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Me, my Phone and I – does technology dominate our experiences?

I was one of the hundreds standing there at the Queens funeral procession about a week ago at the Royal Mile. Anyone who attended can probably recall the scene: hundreds of people packed together like sardines, standing on tiptoes, leaning on each other, blocking others’ view to catch a sight of Her Deceased Majesty, who […]

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University of Edinburgh to close on Monday for Queen’s state funeral

All teaching will be cancelled or rescheduled, and all University buildings will close for staff and students for non-essential business. The University of Edinburgh has announced in an email to all students and staff that the University will be closed on Monday 19 September for the Queen’s state funeral. All teaching, both online and in […]

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The not so Grand Duke of York

Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, must be grateful that the partying proclivities of Boris Johnson have taken the heat off him for now. But the respite will be brief. Prince Andrew is the highest profile piece of collateral damage in the Epstein-Maxwell sex trafficking scandal, shining an increasingly unforgiving light on the Royal Family, […]

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Remembering Princess Diana: her legacy lives on

The 31 August this year marked 20 years since the British nation united in grief to mourn the death of Princess Diana. A world class humanitarian, ambassador of British fashion and loving mother, the Princess of Wales was a Queen in people’s hearts. She was universally adored for her irreplaceable spirit, approachability and warmth, making […]