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  • Shock as Rare White Wallaby Caught on Camera Hopping Through Warwickshire Fields

    01/24/2022 11:43:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    The Coventry Telegraph ^ | 25 JAN 2022 | Danny Thompson
    The marsupial, normally native to Australia, has been spotted in the region several times in recent monthsA rare white wallaby has been caught on camera in Warwickshire for a second time. The unusual sight was captured by refuse collectors on their rounds near Kenilworth earlier in the month. The spot where the marsupial was seen was close to the same site a farmer caught it on camera last year. Read more Warwickshire news stories here In October, Jack Smith saw the wallaby while he was planting barley in a field near the same Warwickshire town. There have also been reports...
  • Boris Johnson faces crucial week in battle to remain UK prime minister amid 'Partygate' scandal

    01/23/2022 9:58:49 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 5 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | January 23, 2022 | Adam Shaw
    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, fighting for his political life over revelations about his role in parties during strict lockdown, faces one of the most crucial weeks of his time in office -- and one that will likely decide whether he remains in 10 Downing Street, or is forced to step down.
  • Germany blocks NATO ally Estonia from giving military support to Ukraine as it faces a possible Russian invasion: report

    01/23/2022 1:26:43 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 40 replies
    Isider via yahoo ^ | January 21, 2022 | John Haltiwanger
    Germany is preventing fellow NATO member Estonia from providing Ukraine with military support by declining to offer export permits for weapons of German origin, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. "Germany, they have a lot of hesitation to deliver to us," Ukraine's defense minister, Oleksiy Reznikov, told The Journal. A German government spokesperson explained to the outlet that the decision on the exportation of weaponry is a result of a long-standing policy. "The principle governing arms exports is always the same—whether they come directly from Germany or from third countries—and no permission has been issued at this stage," the...
  • UK claims Russia is trying to replace the Ukrainian president

    01/23/2022 11:47:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Hot Air .com ^ | January 23, 2022 | JAZZ SHAW
    We learned this weekend that the White House has offered yet another summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin in an effort to lower tensions around the situation in Ukraine. But if the intelligence agencies in Great Britain are correct, Russia may be cooking up a plan to avoid their expected invasion in a very different way. The UK is claiming that Putin plans to summarily replace Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with a puppet president from an obscure pro-Russian political party. While such a plan seems unlikely at first glance, it would probably accomplish the same goals that Putin clearly...
  • Rare Old Firm recording dating back to 1907 unearthed by stunned collector

    01/21/2022 4:24:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Daily Record ^ | 22 DEC 2021 | James Moncur
    A record collector has unearthed a super-rare commentary of an Old Firm match dating back to 1907. Shane Quentin was stunned to discover the record in a box of discs he bought at an auction for just six pounds. The 59-year-old, from Carnoustie, has now sent the record to experts to clean up and produce a top notch copy. At present the sound quality is poor and only a few words can be made out. The 'International Zonophone Company' recording is of comedian, Jock Whiteford, getting excited describing a Rangers v Celtic derby back in 1907 with crowd noises in...
  • Emma Watson is Right, Sort Of-Who, exactly, is keeping the Palestinians unfree?

    01/20/2022 6:11:07 AM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jan 20, 2022 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    Emma Watson, the actress who played Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies, made news recently when she declared on Instagram “Free Palestine” and declared her “solidarity” with the oppressed Palestinians. Why her opinion should matter tells us something about the mental state of our giddy globe. What’s next? Should we consult Mick Jagger for his views on the expansion of NATO? Or ask Randy Quaid for his thoughts on the IMF? Watson’s sentiment isn’t wrong, writes Stephen Flatow: the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank do indeed need to be free, but she’s sending her message to...
  • UK Arrests 2 Men in Texas Synagogue Hostage Terror

    01/20/2022 4:50:37 AM PST · by EBH · 17 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 1/20-2022
    British police said Thursday they arrested two people in connection with a hostage-taking at a synagogue in Texas. Counter Terrorism Police North West said one man was arrested Thursday in Birmingham, central England, and another in the northern English city of Manchester. They were being held for questioning and had not yet been charged. The force said it was continuing to support U.S. authorities with their investigation into Saturday's hostage incident. Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British citizen, took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue in a 10-hour standoff that ended in his death. All four hostages were unharmed....
  • White House won't say if US will lift airport mask requirement as UK plans to ditch mandates

    01/19/2022 11:28:50 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Fox news ^ | 01/19/2021 | Houston Keene
    The White House would not say if it would lift its airport mask requirement as the United Kingdom government announced it would be ditching its mask mandates. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday that England would no longer be mandating citizens wear masks "anywhere" alongside announcing the cessation of other COVID-19 policies in the U.K.'s return to "Plan A."
  • UK Scraps All Covid Measures

    01/19/2022 11:51:00 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    SUN via Youtube ^ | 01/19/21 | Boris Johnson
    Bout time too.Edit: for all the people enquiring about mandatory vaccines.England never had mandatory vaccines, we had the covid pass that attempted to make it mandatory to do anything enjoyable, that has now been scrapped as you can hear in the video.Now the jabbed have no high horse, will know they did it all for nothing as their badge of honour is now irrelevant, no more high horse to point down at the unvaccinated swine from.All the jabs but no benefit over being unjabbed and healthy.They're going to be pissed and there is no turning back from this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gyv7PvBG9kc
  • Even without war, Russia has defeated Europe already

    01/19/2022 8:46:31 AM PST · by mac_truck · 45 replies
    EUObserver ^ | 1/19/2022 | John Holslag
    Whether or not Vladimir Putin moves his troops into Ukraine, he has once again confronted Europe with a most painful reality: while being too weak to defend itself, it can no longer rely on the United States to come to its rescue. We are facing a reality in which Russia, despite its economy only having the size of Italy's, can bully and intimidate a continent thanks to its energy reserves and its readiness to project vast military power. Sure, any Russian invasion of Ukraine would cost Russia a fortune and likely degrade into a grinding war of attrition. Invasion is...
  • Worth a mint! Super-rare 22-carat gold coin featuring Queen's uncle Edward VIII sells for £1 MILLION - setting a new British record as buyer celebrates 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

    01/17/2020 6:31:46 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 17, 2020 | Sebastian Murphy-Bates
    This super-rare 22-carat gold coin featuring the Queen's uncle has sold for £1million in a new British record. The coin shows Edward VIII before he abdicated and its buyer is now celebrating netting the 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'. The sovereign was snapped up by a private buyer in the UK, having been located by the Royal Mint from a collector in the US.
  • UK: For Telling the Truth About Islam, Jewish Board of Deputies Vice President is Compelled to Resign Was Gary Mond wrong?

    01/19/2022 7:34:26 AM PST · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jan 19, 2022 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    Gary Mond is an important figure in British Jewry: he is — or was until January 12 — a vice president of the Jewish Board of Deputies and the treasurer of the Jewish National Fund (JNF-UK). Some of his past comments on social media that have recently come to light caused such a furor that he felt compelled to resign. Robert Spencer wrote about this here, and an additional report on the events surrounding Mond’s reluctant resignation is here: “British Jewish leader resigns following comments about ‘war with Islam,’” by Cnaan Lipshiz, Times of Israel, January 14, 2022A senior...
  • Michigan Democrat initially suggests 'White supremacy' to blame for attack on Texas synagogue

    01/17/2022 2:10:51 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox news ^ | 01/17/2022 | Brandon Gillespie
    Democratic Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel suggested Saturday that "White supremacy" could be to blame for the attack on a Texas synagogue by a British national seeking the release of a convicted terrorist dubbed "Lady Al-Qaeda."
  • British aircraft avoid Germany on Ukraine weapon supply run

    01/17/2022 9:47:50 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 22 replies
    ukdefencejournal.org. ^ | 1/18/2022 | ukdefencejournal.org.
    Two British C-17 transport aircraft carrying weapons to Ukraine were forced to fly around German airspace after Germany refused to supply defensive weapons to Ukraine. Tens of thousands of Russian troops are positioned close to the Ukrainian border, according to the UK Defence Secretary, “Their deployment is not routine, and they are equipped with tanks, armoured fighting vehicles, rocket artillery, and short-range ballistic missiles”. This build-up has resulted in Ukraine requesting assistance from allies, with two British transport aircraft heading to Ukraine with anti-armour weaponry.
  • Joe Biden Admits More Gun Control Wouldn’t Have Stopped Synagogue Attacker

    01/17/2022 7:35:51 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/17/2021 | Awr Hawkins
    President Joe Biden took questions on Saturday’s Texas synagogue attack and suggested more gun control would not have stopped the attacker. Reuters reports the attacker, 44-year-old Malik Faisal Akram, was a citizen of the United Kingdom
  • UK's Labour take 10-point opinion poll lead over scandal-hit Boris Johnson

    01/16/2022 1:06:31 AM PST · by RandFan · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jan 16 | Reuters
    LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The scandal engulfing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his conduct during coronavirus lockdowns has helped the opposition Labour Party to pull into a 10 point lead over the ruling Conservatives in a new opinion poll released on Friday. Johnson apologised to parliament on Wednesday and to Queen Elizabeth on Friday following a series of parties or gatherings that were held in his Downing Street residence at times when the country was under strict pandemic curbs. Pollster Savanta ComRes said a survey of 2,151 adults on Thursday and Friday put Labour up 5 points to...
  • Piers Morgan on Boris Johnson's "disgraceful" hypocrisy during "severe" Lockdown

    01/16/2022 6:47:33 PM PST · by RandFan · 17 replies
    twitter ^ | Jan 16 | Piers Morgan
    Piers Morgan nails it here. Clip..,
  • Rabbi who was held hostage in Texas synagogue says he’s ‘grateful to be alive’

    01/16/2022 11:00:49 PM PST · by EinNYC · 4 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 16, 2022 | Patrick Reilly
    The Texas rabbi who was held hostage with three of his congregants for hours at his synagogue Saturday said he’s “grateful to be alive” following the tense standoff.Cytron-Walker and the others were held captive around 11 a.m. on Sunday during a Shabbat morning service by Malik Faisal Akram — who was shot dead in the ordeal.
  • British police detain 2 teens in relation to Colleyville synagogue hostage case

    01/16/2022 5:42:01 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 19 replies
    FOX$ KDFW ^ | 1/16/22 | Fox4 staff
    Police in Britain said they have detained two teenagers in relation to the hostages being taken at Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday. Greater Manchester Police tweeted the information on Sunday that two teenagers were detained in South Manchester by Counter Terrorism Policing North West. They remain in custody for questioning. No further details were released about the suspects.
  • Top GOP lawmaker discloses 'something more' to hostage crisis at Texas synagogue; investigation goes global

    01/16/2022 4:27:36 PM PST · by dynachrome · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1-16-22 | Chris Enloe
    A top House Republican revealed Sunday the investigation into the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue on Saturday has gone international. What are the details? Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), the ranking member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told CNN host Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" there is "something more" to the case than a lone actor. In fact, McCaul disclosed that the FBI's investigation now extends to London and Tel Aviv. "I know the FBI has now fanned their investigation out to London and Tel Aviv. So this has now turned into an...