BBC: Harry and Meghan choose carriage
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have selected the carriage and horses they will use for their wedding procession.
…Why, it's almost starting to look as if there might be some concerted media campaign to promote this wedding.
BBC: Amber Rudd resigns as home secretary
Amber Rudd has resigned as home secretary, saying she “inadvertently misled” MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants. The Windrush scandal had heaped pressure on Ms Rudd, who faced criticism over whether she knew about Home Office removals targets.
Of course, what we’re all hoping she’ll do now is leave the Tories, cross the floor of the Commons, and join Caroline Lucas’s party.
Then she will forever be known as Green Amber Rudd.
(See what I did, there?)
Guardian: Brexit blamed as record number of EU nurses give up on Britain
Record numbers of nurses and midwives from EU27 countries quit Britain last year, fuelling fears that a Brexit brain drain will deepen the NHS’s already chronic staffing crisis. A total of 3,962 such staff from the European Economic Area (EEA) left the Nursing and Midwifery Council register between 2017 and 2018.
Blue passports, everyone! Hold on to that thought… Blue passports!
Dad watching C-3PO in The Last Jedi:
Is he called Okey-Banokey, or something like that?
There’s a fascinating new section in the Sports pages of the Hebden Bridge Times this week:
Well, I’d certainly watch it!
It sounds like the sporting equivalent of bapera.
What’s not to like?