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  • Police Cover-up of Child Sex Abuse in Sheffield ‘Bigger Than Rotherham’

    03/28/2015 9:44:24 PM PDT · by tbw2 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/13/2015 | Oliver Lane
    South Yorkshire Police has covered up abuse on a “massive” scale in the former industrial city turned multicultural melting-pot, a retired veteran police officer has claimed, remarking in an interview the abuse was “bigger than Rotherham”.
  • Hamas Confirms Meeting with American Democrats [Confirmation Of WND Article...Senior Demoncrats]

    12/12/2006 8:21:56 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 49 replies · 2,141+ views
    Yonni The Blogger/IsrealNN.com ^ | Dec. 12, 2006 | Yoni Tidi
    (IsraelNN.com) Hamas officials have confirmed a WorldNetDaily report that terrorist organization leaders recently met with senior Democratic party members after the recent sweep of both houses of Congress in last month's American elections. The independent Arab news agency Ma'an quoted Ahmed Yousef, an aide to prime minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ismail Haniyeh as saying the meeting was held. However, a Democratic National Committee spokeswoman said she has no knowledge that the meeting took place. Details were withheld in order not to damage the image of the Democratic party, he added. Yousef said that Hamas leaders also spoke to...
  • The BBC’s Firing of Jeremy Clarkson Proves a Point About Progressive Media

    03/27/2015 11:35:57 AM PDT · by walford · 54 replies
    EveryJoe ^ | Mar 26, 2015 | Kasimir Urbanski
    The BBC just proved that Progressive media serves the tiny elite who think they should run our lives.It’s official: The BBC have fired Jeremy Clarkson, the main presenter and inventor of the modern version of Top Gear. If you don’t yet know what Top Gear is, go look it up. It pretends to be a show about cars, but it’s actually a fascinating series about three crazy personalities doing insane stunts, and (for very good reasons) it’s been for the last 13 years the most popular non-fiction TV show… in the world.Photo by The Times/Gallo Images/Getty ImagesThe craziest thing about...
  • Falkland Islands’ fears for Russia-backed invasion

    03/25/2015 10:57:08 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 22 replies
    CNBC ^ | 3-25-2015 | Catherine Boyle
    The U.K. has sent extra military support to one of its overseas colonies at the bottom of the world, the Falkland Islands, amid concerns that it is facing increased risk of attack from Argentina, backed by Russia. Two troop-carrying Chinook helicopters and a new surface-to-air missile system have been sent by the U.K. to the remote islands in the South Atlantic, known as Las Malvinas in Argentina. They were the subject of a short-lived war between the U.K. and Argentina in 1982, and lie to the east of Argentina, 8,000 miles away from Britain.
  • Intelligence Min. Wraps Up Lobbying Mission against Iran Deal (Israel lobbies France and UK)

    03/24/2015 2:14:30 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/24/2015, 9:20 PM
    Yuval Steinitz says Israel and France share concerns over US-led hasty deal with Iran, as he ends a 2-day special diplomatic mission. Israel's intelligence minister on Tuesday wrapped up a two-day European diplomatic offensive against making concessions to Iran in nuclear negotiations with world powers, his spokesman said. "Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz completed two days of intensive discussion in Paris and London," a statement from Eyal Basson said, adding that the minister was accompanied by National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen and "intelligence experts". "They met the British negotiating team, headed by Simon Gass, and senior intelligence officials," the statement said,...
  • British deputy PM: If Netanyahu rejects two-state solution, U.K. will recognize Palestine [Israel]

    03/20/2015 4:08:24 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 74 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Staff Report
    If Netanyahu rules out a Palestinian state and expands West Bank settlements, 'the world, including the British parliament, would have no option, but to recognize a Palestinian state,' says Nick Clegg. British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for reneging support for a two-state solution, saying that if the Israeli leader does not backtrack from those remarks, Britain would have no choice but to recognize a Palestinian state. Clegg, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, called Netanyahu's vow not to create a Palestinian state "alarming," the Guardian reported Thursday. Netanyahu, while campaigning Monday, said that...
  • NCAA Men’s Tournament Forecast: The Parity Is Over (Nate Silver's Stats)

    03/17/2015 3:55:32 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 14 replies
    fivethirtyeight.com ^ | 03/16/2015 | NATE SILVER
    Not long ago, in a galaxy not so far away from wherever Comcast placed truTV in your cable lineup, the era of the dominant men’s college basketball team was over. Last year, no team had more than a 15 percent chance of winning the NCAA men’s tournament, according to FiveThirtyEight’s pre-tournament forecast (Louisville was the best bet). In 2011, the nominal favorite was Duke, with a 22 percent chance. In 2012, it was Kentucky, at 27 percent, and in 2013, Louisville led with a 23 percent chance. While two of those favorites (Kentucky in 2012 and Louisville in 2013) happened...
  • South West Trains Apologises after Announcer Tells Fat Passengers Not to Sit Down

    03/16/2015 4:53:36 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | March 14, 2015 | A.B. Sanderson
    Passengers on the South West Train service from Basingstoke to London Waterloo were left in shock after an announcer took to the tannoy to say that fat people should remain standing because of lack of space, the Daily Mail reports. On the packed commuter service, a member of staff reportedly said: “We are going to be like sardines on this train, so can I ask that only slim people sit on the three-seaters. If you are fat then it is simply not going to work.” One passenger was left furious by the announcement, saying: “I am not necessarily a big...
  • ‘If I Hear One Homophobic Word, I Will Arrest You:’ Street Preacher on Trial for Biblical Preaching

    03/14/2015 8:56:45 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 58 replies
    Christian News ^ | 3/13/15 | Heather Clark
    TAUNTON, UK – A street preacher in the UK who is charged with making “homophobic” and “Islamophobic” remarks has just completed a two-day trial and awaits a verdict on whether or not biblical speech about the issues is considered a crime in the country. Mike Overd, a street preacher for five years, is accused of speaking against homosexuality and Islam last June and July on two separate occasions. He is now facing two charges of using threatening and abusive words and a charge of causing racially or religiously aggravated harassment, alarm or distress under the Public Order Act. A police...
  • Jeremy Clarkson Suspended From BBC Top Gear for Punching Producer.

    03/11/2015 3:04:07 PM PDT · by sinsofsolarempirefan · 30 replies
    Jeremy Clarkson made light of his suspension by the BBC, as an online petition for him to be reinstated topped 500,000 signatures. The Top Gear presenter told reporters he was "just off to the job centre" as he left his home in London.
  • Terrorists Aim to End Western Civilization

    07/10/2005 9:09:10 PM PDT · by Tom Jefferson · 4 replies · 229+ views
    Bear to the Right ^ | July 10, 2005 | Gary Aminoff
    Efraim Halevy,the former head of the Mossad, the Israeli secret service, recently resigned as head of the Israel National Security Council and as national security advisor to Prime Minister Sharon. Very few men in this world are as familiar with Islamic jihadists as Halevy. In the Scotsman today, Halevy discusses the aim of Islamic Terrorism. In the article titled, "Terrorists' aim is to end western civilisation", Halevy says of the London bombings, "There was careful planning, intelligence-gathering, and a sophisticated choice of timing as well as near-perfect execution. We are faced with a deadly and determined adversary who will stop...
  • We were wrong to try to ban racism out of existence, says former equality chief

    03/08/2015 9:04:45 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/7/2015
    Anti-racism doctrine has encouraged abuse and endangered lives, he says... A former equality chief has branded his years working to stamp out racial discrimination as 'utterly wrong'. Writer and broadcaster Trevor Phillips said efforts made under the Blair government turned anti-racism into an 'ugly new doctrine'. Mr Phillips is the former chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and has waged a 30-year campaign to tackle issues around discrimination and equality. In an upcoming Channel 4 documentary, called Things We Won't Say About Race That Are True, he says attempts to stop prejudice instead encouraged abuse and endangered lives...
  • Britain's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sighted in River Forth as fitting-out continues

    03/02/2015 2:33:12 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 22 replies
    mail Online, UK ^ | 27 February 2015 | JENNIFER SMITH
    The next phase of work on the Navy's largest ever warship is underway, with the upper decks of the huge vessel gradually taking form. Workers were seen on board HMS Queen Elizabeth in Rosyth Dock in Fife, some seven months after being first floated on the River Forth. She was unveiled by the Queen in 2014 after the ordinarily dry dock was flooded with water. The ship is Britain's largest ever maritime vessel weighing 65,000 tonnes and measuring 918ft from bow to stern. At almost 230ft, she stands as tall as Niagara Falls from the keel to the masthead. Once...
  • Violent clashes break out during anti-Islam march in Newcastle City (UK)

    02/28/2015 1:31:10 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 18 replies
    UK Daily mail ^ | 2-28-2015 | Ollie Gillman
    here were violent clashes on the streets of Newcastle today as hundreds of demonstrators from controversial anti-Islam group Pegida were met by a 2,000-strong counter-protest. Around 400 people from the far-right group were shouted down by the counter-demonstration, with scuffles breaking out as the rally made its way through the city centre, leading to five arrests. The rival demonstrations against the anti-Islam march were led by Respect MP George Galloway who spoke at the pro-Islam rally, branding the far-right protesters a 'German Nazi group'.
  • Jihadi John: 'Radicalised' by Britain (UPSIDE-DOWN! Sympathy for Poor Jihadi John!?)

    02/26/2015 7:37:42 AM PST · by Wiz-Nerd · 25 replies
    CAGE UK ^ | Thursday 26 February 2015 | CAGE UK
    Since 2001, the British authorities have systematically shifted the spotlight away from its foreign policy and its security agencies by placing blame for violence at home and abroad solely on Muslims. British security services have systematically engaged in the harassment of young Muslims, rendering their lives impossible and leaving them with no legal avenue to redress their situation. A Washington Post correspondent contacted CAGE regarding a story she was working on. CAGE Research Director, Asim Qureshi met with the journalist, where she inquired about the name Mohammad Emwazi. Qureshi went away with that information and checked CAGE’s files, revealing that...
  • ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked as middle-class Brit

    02/26/2015 6:12:09 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2-26-2015 | Yaron Steinbuch
    ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked as middle-class Brit By Yaron Steinbuch February 26, 2015 | 7:16am The infamous masked ISIS madman seen in gruesome videos beheading Western hostages was identified by media outlets Thursday as Mohammed Emwazi — a middle-class Briton with a degree in computer programming. The BBC reported that the Kuwaiti-born Emwazi is in his mid-20s and from West London. British authorities chose not to identify him earlier for operational reasons. “I have no doubt that Mohammed is Jihadi John,” one of Emwazi’s close friends told the Washington Post. “He was like a brother to me. . . . I...
  • Trident question comes to the surface

    02/26/2015 1:13:55 AM PST · by moose07 · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | 26 February 2015 | Mark Mardell
    Trident question comes to the surface The SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens want Trident to be scrapped The loch at Faslane is very calm on a beautiful spring-like day, seagulls wheel above the jetty and its short, white radar tower. Beneath the still waters, I presume, lurks some of Britain's ageing nuclear deterrent. The future of Trident may not be much of an issue in the election, but it will be one of the most important, and expensive, decisions the new government makes. And it could be a vital issue in any negotiations if there is a hung...
  • Farage To Get Hero's Welcome From US Group (UK Independence Party [UKIP] Leader)

    02/25/2015 8:51:16 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Sky News ^ | February 25, 2015 | Dominic Waghorn, US Correspondent
    The UKIP leader will share a stage with high-profile US conservatives including Sarah Palin and NRA gun lobbyists.UKIP leader Nigel Farage is expected to get a celebrity reception in Washington when he addresses America's most high-profile right-wing conference this week. Sarah Palin, Rand Paul, Jeb Bush and the National Rifle Association (NRA) gun lobby will be sharing a stage with the British politician after he was invited to address the Conservative Political Action Committee in the US capital. Aides told Sky News his philosophy has much in common with his republican hosts, who also focus on "the battle for smaller...
  • Reality of UK Muslim child pimping: 4% Muslims have 200x more perpetrators than any other goups

    02/25/2015 3:58:38 PM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    The Muslim Issue ^ | March 2, 2014
    Muslims who consist of only 4% of the UK population have 200 times the number of sexual perpetrators than any other group, is only a small number of the actual reality. It only represents cases that have come to light. The more cases that are prosecuted, the higher that number goes... Muslim child pimping in the UK, a rampant and widespread crime taking place all across the country that has been covered up and protected by local Muslim politicians and Muslim police officers. This is why Muslims should never be allowed in any form of government position. In fact, immigrants...
  • Britain’s Lost Girls

    02/25/2015 12:27:07 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 33 replies
    WSJ ^ | February 24, 2015
    Britons have anxiously followed for nearly a week the hunt for three missing teenage schoolgirls who aren’t “missing” at all. The trio appear to have evaded efforts to track them down as they journeyed to Syria to join Islamic State. Authorities say the three girls lied to their families about their plans for the day on Feb. 17 to buy time to fly from London’s Gatwick Airport to Istanbul. From there they are believed to have traveled into Syria. One of the three allegedly was in contact via social media with Aqsa Mahmood, a 20-year-old Scottish woman who also became...
  • 370,000 migrants on the dole

    02/23/2015 9:06:20 AM PST · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | January 19, 2012 | Robert Winnett
    More than 370,000 migrants who were admitted to Britain to work, study or go on holiday are now claiming out-of-work benefits, according to official figures compiled for the first time. The migrants, who can claim unemployment, housing and incapacity benefit, are costing taxpayers billions of pounds a year. In other countries, many would have had to return home after their visas expired or their employment ended. But Chris Bryant, shadow immigration minister, today blamed the Government and said the situation would only get worse due to lax border controls, rising migration and increasing unemployment. He said: "Tory ministers are resorting...
  • UK TV host asks Jewish filmmaker if walking in Paris with yarmulke was a “provocation”

    02/20/2015 9:50:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/20/15 | Robert Spencer
    The UK’s hideously compromised Channel 4 (of course, when speaking of any mainstream media outlet in Britain, “hideously compromised” is a given) interviewed the maker of this video, and ended up asking him if walking through Paris wearing a yarmulke was an “act of provocation.” And people wonder why the UK is in the fix it’s in
  • Britain reduces aid to Uganda

    04/29/2005 5:25:19 PM PDT · by motomosanto · 4 replies · 321+ views
    CNN ^ | April 29, 2005 | CNN
    Former colonial power Britain is one of the biggest donors among nations that contributed almost $850 million to government coffers in 2003-2004, about 48 percent of Uganda's budget. Since 1987, rich nations have bankrolled Uganda's economic recovery, which has been based on stability, market liberalisation and improved security in a country haunted by bloody memories of the late Idi Amin's dictatorship. Uganda's economy has grown by about 6 percent a year for more than a decade. British budget support is linked to reforms, officials say, including setting up rules for multiparty competition and separating state organs from Museveni's "no-party" Movement...
  • Three women arrested after man glassed during Valentine's Day screening of Fifty Shades

    02/17/2015 8:30:00 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 59 replies
    The Telegraph [UK] ^ | 16 Feb 2015
    A Valentine's Day cinema screening of Fifty Shades of Grey ended in chaos when three women were arrested for attacking a man. Witnesses claim the bust-up started after the victim asked the "worse for the wear" women to quieten down during a viewing on Saturday evening. Police then rushed to Grosvenor Cinema in Glasgow's west end where they arrested three women. Cinema visitors also claimed the man had been glassed and that staff were forced to wipe blood from seats before the next screening of the film.
  • Replacing Trident with jets ‘would save Ł13bn’ (U.K.)

    02/15/2015 5:51:33 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 27 replies
    The Scotsman ^ | 2/15/2015 | ANDREW WHITAKER
    REPLACING Trident with a nuclear deterrent dropped from the air would save up to £13 billion for priority defence equipment spending, a think-tank has claimed in a new report. Trident nuclear submarines at Faslane are an “expensive and excessive” solution to the UK deterrence requirements and would have been ineffective even during the Cold War, CentreForum said in its analysis. Instead, the UK’s forthcoming F-35 Joint Strike Fighters – a stealth aircraft bought for conventional missions – should be adapted to deliver a “minimum nuclear deterrent” based upon a stockpile of 100 British built B61-12 nuclear bombs, the “independent liberal”...
  • UKIP: The First Hundred Days - Channel 4 Promo

    02/15/2015 2:44:18 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 5 replies
    youtube ^ | 02/12/15 | WarnerChappellPMUK
    This is a trailer for a hit piece on UKIP and Nigel Farage.There is no text with the video.Judging from the trailer it's a nasty piece of work.
  • British Artists Boycott Israel As One Million British Girls Are Raped by Muslim Gangs

    02/14/2015 10:16:17 PM PST · by juliosevero · 17 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    British Artists Boycott Israel As One Million British Girls Are Raped by Muslim Gangs By Julio Severo In an initiative called “Artists for Palestine,” some 700 British artists, including Roger Waters, Brian Eno, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and Richard Ashcroft, made a pledge, February 14, to boycott Israel in reaction to what they termed “the Palestinian catastrophe,” according to the Jerusalem Post. Catastrophe? It is what is happening around Israel. Syria, Iraq and other Islamic nations around Israel are suffering: Muslims are killing Christians. In all the Muslim nations in the Middle East, the same pattern has repeated itself...
  • Rotherham Victim: We Were ‘Sacrificed’ by British Left

    02/13/2015 8:19:47 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/13/15 | Arnold Ahlert
    How child rape gangs were allowed to flourish to protect the leftist political establishment The horrific story of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, England, has taken another tawdry turn. “Jessica,” who was victimized as a child, insists local politicians “buried the truth to suit their own ends.” “I’ve said all along that this has been about two things—money and power,” she explained. “Girls like me were sacrificed because no one wanted the boat rocked because they knew it’d cost them votes if the finger of blame was pointed and because they thought we were worthless.” The votes to which Jessica...
  • Number of Muslim children doubles in decade

    02/12/2015 3:38:44 PM PST · by ABN 505 · 24 replies
    UK Telegragh ^ | 2/12/15 | John Bingham
    The number of children growing up as Muslims in the UK has almost doubled in a decade in what experts have described as an “unprecedented” shift in Britain’s social make-up. One in 12 schoolchildren in England and Wales are now officially classed as Muslim after a decade which saw the number of followers of Islam surge by just over 1.1 million, according to the most detailed study of its kind ever published. Landmark study shows number of children under five being brought up as Muslim rose 80 per cent in a
  • UK cops seek information on those who purchased Charlie Hebdo magazine

    02/12/2015 2:47:18 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/12/15 | Arthur Weinreb
    The next edition of Charlie Hebdo is set to come out on February 25. A good maxim for those in the UK who are considering making a purchase is “buyer beware.” It is simply Orwellian. Despite many in the free world standing up for freedom of speech and proudly proclaiming “Je suis Charlie,” some police forces in the United Kingdom have been questioning newsagents and demanding the names and details of those who purchased the magazine. The edition of Charlie Hebdo in question was the one put out after the massacre of Charlie Hebdo employees in a terrorist attack in...
  • New study says UK Muslim population increases sharply

    02/12/2015 3:35:43 AM PST · by wtd · 9 replies
    Newsday ^ | February 12, 2015 6:09 AM
    New study says UK Muslim population increases sharplyLONDON - (AP) -- A new study says the Muslim population of England and Wales almost doubled over a 10-year period. The analysis of 2011 census data indicates the number of people identifying themselves as Muslim grew from 1.5 million in 2001 to 2.7 million by 2011. The study based on official data was prepared for the Muslim Council of Britain by a team led by Sundas Ali of the University of Oxford. The "British Muslims in Numbers" report indicates that more than half were born outside Britain but 73 percent regard...
  • Muslims Protest Downing Street, Warning Britain Not To Insult Mohammed

    02/08/2015 12:42:29 PM PST · by PROCON · 45 replies
    breitbart ^ | Feb. 8, 2015 | Andre Walker
    Ten thousand Muslims are protesting outside Downing Street and the Ministry of Defence against the publication of cartoons depicting Mohammed. The cartoons – which led to the brutal massacre at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo – were described by the group as a “violation of Islamic law”. The crowd held banners saying “Charlie and the abuse factory” and “learn some manners” as they called for the world to observe Muslim blasphemy rules. The group taunted the grieving families and supporters of the murdered Charlie Hebdo journalists by using the “#JeSuisCharlie” hashtag to tweet pictures of the rally. Men and women...
  • One Million Child Victims of Muslim Rape Gangs in the U.K.?

    02/09/2015 8:42:30 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/15 | Arnold Ahlert
    A national disaster sweeps Britain In a gut-wrenching development, it may turn out that last year’s report detailing a decade-and-a-half of sexual exploitation inflicted on at least 1,400 children from Rotherham, England—and the PC-driven effort to cover it up—may represent the proverbial tip of the iceberg. The city’s Labor MP Sarah Champion believes as many as one million children may have been victimized, describing it as a “national disaster” that requires the establishment of a task force to deal with the “horror.” Champion picks up the story following the release of a report, titled “The Independent Inquiry Into Child Exploitation...
  • Ed Miliband leads David Cameron in prime minister stakes

    02/09/2015 12:31:28 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies
    ft.com ^ | February 9, 2015 | Jim Pickard
    Ed Miliband still has a two in three chance of becoming Britain’s next prime minister, according to a new election model set up by the opinion polling firm Populus. But the Labour leader has only a 2 per cent chance of winning a majority under the model — as remote a chance as a Conservative outright victory. The imminent general election is one of the most difficult to predict in modern history, with most polls pointing towards another hung parliament. Several have even suggested that Labour and the Tories could get exactly the same number of seats.
  • UK: Hundreds more Muslim rape gang cases discovered; authorities still hiding them

    02/04/2015 1:39:50 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 25 replies
    Jihad Watch citing sky news ^ | February 4, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    “Six months on we’ve had no arrests, we’ve had no charges, evidence is still being lost….It’s still going on if not worse, because now they’re having to hide it more. I’m still seeing my abusers driving young girls in their car. They’re untouchable.” And they’re untouchable because the British authorities have yet to tackle, and may never tackle, what really makes them untouchable. What makes these rapists and sex traffickers untouchable is the prevailing culture — not just in Britain, but in the U.S. also, and all over the West — that consigns all concerns about the activity of Muslims,...
  • Child sex abuse gangs could have assaulted ONE MILLION youngsters in the UK

    02/07/2015 10:19:25 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    Rotherham’s Labour MP Sarah Champion describes it as a “national disaster” and is demanding a taskforce to fight the “horror"
  • Three-parent baby law makes human life disposable, says bishop

    02/04/2015 3:09:54 PM PST · by NYer · 9 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | February 4, 2015
    Bishop Sherrington condemned the move Bishop John Sherrington says the Church remains opposed to procedures where the destruction of human embryos is part of the process The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has condemned the House of Commons decision to vote in favour of legalising three-parent children.Auxiliary Bishop John Sherrington of Westminster issued a statement on behalf of the bishops, stating that “Whilst the Church recognises the suffering that mitochondrial diseases bring and hopes that alternative methods of treatment can be found, it remains opposed on principle to these procedures where the destruction of human embryos is part...
  • UK votes to allow world’s first ‘three-parent’ babies

    02/03/2015 4:09:36 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02/03/2015 | [das/rc (AP/Reuters)]
    Great Britain has voted to allow the world’s first “three-parent” in vitro fertilization. The new technique uses the DNA of three people to prevent mothers from passing mitochondrial diseases on to their baby. The new treatment that was allowed by the British Parliament on Tuesday is known as “three-parent” in vitro fertilization (IVF) because the babies, born from genetically modified embryos, would have DNA from a mother, a father and from a female donor. In Britain’s House of Commons on Tuesday, health minister Jane Ellison started the debate on mitochondrial donation by urging support for this change. “This is a...
  • UK summons Russian ambassador after military aircraft disrupt civil aviation

    01/29/2015 10:23:14 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 19 replies
    Yahoo/Reuters ^ | 1-29-2015 | Rueters
    Britain summoned the Russian ambassador on Thursday and asked him to explain why two Russian "Bear" long-range bombers had flown over the English channel the previous day, a move that forced British authorities to divert civil aircraft. "The Russian planes caused disruption to civil aviation. That is why we summoned the Russian Ambassador today to account for the incident," the Foreign Office said in a statement. Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept the two Russian planes, which were flying close to UK airspace, on Wednesday
  • Russian bombers in the skies over Bournemouth: RAF jets scramble to intercept intruders (Photos)

    01/29/2015 3:55:22 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Published: 18:00 EST, 28 January 2015 | Larisa Brown, Defence Reporter for the Daily Mail
    British war planes were yesterday scrambled to intercept two Russian bombers capable of carrying nuclear missiles as they flew south of Bournemouth. Typhoon jets on high alert were dispatched from two RAF bases and flew alongside the long-range Russian Bear aircraft until they were out of the region. Last night experts said Vladimir Putin’s move to send planes capable of carrying cruise missiles so close to British shores could be seen as an act of aggression.
  • Christian Nurse Suspended for Praying for Sick Muslim Co-worker in UK

    01/27/2015 4:05:16 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 16 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | 1/19/15 | Anugrah Kumar
    A Christian nurse says the U.K.'s National Health Service suspended her for "harassment and bullying" because she prayed a short prayer for her Muslim colleague who was going through heath and personal problems. The nurse is filing a legal challenge against the NHS. "God, I trust You will bring peace and You will bring healing," Victoria Wasteney, a 37-year-old senior occupational health therapist at the John Howard Centre, a secure mental hospital in east London, prayed for her Muslim colleague, Enya Nawaz, 25, according to The Telegraph. East London NHS Foundation Trust suspended her for nine months, but on full...
  • Muslim Sex Groomer was Unaware UK Didn’t Allow Raping 13-Year-Olds: Not aware of "Cultural Norm"

    01/27/2015 6:37:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/27/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    This seems to be a serious and ongoing problem with Muslims in the UK, Australia, New Zealand. The only alternative may be to ask them to stay in Pakistan, Afghanistan, etc to avoid any more rape misunderstandings. (via Religion of Peace) A pedophile illegal immigrant who had sex with a 13-year-old girl claimed he was not aware it was against British “cultural norms”, a court has heard.Married father Zia Maroof Khail, 29, carefully groomed the victim and fooled her into believing they were “boyfriend and girlfriend”.Khail, originally from Afghanistan, persuaded her to meet him at his home twice a...
  • Alone and Defenseless: A UK Citizen's call for arms

    01/23/2015 7:29:40 AM PST · by rktman · 79 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/23/2015 | Ciaran Brady
    This is where we find ourselves now. Every citizen in Europe and the UK faces the risk of an Islamic attack merely while going about normal day-to-day business. UK citizens in particular face this risk whilst being denied weapons of self defense. In the past I have fully and enthusiastically supported the UK’s complete ban on hand guns. But immediately after the killing of Lee Rigby I began to reconsider the wisdom of that ban and I now utterly oppose it. As things stand in the UK, hand guns are illegal. For those shotguns you could own, extremely strict licensing...
  • Remembering the Last Lion

    01/22/2015 5:26:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90. Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian, and combat veteran. He began his career serving the British military as a Victorian-era mounted lancer and ended it as custodian of Britain's nuclear deterrent. But he is most renowned for an astounding five-year-tenure as Britain's wartime prime minister from May 10, 1940, to June 26, 1945, when he was voted out of office not long after the surrender of Nazi Germany. Churchill took over the day...
  • A Terrorist Released

    11/06/2011 5:32:48 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/5/2011 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Binyam Mohamed is back in the news. You may remember him as the al-Qaeda operative who was slated to help would-be “dirty bomber” Jose Padilla conduct a second wave of post-9/11 attacks, targeting American cities. You also may not remember him. After all, the Obama administration quietly released him without charges. Well, there’s a new chapter in this sordid tale. Mohamed is living large — taxpayer-funded large — in Great Britain. For that, we can thank the Lawyer Left’s stubborn insistence that enemy war criminals are really run-of-the-mill defendants. Actually, make that run-of-the-mill plaintiffs. Unlike Padilla, who actually got into...
  • UK poll: 24% of youth expect another Holocaust in their lifetime

    01/21/2015 6:20:34 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 1/21/15 | JERRY LEWIS
    LONDON – Just under a quarter of British 18-to-35-year-olds believe another Holocaust might happen in their lifetime, according to a poll released Wednesday. The poll of 505 people, commissioned by the European Jewish Congress (EJC), also found that almost 60 percent of those questioned were unaware that six million Jews died during the Holocaust. The survey – carried out by Suration in preparation for an emergency Pan European summit, in cooperation with the European Union, on January 26 in Prague – was aimed at securing views of young British people across a range of subjects, including anti-Semitism and racism. A...
  • Doctor wanted for raping a child in the U.S. will be allowed to stay in Britain (trunc)

    01/21/2015 12:37:59 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 31 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Jan 20,2015 | JAMES SLACK
    Tobias Bowen, 48, allowed to stay in Britain after Westminster court ruling Doctor fled New York while on $10,000 bail charged with two counts of rape Judges have ruled that his human rights will be breached if he is extradited Bowen ran hospital in Liberia but was charged in New York in March 2010
  • No No-Go Zones? Really?

    01/20/2015 4:45:26 AM PST · by SJackson · 14 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 20, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    No No-Go Zones? Really?Posted By Robert Spencer On January 20, 2015 @ 12:54 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 8 Comments The Leftist media and Islamic supremacist groups have been doing a victory dance ever since Saturday night, when Fox News issued an apology for statements made on the air by terror expert Steve Emerson and others about Muslim no-go zones in Britain and France. However, the apology doesn’t say what it has widely reported as saying – and there is considerable evidence that Muslim areas in both countries are a growing law enforcement and societal problem.Fox Report host Julie Banderas stated: Over...
  • Witches tie the knot in UK’s first same-sex Pagan wedding

    01/19/2015 3:12:22 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Daiy Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5:37PM GMT 19 Jan 2015 | (Agency)
    Two male witches have tied the knot in the UK’s first pagan same-sex marriage. Tom Lanting, 34, and Iain Robertson, 39, who have been together for 12 years, were married in a ceremony in the 16th-century vaulted cellars of Marlin’s Wynd in Edinburgh. The couple, who live in the Scottish capital, are both described as being hedge witches, who use herbal remedies to deal with medical and spiritual ailments. The ceremony encompassed a number of pagan traditions, including handfasting, where their hands were bound together, the sharing of mead and jumping the broom.After their wedding, the couple said: “Getting married...
  • Jilted John': eBay Honeymoon Man Jilted A Third Time (D'Oh Alert)

    01/18/2015 11:57:19 AM PST · by goldstategop · 15 replies
    BBC News ^ | 01/18/2015 | BBC News
    A man who auctioned his ex-fiancée's honeymoon place for charity on eBay has been jilted for a third time. John Whitbread, from Leicestershire, auctioned the Ł1,800 trip to the Dominican Republic in the hope of finding a female companion. The highest bidder failed to pay the winning sum of Ł8,000, and now the second highest bidder has pulled out after offering to pay Ł7,900. Mr Whitbread is now selling Ł10 raffle tickets for the chance to join him. All of the money raised from the "Jilted John" raffle will go to Balls to Cancer. "It's just been knock after knock...