Written accounts of life, death and everything in between
5 Interesting Facts About The U.S. Presidency
Since 1789, 46 individuals have been able to lay claim to the title of President of the United States of America. A line of leaders that has remained unbroken for the past 233 years, we have seen our fair share of characters in office.
5 Iconic Bands Named After Its Members
A band’s name is one of, if not their most defining aspect. Just by the sound of its name, a listener can instantly picture a group’s members and songs in their minds. If done right, even a person who isn’t a fan of the group can get a feel of the band’s style just by hearing its name.
5 Iconic Bands That Descended From Other Bands
In the ever-changing world of music, the songs may last forever but the groups behind them may not. Bands often break up, and their members often go their separate ways. Sometimes they get back together, while other times, they strive out on their own.
The World’s Oldest New Monarchs
Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September 2022, her son, King Charles III, took over as the new King of England. At 73, Charles had spent over 69 years as heir to the throne and holds the world record as the longest heir-apparent in history.
Liz Truss Has Just Earned Herself A New Accolade: Who Else Does She Share This With?
On 20 October 2022, the UK’s Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation from office. Having been appointed to the role on 6 September 2022, Truss had only served 44 days in office before announcing her decision to leave 10 Downing Street.
5 Best Movies About The Royal Family
With the world in mourning at the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the initial grief will soon give way to nostalgia and a desire to look back at past happenings. There is no doubt that this tragic incident will create a somewhat renewed interest in the monarchy.
5 Legendary Musical Feuds
In the world of music, competition is rife. Be it bands, record labels or artists, there is always one entity striving to do better than the rest of their contemporaries. Even musicians who once worked alongside each other in the past may end up competing with one another somewhere down the line.
Remembering Queen Elizabeth II
On 8 September 2022 at 6.30 PM UK time, the world was given the somber news that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had passed away. Having reigned as Queen since 1952, Queen Elizabeth was the UK's longest reigning monarch and one of the oldest Heads of State in history.
Queen Mother or Queen Dowager: What’s the difference?
Throughout history, there have been a number of notable individuals who have held the titles Queen Mother or Queen Dowager. Such titles are typically held by Queens who have been widowed and continue to live throughout the reign of their children (and even sometimes beyond that).
5 Things You May Not Have Known About The British Monarchy
The British Monarchy has been in existence since 1066 and is arguably the most recognisable royal family in the world today. While the current generation of royals are universally known, there exists a near thousand-year history behind them that has sometimes fallen by the wayside.