Thames flotilla

Lord Mayor’s “No”: City of London pageant sinks Thames flotilla

Staff WriterNews

A flotilla of traditional Thames craft led by the Queen’s row barge Gloriana has been axed from this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show. QRB Gloriana and the Traditional Thames Rowing Association (TTRA) have been told they will not feature in the pageant which takes places in November. The ancient tradition of carrying the new Lord Mayor of London down the river …

Super blue blood moon appears over the Thames

Staff WriterWeather

A STUNNING supermoon was seen rising over the Thames in London late yesterday afternoon. Rain and clouds which had dominated the morning sky cleared away in time to provide a clear view of the rising moon. According to NASA, it was a “super blood moon” due to the phenomenon whereby the moon appears reddish in colour and particularly large and …