Cars of Soviet and Russian leaders as for any heads of state are not just a means of transportation. The machines should meet special requirements: they should emphasize the status to be most comfortable and meet the highest safety requirements. Sometimes the choice of a vehicle became a part of the policy – only the machine of production of their own country was preferred. The Heads of State usually take in foreign trips entire fleets for which several aircraft were used.
Liverpool born poet and writer Michael Walsh traces his Liverpool roots back to 1865. This was the year his Irish great-grandmother arrived in the Second City of Empire. His parents were born at the turn of what was to become the most tumultuous century in history. Michael's father, Patrick, fought in three major conflicts before reaching his fortieth birthday. His mother, Kathleen, was a former nun turned gun-running renegade.
On leaving school at 15 years of age, Michael spent 12 weeks at the Merchant Navy School for Sailors in Sharpness, Gloucestershire. During his years at sea, he was to visit and work in over 60 countries.
The journalist and broadcaster since provided articles and columns for numerous magazines and international news media. In 2011 he was awarded Writer of the Year by the publishers of Euro Weekly News, Europe's highest-circulation newspaper of its kind. He has authored, edited and ghosted over 70 book titles.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday binned the European Union’s migration plan, and restated his opposition to his country having a multicultural society.
Ethnicity of suspects, criminals and victims haven’t been mapped in Sweden since 2005 for politically correct reasons. However, a record spike in robberies and a change of tune on immigration from the country’s waking up leadership has spurred the Swedish Crime Prevention Council to reverse its policy.
The Heartless Mother who slowly took her Daughter’s Life.
There are many stories of young women being kidnapped and locked up by the foulest of men for their own gratification. But what if your kidnapper was your own mother? Aristocrat Blanche Monnier’s story may be over a century old, but that doesn’t make it any less terrifying.
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, Europe’s most popular premier lambasted billionaire plutocrat George Soros as ‘one of the most corrupt people in the world’ after he called on the European Union to make Hungary and Poland submit to his ‘open society’ values.
British Supreme Court judge has slammed the UK government as ‘control freaks’ for attempting to control people’s lives under the guise of COVID, and labelled it ‘morally and constitutionally indefensible’ to define what freedoms the public should and shouldn’t have.
Most people reject and many resent the suggestion that they would make a salesperson. In truth, everyone is a salesman or woman and has been good at selling throughout their lives.
I am much amused by a Hagar the Viking cartoon in which Lucky Eddie declares Norwegian girls as being the best. Hagar the sea bandit says, ‘Yes, but Bulgarian girls are pretty and they’re good cooks.’
Over far more years than I can count on your fingers and toes and mine, I was compelled to save wise or endearing quotations as I chanced upon them. As it was long before home computers or self-publishing was an option, I had no idea what I was going to do with them. Like the stuff in the attic I just could not bring myself to discard them.
November is the height of the northern lights season. This fascinating natural phenomenon can be observed in northern latitudes twice a year for several months.