Marching On Together


Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games...

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

It killed 30–60% of Europe's total population: A ten-year old Siberian boy has contracted the bubonic plague


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The notorious bubonic plague, one of the world's most dangerous infectious diseases, which killed one-third of Europe's population in the Middle Ages has infected a Siberian youngster.
A ten-year old boy in Siberia's Altai Republic has contracted bubonic plague, local medics told TASS on Wednesday.
"The boy was hospitalized yesterday with a high fever and tested positive for bubonic plague.
He is in a serious condition," doctors said.
All the 17 people, including six children, with whom the boy had contact, have been quarantined.
The boy is believed to have picked up the disease during a hiking trip to the mountains, where groundhogs have been found to be plague carriers, medics explained.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 13,000 people contracted bubonic plague in Asia, Africa and America between 2004 and 2013.
Roughly 900 of them died from the disease.

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