The British Queen is almost ruined

titleAbout a third of your investment capital of 37 million pounds is lost as a result of the current financial crisis of the British Queen Elizabeth II.This amounts to one third of its own money invested in shares of banks and companies, as well as in other securities. The total amount of investment capital Elizabeth II was in mid-2008, 100 million pounds.While the other part of the Royal property - wealth in the form of paintings and real estate - before someone gets hurt.Meanwhile the UK government last week actually nationalized famous English Bank "Cootes", which contains almost all the accounts of the Queen. Note, "Cootes" is caught in the beginning of this month on the verge of bankruptcy financial group Royal Bank of Scotland", "Vesti.".However, the British Queen has found a way to reduce the current losses. Elizabeth II opened to the public garden courtyard of Buckingham Palace. Ticket price - ВЈ 20.Recall that less than a week ago Days.Roux reported that during the financial crisis Italian Prime Minister and media Mogul Silvio Berlusconi has lost $ 2.3 billion. Before the start of the turmoil in financial markets, the state policy was $ 9.4 billion.Owned by Berlusconi assets, primarily shares of the media group Mediaset, has fallen in price with the rest of the market. Читать полностью -->

In Hawaii died grandmother of Barack Obama

titleOn Monday in Hawaii at the age of 86 years died, the grandmother of presidential candidate Barack Obama, reports Reuters.As stated in the joint policy statement and his sister, Madeline Dunham was "the cornerstone of the family and a woman of "extraordinary dignity, strength and modesty". "She encouraged us and allowed us to take risks. She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and left this world with the knowledge that its impact on all of us was important and lasting. We are invaluable in debt to it", - quotes the statement of the Agency France Presse.Grandma helped raise Obama from the moment when he was 10 years old and his mother went to work in Indonesia. In October, the presidential candidate on a half day interrupted the election campaign to visit Dunham, recently discharged from the hospital.Dunham died of cancer, like Obama's mother, who died over ten years ago, AFP said. Source: Hawaii died grandmother of Barack Obama. Читать полностью -->

Friend Ksenia Sobchak told about her childhood

titleIt now Ksenia Sobchak, a scandalous socialite. But she was once a child, and she was just a little Ksusha, make friends with other girls such as Lisa Boyarskaya, who lived in the same house on the Moika embankment in St. Petersburg.Now and Xenia, and Lisa - girls and adults known to the public, but if Lisa for men - the character is more or less clear, then who is the real Ksenia Sobchak wants to know every."We are very good friends, that's true," admitted boyar in an interview with the newspaper "Moskovsky Komsomolets". But with Xenia I last spoke when she was 13, and I was 7. Lived with her on the same landing, played together, when I left Zabchekov or she was brought to us. Now we parted ways, but I think she is a very educated person and incredibly smart and decent girl. Читать полностью -->

Yuri Bashmet broke the strings of the viola XVIII century

titleOn Friday during a concert in Turin Russian conductor and violist Yuri Bashmet broke the strings of his viola, reports TV channel "Vesti".The incident occurred when Bashmet conducted the national Symphony orchestra of Italy and soloed simultaneously. He played so emotionally that the strings of the instrument broke down and burst.After a short pause, the instrument of work of the Milanese master of the XVIII century Carlo testore was replaced, and the concert continued.Bashmet is the artistic Director and chief conductor of the GSO "New Russia", as well as the chamber ensemble "Moscow Soloists", performs with the orchestra Rudolf Barshai, teaches at the Moscow Conservatory. The musician is the winner of many international awards, in Russia he was awarded the order "For merits before Fatherland", two state prizes and the medal of Honor. Source: Yuri Bashmet broke the strings of the viola XVIII century. . . Читать полностью -->

Led Zeppelin changed their name because of Robert plant

titleGuitarist Jimmy page, bassist John Paul Jones and drummer Jason Bonham do not intend to use the name Led Zeppelin going on tour without singer Robert plant. About that Rolling Stone said the representative of Jimmy page.Previously, the group confirmed that they are looking for a new singer to replace Robert plant for a joint tour. The most likely candidate is called Alter Bridge vocalist Myles Kennedy. In addition, the media speculated that the location of the plant can occupy the former Van Halen vocalist Sammy Hagar, the leader of The White Stripes and The Raconteurs Jack white, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and former vocalist for Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell or Steven Tyler from Aerosmith.In December 2007 plant, page, Jones and Bonham played in London on the first joint concert for the last 19 years. Before long, the three members of the group talked about the possibility of a full world tour, but this idea was flatly rejected by Robert plant, who went on tour instead with American country singer Alison Krauss. Source: Led Zeppelin changed their name because of Robert plant. Читать полностью -->

Prince Harry will become a helicopter pilot

titleBritain's Prince Harry hosted a four-week selection process for the right to control military helicopter, reports Sky News.He now has to go in flight school training course that will last two and a half years. In case of successful passing the exams, Prince Harry will have the opportunity to serve in any place where the British army aviation conducts its flights.Earlier Prince Harry has repeatedly stated his intention to return to Afghanistan, where he had already served 10 months in the British army.Older brother Harry - Prince William - also took a course in flight school. In addition, Harry's father Prince Charles and uncle Prince Andrew have the right to fly military helicopters. Source: Prince Harry will become a helicopter pilot. . . Читать полностью -->

Fergie got married

titleYesterday, the famous singer and actress Stacy Ann Ferguson married her boyfriend, actor Josh Duhamel.The wedding ceremony took place in Malibu, Fergie and Josh was not only married, but married. Starry bride dress from Dolce & Gabbana and diamond jewelry from H. Stern for a total amount of one million dollars.Josh Duhamel appeared before the audience in a suit from Dolce & Gabbana, reports wedding of Fergie and Josh was known in advance, however, the star couple have made every effort to have their wedding remained unavailable for onlookers and paparazzi.The vocalist of American band Black Eyed Peas Stacy Ann Ferguson better known as Fergie, 33 years. My husband is 36.Fergie and Duhamel, who is known to the Ukrainian audience for his role in the film "transformers", has met more than two years. The engagement the couple announced in December 2007.At the wedding, which took place on 10 January in Malibu, there were no journalists or photographers, only the closest friends of the couple: the party Black Eyed Peas Will.I.Am, rock musician kid Rock, former Guns N'roses guitarist, who is currently involved in the project Velvet Revolver Slash, and actors Molly Sims, James Caan and Vanessa Marcil.The wedding took place in Malibu in a very beautiful place called Church Estate Vineyard - small lakes, romantic gazebos and flowering Magnolia is the best suited for this moment. The bride and groom exchanged rings engraved with oaths. Читать полностью -->

Armani accusing Dolce&Gabbana in plagiarism

titleFamous Italian designers Giorgio Armani and the owners of the company Dolce&Gabbana (D&G) Dolce and Stefano Gabbana had a fight over a pair of silk pants on passing in these days of the fashion Week in Milan.The scandal began on Saturday, when Dolce and Gabbana presented to the public a couple of quilted silk pants, reports the BBC.The next day, Sunday 74-year-old Armani showed the pants are made using exactly the same technique. After the show, the Patriarch of high fashion told reporters, referring to D&G: "Now they copy, later they will learn to work independently)".In turn Dolce and Gabbana reacted equally dramatic statement: "Without a doubt, we have much to learn, but certainly not him." According to them, Armani has never been a source of inspiration for us, and we long ago stopped watching his shows".Traditional fashion Week in Milan began on 17 January and runs until Wednesday 21 January. Source: Armani accusing Dolce&Gabbana in plagiarism. . . . Читать полностью -->

U2 will reduce ticket prices for their concerts because of the crisis

titleIrish rock band U2 has announced his intention to reduce ticket prices for their concerts in support of the new album, Gigwise reports.The team, whose 12th album, "No Line on the Horizon" will be released on Monday, March 2, took this decision in order to help his fans to save money amid the financial crisis.The musicians said they plan to go on tour in early summer. In interview "bi-Bi-si" the leader of U2 Bono said that over the organization of the show, which will be held in the framework of the future tours, the group worked for several years. "We're going to do something special: to try to organize a chamber music performances in the open air", - shared his plans for the band's frontman.February 27, U2 gave a mini-concert on the roof of a building owned by the British broadcasting company "Bi-Bi-si". Under the 20-minute show in London, the band played two songs from "No Line on the Horizon" - "Get On Your Boots" and "Magnificent" and two songs from the latest album - "Beautiful Day" from 2000's "All That You Can't Leave Behind" and "Vertigo" from the album "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb", published in 2004. To listen to U2, to the building Corporation came 5 thousand people. Source: U2 will reduce ticket prices for their concerts because of the crisis. Читать полностью -->

The soloist of the group `VIA Gra` brought into the light of the son

titleThe soloist of group "VIA Gra" attended the premiere of disney's "Volt" in the cinema "October", along with his 5-year-old son's Bones.It's no secret that Albina dzhanabaeva very rarely seen with the baby due to frequent touring. This time the young mother tried to put all the things, to arrange a surprise for your son. But the job again did not allow the singer to fully devote himself to communicate with the child, a busy work schedule prevented Dzhanabaeva to come to the premiere on time.- I'm happy every minute that I spend with my son - says "TD" Albina. - Kostya I bring up are very affordable and his plans for the future until the ranks. Source: the Soloist of group "VIA Gra" was launched in the light of the son. . Читать полностью -->

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