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  • Write a letter to terrorists! Children told to ‘respect’ jihad killers in new teaching aid

    05/28/2017 9:11:05 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 58 replies
    Geller Report ^ | May 28, 2017 | Pamela Geller
    The lessons of the Conquered. The British people are already essentially defeated; that they are more concerned about being called Islamophobic than actually doing anything to stop Islamic terrorism? And they are disarming their children, leading the sheep to slaughter. There may “always be an England?”Chaos and civil war. There may always be an England, but it will be a sharia state. Were the children at the Ariana Grande concert not sufficiently respectful enough? WRITE A LETTER TO TERRORISTS! CHILDREN TOLD TO ‘RESPECT’ KILLERS IN NEW TEACHING A NEW TEACHING AID THAT RECOMMENDS SCHOOLCHILDREN AS YOUNG AS SEVEN “WRITE A...
  • Should you be wondering what the British reaction is to Donald Trump

    05/27/2017 4:21:56 PM PDT · by davikkm · 19 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    Should you be wondering what the British reaction is to Donald Trump’s election and performance to date, rest assured that many Brexit voters see a kindred spirit in those that wish to break free from the elitist shackles. Many supporters of Brexit saw Trump’s election as a continuation of the revolution in politics that has begun sweeping the globe. In fact, many Brexiteers worried that a Clinton victory would have implications that could force to the UK to stay in the EU (Globalist do tend to stick together and as Obama stated “Britain would be at the back of the...
  • Church of England Faces Calls to Condemn Gay Cure and Hold Transgender Renaming Services

    05/26/2017 6:42:53 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 15 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 5/26/17 | Harry Farley
    The Church of England will be asked to denounce gay conversion, consider special services for transgender people and re-examine its teaching on marriage as between one man and one women in a raft of measures to be debated at its forthcoming General Synod meeting in July. In its first meeting since the surprise rejection of a bishops’ report recommending keeping the status quo on marriage, the CofE’s parliament will debate whether to join medical experts and condemn so-called ‘gay cures’ as ‘unethical, harmful’ and having ‘no place in the modern world’. Tabled by senior synod member Jayne Ozanne, the private...
  • British Government Funded Manchester Bomber

    05/26/2017 7:18:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Powerline ^ | 5/26/17 | John Hinderacker
    Can a Western welfare state defend itself against Islamic terrorism? Perhaps, but it will require fundamental changes. The Telegraph reports that last week’s terrorist attack in Manchester was funded by the British government:The Manchester suicide bomber used taxpayer-funded student loans and benefits to bankroll the terror plot, police believe.Salman Abedi is understood to have received thousands of pounds in state funding in the run up to Monday’s atrocity even while he was overseas receiving bomb-making training. Why? What qualified a terrorist in training for state aid? I suppose the answer is, anyone can get state funding these days, no serious...
  • LIVE: Fatalities after Manchester 'explosion'

    05/22/2017 3:54:25 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 365 replies
    Sky News ^ | 22 May 2017
    Police warn people to stay away from the Manchester Arena area following reports of an explosion. Here's what we know: :: Police have confirmed a number of fatalities after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena :: The arena was hosting an Ariana Grande concert and the "loud bangs" were heard just after the concert ended :: The cause of the bangs has not yet been confirmed Greater Manchester Police have confirmed a number of confirmed fatalities
  • 'Number of Confirmed Fatalities’ After Reports of ‘Explosions’ At UK Ariana Grande Concert

    05/22/2017 4:40:56 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 115 replies ^ | 22 May 2017 | Breitbart London
    UK Police have confirmed a number of fatalities in central Manchester in the North of England after reports of one or more “explosions” during an Ariana Grande concert on Monday evening. Greater Manchester Police said there have been a “number of fatalities and others injured” at the Manchester Arena, where Grammy-nominated pop singer Ariana Grande was performing.
  • NHS left reeling by cyber-attack: ‘We are literally unable to do any x-rays’

    05/14/2017 8:00:48 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 33 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 12 May 2017 | Kevin Rawlinson
    Thousands of patients across England and Scotland have been in limbo after an international cyber-attack hit the NHS, with many having operations cancelled at the last minute. Senior medics sought to reassure patients that they could be seen in the normal way in emergencies, but others were asked to stay away if possible. According to one junior doctor who works in a London hospital, the attack left hospitals struggling to care for people. “However much they pretend patient safety is unaffected, it’s not true. At my hospital we are literally unable to do any x-rays, which are an essential component...
  • Found: Pages From One of the First Books Ever Printed in England (for Catholic priests)

    05/10/2017 1:41:05 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | May8, 2017 | ERIC GRUNDHAUSER
    You never know what you’ll find in an old book. Tom Murphy VII/CC BY-SA 3.0Pages from one of the first books ever printed in England have been discovered after being hidden away for decades in the pages of a different text.According to The Independent, librarians at the University of Reading recently found two pages from a priest’s handbook called Sarum Ordinal or Sarum Pye, which had been pasted inside of another book to reinforce its spine. A librarian working to restore that book noticed and pulled out the pages from the priest’s handbook; they date to between 1476 and 1477.The...
  • Father and daughter found guilty of killing neighbour after she (Trunc - Govt health care failure)

    05/05/2017 2:29:24 PM PDT · by raybbr · 16 replies
    YahooNews ^ | May 5, 2017 | Ellen Manning
    England: Full Headline: "Father and daughter found guilty of killing neighbour after she burst a football that landed in her garden"A father and daughter have been found guilty of killing their neighbour after she burst a football they kicked over her fence. Kelly Machin, 34, (pictured – above left) suffered broken ribs when she was pushed back onto a coffee table after being punched in the face by 48-year-old William Jelly in August last year. A row broke out after Miss Machin burst a football that had been kicked into her garden by the children of Jelly’s 28-year-old daughter Natalie...
  • Muhammed and Amelia are now the most-popular boys' and girls' names in London

    05/03/2017 10:20:31 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 32 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 3, 2017 | Alexander Robertson
    The UK's most popular baby names have been revealed in a new survey, with Muhammed and Amelia topping the charts for the capital. Research carried out in every city in the country has shown how long-time favourites such as Emily, Sophie, Jack and Oliver are still going strong in 2017. At the same time, the Arabic name Muhammed came out as the most popular given to boys in culturally-diverse London, and was second most popular nationwide.
  • The Legend of Ludgar the War Wolf, King of the Trebuchets

    05/01/2017 11:45:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | May 1, 2017 | William Gurstelle
    Let's get this out of the way: England's King Edward I was an ass. You may remember Longshanks from his villainous turn in Braveheart. Tall, forbidding, and bad-tempered, the 14th century monarch stomped his Welsh neighbors in submission, taxed the Irish into poverty, and stole money from his Jewish subjects, killing many of them and expelling the rest. When he was done with that he engineered a takeover of Scotland using tactics that would make Machiavelli blanch, including inflicting an unbelievably cruel death upon the leader of the Scots, William Wallace, that's familiar to movie fans.
  • After hard-left turn, Britain’s Labour Party on course for historic defeat

    04/30/2017 6:23:12 PM PDT · by NRx · 24 replies
    WaPo ^ | 04-30-2017 | Griff Witte and Karla Adam
    LONDON — In 2015, Britain’s Labour Party tacked to the left, repudiating the middle-way philosophy that had won it three elections under Tony Blair. Voters responded by handing the party its worst defeat in three decades. Rather than scramble back toward the center, Labour lurched further left. The party elected as its leader Jeremy Corbyn, a white-bearded baby boomer from the back benches who, like Bernie Sanders in the United States, ignited an improbable movement among young activists with his attacks on the rigged capitalist system and unquestioned fidelity to socialist ideals. Now, with less than six weeks to go...
  • British Police Making Terror Arrests on ‘Near Daily Basis’ as Expert Estimates 10,000 UK Jihadis

    04/29/2017 12:19:41 PM PDT · by RArtfulogerDodger · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 29, 2017 | Jack Montgomery
    The Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter Terrorism has confirmed that police are now making terror-related arrests “on a near daily basis”. Meanwhile, a noted security expert has estimated the number of “committed Islamists” in the country is “between 6,000 and 10,000”. Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu revealed the astonishing scale of the struggle to contain terrorism in a statement outside New Scotland Yard on Friday. “I wanted to reassure the public that our increased activity to combat terrorism over the last two years continues,” he said. The statement came following an “extraordinary day” in which police apprehended a...
  • Teachers’ Union: ‘Promote’ LGBT Lifestyles to Two Year Olds to Stop Hate Crime

    Transgender lifestyles and same-sex relationships should be ‘promoted’ to children as young as two to reduce hate crime, the National Union of Teachers (NUT) has said. Delegates at the union’s national conference in Cardiff on Monday voted for its members to teach about ‘LGBT+’ issues and lifestyles to toddlers starting from nursery school.
  • May to seek snap election for 8 June (UK)

    04/18/2017 3:15:08 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 53 replies
    BBC ^ | 18th April 2017
    UK PM Theresa May announces plan to call snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum.
  • Gun crime in London increases by 42%

    04/13/2017 8:44:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 4/12/2017 | unknown
    Gun crime offences in London surged by 42% in the last year, according to official statistics. The Met Police's figures showed there were 2,544 gun crime offences from April 2016 to April 2017 compared to 1,793 offences from 2015 until 2016. Knife crime also increased by 24% with 12,074 recorded offences from 2016 to 2017. The Met said although crime rates were rising they remained at a much lower level than five years ago. Scotland Yard registered annual rises across a number of serious offence categories in the past 12 months, following several years of falls. The total number of...
  • Henry VIII’s last wife is heading for debut [Gaude Gloriosa unheard in 450 years]

    04/13/2017 12:59:45 AM PDT · by blueplum · 12 replies
    Slipped Disk ^ | 10 April 2017 | Norman LeBrecht
    Music from Thomas Tallis’s motet Gaude gloriosa was found buried in the walls of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in 1978. Recently, the conductor David Skinner has identified the text as being by Henry VIII’s sixth and last queen Catherine Parr. The words are from Parr’s psalm paraphrase ‘Against Enemies’ in her first publication Psalms or Prayers, published in London in 1544, and were set as a contrafact of Tallis’s Gaude gloriosa Dei mater. The work will be performed at St John’s Smith Square London on Good Friday (14 April 2017). David Skinner says: ‘These discoveries are not only significant for cultural historians, but also fundamentally challenge...
  • Thin skinned millenials need a spanking

    04/12/2017 6:16:30 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 8 replies
    Sky News ^ | 11th April 2017 | Sam Kiley
    Heads bowed, they stood in silent respect on the pavements of Wootton Bassett and tossed roses onto the hearses carrying soldiers who fell in Afghanistan. This week, London was stilled and many moved to tears as the last post was played on a bugle over the casket of PC Keith Palmer. After the attack on Westminster, in which he gave his life defending parliament against a knife-wielding lunatic, flags were at half-mast while mountains of flowers marked the spot where he and others died. These are moments when the British agree, as a nation, to "Silence the pianos and with...
  • Aintree racegoers down pints and rosé wine as they flaunt their cleavage in plunging [tr]

    04/07/2017 7:08:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 7, 2017 | Staff
    After weeks of preening and outfit preparation, racegoers were more than ready to let their hair down as soon as they hit Aintree today. Thousands of glamorous revellers flocked to the Merseyside course, dressed to the nines, in the hope of winning the much-coveted style award on Ladies Day. Once again, the champagne was flowing and attendees got the party started by treating themselves to numerous bottles of Moet, rosé wine and pints of beer at the bar.
  • Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I [April 6th, 1917]

    04/05/2017 4:28:34 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 19 replies
    On April 6, 1917, the United States officially entered World War I, a war that changed the nation and the world forever. On April 6, 2017, thousands in attendance, as well as those watching video across the nation and around the world, will see the United States commemorate this turning point in our nation’s and the world’s history with the “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I” ceremony, hosted by the United States World War One Centennial Commission at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.