Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed. Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said. The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus. Statement from Clarence House: Following Prince Charles' diagnosis, Buckingham Palace said: "Her Majesty The Queen remains in good health. The Queen last saw the Prince of Wales briefly on 12 March and is following all the appropriate advice with regard to her welfare. We will not be commenting further."

By |2020-03-25T11:20:11+00:00March 25th, 2020|News/Politics|1 Comment

Watch: Prince Harry announces the cancellation of the 2020 Invictus Games

The Duke of Sussex has recorded a special message announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Invictus Games due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Prince Harry founded the multi-national sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women in 2014. Watch: https://twitter.com/InvictusGamesNL/status/1240708284157288448 You may also like: Dear Harry, you made the right decision to leave

By |2020-03-19T20:20:33+00:00March 19th, 2020|News/Politics|1 Comment

NBA players are donating money to cover the salaries of hourly workers amid suspended season

The outbreak of the coronavirus is having a devastating impact on the pay of thousands of hourly employees at basketball arenas across the country. But some of the biggest names in the NBA have come together to announce they're donating thousands of dollars to employees missing out on pay as the season is indefinitely suspended. https://twitter.com/Giannis_An34/status/1238538481535791106 Zion Williamson, of the New Orleans Pelicans, also posted on Instagram he was paying the salaries of Smoothie King Center employees for the next month.   View this post on Instagram   The people of New Orleans have been incredibly welcoming and supportive since [...]

By |2020-03-14T12:07:52+00:00March 14th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Schools and colleges to close in Republic of Ireland in wake of Coronavirus outbreak

Schools, colleges and other public facilities in the Republic of Ireland are due to close tomorrow in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. Taoiseach Leo Varadar made the announcement Wednesday morning. Watch: https://twitter.com/rtenews/status/1238065234344058880

By |2020-03-12T11:47:31+00:00March 12th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Chelsea Manning recovering after suicide attempt

Chelsea Manning is recovering in hospital after she attempted suicide on Wednesday morning. The former Army intelligence analyst is due to appear at a hearing on Friday before Judge Anthony Trenga of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The judge is expected to rule on whether to end the civil contempt sanctions imposed on Manning after she refused to testify before a grand jury investigating the publication of military and diplomatic files she had provided to WikiLeaks in 2010. Andy Stepanian, a spokesman for Manning's legal team, said Manning continued to refuse to "participate in [...]

By |2020-03-12T11:22:39+00:00March 12th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Two lawmakers who made contact with Trump self-quarantine

Two more members of Congress - including one who recently shook President Donald Trump's hand and another who rode on Air Force One - have announced that they will self-quarantine after coming into contact with an individual who has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus at the recent Conservative Political Action Conference. https://twitter.com/RepDougCollins/status/1237096863624507398 https://twitter.com/RepMattGaetz/status/1237105148821938179   Watch: CNN Reports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81rUeGytSpc   Rep. Doug Collins and Rep. Matt Gaetz are now the third and fourth congressmen to take the step, following the same announcements from Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Paul Gosar.

By |2020-03-10T10:10:37+00:00March 10th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Harry and Meghan appear at their final public engagement as working royals

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived at their final official appearance as Senior Royals. The Sussexes have gathered with the Queen, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in the central London church for the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey. https://twitter.com/RoyalCentral/status/1237029612946894849   The service is the first time the Duke and Duchess have appeared in public with the royal family since they announced their plans to step back from royal duties in January. From 31st March, the couple will stop using their HRH titles and receiving public money. The [...]

By |2020-03-09T17:15:44+00:00March 9th, 2020|Dad Blog, News/Politics|1 Comment

Cory Booker endorses Joe Biden

Cory Booker has endorsed Joe Biden for president, becoming the latest in a string of presidential candidates to back the former vice president. The New Jersey senator tweeted his support to Biden this morning. https://twitter.com/CoryBooker/status/1236971319822082048 California Sen. Kamala Harris also endorsed Biden this weekend.

By |2020-03-09T11:36:44+00:00March 9th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Dear Harry, you made the right decision to leave.

For 35 years you’ve had men in suits telling you who to be, what to be, where to be, how to stand, what to say, what not to say, and how to serve your country. And while most of us enjoy the luxury of living our lives on our own terms, you haven't been afforded that because of your position. It’s a bizarre situation, isn’t it? You belong to an institution of extraordinary luxury and wealth, but subject to the perverse view many hold that you are public chattel from birth. As Prince Harry and the Duke of Sussex, [...]

By |2020-03-08T17:44:01+00:00March 8th, 2020|News/Politics|15 Comments

Pete Buttigieg receives outpouring of love and support as he suspends his campaign

Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg received an outpouring of support on Twitter after announcing on Sunday night that he was suspending his 2020 Democratic primary campaign.  Buttigieg leaves the race after a strong bid that included winning the Iowa caucuses and coming in second in the New Hampshire primary. Watch: https://twitter.com/SkyNews/status/1234403071905718274 Candidates The remaining 2020 Democratic candidates paid tribute to the former mayor's run as the news broke. https://twitter.com/JoeBiden/status/1234290223451901954 https://twitter.com/ewarren/status/1234266283992133632 https://twitter.com/amyklobuchar/status/1234281337776955392 https://twitter.com/BernieSanders/status/1234299309522325505 Supporters Supporters of Pete Buttigieg also took to Twitter to express their thanks and appreciation for his historic run as the first openly gay presidential candidate. https://twitter.com/NRMorrow/status/1234282746694062081 https://twitter.com/chrislongview/status/1234253852708417537 https://twitter.com/vote4robgill/status/1234257089117200384 [...]

By |2020-03-02T12:05:25+00:00March 2nd, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments