News Related: British Airways I love a British Airways afternoon tea. Even when it’s not the greatest in flavour, it fills my stomach and passes the time on the flight. Well, my dear traveller, British Airways scones are officially back! Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending On my last flight over to Nice on 25th of October, I experienced the new and improved afternoon tea. After my hot towel and drinks, I chose diet coke and a sparkling water which came with a small packet of almonds (a first on such a short haul bA flight), the trolley arrived with my afternoon tea. My choice was between a Ploughman’s with a range of cheeses and meats or an afternoon tea platter with sandwiches. I opted for the sandwiches, which were presented quite beautifully (see picture above). There was a truly delicious prawn roll, cheese on a Ryvita style bread with fig segment on the top which wasn’t to my taste as I don’t like Ryvita style bread and a ham or beef (i … [Read more...] about Horray! British Airways Afternoon Tea Scones Are Back!
Last week, the DUP's lurid threats to bring down the British government turned out to be bluster. This week, the party has been even more meekly obedient. The European Research Group, representing aro[...] This story is for Premium subscribers only Registered users get 5 regular articles & 1 free Premium article per week. … [Read more...] about Newton Emerson: DUP threats against British government turn out to be bluster
Anyone concerned that Brexit has put an abrupt end to the enduring Teutonic love affair with Britain and all things British needs only to switch on the publicly funded German TV station, ZDF, at prime viewing time on Sunday evenings to be persuaded that their fears are groundless. “Herzkino”, or cinema for the heart, is the title given to ZDF’s long-running 90-minute weekly soap opera. The programme is a feast for German Anglophiles. The narratives are usually TV adaptations of Rosamunde Pilcher’s novels and they depict a pristine England in which the sky and sea are nearly always blue and summer reigns eternally. In this world of large Devon country houses, romantic West Country fishing harbours... Register for free to read this article, or log in to your Telegraph account Register Log in … [Read more...] about What the Germans really think of Brexit (and the British) – an expat’s view
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Europe Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByChristine Hauser Oct. 24, 2018 The British police say they are investigating a white man who berated a black woman with racist comments on a Ryanair plane last week, adding that they plan to turn over their findings to the Spanish authorities. The police in Essex, a county in southeast England, said on Tuesday that they had identified both passengers in the “racially aggravated incident,” which occurred on Friday while the airplane was still on the tarmac in Barcelona. A video of the tirade, in which the British man called the woman a “stupid, ugly cow” and an “ugly black bastard,” was recorded by a fellow passenger and has been viewed millions of times since it was posted online. Flight attendants forced the woman, not the man, to move, and Ryanair’s … [Read more...] about Racist Rant on Ryanair Flight Prompts Investigation by British Police
Updated 2:21 am PDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, center left, stand during a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, London, Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018. Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima are on a two-day State Visit to Britain. (Yui Mok/Pool via AP) less Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, center left, stand during a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, London, Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018. Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen ... more Photo: Yui Mok, AP Britain's Queen Elizabeth II makes a toast with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands during a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, London, Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018. Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima are on a two-day State Visit to Britain. (Yui Mok/Pool via AP) less Britain's Queen Elizabeth II makes a toast with King Willem-Alexander of the … [Read more...] about British, Dutch monarchs say bonds will endure after Brexit