Dec 062013

Nelson Mandela dies: South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. Mr Mandela led South Africa’s transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison for his political activities. He had been receiving intensive medical care at home for a lung infection after spending three months in hospital.
6 December 2013


Croatia voters back same-sex marriage ban: Croatian voters have backed proposals to ban same-sex marriages in a referendum. Two-thirds of those who voted approved proposals to change Croatia’s constitution to define marriage as ‘a union between a man and a woman’.
2 December 2013


‘Love test’ predicts good marriage: Scientists have invented a new “love test” that they believe could predict the success of a relationship. The research, published in the journal Science, suggests that a reaction to an image of a partner could give a useful indication of the future state of a marriage.
29 November 2013


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