“At the height – or depth – of Trumpian America, folk would say: “ach, but at least we’re no’ America!But today America had the
decency and the cojones to indict a disgraced former leader. Yet, on the same day, Boris Johnson got to reward the very people who helped him to continually fail upwards whilst at the same time making them unelected legislators over all our lives. Forever.”
Constitution Day (In Danish this day is pronounced as Grundlovsdag) and it is observed in Denmark on 5 June each year. So today Danes honour the Constitution of Denmark, as both the country’s first constitution of 1849 and the current constitution of 1953 were signed on this date of their respective years.
“we have a clear series of examples of political decisions that shine a light on Westminster’s contempt for devolution and the Scottish Parliament.”
Guyana achieved independence from the United Kingdom on 26 May 1966 Guyana became a republic on 23 February 1970 and has remained a member of the Commonwealth ever since, and, as an independent country it has also been able to join all of the world’s major institutions in its own right
“The first public speech to mark the day was delivered in 1833 by Norwegian poet Henrik Wergeland. Since then, the 17th of May has been celebrated as Norway’s national day.”
On 14th of May 1787 delegates gathered in Philadelphia to draw up an American Constitution.
“Here’s a hypothetical question. Would the French Cup final be switched if the Spanish Cup final was on at the same time? Non. Mon Dieu! Jamais!!”
(Officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands) Today, 1 May, and every year since 1979, Marshall Islanders have celebrated the Independence Day of this Pacific state
Namibia gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990 making today the 33rd year of Namibia’s existence as an independent state.
Mauritius was successively colonised by the Netherlands, France and Great Britain, and only became independent on 12 March 1968.