Tag Archives: English people

07Feb/17

Obama shows off kiteboarding skills with buddy Richard Branson

Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.

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02Aug/15

British TV personality Cilla Black dies aged 72

British television personality and singer Cilla Black, whose instantly recognisable Liverpool ‘scouse’ accent won over generations of music fans and television viewers, died in Spain aged 72, Spanish police said on Sunday.

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02Apr/15

Amy Winehouse film unveiled with trailer

The first teaser trailer for ‘Amy’, a documentary by ‘Senna”s Asif Kapadia, which tells the story of the tragic singer Amy Winehouse’s life in her own words, is released.
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20Mar/15

Turing manuscript and German ‘Enigma’ code writer to go up for sale

HONG KONG, CHINA (REUTERS) – A notebook about mathematics and computer science written by Nazi-code breaker Alan Turing is on on display at Bonhams auction house in Hong Kong.

The 56-page manuscript is expected to fetch at least seven figures when it goes up for sale on April 13th in New York.
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