Chelsea player takes a cigarette
MAY 7th: On this day in 1956, The Health Minister, RH Turton, rejected calls for a government campaign against smoking, saying no ill-effects have actually been proven. Chelsea player Andy Wilson taking a cigarette before the match against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea won the game 2-0.
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New Queen Elizabeth cruise liner
Queen Elizabeth II views a portrait commissioned by Cunard, of herself in The Queen's Room, aboard Cunard's newest cruise ship , prior to Her Majesty naming the cruise ship, the Queen Elizabeth in Southampton.
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Giraffes find love
Two-year-old Genevieve the giraffe gingerly pops her head out of her enclosure as she nervously prepares to meets long-standing bachelor six-year-old male giraffe, Gerald, at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Wraxall, Somerset. Genevieve has travelled 1000 miles in special transport by road and ferry from a zoo in Eastern Europe to pair up and keep Gerald company, who's closest companion for the last four years has been Eddie the goat.
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