London, July 23: Aren't the former colonial masters on a roll at the moment? The nation, which had gone past its glorious prime in the post-War period, hasn't seen multiple happiness embracing it at the same time for a long long time.
The victory over the Argentines over the Falkland Wars in the early 1980s was perhaps the last major success that the British had tasted on the international stage.
But the last few weeks have been dream run for the British. First, Andy Murray became the first British male tennis player to win the Wimbledon in 77 years.
Secondly, The England cricket team has gone up 2-0 against arch-rivals Australia in the prestigious Ashes war and look favourites to make it 5-0. And thirdly, the nation is blessed with a royal successor on July 22 when Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a boy in a hospital here.
Andy Murray wins the Wimbledon
Andy Murray kisses the Wimbledon trophy after beating World No. 1 Novac Djokovic in the final. He became the first British player to win the coveted trophy in 77 years. Fred Perry was the last British to have won the Wimbledon men's singles title in 1936.
The son of the soil wins after 77 years
Andy Murray reacts after winning this year's Wimbledon men's singles final against World No. 1 Novak Djokovic. He became the first British male player to lift the trophy in 77 years.
British PM David Cameron greets Murray
British Prime Minister David Cameron greets Wimbledon winner Andy Murray at 10, Downing Street, in London. Murray became the first British male player to win the Wimbledon in 77 years.
A happy leader
British Prime Minister David Cameron reacts after his countryman Andy Murray beat World No. 1 Novac Djokovic in the final of the Wimbledon men's singles competition this year. Murray became the first British male tennis player to win the trophy in 77 years.
England cricketers celebrate after crushing Australia at the Lord's
England's players celebrate after their crushing victory over arch-rivals Australia in the second test of the ongoing Ashes series at the Lord's. England go up 2-0 in the series.
England crush Australia by 347 runs in the second Ashes test
England's Joe Root holds up a stump as England celebrate after crushing Australia by 347 runs in the second Ashes test at the Lord's. England go up 2-0 in the series and are looking for a whitewash.
Royal successor arrives
Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate in London. The entire Great Britain rejoiced as the latter gave birth to a baby boy on July 22.