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  • Archbishop of Wales Chooses EASTER to Cast Doubt on the Resurrection...

    04/01/2018 6:14:19 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 23 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 3/31/18 | Jonathon Petre
    * The Archbishop of Wales, John Davies, has been accused of ‘sowing confusion’* He said it was ‘terribly hard’ for people to grasp the idea of a bodily resurrection* The Archbishop, 65 was elected in September to head the Church in WalesOne of Britain’s leading Anglican clerics has sparked controversy by casting doubts over the Resurrection of Jesus – just days before Easter. The Archbishop of Wales, John Davies, has been accused of ‘sowing confusion’ over the biblical story that will be celebrated by millions around the world today. Asked in an interview about the New Testament account of Jesus...
  • Teen Who Planned ISIS-Inspired Terror Attack in Cardiff Named for First Time as He's Jailed for Life

    03/02/2018 3:49:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 2 MAR 2018 | Cathy OwenMatthew Cooper
    Teen who planned Islamic State-inspired terror attack in Cardiff named for first time as he's jailed for lifeLloyd Gunton, 17, planned to drive a car into a crowd of people and had a martyrdom letter and weapons in his bedroomA teenager who plotted an Islamic State-inspired terror atrocity in Cardiff on the day pop superstar Justin Bieber played in the city can be named for the first time. Lloyd Gunton, 17, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 11 years at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday for planning an attack in the Welsh capital. Ordering Gunton to be...
  • Paedophile Who Left Teen for Dead Allowed Out of Jail to Run Taxi Service

    02/28/2018 10:41:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 28 FEB 2018 | Tom Bedford
    Kyle John, 26, was locked up indefinitely after he stripped and sexually assaulted a 15-year-old and dumped her naked in the snowA paedophile jailed after he stripped, sexually assaulted, and brutally beat a teenager before leaving her for dead is being allowed out of prison every day to run a taxi service. Kyle John, 26, drives a Home Office minibus ferrying other prisoners to work placements. John was branded a danger to society and locked up indefinitely for the brutal attack which saw a schoolgirl left for dead, naked in the snow. Her back was broken, her jaw and...
  • On This Day in 1797 the French Invaded Wales - and the World Should Know What Happened Next

    02/22/2018 10:25:38 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 22 FEB 2018 | David Williamson
    France is loaning the UK the Bayeux Tapestry. Would they appreciate our depiction of the Battle of Fishguard?It was on this day in 1797 that French troops landed near Fishguard in the last invasion of mainland Britain. We have our equivalent of the Bayeux tapestry in Fishguard which records the drama in glorious detail. French President Emmanuel Macron last month set off public relations fireworks with his pledge to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK. It was a diplomatic masterstroke, allowing the Gallic wunderkind to appear generous and magnanimous without making any rash promises about future Brexit deals. The...
  • UK hit by biggest earthquake for a decade. A 4.4 magnitude tremor hits South Wales

    02/17/2018 10:16:09 AM PST · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    Sky ^ | February 17, 2018
    Parts of Britain have been struck by the country's biggest earthquake for 10 years. The British Geological Survey said the tremor had a 4.4 magnitude, with a depth of 7.4km, and the epicentre was about 20km north of Swansea. The quake happened just after 2.30pm on Saturday. A spokesperson told Sky News it was "reasonably-sized" and that the effects had been felt as far afield as Devon and Birmingham. "This is the largest earthquake in mainland UK since the 5.2 magnitude Market Rasen earthquake in 2008," he said.
  • My occupations for you are endless

    01/22/2018 1:07:10 PM PST · by Jedediah · 12 replies
    My occupations for you are endless so don't box yourself in, just allow my spirit to lead you into each pasture of revelation knowledge with out fear of reprisal or resistance for as I AM in and through you nothing can ever harm your life in Me . Allow me to flow freely as you saturate yourself in My word daily so that you understand completely just what it is I plan to accomplish through you . There is no need to confide in the Ephod for I AM your complete armor and eyes for now as you trust me...
  • 'Arrogant' woman with 'genuine affection for weapons' caught with stash of guns in her home

    01/20/2018 2:32:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 67 replies
    Self-professed 'weapons expert' Nigelle Von De Bar Baskerville had a live revolver in a book and another stored under a stepA “cavalier” woman with a “genuine affection for weapons” was caught with five illegal firearms – including a revolver stashed in a book – and more than 700 unlawful rounds of live ammunition in her home. Nigelle Von De Bar Baskerville, 55, from Powys , who referred to herself as an expert in weapons, was jailed at Cardiff Crown Court after admitting a string of firearms offences. Opening the case, prosecutor Nigel Fryer said: “She had a hoard of weapons.”...
  • The Towns in Wales Where Churchill Was Loathed

    01/14/2018 11:51:57 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 13 JAN 2018 | David Williamson
    Many in Tonypandy and Llanelli saw Churchill as someone who would use troops against workersTourists line up each day in Whitehall to enter Winston Churchill’s subterranean war rooms and Gary Oldman is a favourite to win an Oscar for his portrayal of the Prime Minister in The Darkest Hour. The Conservative leader was voted the “greatest Briton” of all time in a television poll in 2002 in which he was championed by Mo Mowlam, perhaps the most enduringly popular Labour figure of modern times. Wholehearted admiration for Churchill unites the UK – but not, perhaps, in Wales. Stories of his...
  • Kent Christmas 2018 prophecy

    01/11/2018 10:36:09 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
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  • Mosque Teacher Who Sexually Assaulted Children Who he Taught in Koran Studies Has Jail Term Cut

    12/15/2017 12:17:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 14 DEC 2017 | Liz Day
    His 13-year jail term was deemed to be excessiveA former mosque teacher convicted of sexually and indecently assaulting children during Koran studies at a Cardiff mosque has had his jail term cut. Mohammed Sadiq, 81, of Cyncoed, was jailed in July for 13 years after being found guilty of six counts of indecent assault and eight counts of sexual assault on a child under 13. The charges involved four victims and related to the period between 1996 and 2006. He was found not guilty of one count of indecent assault, following a trial at Cardiff Crown Court. During the sentencing...
  • Police launch two-week weapons surrender in England and Wales

    11/13/2017 8:47:46 PM PST · by Simon Green · 26 replies
    BBC ^ | 11/13/17 | BBC
    People in England and Wales have two weeks to hand in guns, other weapons and ammunition to police stations without being punished for possession. People who surrender firearms will not automatically be charged, but will be if they are later connected to a crime. Police say many firearms are held in ignorance of their illegality. The parents of 18-year-old Yusuf Sonko, who was shot dead in Liverpool on 2 June, have called on people to hand in any firearms. Papa and Kajdijah Sonko spoke to BBC Breakfast about finding out that their son had been killed. Mr Sonko said he...
  • The Goat That Led Out the Welsh Rugby Team Has Died (And Even the Queen Has Been Informed)

    09/28/2017 11:41:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 28 SEP 2017 | CAITLIN O'SULLIVAN
    Even the Queen has been informed of Shenkin's death and flags are being flown at half mast at a Welsh barracksThe regimental mascot of 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh - who was well-known for appearing at Welsh rugby internationals - has died. Lance Corporal Shenkin III - regimental mascot of 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh - died on Tuesday aged seven and a half years old. Shenkin was well known for appearing at Welsh rugby internationals, where he would lead out the Wales team with handler Goat Major Sergeant Mark Jackson. A letter was sent to Her Majesty The Queen...
  • Darth Vader Actor Dave Prowse Has Just Made His Final on-Screen Appearance in a Welsh Music Video

    09/25/2017 9:48:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    The sci-fi video was shot at a massive warehouse near BridgendDarth Vader has made his last on-screen appearance with a starring role in the new music video from Welsh rock musician Jayce Lewis. The man who played the iconic villain in the original Star Wars trilogy has starred in his final ever production after retiring from all professional and public appearances, due to ill health. Now 82, Dave Prowse has gone in front of the camera one last time for his good friend and long-time collaborator - Jayce Lewis - fittingly in a sci-fi themed video. The pair – who...
  • An Artist Is Selling T-Shirts But Won't Accept Money - They Want Something Else& People Are Doing It

    08/11/2017 5:29:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 11 AUG 2017 | JOSHUA KNAPMAN
    You really have to be a fan if you want this T-shirtPlenty of up-and-coming artists sell T-shirts showcasing their work - although usually they ask for money. But that's not the case with Newport's mysterious street artist , who goes by the name of RISE Propaganda - they want something else in return. The anonymous creative has launched a range of T-shirts, which are described as "the Black Uniform", and if you want one you'll have to get inked up . The chance of a lifetime for graffiti artists: Your design could be printed on thousands of beer bottles That's...
  • Why Is 60 Minutes Benghazi Witness Davies Now in Hiding?

    11/18/2013 10:23:53 PM PST · by Kimberly GG · 15 replies
    Free Patriot ^ | November 18, 2013 | Rick Wells
    ....."Things have recently gotten even more curious. If a news organization with the resources to go to Wales and interview Mr. Davies wanted to do so in order to get some answers, they wouldn’t find him at home. He’s in hiding. Just who would a charlatan opportunist, like the one he’s being portrayed to be, want to hide from, Morley Safer? Davies contacted his publisher, Simon & Schuster by email and informed then he was “going dark,” this past Friday morning. The message indicated that someone had threatened to harm his family if he continued to defend the truthfulness of...
  • British firm secured Benghazi consulate contract with little experience

    10/14/2012 8:04:41 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 24 replies
    The telegraph ^ | 10/2014 | Damien McElroy, Richard Spencer and Raf Sanchez
    Sources have told the Daily Telegraph that just five unarmed locally hired Libyans were placed on duty at the compound on eight-hour shifts under a deal that fell outside the State Department's global security contracting system. Blue Mountain, the Camarthen firm that won a $387,000 (£241,000) one year contract from the US State Department to protect the compound in May, sent just one British employee, recruited from the celebrity bodyguard circuit, to oversee the work. The compound was overrun by a mob of Islamic extremists on the morning of September 12 in an apparent planned attack that resulted in the...
  • Eleven serious criminals had their sentences extended because the judges had been too soft

    08/02/2017 12:24:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 31 JUL 2017 | JAMES MCCARTHY
    Judges in 11 cases in Wales gave unduly lenient sentences to thugs convicted of offences including MURDER. Sean Buckley, 29, was found guilty of murdering his partner’s 17-month old son, Finley Thomas, at Cardiff Crown Court in June last year. Finley’s mother Chloe Thomas, 25, was convicted of child cruelty because she failed to intervene while her son was suffering at Buckley’s hands. Buckley left Finley with a fractured skull and broken ribs. He claimed the youngster had fallen down the stairs. Finley also had historical injuries consistent with being assaulted, neglected and having been exposed to illegal and prescription...
  • Man Who Ran Around With a Machete Days After a Terror Attack Is Told He Could Have Been Shot

    07/24/2017 1:43:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Armed police descended on a Swansea street after a neighbour rang 999A SWANSEA man who “charged around the streets with a machete” just days after the terror attack on London Bridge was told by the armed police who arrested him that he could have been shot. Josh Powell produced the weapon after an exchange of “unpleasant words” with a man living on the street A concerned neighbour saw what was happening and called 999 - with firearms officers quickly arriving. Swansea Crown Court heard the incident was sparked by a row between partners on Baptist Well Street in Waun Wen...
  • Shepherd's Pie Can Save Welsh Farming After Brexit, Suggests Experts

    07/02/2017 3:29:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 2 JUL 2017 | MARTIN SHIPTON
    That's the recommendation of at team of experts put together by an AMShepherd’s pie can help save the economy of rural Wales from devastation after Brexit, according to a team of experts brought together by a Labour AM. Baroness Eluned Morgan, who represents Mid & West Wales, hopes the ideas in her group’s report will stimulate debate about an often neglected part of the country. Here are the Government's plans for what will happen to EU citizens in the UK after Brexit Considering the potential economic consequences of Brexit, the report says: “Welsh Lamb has long been seen as a...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Moment police bundle 'machete-wielding man' to the ground (UK concert)

    06/30/2017 9:00:36 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 29 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Katie French
    Full Title: BREAKING NEWS: Moment police bundle 'machete-wielding man' to the ground as two are arrested near Cardiff stadium where Justin Bieber will play in just three hours time This is the moment police bundled a 'machete-wielding man' to the ground as two were arrested outside Cardiff stadium where Justin Bieber is due to play in three hours time. A machete-wielding man was arrested as tens of thousands of young fans gathered for a Justin Bieber concert nearby. A foot-long blade was discovered as police tackled the man as fans gathered in the packed streets. Two men were arrested as...