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  • Alfie Evans being ‘starved’ to death by hospital, dad claims: BREAKING

    04/24/2018 3:32:35 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 69 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 24, 2018 | Pete Baklinski
    Update April 24, 4:20 PM: This story has been updated to include Alder Hey hospital's statement that it is going ahead with Alfie's "end of life care plan."   LIVERPOOL, April 24, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – UK toddler Alfie Evans is being starved to death by the hospital looking after him, the boy’s father Tom confirmed. The 23-month-old is now approaching 24 hours since being removed from his ventilator. Tom says his son is still fighting, but he needs food.  Photos of Alfie Evans taken after his ventilation was removed at 9:17 on April 23, 2018. Alfie's Army / Facebook READ: World...
  • Breaking: UK Judge Denies Parents Request To Take Son To Italy For Medical Treatment

    04/24/2018 12:55:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/24/2018 | Ed Morrissey
    Remember the Charlie Gard case? Parents of the young child had to watch the National Health Service in the United Kingdom allow him to die after refusing to allow the child to leave the country for experimental treatment. The diagnosis was too dire and the case considered too terminal for parental wishes to be considered.A ghastly rerun is taking place, this time with Alfie Evans, only this time the diagnosis is unclear — and he’s surviving on his own after a court ordered him removed from a ventilator: Mr Justice Hayden also appeared to rule out his family’s wishes...
  • Alfie Evans: Latest updates after judge 'rules out' plea to take tot to Italy

    04/24/2018 11:17:15 AM PDT · by Marie · 43 replies
    Mirror UK ^ | April 24, 2018 | Sophie EvansAnna Verdon
    Hospital says move won't happen overnight Speaking in court the hospital’s clinician said that moving patients “does not happen over night,” a journalist reported. They also added that a move can only be done after extensive consideration and discussion. Josh Halliday ✔ @JoshHalliday 32m Replying to @JoshHalliday Alder Hey clinician tells court of “genuine fear” among fellow doctors in hostile atmosphere. Says it’s “heartbreaking we’re here again arguing when all we want to do is the best for Alfie’s family”. Josh Halliday ✔ @JoshHalliday Alder Hey clinician, still in her work scrubs to appear at this emergency hearing, says moving...
  • The Queen marks her 92nd birthday with gun salutes in central London and a party [tr]

    04/21/2018 5:50:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 21, 2018 | Bridie Pearson-Jones
    Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday tonight with a star-studded concert in London and a regal 41-gun salute in Hyde Park. Sting & Shaggy, Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Anne Marie, Shawn Mendes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and the BBC Concert Orchestra are among the performers at the celebration at Royal Albert Hall, billed as the 'Queen's Birthday Party.' Prince Harry is expected to speak at Saturday evening's event, in his new role as president of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust.
  • Alfie Evans: Supreme Court reject appeal as Catholic bishops hold back from backing parents

    04/20/2018 6:50:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Christian Today ^ | April 20, 2018 | Harry Farley
    The parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans have lost their latest legal battle as Catholic bishops in the UK refused to back their case to have the baby taken to the Vatican-run Bambino Gesu hospital in Rome.The Supreme Court rejected the parents argument that Alfie, who is terminally ill, was being unlawfully detained at Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool. They also denied their right to appeal, meaning doctors can go ahead and withdraw Alfie's life support.Tom Evans, 21, met Pope Francis on Wednesday and begged him to support his case 'The unanimous opinion of doctors examining him and the scans of...
  • Breaking: UK Supreme Court denies Alfie Evans’ appeal, ventilator to be removed Monday

    04/20/2018 10:40:48 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 20, 2018 | LifeSite Nes Staff
    Save Alfie Evans! Tell the hospital to let his parents take him home. Sign here. LONDON, April 20, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The UK Supreme Court will not allow the parents of Alfie Evans to take their sick child to a hospital in Italy. The ruling means that a previous court's decision that Alfie be removed from his ventilator on Monday, April 23 remains in effect. Removing the baby from ventilation will likely cause his death.   Three Supreme Court justices denied an appeal to the baby’s parents today, saying the hospital must be "free to do what has been...
  • Enoch Powell’s Immigration Speech, 50 Years Later

    04/19/2018 5:34:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | April 19, 2018 | Douglas Murray
    The 20th of this month marks a significant anniversary in Britain. For it is the 50th anniversary of what is probably the most famous — and certainly the most notorious — speech by any mainstream politician since the war. On April 20, 1968, Enoch Powell gave a speech to the Conservative Political Centre in Birmingham on the subject of Commonwealth migration, integration, and possible re-emigration. It was a carefully chosen moment, and a carefully chosen intervention from a man who was then the shadow defense minister in the Conservative opposition of Edward Heath. Powell knew what he was about to...
  • 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...
  • The “Small Group” Knew They’d Lose The Fact Battle, So They Began a Propaganda War…

    04/14/2018 1:25:56 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 25 replies ^ | 4/13/18 | sundance
    The “Small Group” Knew They’d Lose The Fact Battle, So They Began a Propaganda War… From a tweet: Jacob Wohl WOW! Devin Nunes says the documents that Rod Rosenstein finally turned over show that the Obama State Department colluded with a foreign intelligence agency to start the FAKE Russia Investigation! 4:02 PM - Apr 13, 2018 ________From another comment after the article: People were wondering why Rep. Nunes was going on with Martha McCullum at 7pm instead of Sean, Laura or Bream. After our President made his national address at 9, we got our answer. Rep. Nunes was informed to...
  • Tonight, to mark the 50th anniversary of Enoch Powell's notorious Rivers of Blood speech, [tr]

    04/14/2018 4:26:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 13, 2018 | Guy Adams
    When Enoch Powell died in 1998, he was mourned across the political spectrum. Tony Blair hailed him as ‘one of the great figures of 20th-century British politics’. Lady Thatcher remarked that ‘there will never be another Enoch’. And Old Labour’s Tony Benn, a friend throughout his 36 years in Parliament, attended his funeral at St Margaret’s Church, in the grounds of Westminster Abbey. Whatever one thought of Powell’s often highly divisive views — in particular the notorious ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech about immigration, for which he was rightly accused of stirring up racial hatred — friend and foe agreed he...
  • Russian top brass reports it has proof of UK's involvement in Douma chemical incident

    04/13/2018 8:42:44 AM PDT · by Spiridon · 143 replies
    Russian News Agency TASS ^ | 4/13/2018 | Tass
    Russia's Defense Ministry has found those who took part in filming the rent-a-mob chemical attack in Syria's Douma Russia's Defense Ministry has evidence proving the United Kingdom's direct involvement in the organization of the provocation with the alleged chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta, Igor Konashenkov, the ministry's spokesma, said on Friday. He said the ministry found those who took part in filming the rent-a-mob chemical attack in Syria's Douman and these people told how the video had been shot........
  • Outcry as border guards seize British 'dirty bomb' lorry heading for Iran

    07/22/2006 4:35:05 PM PDT · by BlueJ7 · 18 replies · 2,058+ views
    Daily Mail U.K. ^ | 22:00pm 22nd July 2006 | By JASON LEWIS,
    Border guards seized a British lorry on its way to make a delivery to the Iranian military - after discovering it was packed with radioactive material that could be used to build a dirty bomb.
  • 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...
  • UK preservation group aims to restore, revive Europe’s abandoned synagogues

    04/11/2018 5:45:21 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 4 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 9 Feb 2018 | Stuart Winer
    A British organization has launched an ambitious project aimed at restoring old, abandoned synagogues across Europe and bringing them back to community life, and commemorating communities that were wiped out in the Holocaust. The Foundation of Jewish Heritage has identified 3,300 pre-Second World War buildings used for Jewish prayer, of which at least 19 could be brought back into use - out of an estimated total of 17,000 that were in use before the Second World War. The remaining buildings, of which just 718 are still being used as synagogues, have been carefully catalogued based on their artistic, urban, and...
  • UK Moves Submarines Next To Syria, Strikes May Begin As Soon As Thursday

    04/11/2018 2:03:52 PM PDT · by blam · 98 replies
    Stop NWO ^ | 4-11-2018
    Shortly after Theresa May declared that she could act in Syria without approval from Parliament, the Telegraph is reporting that the prime minister has ordered UK submarines to travel within striking range of Syria, and adds that strikes could begin as early as Thursday night. With the US's Truman carrier still a month away, the "coalition" will rely on UK and French ships. US air support will likely also be involved, suggesting that any attack on Syria may be based on a joint UK-French naval operation, with US air support. Meanwhile, as reported earlier, President Bashar al-Assad has already started...
  • Yulia Skripal reportedly turns down help from the Russians despite claim she was 'abducted'

    04/11/2018 5:10:08 AM PDT · by BeadCounter · 3 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 11 April 2018 | Helena Horton
    Yulia Skripal has reportedly refused assistance from the Russians since waking up in hospital, as her home country claims Britain has "abducted" her. The daughter of Sergei Skripal, a Russian double agent spent weeks in a critical condition after being poisoned with nerve agent novichok, which is thought to have been smeared on the front door of Mr Skripal's Salisbury home. The 33-year-old was taken to a 'safe house' on Monday after being discharged, and according to The Times has refused consular assistance from the Russian Embassy.
  • Syria MISSILE STRIKE 'within hours': Eastern Mediterranean on ALERT for 'possible launch'

    04/10/2018 3:51:30 PM PDT · by McGruff · 217 replies
    Daily Express ^ | 4/10/2018 | Joey Millar
    A coalition force could fire “air-to-ground or cruise missiles” in the wake of a horrifying chemical attack on innocent civilians in Syria last week. Aviation experts AirLive have reported this evening a “rapid alert notification” warning aircraft in the eastern Mediterranean to be wary of a sudden missile strike. AirLive said the alert was issued by Eurocontrol this evening for a “possible launch … within the next 72 hours”. AirLive said: “According to reports, British forces are mobilising at their bases in Cyprus and Rafale fighter jets could takeoff from St Dizier airbase in France for possible strikes against Syria.”
  • OMG: Take a look at these ‘weapons’ found by British police during a sweep

    04/10/2018 7:24:14 AM PDT · by C19fan · 70 replies
    Twitchy ^ | April 9, 2018 | Brett T.
    As Twitchy has reported, despite its comprehensive gun control laws, London has overtaken New York in murders, and the reason is knife crime. London Mayor Sadiq Khan made it clear Sunday that “knife control” is in full effect: The Metropolitan Police launched “Operation Sceptre” in 2015 to combat knife crime, and in March, the Regents Park Police tweeted a photo of items found and safely disposed of during an Operation Sceptre weapon sweep. The photo was picked up an went viral Monday in light of England’s reinvigorated push against knife attacks.
  • 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 Mayor Threatens Arrest For Anyone In The City Caught With a Knife

    Wow!!!!!!! What’s next? Link: