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  • Britain fights back: Moment knifeman is thrown in air after being tackled by pedestrians

    04/18/2018 6:15:48 AM PDT · by BBell · 46 replies ^ | 4/17/18 | JOE GAMP
    A KNIFE-WIELDING attacker was tackled by brave members of the public, who apprehended him when he attempted to speed off from the scene of a fight in Cardiff on a getaway bicycle.Dramatic footage shows the desperate criminal attempting to escape after a fight broke outside a hotel in the Welsh capital. But a brave member of the public tackled him off of his bike as he attempted to flee police during a chase through the city centre. The video footage, captured on Saturday (15 April) by a bystander, shows suspect Muaz Tarafdar, 20, being smashed into the ground as he...
  • British warship arrives at Yokosuka to enforce N. Korea sanctions, support free trade

    04/17/2018 6:58:56 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | April 11, 2018 | TYLER HLAVAC
    British warship arrives at Yokosuka to enforce N. Korea sanctions, support free trade By TYLER HLAVAC | STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 11, 2018 YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – A British Royal Navy warship arrived in Yokosuka this week to help enforce sanctions against North Korea and support free navigation in the region. The frigate HMS Sutherland – the first of three warships England plans to deploy to northeast Asia – pulled into port Wednesday. The vessels will “safeguard free trade, partake in joint training and exercises, and support UN sanctions against [North Korea],” said a statement from the nation’s...
  • Why Britain played second fiddle to France in Syria strikes... (no cruise missile ships)

    04/16/2018 8:48:07 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 18 replies
    Britain's 'depressing' array of ageing ships and fighter jets unable to fire cruise missiles meant that France took the lead in striking Syria, it was revealed today. The UK fired eight Storm Shadow missiles out of 105 used to punish Bashar al-Assad for his chemical attack in Douma last Saturday - fewer than the French and the Americans. The Royal Navy's Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan played second fiddle to the French ship The Languedoc who fired missiles at Syrian targets while the British type-23 frigate was moved away. The Ł1billion ship has a space on the deck where a...
  • Machete Attack Every 90 Minutes in ‘Gun-Free’ Britain

    04/15/2018 7:55:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies ^ | 4/15/2018 | Liam Deacon
    Recorded machete attacks in the UK have shot up by nearly five times in just three years, with the majority in the capital, London. The huge number of crimes committed with the deadly, sword-like weapons means there is an average of 15 a day in the UK, or one every 90 minutes. Figures uncovered using freedom of information requests by the Daily Mail show that police dealt with 928 crimes involving machetes in the last two months of 2017. London saw the bulk, with 425 of the attacks. There were 99 in Greater Manchester, 77 in the West Midlands, and...
  • Russia's top diplomat: Chemical attack in Syria's Douma staged by foreign special services

    04/13/2018 5:15:34 AM PDT · by Spiridon · 81 replies
    Russian News Agency TASS ^ | 4/13/2018 | Tass
    Russia has indisputable data that the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma was staged by special services of a foreign country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. "The mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has set off to Syria not so quickly and without abundant enthusiasm but under our and Syrian pressure. It is due to arrive in Damascus in the morning of April 14th," the Russian foreign minister said. "We expect the mission to go without any delay to Douma where Russian specialists who examined this place have not found...
  • London council bans pro-life vigils in possible test case

    04/11/2018 2:50:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | April 11, 2018 | Dan Hitchens
    The move was opposed by mothers who kept their babies after receiving help from the vigilsA London council has banned prayer vigils outside an abortion clinic, in a possible test case for further crackdowns on pro-lifers.Ealing Council voted unanimously to use a controversial legal mechanism, a Public Space Protection Order, to prevent members of the public from praying and offering support to pregnant women entering the Marie Stopes clinic.The effort to ban the vigil has been accompanied by a broader political campaign, backed by around 100 MPs, to stop pro-life prayer vigils.Among those opposing the Ealing ban were mothers who...
  • British ISIS Terrorist: I Don't Believe in Democracy, But You Damn Well Better

    04/10/2018 4:24:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | April 10, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Practice what you preach doesn't appear to be an ISIS strong suit. Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are British citizens who not only pledged their allegiance to ISIS, they traveled to Syria, worked with Jihadi John and came out at the end praising him as "the most loyal, honest and upstanding friend." Jihadi John is the famous savage who beheaded hostages, including American journalists, on video for the world to see. In 2015, he was killed in a U.S. drone strike. But while Kotey and Elsheikh preach iron fisted rule under Islamic Law for the rest of the world,...
  • Yulia Skripal leaves British hospital five weeks after nerve agent attack

    04/10/2018 7:11:53 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/10/2018 | Peter Nicholls
    SALISBURY, England (Reuters) - Yulia Skripal has left hospital more than five weeks after she and her father, a former Russian spy, were poisoned with a nerve agent in an attack that has sparked one of the biggest crises in the West’s relations with the Kremlin since the Cold War. -snip- The Skripals were in a critical condition for weeks and doctors at one point feared, even if they survived, they might have suffered brain damage. But the Skripals’ health since then has begun to improve rapidly. Yulia, 33, has been discharged from Salisbury District Hospital, Christine Blanshard, medical director...
  • Winter kills: 48,000 Brit deaths blamed on worst winter in 42 years

    04/09/2018 8:28:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/09/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    If only Michael Mann could “adjust” real temperatures the way he adjusted them on his infamous “hockey stick” graph that formed the key argument of Al Gore’s scaremongering hit movie, An Inconvenient Truth. But instead of “The end of snow” (New York Times, 2014), Britain has gotten hit with a long and very cold winter. The tabloid Daily Star sensationalizes the cold snap with “studies” that come up with the figure of 48,000 “excess” deaths blamed in the cold snap. Quite frankly, one can concoct all sorts of studies to “prove” or “demonstrate” all sorts of dubious propositions. So,...
  • London bans “weapons of war”

    04/08/2018 3:33:43 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 135 replies
    Glocktalk ^ | April 9,2019
    war might he be referring to? Knives. And, acid. “An epidemic of stabbings and acid attacks in London has gotten so bad that London mayor Sadiq Khan is announcing broad new "knife control" policies designed to keep these weapons of war out of the hands of Londoners looking to cause others harm.” The mayor further tweeted: “No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does will be caught, and they will feel the full force of the law.” “Never a reason to carry a knife...” He’s probably right. If you dared to use one to...
  • London Mayor Threatens Arrest For Anyone In The City Caught With a Knife

    Wow!!!!!!! What’s next? Link:
  • Former British MP Blair to Merkel: Please Do 'Everything Possible' to Reverse Brexit

    04/07/2018 11:33:51 PM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 33 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04-07-2018 | Michael van der Galien
    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on Germany's Angela Merkel to do "everything possible" to reverse Brexit and keep Britain part of the European Union. "It would be a mistake of historic proportions if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union," Blair told Business Insider Deutschland. "Even Europe -- especially Germany -- has a lot to lose," he went on to say. "It is in all our interests to maintain barrier-free trade across the continent and to hold liberal democracies together in times when authoritarian structures are resurgent." And so, he argued, "Germany should do everything possible to...
  • LIBTARD PARADE: Male choir told it must allow women to join

    04/07/2018 11:02:21 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 35 replies
    Newstarget ^ | 04/07/2018 | Ethan Huff
    An all-male choir in the United Kingdom that’s been in existence since 1956 is under assault by a local police chief, who’s demanding that women be granted access to the group in order to promote “gender equality.” Peter Goodman, who reportedly took over the Derbyshire Police force last summer, insists that the historic Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir’s men-only tradition runs counter to the force’s equal opportunity policies, which he wants to see changed to favor women at the expense of men. Back in September, Goodman asked the choir’s chairman, Kevin Griffiths, to begin accepting females, to which he declined....
  • Iraqi Nun Displaced by Islamic State Denied UK Visa

    04/06/2018 6:02:09 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 4/2/18 | David V Barrett
    Sister Ban Madleen wanted to visit her sick sister in BritainAn Iraqi nun who wants to visit her sick sister in the UK has been denied a visa by the Home Office. Sister Ban Madleen was driven out of Qaraqosh, the biggest Christian town in the Nineveh plains, by ISIS, who took over her Dominican convent. She settled as a refugee in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdestan, where she set up kindergartens. The refugees are returning to their home towns now that ISIS have been driven out. Sister Ban is not the first religious to have problems visiting Britain,...
  • Tottenham shooting: Girl, 17, dies from gunshot wound

    04/03/2018 3:20:49 AM PDT · by BBell · 31 replies
    Two shootings in London in the space of an hour have left a 17-year-old girl dead and a boy, 16, critically ill. The teenage girl was found with a bullet wound in Tottenham on Monday night and pronounced dead at the scene. The boy had been found with gunshot wounds in Walthamstow earlier, with another boy, 15 who had stab injuries. The shootings come amid concerns over rising violent crime in the capital. Police are not treating the shootings as linked. Stella Creasy, MP for Walthamstow, said the 16-year-old boy - who was shot on Markhouse Road and taken to...
  • Britain gives Ł20m to Palestinian schools teaching jihad, martyrdom — report

    04/01/2018 9:43:12 PM PDT · by granada · 8 replies
    TOI ^ | 2, April, 2018 | Stuart Winer and TOI Staff
    The British government last year gave Ł20 million to Palestinian schools teaching a curriculum that a watchdog group says embraces jihad, omits references to peace agreements with Israel, and encourages martyrdom, the Sunday Times reported. A review by the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se) found that study material from the Palestinian Authority textbooks “exerts pressure over young Palestinians to acts of violence.” Among the ideas taught to pupils are the physics behind slingshots used to hurl rocks at Israel soldiers, the glorification of martyrs, and images that infuse ideas of war. “The curriculum exerts...
  • Easter excess: Drunken revellers brave the chilly temperatures as they kick off the four-day [tr]

    03/30/2018 6:20:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 30, 2018 | Ed Riley
    Thousands of revellers made the most of the four day Easter Bank Holiday weekend as they celebrated into the early hours of this morning. Party-goers took to Birmingham, Manchester and Newcastle city centres as they descended on pubs and clubs to celebrate, with many looking a little worse for wear as the night wore on. With Good Friday and Easter Monday providing extra days off over the weekend, they saw it as chance to let their hair down, but some clearly took it a bit too far.
  • A 'Duty to Hate Britain'

    03/27/2018 10:31:13 AM PDT · by cutty · 14 replies
    Gatestone Institute. ^ | March 27, 2018 | Douglas Murray
    At Brooklands College in July 2017, Ahmed Hassan was awarded a prize as "student of the year". He used the Ł20 Amazon voucher he received to purchase the first of the ingredients he needed to build his bomb. Mr Justice Haddon-Cave seems almost to suggest that "violating" the law of the Quran and Islam is an offense in itself -- one worth noting alongside the crime of putting a bomb on a packed commuter train. ... Ahmed Hassan .. left a homemade bomb on the train. At Parson's Green tube station, the device detonated. Fortunately for the commuters, which included...
  • PETER HITCHENS: The 'patriotic' thought police came for Corbyn. You are next

    03/18/2018 5:38:31 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 31 replies ^ | 3/17/2018 | Peter Hitchens
    Is THIS a warning? In the past few days I have begun to sense a dangerous and dark new intolerance in the air, which I have never experiences before. An unbidden instinct tells me to be careful what I say or write, in case it ends badly for me. How badly? That is the trouble. I am genuinely unsure. I have been to too many countries where free speech is dangerous. But I have always assumed that there was no real risk here. Now, several nasty trends have come together. The treatment of Jeremy Corbyn, both by politicians and many...
  • 1,000 children may have been victims in Britain's biggest ever child abuse scandal (Telford)

    03/12/2018 7:35:55 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 40 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 3/11/18 | Callum Adams
    Up to 1,000 children could have been abused in Britain's biggest ever child abuse scandal, an investigation has revealed. Hundreds of children, some as young as 11, are estimated to have been drugged, beaten and raped over a 40-year period in the town of Telford. Lucy Allan, the Conservative MP for Telford, has called for an inquiry into child sexual exploitation, saying the latest reports were "extremely serious and shocking". She has previously called for a "Rotherham-style inquiry" into the allegations. "There must now be an independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Telford so that our community can have...