9th September 2016

The Progress 1000: Prince Charles named ‘Londoner of the Decade’ at Evening Standard event

9th September 2016 // 0 Comments

The Prince of Wales was named “Londoner of the Decade” at the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000 party honouring the capital’s innovators. The Prince was given the special award at the Science Museum in recognition of his pioneering campaigning, promoting what is good about London, Britain and its people. The Prince was greeted by London Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev and Editor Sarah Sands. Charles was also recognised for his tireless charity work since setting up the Prince’s Trust 40 years ago to help young people. In the last decade alone The Prince’s Charities has raised more than £1 billion. Influential: Prince Charles is named “Londoner of the Decade” at The Progress 1000 (Jeremy Selwyn) In his speech he said he was “most touched and indeed […]

Death for ex-Parliamentarian Duminda Silva!

9th September 2016 // 0 Comments

The high profile Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra murder trial came to a dramatic end yesterday, with ex-Parliamentarian Duminda Silva, a close ally of former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa being sentenced to death for the murder of the SLFP politico by the Colombo High Court yesterday. A three judge bench of the High Court issued death sentences on Silva and four others when the verdict was delivered on the assassination of Premachandra, a former SLFP parliamentarian who was gunned down in Kolonnawa five years ago. The bench announced a divided verdict in the high profile case with the majority decision in favour of sentencing Silva and four others to death. High Court Judge Pathmini N. Ranawaka delivering the majority verdict before a packed court house yesterday noted […]