AT HOME King George V was buried on Tuesday in St. George's chapel, Windsor. Queen Mary, King Edward and his brothers, and representatives of 47 nations followed the coffin to its tomb.
The procession was 34 minutes late at Paddington owing to the back part failing to keep to the regulation 60 paces a minute.
The naN ai conference, which was suspended owing to King George's death, has reassemhkel and the British plan for reducing the size of vessels and guns was discussed for the first time.
The export trade of the British motor industry rzat.hed a new record last year, when cars and car parts to the value of I:12,000,000 mete sold overseas.
The suggestion has been made that advantage should be taken of present low building costs to replace obsolete prisons by buildings more in keeping with modern conceptions of crime treatment.
The Ross and Cromarty by-election was resumed on Wednesday.
The Miners' Federation executive met in Cardiff on Tuesday and arranged to meet the owners on Tuesday next to fix the details of a new agreement.
The timber trade is considerably perturbed as a result of the breakdown of negotiations between soviet shippers of soft woods and Timber Distributors Ltd.
London's approach to a new programme of national educational development is described in a report to the L.C.C. Education Committee.
Twenty people were injured on Tuesday when a dust-extracting machine blew up at Birmingham Aluminium Casting Company's works at Smethwick, Staffordshire.
Miss Margaret Bondfield, the former Minister of Labour, has withdrawn her candidature for Wallsend.
The Birmingham Jewellers' Association has protested to the government regarding the dumping of cheap imitation jewellery from abroad.
Nearly 60,000 apple trees have been given away to farmers under the Devon cider-manufacturers' distribution scheme, which has just completed its third year.
M. Sarraut has formed a new French cabinet. M. Handin is the foreign minister.
A statement was made in official circles in Rome that Italy would still consider the application of an oil embargo as a hostile act by participating governments.
An order closing the Egyptian University indefinitely has been issued in Cairo, following more student disturbances.
The German government has protested to the Latvian government against recent legislation affecting German guilds in Latvia.
A rich strike of oil has been made in the district of Pasieczno, near Stanislawow, in south-east Poland.
The Egyptian cabinet crisis is no nearer solution; the Wafd is adamant in its refusal to join any coalition cabinet.
A demand for the immediate withdrawal of Mongolian troops from the frontier has been cabled by the Manchukuan foreign minister to the government of Outer Mongolia.
Gold-smuggling in copies of the Koran has been discovered by customs officials of the Suez Canal.
The Bulgarian government has launched a new campaign against Macedonian revolutionaries and communists.
Japan's determination to counter any American expansion in the Pacific was revealed in a sensational statement by Admiral Takahasgi, commander of the combined naval forces.
M. Krofta is to be foreign minister of Czechoslovakia in succession to President Benes.
For the first time in soviet history coins just issued in Russia do not bear the communist slogan, " Workers of the world, unite."
The withdrawal of the circulation of all silver coins is announced in Italy; the decree of last May, which authorises this step, has now become law.
The foreign ministers of Argentina and Bolivia have signed an agreement based on the principle of status quo in regard to adjacent possessions of the two countries.