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Four protesters arrested at King Charles’ Scottish coronation

Four protesters were arrested on Wednesday along the procession route for King Charles’ Scottish coronation. Two of those arrested were members of anti-monarchy group No More Royals, while the other…

Review: The Lost King

The directing and screenwriting team of Stephen Frears, Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, who were behind the heartbreaking and bitingly funny Philomena, return to tell the story of how one…

William the Conqueror

Halle-fucking-lujah. The union is saved. Scottish nationalism has been struck dead in a single blow, never to rear it’s ugly head again.

This Week in History: 16 October 1793, Marie Antoinette is Executed by Guillotine

This Monday marks the 224th anniversary of the execution of Marie Antoinette, following a two-day trial for an array of sensational charges, which included exporting treasury money to Austria, planning…

Denying Trump a state visit is an unnecessary slight

The petition to ‘Prevent Donald Trump from making a State visit to the United Kingdom’ has now almost two million signatures. But it seems that many have been caught up…

This Week in History: King Eric XIV of Sweden deposed for mental disorder, September 29th, 1568

Our fascination with the unconventional lives of aristocrats was once again demonstrated the other week, when Game of Thrones received twelve Emmy awards. But stories of royal eccentricity are not…