Let them eat horse! Princess Anne says that creating "a real market for horsemeat" could reduce the number of welfare and neglect cases by putting a value on unwanted horses Princess Anne is to repeat her view that British diners should be offered horsemeat. In an interview with BBC1’s Countryfile, the Princess Royal will suggest that putting a value on unwanted horses might prevent cases of neglect. She will also express the view that if badgers need to be culled to halt the spread of bovine TB, gassing is the most humane way. The interview, to be broadcast on Sunday April 6, is “frank and wide-ranging” according to the programme’s executive editor Bill Lyons. The controversial topic of slaughtering horses for their meat is something she first raised last November. "Should w
Medical director of Rainbows receives his MBE Dr Satbir Jassal, who is also a general practitioner in Loughborough, has been recognized for his services to palliative care for children and young people. Dr Jassal receives his MBE from the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William. THE medical director of Rainbows Hospice has received his MBE from Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge. Dr Satbir Jassal, who is also a general practitioner in Loughborough, has been recognised for his services to palliative care for children and young people. After he accepted the accolade on March 18 at Buckingham Palace, Dr Jassal declared it as a very special recognition for children’s palliative care. He said: “I am very proud of the work Rainbows does and I couldn’t help but be proud to receive the
Cressida Bonas Was a No-Show at Much-Anticipated Dinner at St. James’s Palace BY TIM P. WHITBY/GETTY IMAGES. Cressida Bonas was rumored to be attending her first official engagement at St. James’s Palace, but Prince Harry’s stunning girlfriend was reportedly notably absent at last night’s dinner to celebrate Walking with the Wounded’s recent adventure to the South Pole. According to vanityfair sources, Cressida was not at the lavish three-course champagne supper hosted by Prince Harry in the Queen’s apartments, even though she was expected to attend. “Cressida wasn’t there, even though we were hoping she would be,” one Walking with the Wounded insider tells me. A royal aide confirms Cressida was not at the dinner, saying she was not due to attend in the first place. There was much
'Can you grow one this big...at Highgrove?' Duke and Duchess of Cornwall share joke about British grown squash Prince Charles spoke of his love of home-grown veg after sharing a joke about a brightly-coloured squash at a food festival today. The Prince and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, visited the Edible Garden Show at Alexandra Palace to speak about healthy diets with local schoolchildren. As they toured stalls at the event in north London, the royal couple were seen laughing with TV chef Raymond Blanc after being presented with the yellow vegetable. The Prince and the Duchess enjoy a laugh with TV chef Raymond Blanc at the Edible Garden Show The Duchess was presented with a bright-yellow squash after the Prince spoke of his love of home-grown produce The Prince,
Top North Wales baker tells of time he burned Prince Charles's fingers Chairman of the Village Bakery recalls the incident while he was recreating a scene from the official opening of Erddig Hall Alun Jones bakes bread at Erddig A top baker has revealed how he burned the fingers of the Prince of Wales and had a run in with the royal security team at a stately home. Alan Jones, chairman of the Village Bakery, recalled the incident while he was recreating a scene from the official opening of Erddig Hall in Wrexham in 1977. The guest of honour was Prince Charles and Alan was recruited to bake bread in the old brick oven. As part of a rebranding of Village Bakery, celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, Alan was back at Erddig Hall filming a video to go on the company’s new website.