Environment secretary may be blind to rising flood risks, says Labour / Maria Eagle says Tory Owen Paterson has questions to answer over his scepticism about climate change science Maria Eagle says Tory Owen Paterson has questions to answer ov...
Former shadow defence secretary launches into new position by attacking government on arts and sports cuts and press regulation. Maria Eagle said that culture, the arts and sport are an “important part of our national life but under this Tory government we have seen them suffer from huge cuts” and that the BBC is one of the UK’s “most treasured institutions”. Her twin sister Angela was named shadow first secretary of state and shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills.
Tories order spy planes that don't work with RAF's in-flight refuelling system
A magnificent and highly important diamond-set Badge of the Order of St. Andrew, unsigned, circa 1800, with central finely-enamelled figure of the Saint on Cross, with diamond borders and letters SAPR, supported on a crowned double-headed eagle formed entirely of diamonds except for ruby eyes and gold beaks and claws, the gold reverse delicately engraved to simulate plumage and carrying a later-applied gold plaquette engraved, The Empress Maria Fedorovna agreed to wear this Badge in 1890.