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Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria (Gareth Gatrell/ITV)

Victoria was by no means a model constitutional monarch, but she remains a fascinating figure in British history

Sally Axworthy

Sally Axworthy replaces Nigel Baker as ambassador

A memorial to unborn children is pictured outside a Catholic church in Alexandria, Virginia (CNS)

The faithful in America has embraced these memorials. Catholics in Britain should do the same

Polish president Andrzej Duda is concerned by the recent rise in xenophobic attacks  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has asked Cardinal Nichols to support better protections for Poles

Syrian refugee child Ali from Aleppo, works at a clothing workshop in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey (AP)

The Community Sponsorship scheme allows groups, such as churches, to help integrate refugees into Britain

The Royal Navy's 16,000 ton Trident-class nuclear submarine Vanguard (PA)

The bishops suggested the $272 billion cost of replacing the aging arsenal of nuclear weapons could not be morally justified

An activist holds a medical kit which can be used for euthanasia (PA)

St Augustine rest home was fined €6,000 after it stopped doctors from giving a lethal injection to a 74-year-old woman

Young anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate at the gates of Downing Street in central London after the UK voted to leave the European Union. (PA)

Have you ever looked at a newsstand and all the headlines objectively and wondered what kind of a society we have become?

Supporters hold signs during a rainswept pro-EU rally in London's Trafalgar Square (AP)

Alarmist ravings about the secession of Scotland and Northern Ireland are bunk; the real casualty is the Brussels tyranny

People leave a polling station on June 23 (PA)

St John Paul II once pleaded with the EU to recognise its Christian traditions, but unfortunately his appeal fell on deaf ears