Quantcast

Latest Parliament of the United Kingdom Stories

2013-12-12 23:01:10

Courage to Connect New Jersey urges the passage of a companion bill in assembly during lame-duck period. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The Senate

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University.

2010-05-16 23:01:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- World-class rugby takes center pitch when the 2010 Churchill Cup Finals Day kicks off at the new, Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ on Saturday afternoon, June 19. The event is North America's premier XV-a-side rugby tournament. The first match begins at 12 noon EDT.

727fbdeda7f5f2ed707f08b3d11d255a1
2009-09-14 09:35:00

British Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said the government would re-examine spending across the board, advocating constraint, not cuts.

8434254776457b77fe449571b3de5bc9
2009-09-02 17:00:51

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to make his first visit to the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced Wednesday. Blair will be the guest on Tuesday's edition of the late-night chat show. Prime minister of Britain from 1997 to 2007, Blair has since started the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which promotes respect and understanding between the major religions and makes the case for faith as a force for good in the modern world, CBS noted in a release.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
Related