Alarm Over Queen Elizabeth’s Health Reveals a Harsh Royal Truth

Now that it has been revealed—24 hours after the event—that the Queen has spent a night in hospital and was not, as the palace press corps were informed, “resting” at Windsor Castle, there are complaints that, once again, the messaging is bad and making the situation worse.
For sure, trying to conceal the hospital visit just raises the question: what else is not being revealed? And, inevitably, it renews speculation about whether the Queen will have finally to give up her day job.

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How can Hollywood bad boy survive this grim tragedy? Writes ALISON BOSHOFF 

How can Hollywood bad boy survive this grim tragedy? Alec Baldwin is for once felled by a disaster which is not at all of his own making, writes ALISON BOSHOFF
By Alison Boshoff for the Daily Mail
Published: 17:00 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 17:32 EDT, 22 October 2021

For once, Alec Baldwin has been felled by a disaster which is not at all of his own making.

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What Happened When a Remote Irish Island Finally Got Broadband Internet

Five years ago, Arranmore, an 8.5-square-mile island situated 3 miles off Ireland’s Atlantic coast, was facing a serious crisis. The 2016 census showed that the population was 469, down from more than 600 in 2006, with 45 percent of residents 65 or over. With few young families, schools were in danger of closure. Its fishing industry was dying. It appeared the newest and smallest generation might be its last.
Concerned, residents formed a community council to discuss solutions for reviving their livelihood.

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STEPHEN GLOVER: An eco-revolution and soaring taxes… How I pine for a Tory government 

STEPHEN GLOVER: An uncosted, madcap eco-revolution, soaring taxes, an OAP soldier on trial… How I pine for a Tory government
By Stephen Glover for the Daily Mail
Published: 19:27 EDT, 20 October 2021 | Updated: 19:32 EDT, 20 October 2021

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had a real Tory government rather than the neo-Blairite confection that has been served up by Boris Johnson?

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ROBERT HARDMAN: Yes, we ask too much of Her Majesty. But she wouldn’t have it any other way 

ROBERT HARDMAN: Yes, we ask too much of Her Majesty. But she wouldn’t have it any other way
By Robert Hardman for the Daily Mail
Published: 17:15 EDT, 20 October 2021 | Updated: 17:21 EDT, 20 October 2021

The question is not a new one.

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DAN WOOTTON: Our Queen is making up for lost time but for all our sakes, Ma’am, please slow down

DAN WOOTTON: After a year of being locked up by Covid our workaholic Queen is making up for lost time but for all our sakes, Ma’am, please slow down
By Dan Wootton for MailOnline
Published: 11:20 EDT, 20 October 2021 | Updated: 11:20 EDT, 20 October 2021

The past 24 hours has given us one of the most fascinating insights into the mind of our great Queen in many years.
At 95 years of age, she doesn’t consider herself to be old, despite the furore over her decision to start using a walking stick at some public events.

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Queen Elizabeth ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Doctors Orders to Rest: Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth has “reluctantly accepted medical advice” to rest for a few days, according to a surprise announcement from Buckingham Palace that added the queen’s undisclosed ailment is “not COVID related.”
The statement announced the cancellation of the 95-year-old monarch’s long-planned trip to Northern Ireland. “Her Majesty is in good spirits and is disappointed that she will no longer be able to visit Northern Ireland, where she had been due to undertake a series of engagements today and tomorrow.

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Preserve the Fed’s Independence above All Else

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 30, 2021. (Al Drago/Pool via Reuters)
The last thing this country needs is a politicized Federal Reserve. The free world is watching — and so are its enemies.
With higher-than-normal inflation and an administration dead-set on massive spending measures, the independence of the Federal Reserve is of vital importance.

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Preserve the Fed’s Independence above All Else

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 30, 2021. (Al Drago/Pool via Reuters)
The last thing this country needs is a politicized Federal Reserve. The free world is watching — and so are its enemies.
With higher-than-normal inflation and an administration dead-set on massive spending measures, the independence of the Federal Reserve is of vital importance.

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Preserve the Fed’s Independence above All Else

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 30, 2021. (Al Drago/Pool via Reuters)
The last thing this country needs is a politicized Federal Reserve. The free world is watching — and so are its enemies.
With higher-than-normal inflation and an administration dead-set on massive spending measures, the independence of the Federal Reserve is of vital importance.

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