Spike Lee’s children Satchel and Jackson attend the Golden Globe Awards as ambassadors

Spike Lee’s children Satchel and Jackson wowed on the red carpet as they attended the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday as the 2021 Ambassadors. Satchel, 26 and Jackson, 23, are the children of three-time Golden Globe nominated filmmaker Lee and producer/philanthropist Tonya Lewis Lee. Satchel looked stunning in a black beaded gown with a daring thigh-high … Read more

EU ambassadors unanimously approve Brexit trade deal

EU ambassadors have unanimously approved the provisional application of the post-Brexit trade deal agreed with the UK.  The move, announced by a spokesman for the German EU Council presidency, represents a significant step forward as Britain and Brussels prepare for an orderly divorce on December 31.  The ambassadors have given the deal, which covers £660billion … Read more

Michel Barnier carries 2,000-page binder of the Brexit trade deal as he briefs 27 EU ambassadors

Ambassadors from across Europe today pored over the details of the UK-EU trade agreement, after Boris Johnson last night hailed the historic deal as a ‘Brexit gift’ to Britain in a Christmas video message. As millions across Europe began celebrating Christmas Day, diplomats from each of the 27 EU member state were given a briefing … Read more

Michael Barnier carries 2,000-page binder of the Brexit trade deal as he briefs 27 EU ambassadors

Ambassadors from across Europe today pored over the details of the UK-EU trade agreement, after Boris Johnson last night hailed the historic deal as a ‘Brexit gift’ to Britain in a Christmas video message. As millions across Europe began celebrating Christmas Day, diplomats from each of the 27 EU member state were given a briefing … Read more

Royal blue! Beaming Queen greets foreign ambassadors in Buckingham Palace

The Queen was beaming as she greeted foreign ambassadors in Buckingham Palace Windsor Castle for her second virtual diplomatic audience today.  Following tradition, two ambassadors greeted the monarch, 94, with sweeping bows before presenting their credentials to the monarch via a video link, staged in line with medical advice.  The royal opted to wear a … Read more

Queen greets foreign ambassadors in Buckingham Palace via a video call from Windsor Castle

The Queen has held her first virtual diplomatic audience today, after greeting foreign ambassadors in Buckingham Palace via video call from Windsor Castle. Following tradition, three ambassadors presented their credentials to the monarch but via a video link, staged in line with medical advice. Her Majesty, 94, has been staying with Prince Philip, 99, at … Read more

Prince William surprises teenage ambassadors from The Diana Award

The Duke of Cambridge was surrounded by snaps of George, Charlotte and Louis as he praised the efforts of young people battling online bullying with a charity promoting the legacy of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales. William said it was ‘heartbreaking’ to hear how abuse over the internet had affected the lives of the … Read more

Donald Trump wants Queen to grant 1,000-year lease on US ambassador’s Regent’s Park mansion

It was built by the famous American socialite Barbara Hutton in the 1930s. She was dubbed the ‘poor little rich girl’ because of her troubled life and lived there for a period with her husband Cary Grant. The 35-room mansion replaced a John Nash building and was named after Hutton’s grandfather Frank Winfield Woolworth, founder … Read more

Donald Trump takes home three works of art worth $750,000 from US ambassador’s residence in Paris

Donald Trump stayed in Paris with the U.S. ambassador to France, and then returned to Washington with three works of art taken from the residence, it has emerged. The president was in Paris in November 2018 as part of the commemorations for the centennial of the end of World War I. He stayed as a guest … Read more