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Declan Donnelly - Matt Hancock - I'm A Celeb star Matt Hancock's girlfriend seen at airport despite 'return to work' vow - express - Australia - city Westminster
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I'm A Celeb star Matt Hancock's girlfriend seen at airport despite 'return to work' vow
In a statement, they added: "Once Matt's time on the programme is up, Matt will return to Suffolk to hold surgeries where he will catch up with his constituents and discuss matters of concern."Matt's excellent team continue to deal with constituency matters, as they already do while he's in Westminster."The news comes after medics rushed on site to examine Matt after he was unexpectedly stung by a scorpion.The medics were forced into the camp to aid the politician after he screamed in pain from being stung by a rogue scorpion.The insect attacked Matt shortly before breakfast and nipped him unexpectedly leaving him yelping in pain.A show source said: "Matt didn't see the scorpion until it was too late and it bit his finger.“He felt a lot of pain and made a yelping noise, but thankfully for him, there was no lasting damage."Medics checked him over and gave him a clean bill of health but the whole camp is now watching out for them."Matt was saying afterwards it felt twice as painful as a bee sting."Despite having a painful sting, Australian scorpions aren't deadly or venomous.The incident aired on Sunday's episode, with Gogglebox star Babatunde Alesha making reference to the incident.After Ant McParrlin and Declan Donnelly entered the camp and revealed that Matt Hancock would be partaking in yet another trial, Babatunde praised Matt.He said: "Do you know what Matt, you are the man, you are the man, four trials and you got stung by a scorpion and you have to go do a trial."Thanks to the medic Matt walked away from the sting unscathed, and the scorpion was safely taken out of the camp to avoid any more injuries.
Elizabeth II - Charles - Charles Iii III (Iii) - Williams - Charles Ii II (Ii) - Crazy history of King Charles coronation crown once 'stolen and flattened with a mallet' - dailystar.co.uk - Britain - London - city Westminster
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Crazy history of King Charles coronation crown once 'stolen and flattened with a mallet'
King Charles III has officially been scheduled for May 6 next year, following the announcement from Buckingham Palace yesterday (October 11).The coronation is to be at Westminster Abbey in London with Camilla also set to be crowned the Queen Consort.It will be eight months between the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the coronation of King Charles III, a shorter period than the Queen's crowning in 1953.READ MORE: Charles' coronation date confirmed but King 'denies Brits an extra bank holiday'During the historic ceremony, Charles will be anointed with holy oil, receive the orb, coronation ring and sceptre, and be crowned with the majestic St Edward's Crown as well as receiving a blessing.The King will be crowned with the heavily-guarded St Edward's Crown which is the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels and has only left its home in the Tower of London twice since 1953.In what will prove to be an incredible spectacle in Westminster Abbey, the crown itself has some story behind it.With the original St Edward's Crown having been melted down in 1649 following Parliament abolishing the monarchy during the English Civil War, the current one was made in 1661 for Charles II after the monarchy was restored.You'd think that would be enough drama for a crown in one lifetime but apparently not as here enters Colonel Thomas Blood.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.Blood attempted to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London in 1671 alongside a group of rebels.He briefly had possession of the crown before an alarm was sounded but before that, Blood flattened it with a mallet in order to hide it underneath his coat.The new monde of the crown was made for the coronation of
Charles Iii III (Iii) - Charles Iii - King Charles III under pressure to return 'Ark of Covenant' holy tablet to Ethiopia - dailystar.co.uk - Britain - Ethiopia - city Westminster - county Charles
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King Charles III under pressure to return 'Ark of Covenant' holy tablet to Ethiopia
King Charles III is under pressure to return a holy tablet that symbolises the Ark of the Covenant back to Ethiopia.The tabot, which is currently housed in Westminster Abbey, was stolen in the Battle of Magdala in 1868, when British troops attacked the forces of Emperor Tewodros II.The Ethiopian Orthodox Church believes a tabot is a holy tablet that symbolically represents the Ark of the Covenant, which is two stone tablets of the Ten Commandments, according to the Book of Exodus.READ MORE: Royal fans spot King Charles III 'hiding' something in new Royal Family portraitGeorge Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury from 1991 to 2002, said that he is “astonished and saddened” that Westminster Abbey has so far refused to return the sacred tabot to Ethiopia.Because Westminster Abbey is a Royal Peculiar, which puts it directly under the monarch’s jurisdiction, the return of the tabot to Ethiopia may require the blessing of the monarch, King Charles III, who reigns as the supreme governor of the Church of England.The Ethiopian Church has a strict belief that tabots should only be seen by priests which is why the Abbey added a covering in front of the tabot in 2010, so it is no longer visible behind the altar.An Abbey spokesperson spoke on the issue last month and said that “there are no current plans [for its return], but the future of the tabot is kept under review”.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.Mr Carey further expressed his view on the subject and admitted that he is disturbed that the Church of England “has not returned a sacred object belonging to another faith and country”.The British Museum has the largest UK collection of tabots, holding 11 of them
David Beckham - David Beckham shares major news following Queen queue praise - hellomagazine.com - Qatar - city Westminster - Brooklyn
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David Beckham shares major news following Queen queue praise
David Beckham has reportedly signed a lucrative deal as part of his involvement in this year's Qatar World Cup.MORE:  Brooklyn Beckham talks relationship with siblings and parents following feud reportsThe 47-year-old has allegedly secured a seven-figure deal from sponsor Doritos, and is set to appear in TV and print ads during the November tournament.WATCH: David Beckham wells up as he passes by the late monarch's coffin in Westminster HallAccording to The Sun, the ex-England captain will make an appearance alongside NFL star Peyton Manning, 46.David's career update comes after the pro footballer previously signed a £10 million contract to be the face of the country's tourism board. The football star appeared in a 30-minute 'Visit Qatar' video in which he explored spice bazaars and spoke to local citizens.MORE: The Beckhams' surprising plans to transform £12m Cotswolds home could take several yearsRELATED: The Beckhams' £73million property porfolio revealedAt the time, Chairman of Qatar Tourism and Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said: "It has been a pleasure to welcome David to Qatar, where he has immersed himself in the culture and experienced first-hand the warm hospitality of the people.A post shared by David Beckham (@davidbeckham)David is an ambassador for the 2022 World Cup"I encourage the millions who transit through Qatar every year to follow in David's footsteps and create their own exciting adventure and memories."The dad-of-four's involvement in the video sparked an online debate, with many fans highlighting Qatar's human rights abuses.
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