With a rich and storied past, it’s no surprise that the pages of history are filled with the names of people from Great Britain. Stephen Hawking, William Shakespeare, Paul McCartney and J.K. Rowling and royals including Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William, Kate Middleton and Princess Diana are all part of Great Britain’s rich heritage.
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has said it would sell off Sky News to Disney after facing regulatory concerns over Fox’s monopoly on the British news market. Earlier this year, Disney proposed a takeover of all of 21st Century Fox, which has yet to be approved by regulators.
Prince Charles plans to declare Camilla Parker Bowles, his second wife with whom he had a long affair while married to Princess Diana, Queen of England upon his ascension to the throne, a source told The Daily Beast. The palace says Bowles will be “Princess Consort.”
On the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.K., equality campaigners are calling for the pardon of Emmeline Pankhurst and other suffragettes who were imprisoned fighting for women’s suffrage. Meanwhile, Pankhurst’s great-granddaughter warned President Trump may damage men’s perception of women.