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
Chris Eubank is a British retired boxer who held world titles at middleweight and super middleweight. He was a world champion for over five years, undefeated in his first ten years as a professional, and remained undefeated at middleweight. His world title contests against fellow Britons Nigel Benn and Michael Watson helped British boxing ride a peak of popularity in the 1990s and Eubank's eccentric personality made him one of the most recognisable celebrities of the period.
On this day 6th February 1665 Queen Anne, the last Stuart ruler was born. Second daughter of James II she bore Prince George of Denmark 17 children, but 16 died in infancy and the remaining child when aged 12 (how did she bear this) Her desire for national unity led to the union of the English and Scottish parliaments in 1707