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
Two goldfinches have a mid-air fight after struggling to get enough space on a bird feeder in a British back garden. Photographer Laurie Campbell snapped away from a hide in his garden for 30 hours to get a picture he was happy with. Laurie, from Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, said: "It can take weeks for the goldfinches to find this bait but once they do, they are hooked."
May 1935 Vionnet's romantic dress – "for a spacious dancefloor and a partner who can waltz" – is the talk of the day, along with Mainbocher, who surprised Paris with the Turkish hems that swished back in his collection. Lelong's new décor of drapery – plaster drapery in the architecture of his new salon, sculptured drapery on the living figure, also makes him one of the seasons' fashion premiers.
Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse. "I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around." (Astaire) . . ."Fred moved like glass. Physically it was easy to dance with him. It was not as demanding on me." (Charisse) Charisse and Fred Astaire.