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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

Secret Gardens & Hideaways of North London

A hidden gem near London, Pergola and Hill Gardens is an oasis for tired travellers. Find out how to get there and discover a different side of the city.

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The European Parliament wants to outlaw homophobic crime and speech in the EU. March 14th, 2013 Today the European Parliament adopted a non-binding resolution on strengthening the fight against racism, xenophobia and hate crime. The text calls on the European Commission to add homophobia and transphobia to the list of EU-sanctioned hate speech and violence. ”expressions and acts of anti-Semitism, religious intolerance, anti‑Gypsyism, homophobia and transphobia” should be punished by EU…

Fears that EU rules on herbal medicines may put patients in danger

Fears that EU rules on herbal medicines may put patients in danger - Wales News - News from @walesonline

Raise your hand against smacking - Council of Europe Campaign

"Bones with Bling: The amazing jewelled skeletons of Europe," by Paul Koudounari for The Fortean Times, June 2011

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Turkish museum wins Council of Europe award Baksi Museum in the eastern Anatolian city of Bayburt has won the Council of Europe (COE) Museum Prize, COE Parliamentary Assembly has announced via its website. http://www.portturkey.com/culture-and-art/5752-turkish-museum-wins-council-of-europe-award