In their classic novel Freedom at Midnight, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre recall Lord Louis Mountbatten, by the side of Gandhi as he lay in state, hours after being felled by an assassin’s bullet in Delhi. From the crowd a man shouted, “It was a ... The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
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On January 30, 1948, when Louis Mountbatten reached the Birla House on hearing of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination, he heard a man shriek, ‘It was a Muslim who did it. The post From Sydney to Peshawar: The biggest casualty of Islamic terror are Muslims ...First Post.com, 2 months ago
The IRA assassination of Prince Charles's 'honorary grandfather' in Sligo in 1979, had a profound impact on the future king of Britain, a controversial new biography claims. In an interview with the Sunday Independent, Catherine Mayer, author of ...Irish Independent, 2 weeks ago
. Battenberg cake, as everyone knows, was so named in 1884 to celebrate the marriage of Princess Victoria and Prince Louis of Battenberg, the family subsequently translated as Mountbatten so as not to offend English sensibilities. Queen Victoria ...Northern Football League, 2 months ago
Neither side making requisite effort Looking at history, the first half of the twentieth century saw tremendous changes in global power politics as the United Kingdom's influence as an Imperial power began to gradually decline, which led ...Pakistan Today, 16 hours ago
(AFP) / 23 February 2015 Matein Khalid reflects on Asian markets — while enjoying the Sunshine State Boca raton, Florida, was home for the past week as I debated ideas, ...Khaleej Times, 5 days ago
Charles: The Heart of A King. Catherine Mayer. WH Allen, €29.50. Charles: The Heart of A King. Catherine Mayer. WH Allen, €29.50. Three years on from her Diamond Jubilee, the Queen is due to become Britain's longest-reigning monarch in September ...Irish Independent, 2 weeks ago
The Monogram Murders: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery By Sophie Hannah | Harper Collins Publishers | $29.99 I first encountered Agatha Christie at the Seagull Library in Dee Why, one of those small lending libraries that every suburban shopping ...Inside Story, 3 weeks ago
Rajiv Dogra, India's former consul general to Karachi, has written a compelling account of the more than six decades old conflict between Pakistan and India. The seasoned former diplomat provides a firsthand account of the fractious relations ...Daily Times, 3 weeks ago
Series was to star David Mitchell but was canned. A pilot made by Frankie Boyle was axed by the BBC over a joke about the assassination of Lord Mountbatten by the IRA. The controversial comedian was set to make his comedy comeback on the Beeb with ...Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 4 weeks ago
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