Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

Loved pressing the little button that shot the till out :) hours of fun playing shops
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The British GENES blog: Proposals on access to post-WW1 military service personnel records
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The onset of war was greeted with huge public interest and dramatic "sandwich board" headlines, like this from The Times , advertising its expanded editions.

The onset of war was greeted with huge public interest and dramatic "sandwich board" headlines, like this from The Times , advertising its expanded editions.

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Victorian London, 1897. Fleet Street crowded with traffic from horse-drawn carts, omnibuses, and taxies.

Victorian London, 1897. Fleet Street crowded with traffic from horse-drawn carts, omnibuses, and taxies.

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Homemade Viennese whirls from the Great British Bake Off book

Homemade Viennese whirls from the Great British Bake Off book

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Fashion Sketchbook - Paul Smith design project inspired by historical British paisley prints - fashion design development; fashion portfolio // Phoebe Baker

Fashion Sketchbook - Paul Smith design project inspired by historical British paisley prints - fashion design development; fashion portfolio // Phoebe Baker

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The Lewis Chessmen, probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200. At this period, the Western Isles, where the chessmen were buried, were part of the Kingdom of Norway, not Scotland. It seems likely they were buried for safe keeping on route to be traded in Ireland.

The Lewis Chessmen, probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200. At this period, the Western Isles, where the chessmen were buried, were part of the Kingdom of Norway, not Scotland. It seems likely they were buried for safe keeping on route to be traded in Ireland.

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