Queen Elizabeth II ruled from the days of Eisenhower to those of Biden; a voice of stability and tradition has now been stilled.
A law in the UK requires payment to support the public broadcaster, with criminal fines for violations as high as $1,300. Roving vans spot signals emerging from non-paying households and the Crown has prosecuted children as young as 10.
Charles Dickens’ secret gin stash revealed in letter to his butler amid U.S. and UK ‘ginaissance’ boom
The famed novelist wrote about the evils of gin joints, but ordered his butler to keep a stash of gin punch under his dinner table and serve it only to himself and his boss.