Monday, May 07, 2007

Monday, May 7 in the news.....

  • Queen Elizabeth II was due in Washington Sunday ahead of the most lavish state reception of US President George W. Bush's term. The royal couple will be greeted on the south lawn of the White House with a 21-gun salute and the national anthems of the two countries, the White House said. The White House did not say whether any of the 21 guns will be pointed directly at the Queen.

  • Conservative candidate Nicolas Sarkozy has won the hotly-contested French presidential election. He beat a woman and has used this confident move by France as a springboard to pick on Liechenstein next.