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
Happy New Year! Today is that space between Christmas and New Years where you don’t know what day it is, who you are or what you’re doing. Yeah, I’m there! All five of our kids are home for Christmas break this year (including my two darling granddaughters 2 1/2 years old and four months old). Our …
Put the Champagne on ice and get into the party spirit with a New Year break in the heart of the forest. Bedecked with twinkling lights and festive decorations, it’s the perfect setting for ringing in the New Year. You and your family can enjoy some seasonal activities, book a celebratory meal in one of our restaurants and even take a late night dip in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, savouring the magic of warm waters, crisp air and a starry sky.
Four years ago I spent a lovely New Year’s Eve exploring Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. As well as numerous scream-inducing fun fair rides it included (and still does) a magical Christmas market, the first one I’d ever visited. Since then I’ve been to many more but Angel’s Market has remained one of my favourites so yesterday, with the echoes of Auld Lang Syne still ringing in our ears, we hopped on the underground to Marble Arch tube station to see if it was as fun as we remembered.