Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on first official visit to France Play

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on first official visit to France

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared to be a harmonious couple when meeting François Hollande. The Royals met with the French president while touring the French capital. It is the couples first official visit to the country. Prince William’s mother, Princess Diana, died in Paris 20 years ago. William and Kate attended a reception at the British embassy celebrating the ties between France and the UK. On Saturday, the Royals will meet two survivors of the Paris attacks. Mar 18, 2017
Gloria Steinem speaks about the womens movement Play

Gloria Steinem speaks about the womens movement

Gloria Steinem, writer and feminist activist explains the significance of the day without women protest.  She explains, It is an opportunity to call attention to how crucial womens labour is.  Whether its at home or whether its in the paid labour force, what women do is often less visible than what men do.   Steinem also discusses global health and the impact of the reinstated abortion gag rule.  She explains, In this country it would be illegal because its a restriction on free speech.  We are imposing on people in other countries something which in the past has resulted in the death of a woman every five minutes.  That is our shame here.       Mar 10, 2017
Queen unveils Afghanistan and Iraq war memorial Play

Queen unveils Afghanistan and Iraq war memorial

Queen Elizabeth unveiled a new memorial on 9 March, to honour British armed forces and civilians who served during recent wars in the Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq. The memorial, is made up of two large stones, one to signify Iraq and the other Afghanistan, and cost £1m pounds raised through public donation. Mar 9, 2017