Capital punishment is one of the lines dividing countries in today’s world. Countries that execute citizens after convicting them of something or other fall into one category. The countries that no longer assume the right to punish a citizen by taking their life fall into another. We are, thankfully, in the latter, as are all EU states. It is impossible for any country that permits capital punishment to join the EU.
An elderly man whose car crossed on to the wrong side of the road and in collision with another vehicle, resulting in the death of his wife and a child suffering severe spinal injuries, has claimed he is not liable for the accident because a medical ailment caused him to lose control of his car.