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

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…

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Death for ex-Parliamentarian Duminda Silva!

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…

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