The setting, the parliamentary equivalent of Royal Ascot, didn’t seem right for an allegedly “one nation” Queen’s speech. Do those 40-odd sparkling peers’ wives sprinkled along the red benches actually own their tiaras? Either way, once the Queen had sat down after entering with her modest entourage of pages and about a dozen blokes dressed in ludicrously ga […]
Are young people starting to swap nightclubs for bridge clubs? The English Bridge Union has excitedly reported this week that the number of under-25s playing has more than tripled over the past three years. Can it be that granny's favourite card game is suddenly becoming cool?