The total value of £44.5 billion includes £18.1 billion of assets including the Crown jewels and royal palaces. On top of that, the monarchy is reckoned to be worth an additional £26.4 billion because of the economic benefits it brings to the UK, through the boost to tourism and other industries.
A Welsh multi-millionaire sang a song to the assembled families about a murder carried out by stabbing.
Also, not so many years ago we would only have been told that the Duke of Edinburgh is" unwell, and has been kept overnight in hospital for observation".
Now the meeja shout gleefully from the rooftops that he has got a bladder infection.
Could have been worse, I suppose.
His greatness weighed, his will is not his own,
For he himself is subject to his birth.
He may not, as unvalued persons do,
Carve for himself, for on his choice depends
The safety and health of this whole state.
Kate Burley has just upped the ante Mac. It's a bowel and a bladder infection. Do we really need these silly twats setting the agenda?
Let's set about de-mystifying Kate. That's a good idea.
Being interviewed by Kay is, as we all know, like being interviewed by a backward child. That's obviously great most of the time. But occasionally she will throw you a curveball like a child might: 'Why is there war?' 'What is Europe?' – and if you can't answer it's you who ends up looking like the thick-as-pigshit chancer