An English university is paying students to spy on their classmates and report them for any language they deem to be a teeny bit offensive.
1572Thomas Howard, the Fourth Duke of Norfolk and second cousin of Queen Elizabeth I was tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to assassinate the Queen, replace her with Mary, Queen of Scots and restore Catholicism in England. The plot was hatched and planned by Roberto di Ridolfi, an international banker who was able to travel and gather support without attracting too much suspicion. Norfolk was later executed at the Tower of London for his involvement but Ridolfi lived out his life in Florence until his death in 1612.
Gender-neutral toilets at a city school have enraged parents, prompting a petition that has been signed by hundreds of people.
1535 Henry VIII assumed the title 'Supreme Head of the Church'.
Video footage of Prince Harry begging the head of Disney for work for his wife Meghan, has been deleted from Twitter for allegedly violating the platform’s “copyright policy”.
1742 The death of Sir Edmund Halley, aged 86; astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist. He was Astronomer Royal who gave his name to a comet.
A majority of people in Britain are against amnesty for illegal aliens, a recent poll has found.
1691 The death of George Fox, English founder of the religious group of the Society of Friends, also known as the Quakers. He was interred in the Nonconformists' burying ground at Bunhill Fields in London, in the presence of thousands of mourners.
England the UK's premier conservative philosopher Sir Roger Scruton has passed away at the age of 75.