Entries by William Hanson from 06/2012

Thanks for the Jubilee, Ma'am

| Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The celebrations from the Jubilee weekend are still fresh in our minds and will live on in our memories and affections for years to come. Buckingham Palace and the Royal Household put on a jolly good show for not just the British public but for the wider world to show that we Brits know how to celebrate in style.

The British Empire Medal Strikes Back

| Posted 06.15.2012 | UK

The Prime Minister David Cameron has revived the Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Meritorious Service... or, to the common man, the British Empire Medal. Although it has always been awarded in other Commonwealth countries, former premier John Major decided to scrap it during his tenure at Downing Street on the basis that it was helping fuel a class-riddled society.

Wimbledon Etiquette

| Posted 06.27.2012 | UK Sport

Wimbledon is one of the only sporting tournaments to enforce a strict dress code on players. When former champion Rafael Nadal first played in the competition in 2005 he was famous for tight fitting colourful tops, but Wimbledon regulators suggested that he switch to white equivalents instead.