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The Doors’ greatest songs – ranked!

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of singer Jim Morrison’s death, we rank the LA band’s best tracks, from the summer of love anthem Light My Fire to the apocalyptic The EndJim Morrison frequently drew on his romantic dalliances for lyrical inspiration. Take Morrison Hotel’s raucous rocker Queen of the Highway, a song about his soon-to-be-wife, Pamela Courson, that frames their relationship as loving, if somewhat ill-fated: “He was a monster / Black dressed in leather / She was a princess / Queen of ...
Tags: Music, La, Culture, Pop and rock, Queen, Jim Morrison, Morrison Hotel, The Doors, Pamela Courson, EndJim Morrison, Queen of the Highway


Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

One Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe. It’s a summary of all Appeals, Oral Judgments and Leaves to Appeal granted from May 27 – June 17, 2021 inclusive. Appeals Civil Procedure: Court Record Access MediaQMI inc. v. Kamel, 2019 QCCA 814; 2021 SCC 23 (38755) In Québec, the Code of Civil Procedure give...
Tags: Law, Court, Queen, Court of appeal, Quebec, Trustees, Donovan, Morrow, Colucci, Summaries Sunday, Supreme Advocacy, Supreme Advocacy LLP, Supreme Court of Canada Supreme Advocacy LLP, Supreme Advocacy Letter, Kamel, Slatter


‘Two Popes’ Actor Jonathan Pryce, ‘Great British Bake Off’ Judge Prue Leith Recognized in Queen’s Birthday Honors

“The Two Popes” actor Jonathan Pryce, “The Great British Bake Off” judge Prue Leith and “Strictly Come Dancing” judge Arlene Phillips are among those in the arts named to Britain’s Queen’s Birthday honors list. Pryce, an Oscar and BAFTA nominee for “The Two Popes” (2019) and Cannes best actor winner for “Carrington” (1995), has been […]
Tags: News, Global, Britain, Queen, BAFTA, The Great British Bake Off, Cannes, Pryce, Carrington, Jonathan Pryce, Arlene Phillips, Prue Leith


What Queen Elizabeth's relationship was like with every US president, from Truman to Trump

Queen Elizabeth II, pictured on a visit to Hull last month. Getty Images President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will meet Queen Elizabeth II on their visit to the UK. Since 1951, the Queen has met with 11 US presidents and helped facilitate diplomatic relations. Here's what the queen's relationships and meetings with US presidents have been like. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are set to meet Queen Elizab...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, News, Washington Post, Washington, France, Life, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden


New Ship: American Countess

? New Ship: American Countess In March of 2021, our friends at the American Queen Steamboat Company christened their newest ship, the American Countess. Interestingly, the ship was built using the existing hull of the Kanesville Queen, a former gaming vessel built in 1995. The American Countess was cut in two as part of her planned lengthening, with the addition of a 60-foot mid-body section. Before we get started, you should know that the American Queen Steamboat Company is on the list o...
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'That's families for you.' Prince Edward discusses the Sussexes, the bereaved Queen and his father's legacy

Edward, Earl of Wessex, pops his head around the door of the room in St James's Palace and chuckles at the numerous cameras set up for the interview. "Do you have enough?" he laughs.
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“Shocking behaviour and all about getting their own back. Queen said can’t use titles to make money but she has no control over a nickname. They will milk it."

Tweeted royals biographer Angela Levin tweeted, quoted in "Prince Harry, Meghan Markle didn’t ask Queen to use Lilibet name, palace source claims." Harry and Meghan named their new baby Lilibet (Lilibet Diana), Lilibet being the pet name used for Queen Elizabeth since she was a little girl and her effort to say her own name came out "Lilibet." It really seems to be the Queen's special name, not to be appropriated with the assumption that she'll feel honored. She's the Queen. What could possibly ...
Tags: Hollywood, Law, Bbc, Queen, The Queen, Prince Harry, Harry, Names, Palace, Queen Elizabeth, Meghan, MEGHAN MARKLE, Ann Althouse, Lilibet, Harry Meghan Markle, Angela Levin


The four words the Queen wrote in last note to Prince Philip

Ahead of what would have been Prince Philip's 100th birthday on Thursday, we're...
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Joe Biden gears up for trip to Europe to meet Queen and Putin – live

President to meet world leaders at G7 in Cornwall this weekBiden expected to affirm US’s special relationship with UKClimate crisis ‘to shrink G7’s economies twice as much as Covid’ 2.21pm BST Greetings, live blog readers. We kick off the week with Joe Biden gearing up for the first overseas trip of his administration. Leaders are scheduled to begin arriving in Cornwall for the G7 summit on 11 June. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Putin, Vladimir Putin, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Queen, Cornwall, G7, Coronavirus, COVID


One iconic picture from each year of Queen Elizabeth's record 69-year reign

Queen Elizabeth II after her coronation. Associated Press Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating the 68th anniversary of her coronation on June 2. She technically became Queen a year earlier, after the death of her father King George on February 6, 1952. Charles Clark contributed to an earlier version of this story. See more stories on Insider's business page. 1953: Although she officially became Queen in 1952 after the passing of her father, King George, Her Majesty's coronation wasn't...
Tags: Asia, UK, England, London, Entertainment, Wales, Putin, France, Saudi Arabia, Life, White House, China, Germany, Iraq, Berlin, Nigeria


Z2 Comics is Turning the Life of Freddie Mercury in to a Graphic Novel

The life and times of one of the world’s greatest singers, Freddy Mercury, is soon coming to bookshelves from Z2 comics! Freddy Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs, will chronicle his life from his childhood in Zanzibar, growing up in England, to becoming beloved by millions of fans the world over.Read more...
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Z2 Comics Will Turn the Life of Freddie Mercury in to a Graphic Novel

The life and times of one of the world’s greatest singers, Freddy Mercury, is soon coming to bookshelves from Z2 comics! Freddy Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs, will chronicle his life from his childhood in Zanzibar, growing up in England, to becoming beloved by millions of fans the world over.Read more...
Tags: England, Science, Life, Time, Poppy, Musicians, Queen, Freddie Mercury, Sarah Jones, Gorillaz, Anthrax, Grammy, Cypress Hill, Mercury, Zanzibar, Simon


BTS Talks Behind the Scenes on ‘Butter’ as Single Spreads Across the Charts

BTS’ new English-language single “Butter” broke records and slid to the top of the U.S. iTunes chart all within the first two hours of its release. “Butter” became the fastest video ever on YouTube to hit 10 million views, passing the mark in just 13 minutes to break a record that BTS set last summer […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Musicians, Queen, Butter, Bts, Dynamite


Prince Michael of Kent’s army role questioned after claims he sold access to Kremlin

Honorary position challenged by Labour after Queen’s cousin allegedly told reporters he could be hired for £10,000 a day to contact Putin’s teamClaims that the Queen’s cousin was willing to use his royal status to sell privileged access to Vladimir Putin’s regime have raised questions over whether he should keep his honorary position in the British army, according to Labour.Prince Michael of Kent allegedly told undercover reporters posing as investors from South Korea that he could be hired for ...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, UK News, World news, Labour, Queen, Monarchy, The Queen, Kremlin, Kent, Lobbying, Michael


This gold-plated Nintendo Wii made for Queen Elizabeth II is selling on eBay, with a $300,000 asking price

The 24-Karat gold Nintendo Wii made for Queen Elizabeth II Donny Fillerup / consolevariations.com A 24-Karat gold-plated Nintendo Wii made for Queen Elizabeth is selling on eBay. The Queen never played the console, which was made by a video-game publisher as a publicity stunt. Seller Donny Fillerup says experts have valued it at $1 million, but he has set an asking price of $300,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. A gold-plated Nintendo Wii games console custom-made for Q...
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Freddie Mercury & Rami Malek’s Live Aid Performance: A Side-By-Side Comparison

All Hollywood musicals need a big final set piece, one final rousing number to bring all the narrative threads back together, and provide redemption to our fallen hero. Bohemian Rhapsody, the 2018 biopic about Freddie Mercury and the band Queen, uses Live Aid as its final number. We’ve written elsewhere about how this was not really the final hurrah for the band, nor was this some kind of triumphant return after years in the Wilderness. (“Radio Gaga” and “I Want to Break Free” had been i...
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Prince Harry skips Queen's birthday, returns to California

Harry’s US return means he won’t be on hand to celebrate his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday Wednesday, as he had considered.
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The four words the Queen wrote in last note to Prince Philip

The Queen's last written words to her beloved husband Prince Philip have been...
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Army of the Dead: What Excites Us About Zack Snyder’s Zombie Epic

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Army of the Dead: Five things we’re excited to see in Zack Snyder’s zombie epic Whoa! That Army of the Dead trailer was absolutely bonkers, and we mean that in a good way. There was crazy action filmed in director Zack Snyder’s patented slow-mo style, bikini-clad zombie women, muscle-bound heroes, and zombie tigers; all scored to a beautiful rendition of Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler.” Obviously, there was plenty to unpack, but we managed to whittle all of those elements do...
Tags: Movies, Michael Bay, Netflix, Army, Queen, Justice League, Batman, Thor, Godzilla, Pearl Harbor, Mondo, Bay, Snyder, Kong, Kenny Rogers, Zack Snyder


Prince Philip funeral: royal family mourns after Duke of Edinburgh laid to rest – latest updates

Duke of Edinburgh service will be held at St George’s Chapel. Follow live updates as the Queen and other royals pay tribute to his lifeFuneral will be moment of anguish for Queen, says archbishopPrince Philip funeral: all eyes on William and Harry and the QueenDuke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, dies aged 99Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, obituary 4.58pm BST Boris Johnson also marked the minute’s silence at his country home in Chequers. The prime minister appeared with his head bowed and...
Tags: Scotland, UK News, Nicola Sturgeon, Queen, Monarchy, Prince William, The Queen, Prince Harry, Harry, Boris Johnson, Edinburgh, William, St George, Duke, Philip, Duke of Edinburgh


Prince Philip funeral: Queen and royal family leave St George’s Chapel as service ends – latest updates

Duke of Edinburgh service will be held at St George’s Chapel. Follow live updates as the Queen and other royals pay tribute to his lifeFuneral will be moment of anguish for Queen, says archbishopPrince Philip funeral: all eyes on William and Harry and the QueenDuke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, dies aged 99Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, obituary 3.58pm BST Over in Corfu, the Duke of Edinburgh’s birthplace, a memorial service has been conducted in honour of Philip. The royal was reputed...
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Prince Philip funeral: nation holds minute’s silence – latest updates

Duke of Edinburgh service will be held at St George’s Chapel. Follow live updates as the Queen and other royals pay tribute to his lifeFuneral will be moment of anguish for Queen, says archbishopPrince Philip funeral: all eyes on William and Harry and the QueenDuke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, dies aged 99Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, obituary 3.00pm BST A minutes silence begins to remember the Duke. 2.58pm BST The coffin is now being carried up the steps of the chapel. Members ...
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Prince Philip funeral: archbishop of Canterbury arrives at St George’s Chapel for service – latest updates

Duke of Edinburgh will be buried at Windsor Castle. Follow the latest updates as the Queen and other royal family members pay tribute to his lifeFuneral will be moment of anguish for Queen, says archbishopPrince Philip funeral: all eyes on William and Harry and the QueenDuke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, dies aged 99Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, obituary 1.56pm BST Members of the armed forces are lining up in position ahead of the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral. Representatives of the ar...
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Prince Philip funeral: final preparations taking place for service at Windsor – latest updates

Duke of Edinburgh will be buried at Windsor Castle. Follow the latest updates as the Queen and other royal family members pay tribute to his lifeFuneral will be moment of anguish for Queen, says archbishopPrince Philip funeral: all eyes on William and Harry and the QueenDuke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, dies aged 99Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, obituary 12.54pm BST Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has praised the Duke of Edinburgh’s “remarkable legacy” of his namesake scheme, the Duke ...
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Prince Philip funeral will be moment of anguish for Queen, says archbishop

Queen will behave with dignity and courage but will need the support of the nation, says Justin WelbyThe Queen may behave “with extraordinary dignity and extraordinary courage” but the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral at Windsor Castle on Saturday will be an “anguished moment” for her, the archbishop of Canterbury has said.Justin Welby spoke as Buckingham Palace revealed there will be no sermon and no eulogy to Prince Philip, who for seven decades played a prominent role in the nation’s public life. ...
Tags: UK News, Queen, Monarchy, Justin Welby, The Queen, Buckingham Palace, Edinburgh, Canterbury, Philip, Windsor Castle, Prince Philip, Justin WelbyThe Queen


Queen says Prince Philip’s death has left ‘a huge void’

Duke of Edinburgh’s family say his death was ‘peaceful and gentle’ as they prepare for funeral on SaturdayThe Queen has described the death of the Duke of Edinburgh as leaving “a huge void” in her life, Prince Andrew has revealed, saying it had brought home to him the loss suffered by so many during the coronavirus pandemic.The Duke of York said the Queen had “described his passing as a miracle”, thought to refer to the fact Prince Philip died peacefully at home with her and not alone in hospita...
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Biden, Obama, and other world leaders extend condolences to the British royal family over Prince Philip's death

Prince Philip in 2017. Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images Biden extended his condolences to the British royal family over Prince Philip's death. The president praised Prince Philip's "decades of devoted public service." Biden said Prince Philip's legacy will live on through his family and charitable endeavors. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Friday extended his condolences to the British royal family and the people of the United Kingdom ove...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, United Kingdom, Michelle Obama, Queen, Merkel, Boris Johnson, Edinburgh, Biden


Biden sets up commission to study expansion of supreme court – live

President announces bipartisan, 36-member commissionCoronavirus taskforce to give update as vaccine rollout continuesRevealed: Republican-led states spending big on execution drugs 5.29pm BST In a statement, president Biden and his wife, Jill, offered their “deepest condolences” to Queen Elizabeth and the entire royal family following the death of Prince Philip. Philip died on Friday, aged 99.Over the course of his 99-year life, he saw our world change dramatically and repeatedly. From his s...
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Biden praises Prince Philip's 'decades of devoted public service' and extends condolences to the British royal family

Prince Philip in 2017. Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images Biden extended his condolences to the British royal family over Prince Philip's death. The president praised Prince Philip's "decades of devoted public service." Biden said Prince Philip's legacy will live on through his family and charitable endeavors. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Friday extended his condolences to the British royal family and the people of the United Kingdom ove...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, United Kingdom, Queen, Edinburgh, Biden, Armed Forces, Commonwealth, Elizabeth Ii, Queen Elizabeth, Philip, British Royal Family


How Lil Nas X’s Groundbreaking ‘Montero’ Fits in LGBTQ Music Video History, From Bowie to Frankie to Kehlani

Lil Nas X isn’t here to win over folks who think homosexuality is the devil’s work. In his new video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” the 21-year-old rapper makes out with Satan (albeit a CGI one), lap dances on him and twerks all over his face. If just reading that description fills your […]
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