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  • Terrifying Weapons in Wales – Kitchen Knife Described as “Makeshift Bayonet”

    03/20/2018 1:16:13 PM PDT · by marktwain · 45 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    As with many leftist writers in Europe and the United States, the author appears to glory in their ignorance of weapons and weapon technology. The short spear improvised from a kitchen knife, above, is not a “makeshift bayonet”. A bayonet is a blade that is to be attached to a firearm for use in hand to hand fighting. There is no firearm associated with the blade in the picture above.  From Police raided a home and found two loaded crossbows and a makeshift bayonet.Officers entered a house in Sandfields , Port Talbot on Saturday afternoon, following a complaint...
  • Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow

    03/17/2018 5:36:00 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 15 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3/17/2018 | BBC
    Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in the UK. The Russian foreign ministry said staff from the UK's Moscow embassy would be expelled within a week. It also said it would close the British Council in Russia, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St. Petersburg. The move comes in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats.........
  • Chatsworth goes bling! Duke of Devonshire spends £33million revamping his famous home [tr]

    03/17/2018 5:44:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 17, 2018 | Richard Kay
    Not since the Windsor Castle fire has there been a makeover of one of our national treasures on such a scale. Indeed, the restoration of Chatsworth House has cost only a few million pounds less than the £37 million lavished on the castle. However, the facelift of Chatsworth, in Derbyshire — where Keira Knightley’s heart as Miss Bennet first fluttered over the brooding Mr Darcy in the big-screen version of Pride And Prejudice — was prompted not by adversity but because its owner, the Duke of Devonshire, had no wifi. That became the trigger for the biggest, costliest and longest...
  • Kudos For Larry Kudlow But We Cannot Rush To War With Russia

    03/15/2018 1:58:37 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/15/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    I was pleasantly surprised to see that President Trump has opted to make Larry Kudlow his top economic advisor. I've listened to Kudlow over the years and seen some of him on television and he seems to me to be a very level headed guy. He's isn't too swallowed up in hysteria or conspiratorial thinking or way out ideas. Larry may be a "Wall Street Journal" insider, I admit. But what appreciate about him most memorably is his performance as a CNBC host back in February of 2010 when Tiger Woods held a news conference to apologize for his behavior...
  • CANZUK: An EU for Canada? (Australia, New Zealand and the UK)

    03/13/2018 5:06:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/13/2018 | By J. J. MCCULLOUGH
    The press is fascinated by a gimmicky idea also involving Britain, Australia, and New Zealand. In the wake of President Trump’s recent tariff binge, much criticism has been leveled against what we might call “nostalgia economics” — that is, the belief that sentimental instincts are just as useful as market-tested evidence when it comes to setting economic policy.It’s a philosophy not unknown elsewhere in the Western world. In Britain and Canada in particular, there exists a long history of believing that trading too much with the wrong sorts of countries reflects a deep character flaw, and that the wisest flow...
  • RAPE, RAPE, RAPE. And today the UK is celebrating Islam!

    03/12/2018 5:12:45 AM PDT · by high info voter · 14 replies
    Geller Report ^ | March 12, 2018 | Pamela Geller
    UK: Up to 1,000 children as young as 11 were drugged, beaten and raped by Muslim rape gangs in Telford over 40 YEARS...........
  • Police Failed to Act as 1,000 Girls Beaten, Pimped, Raped, and Even KILLED (UK grooming)

    03/11/2018 10:44:02 AM PDT · by Ken H · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 11, 2018 | Jack Montgomery
    Full title: Revealed: Police Failed to Act as 1,000 Girls Beaten, Pimped, Raped, and Even KILLED Over 40 Years in Britain’s Worst Grooming Scandal An investigation by the Sunday Mirror has revealed Britain’s worst ever grooming scandal, which saw authorities paralysed for 40 years by fears of “racism” accusations as grooming gangs victimised up to a thousand girls in Telford. The left-leaning newspaper claims its 18-month investigation found “abuse on unprecedented levels”, with three women being killed when abuser Azhar Ali Mehmood burned down their home with them inside and two others dying in connection with the scandal. Social workers...
  • Conservative Activists Martin Sellner and Brittany Pettibone Detained in UK

    03/10/2018 11:37:09 AM PST · by marktwain · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10 March, 2018 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Austrian activist Martin Sellner of Génération Identitaire and his girlfriend, American author and YouTuber Brittany Pettibone, have been detained by airport police in England. Sellner was on his way to give a speech that authorities say would cause “tension among local communities and possibly incite hatred.” “Yesterday, Martin Sellner and Brittany Pettibone were detained by the UK Government and effectively declared political dissidents. The government has decided that Martin’s talk about free speech is too dangerous to be heard. Don’t worry, some of our activists will be reading his speech at Speakers’ Corner at noon tomorrow in his stead. We...
  • Removing Children from Extremists Could Involve Christians [UK]

    03/03/2018 5:15:54 PM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    Christian Concern ^ | 3/2/18 | Tim Dieppe
    Tim Dieppe discusses the statement from the UK’s top counter terrorism officer that 'extremists should lose access to their children'. He explains that ‘extremism’ is notoriously hard to define, and that in a recent case a Christian teacher was described as a ‘radicalisation threat’ and referred to Prevent for her beliefs. There are already cases in the UK where children have been removed from their Christian parents. Children are at risk from the increasing intervention of the state and Christians need to be actively involved in influencing the law.A headline in The Times this week read: “Extremists should lose access...
  • Britain flooded with super-strength cannabis which could be driving mental health problems

    02/27/2018 5:25:49 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 27 February 2018 • 10:30PM | Sarah Knapton
    Nearly all cannabis on Britain’s streets is now super-strength skunk that could be fueling the rise in mental health problems, scientists have warned. Researchers at King’s College London tested almost 1,000 police seizures from Kent, Derbyshire, Merseyside, Sussex and the capital in 2016, and found 94 percent were of a dangerously high potency. In 2005, just 51 percent of cannabis sold on the street was sinsemilla, also known as skunk. Dr. Marta Di Forti, Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist at King’s College warned that the powerful drug placed Britain’s 2.1 million cannabis users at risk of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression,...
  • Dad Branded Paedophile by Travelodge Staff for Staying in Hotel With Daughter

    02/19/2018 4:51:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    Metro (U.K.) ^ | Zoe Drewett | 18 Feb 2018
    A father was accused of being a paedophile by Travelodge staff after he booked a room with his teenage daughter when they went to visit his mother in hospital. Karl Pollard, 46, was horrified when police raided his room after the hotel reported him for suspected grooming. He was staying in the Travelodge in Macclesfield, Cheshire, with his 14-year-old daughter Stephanie to see his mother, who suffers from cancer. They had traveled four hours on the train from their home in south Wales to make the visit. Mr Pollard told the Daily Star: ‘I couldn’t believe it. It was an...
  • The Not-So-Precious Truth About the ‘Precious’ NHS (Britain Can't Admit Healthcare System Failure)

    02/16/2018 8:27:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/16/2018 | Bruce Bawer
    When British Prime Minister Theresa May gave her traditional New Year's speech on December 31, one line -- actually, just one word -- jumped out at me. May spoke of the importance of “taking a balanced approach to government spending, so we get our debt falling but can also invest in the things that matter -- our schools, our police and our precious NHS.” Yes, “precious.” She actually described the National Health Service as precious! Now, one might easily forgive her for describing, say, Britain's finest doctors and nurses as -- oh, I don't know -- how about “treasured”? Or...
  • Statue of Queen's husband Prince Albert WILL stay on grounds of Leinster House [Ireland]

    02/12/2018 4:59:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Irish Central ^ | February 11, 2018 12:35 PM | Freya Drohan
    The divisive statue of Queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert, will not be removed. The Oireachtas Petitions Committee have dismissed a public petition calling for its removal as “inadmissible”. The main petitioner was seeking removal of the statue due to its representation of Britain’s oppressive rule over Ireland. The Petitions Committee [head], Seán Sherlock, maintained that the controversial monument of the German-born ruler still remains a significant part of Irish history. […] Part of the reasons disclosed for keeping the statue intact was that the Dáil does not actually own the statue and therefore could not legally oversee its removal. The...
  • The un-American cabal [six U.S. intelligence agencies formed a “Stealth Task Force”]

    02/02/2018 10:30:44 PM PST · by TBP · 128 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 1, 2018 | James A. Lyons
    While the discredited FBI lead counter-intelligence agent Peter Strzok and his mistress, FBI lawyer Lisa Page, discussed forming a “secret society” which they now claim was a joke, there is a Sept. 20, 2017, article in True Pundit which describes how six U.S. intelligence agencies formed a “Stealth Task Force” headed by CIA Director John Brennan to run the unauthorized surveillance on Trump associates and possibly against Mr. Trump himself. According to the article, after being denied two FISA court warrants applications, this group used the British spy element, headed by Robert Hannigan, embedded at NSA, Ft. George Meade, Md....
  • All Rape and Serious Sexual Assault Cases Are Being Reviewed After Trials Collapse, CPS Reveals

    02/08/2018 11:00:25 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 26 JANUARY 2018 | Harry Yorke
    Every rape and serious sexual assault case in the country is under review following the collapse of a number of high-profile trials in recent weeks, the Crown Prosecution Service has admitted. Last night Alison Saunders, the director of public prosecutions, revealed that that the review would involve every force in the country in an attempt to improve public confidence in the justice system. It comes after four rape trials collapsed in the space of two months, when it was found that crucial evidence was disclosed just days before the cases were due to be heard in court. Most recently, Oxford...
  • UK: After calling for help to fight FGM, Surrey Police warns it will report “Islamophobic abuse”...

    02/06/2018 5:42:22 AM PST · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/6/18 | Robert Spencer
    In the UK, “there has yet to be a single conviction for FGM despite tens of thousands of recorded cases since it was criminalised in 1985.”The reason for that is abundantly clear: Muslims are the primary practitioners of female genital mutilation, and the UK police are afraid of appearing “Islamophobic,” just as in Rotherham, Muslim rape gangs preyed on over 1,400 non-Muslim girls while authorities did nothing for fear of appearing “racist.”Instead of learning their lesson and enforcing the law against FGM, the Surrey Police just issued a rather plaintive call for children to “find your voice” and report FGM...
  • Buddy Holly's visit to Austin Healey

    02/03/2018 9:52:00 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 24 replies
    You Tube ^ | uchubi
    Remembering his (and The Crickets) only visit to England [BBC One Show clip]
  • Byron York: Trump dossier probes now include possible State Department involvement

    01/16/2018 5:23:56 AM PST · by grayboots · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/16/2018 | Byron York
    Congressional investigations into the Trump dossier have so far been focused on the FBI and Justice Department. They still are, but now investigators are also looking into a possible Obama State Department role in the collection and dissemination of sensational and still-unverified allegations against candidate Donald Trump gathered by a former British spy working for the Hillary Clinton campaign. In addition to having contacts in the Obama Justice Department and FBI, that former spy, Christopher Steele, was also well-connected with the Obama State Department. A book published in November by a correspondent at the Guardian, "Collusion: Secret meetings, dirty money,...
  • Imam allows himself to be filmed carrying out a Muslim exorcism

    02/02/2018 12:30:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    A British imam has opened his doors to cameras to show what happens during an Islamic exorcism. He allowed himself to be filmed performing a ‘ruqyah’ ritual on an unmarried woman at a mosque in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to dispel myths about the practice. The ceremony was one of thousands carried out every year in the UK where imams rid men and women of evil spirits or ‘jinni’ which they believe live inside them. In the video a young Muslim woman dressed a in burqa and with her face covered is seeking help to rid her of spirits which she...
  • Theresa May Hails 'First Step' to Trade Deal After Xi Jinping Talks

    02/01/2018 12:36:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    BBC ^ | 2/1
    Theresa May has agreed a joint trade and investment review with China as the first step towards an "ambitious" post-Brexit deal, Downing Street said. The prime minister said "we will be free to strike our own trade deals" after leaving the EU, following talks with China's President Xi Jinping. Mr Xi said China's markets would be further opened to the UK, including in beef, dairy and other food products. Mrs May said £9bn in business deals would be signed on her three-day trip. There was no specific discussion of a particular model for a trade deal between the two countries...