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  • Police ‘Don’t Know’ Why Rape Is Up 20 Per Cent in Sadiq Khan’s London

    02/26/2018 11:42:32 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 26, 2018 | Jack Montgomery
    Rapes are soaring in Britain’s multicultural capital under Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan — but police claim they have no idea what could be behind the increase. 7,613 rapes were recorded in Sadiq Khan’s London in the 12 months to the end of January 2018, compared with 6,392 over the previous year — a rise of almost 20 per cent, the Evening Standard reports. Some have attempted to attribute the rise to victims being more confident in coming forward, but Khan’s Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Sophie Linden, has admitted that the figures could point to a legitimate “increase in...
  • British Man Assaults Sikh Environmentalist, Shouts 'Go Home Muslim'

    02/22/2018 5:10:48 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    The Express Tribune ^ | February 22, 2018
    A prominent Sikh environmentalist was standing in line outside parliament when a man shouted “Muslim go back” and allegedly attacked him trying to rip his turban outside Portcullis House in Westminster. Ravneet Singh, from India, was waiting to see a Labour MP when the incident occurred. The 37-year-old speaking to The Independents said: “I was in the queue outside Portcullis House and this guy ran up to us. Just before we got to the entrance he came up to me and attacked me.” Singh went on to say, “He was pulling at my turban strongly. It half moved and I...
  • It's HMS You, Ma'am! The Queen declares Britain's biggest warship ready for duty

    12/07/2017 7:46:38 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 52 replies
    THE DAILY MAIL ^ | 7 December 2017 | LARISA BROWN
    It was more than 70 years ago, in the closing months of the war in Europe, that Princess Elizabeth launched her first warship at the age of 18. Then it was the mighty battleship Vanguard, the last of its kind to serve in the Royal Navy. And yesterday, aged 91, the Queen commissioned Britain’s biggest ever warship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, into the Royal Navy. In a moving speech to the crew while stood in the hangar of the 65,000 ton aircraft carrier at Portsmouth naval base, she said it embodied the ‘best of British’. The Queen said: ‘The most...
  • M6 Toll boss leaves company

    12/03/2017 7:09:47 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Shropshire Star ^ | November 30, 2017 | Simon Penfold
    The boss of Midland Expressway, which runs the 27-mile M6 Toll motorway, has left the company. Andy Pearson took over as chief executive in the summer of 2015, replacing Tom Fanning who had led Midland Expressway for more than 14 years. Mr Pearson's departure comes six months after the UK's only pay-as-you-go motorway was bought by Australian investment group IFM. Although it has never been revealed what IFM paid, the loss-making motorway had been up for sale with a price tag of almost Ł2 billion. In a statement Midland Expressway said: "Andy Pearson was recruited to perform the role of...
  • Tourist faces death penalty for bringing husband’s pain pills to Egypt

    11/06/2017 11:18:46 AM PST · by conservative98 · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 6, 2017 | 2:01pm | Tom Michael and Patrick Knox, The Sun
    A Brit tourist facing execution for taking prescription painkillers into Egypt is crammed into a tiny cell with 25 other women and a hole in the floor as a toilet. Laura Plummer, 33, was arrested with the tramadol tablets in her suitcase after she flew into a Red Sea beach resort for a two-week break with her Egyptian husband. And now, she’s being held on drug trafficking charges at Hurghada 1st Police Department with “murderers, heroin addicts and prostitutes,” her family told Mirror Online. Plummer’s sister Jayne Synclair, 40, said she fears her little sister will try to end her...
  • British Police Force Uses ‘Positive Action’ to Ban White Men from Recruitment Workshops

    10/12/2017 10:52:03 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 12, 2017 | Jack Montgomery
    The British Transport Police are disadvantaging white, male applicants by excluding them from recruitment workshops. The force is holding the workshops in London, Manchester, and Birmingham — but one would-be officer was turned away after being told they were for “women and black or ethnic minority” candidates only, reports The Metro. “I am a white heterosexual male and also a member of the armed forces, how can a public service blatantly support this kind of discrimination and inequality in 2017?” he told the newspaper. “I am going to withdraw my application due to having been treated in such a manner.” Metro’s correspondent Harley Tamplin seemed...
  • Why the EU sucks! Vacuum cleaner tycoon Sir James Dyson reveals (TR)

    09/16/2017 8:46:16 AM PDT · by DFG · 45 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 09/15/2017 | Jane Fryer
    Sir James Dyson is lithe, rangy, tanned, beadily alert and, despite never using his own award-winning Supersonic dryer, boasts gloriously fluffy hair. ‘It blows my hair to smithereens and gives too much root uplift,’ he says. This week he was particularly busy, even by his exactingly high standards as Britain’s best-known inventor. On Wednesday, fed up with trying to get politicians to do something about the dire lack of engineers in this country, he opened a university to train them; the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology. And, oh yes, he took on Jean-Claude Juncker. When the European Commission president...
  • Why prisoners turn to God

    09/03/2017 5:05:36 PM PDT · by iowamark · 10 replies
    UK Catholic Herald ^ | 31 Aug 2017 | Theodore Dalrymple
    Religion offers the fresh start many are looking for. For the first time, according to a recent report, Catholics outnumber Anglicans in British prisons. Whereas half of prisoners were Anglicans in 1993, only 17 per cent now are. There were 270 more Catholic prisoners in British prisons than Anglicans a couple of months ago, and nearly as many Muslims, the figures being 14,961, 14,691, and 13,100 respectively. There were 26,443 prisoners who claimed to be of no religion. This latter figure explains in part the fall in the number of Anglicans: it used to be that if a prisoner said...
  • Government orders crackdown on car and van hire rentals after Barcelona terror attack

    08/20/2017 8:30:46 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | August 20, 2017 | Jonathan Mitchell
    British drivers will face extra checks when renting cars and vans to ensure they are not extremists in the wake of a string of deadly terror attacks using vehicles. Ministers are ordering the crackdown amid growing concern over how easily extremists are renting vehicles and using them to mow down pedestrians in attacks. It comes after 14 people were killed when terrorists ploughed into passersby in Barcelona and seaside town of Cambrils on Thursday. This year in the UK, vehicles have been at the centre of deadly attacks on Westminster, London Bridge and Finsbury Park. The incidents sparked suggestions van...
  • Bank of England to keep animal fat in banknotes despite complaints

    08/10/2017 11:51:51 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 28 replies
    The Guardian ^ | August 10, 2017 | Julia Kollewe
    The Bank of England has decided to stick to plastic banknotes despite complaints from vegans and religious groups that they contain tallow, an animal byproduct. The central bank concluded after “careful and serious consideration and extensive public consultation” that switching to palm oil alternatives would be costly and raise questions about environmental sustainability. A row broke out over the use of animal fat in the new plastic fiver last November, and a petition was launched calling for the use of tallow to be stopped. The petition said the use of animal fat was “unacceptable to millions of vegans, vegetarians, Hindus,...
  • Enoch Powell's 'Rivers of Blood' speech [Deut 28]

    06/24/2017 1:26:52 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 12 replies
    Telegraph ^ | April 20, 1968 | Enoch Powell
    The supreme function of statesmanship is to provide against preventable evils. In seeking to do so, it encounters obstacles which are deeply rooted in human nature. One is that by the very order of things such evils are not demonstrable until they have occurred: at each stage in their onset there is room for doubt and for dispute whether they be real or imaginary. By the same token, they attract little attention in comparison with current troubles, which are both indisputable and pressing: whence the besetting temptation of all politics to concern itself with the immediate present at the expense...
  • Great Britain: Live Election Results

    06/08/2017 5:06:14 PM PDT · by NRx · 326 replies
    Sky News ^ | 06-08/09-2017 | Sky News
    Live election results from the UK.
  • Sign the Petition to Allow Michael Savage to No Longer be Banned in Great Britain

    05/05/2017 10:34:43 AM PDT · by poconopundit · 11 replies
    Petition on ^ | 5/5/2017 | PoconoPundit
    Michael Savage is one of the greatest American radio commentators, and he is one of the top people in the country who got Trump elected. And yet, Savage is also one of the few with the courage to criticize Trump when ( in Savage's eyes ) Trump is backing off of his promises or taking us down a questionable or wrong road. As you probably know, for 8 years Savage has been banned by the UK government from traveling to the UK. Savage is grouped with other people being banned such murderers, rapists, and Islamic terrorists -- and high insult...
  • Taxpayers can OPT OUT of having their money spent on the military under Labour proposal (U.K.)

    04/30/2017 8:04:57 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 15 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 30 April 2017 | LUKE BARNES
    John McDonnell tried to weaken our cash-strapped military by allowing taxpayers to 'opt out' of helping to fund them, it has been revealed. Records from the House of Commons show that in 2014 the Shadow Chancellor proposed a motion to allow voters direct the portion of their income tax that goes towards defence into a 'non-military security fund'. In 1999 the longtime Corbyn ally tried to change the law so taxpayers could divert the money spent on defence into foreign aid. Armed Forces minister Mike Penning told the Sun: 'Security would be at risk with John McDonnell holding the purse...
  • British F-35B to Carry Meteor Missiles from 2024

    04/21/2017 9:07:18 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 7 replies
    Defense Update ^ | April 21, 2017 | Tamir Eshel
    Meteor to be carried by the F-35 from 2024. Note the clipped tail fins required for internal carriage. Illustration: MBDA The United Kingdom is preparing its F-35 Lightning II to carry and operate the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) as its principal long-range air/air weapon. The UK MOD awarded today a Ł41 million contract to the missile developer MBDA for the integration of the missile on the new aircraft. The Meteor will provide the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy with one of the most advanced air/air missile of its class, that can engage with targets moving at...
  • Judge orders end to baby’s treatment against parents’ wishes

    04/14/2017 9:50:11 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    Life Site News ^ | April 13, 2017 | Father Mark Hodges
    LONDON, England, April 13, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — A UK judge has ruled it is in a child's best interest to “die with dignity” rather than to allow his parents to seek additional medical treatment. Connie Yates and Chris Gard want to take eight-month-old son Charlie to the United States for treatment of a rare disease. A GoFundMe account has given them enough money to do so. But Charlie needs to remain on life support to make the trip and Justice Francis determined it is in the "best interests of the child" to withdraw his feeding tube and breathing machine. Charlie...
  • MY VOICE IS YOUR TOOL[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/09/2017 9:16:58 AM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 3-9-17 | Holy Spirit
    Your submission to strict obedience has released angels of favor never heard of or known before, Truly your obedience has lowered a ladder and opened a door , much in the way I did for Jacob I NOW do for you , Remember My Virtue "abides in you ", For truly your walk of Holiness changes others DNA, As the woman with the issue of blood was healed that day, So pay no attention to those that say with them you must go, For Truly My Voice is all you need to KNOW , I" AM your TRUE SHEPHERD "...
  • Miley Cyrus: “Today I Leave America And Never Come Back, In 10 Days I Will Be British Citizen”

    03/07/2017 5:38:49 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 145 replies
    Read Conservatives ^ | March 5, 2017 | readconservatives
    Miley Cyrus and numerous other American celebrities threatened to move out of the country to avoid living under newly-elected President Trump. As the Mirror reports, other famous female faces who can’t stand the thought of a reality show star running the free world include Amy Schumer, Cher, and Lena Dunham. Schumer said she would move to Spain if Trump won the presidency, while Cher proclaimed that she would move even farther away from America by catching a flight to Jupiter. Lena Dunham and Neve Campbell decided they would stay a little closer to Hollywood by heading to Canada, and Miley...
  • This desolate English path has killed more than 100 people

    01/19/2017 9:49:44 AM PST · by Ciaphas Cain · 41 replies
    BBC ^ | January 11, 2017 | Robert Macfarlane
    If you consult a large-scale map of the Essex coastline between the River Crouch and the River Thames, you will see a footpath – its route marked with a stitch-line of crosses and dashes – leaving the land at a place called Wakering Stairs and then heading due east, straight out to sea. Several hundred yards offshore, it curls northeast and runs in this direction for around three miles, still offshore, before cutting back to make landfall at Fisherman’s Head, the uppermost tip of a large, low-lying and little-known marshy island called Foulness.This is the Broomway, allegedly “the deadliest” path...
  • Population Britain Will Outstrip France by 2050 Because Of... Migrants

    01/04/2017 3:36:38 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04-01-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    If those migrants were all adjusting well to live in Great Britain and embracing British culture, this would not be a problem: Britain is set to become the most populous European country by 2050 because of migrant numbers, official figures have revealed. Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical office, predicted the British population to increase by at least 13million – from 64.6 million in 2015 to 77.1 million in 2050. Those numbers collapse completely if migrants aren't included, which would cause another set of problems. For instance, the welfare state would become unaffordable. Having said that, it's not necessarily true that...