from the base.
British writer Frederick Forsyth says he is giving up on thrillers because his wife told him he can no longer travel to adventurous places.(AFP)
British writer Frederick Forsyth says he is giving up on thrillers because his wife told him he can no longer travel to adventurous places.(AFP)

Too old for adventure, Frederick Forsyth to quit writing thrillers

By AFP, London
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 09:34 AM IST
Popular British writer Frederick Forsyth says he is giving up writing thrillers as he is too old and tired to travel to adventurous places.
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