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  • Teen Who Planned ISIS-Inspired Terror Attack in Cardiff Named for First Time as He's Jailed for Life

    03/02/2018 3:49:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 2 MAR 2018 | Cathy OwenMatthew Cooper
    Teen who planned Islamic State-inspired terror attack in Cardiff named for first time as he's jailed for lifeLloyd Gunton, 17, planned to drive a car into a crowd of people and had a martyrdom letter and weapons in his bedroomA teenager who plotted an Islamic State-inspired terror atrocity in Cardiff on the day pop superstar Justin Bieber played in the city can be named for the first time. Lloyd Gunton, 17, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 11 years at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday for planning an attack in the Welsh capital. Ordering Gunton to be...
  • Secret docs describe attempt by New Zealand teen to assassinate the Queen

    03/02/2018 8:32:10 AM PST · by NRx · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | 03-02-2018 | James Griffiths
    A New Zealand teenager attempted to shoot Queen Elizabeth II during a royal trip to Dunedin on October 14, 1981, newly declassified documents confirm. Christopher John Lewis, 17, shot at the Queen's motorcade from a toilet cubicle on the fifth floor of a building overlooking the royal parade, according to New Zealand's Security Intelligence Service (SIS) files. Lewis missed and was not charged with attempted murder but with minor firearms offenses. The plot to kill the Queen was hushed up for over a decade before New Zealand media began reporting on it in the mid-90s. This month, journalist Hamish McNeilly...
  • Knife crime has left London’s young people reeling. We need action now

    03/01/2018 5:24:28 PM PST · by SJackson · 70 replies
    Guardian ^ | 2-27-18 | Seraphima Kennedy
    Parts of London are in a state of emergency after a spate of stabbings. Cuts to services have fractured community cohesion t 11pm last Tuesday, I said goodnight to a friend outside a pub in Kentish Town in north-west London. By the time we both got home – about a mile in distance – each of us had passed a murder scene: four young men were stabbed that evening, in at least three different locations. Two of them died. At the police cordon by the junction of the nearby Islip and Bartholomew Road and the Peckwater estate, a large group...
  • South Africa Votes To Seize White-Owned Land Without Compensation

    03/01/2018 10:53:53 AM PST · by detective · 38 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 02/28/2018 | Will Racke
    South Africa’s parliament voted Tuesday to move forward with an amendment to the country’s constitution that would allow the government to seize and redistribute white-owned land without compensation. The motion was brought by the radical Marxist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party and was widely supported by the ruling African National Congress, which controls almost two-thirds of the parliament. The measure passed by a vote of 241 to 83, reports Reuters. EFF leader Julius Malema, a longtime proponent of land expropriation, said the “time for reconciliation is over. Now is the time for justice.”
  • Paedophile Who Left Teen for Dead Allowed Out of Jail to Run Taxi Service

    02/28/2018 10:41:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Wales Online ^ | 28 FEB 2018 | Tom Bedford
    Kyle John, 26, was locked up indefinitely after he stripped and sexually assaulted a 15-year-old and dumped her naked in the snowA paedophile jailed after he stripped, sexually assaulted, and brutally beat a teenager before leaving her for dead is being allowed out of prison every day to run a taxi service. Kyle John, 26, drives a Home Office minibus ferrying other prisoners to work placements. John was branded a danger to society and locked up indefinitely for the brutal attack which saw a schoolgirl left for dead, naked in the snow. Her back was broken, her jaw and...
  • Stonehenge Builders' Houses Found

    01/30/2007 8:13:43 AM PST · by blam · 39 replies · 1,233+ views
    BBC ^ | 1-30-2007
    Stonehenge builders' houses found The village would have housed hundreds of people (Image: National Geographic) Archaeologists say they have found a huge ancient settlement used by the people who built Stonehenge. Excavations at Durrington Walls, near the legendary Salisbury Plain monument, uncovered remains of ancient houses. People seem to have occupied the sites seasonally, using them for ritual feasting and funeral ceremonies. In ancient times, this settlement would have housed hundreds of people, making it the largest Neolithic village ever found in Britain. The dwellings date back to 2,600-2,500 BC, the same period that Stonehenge was built. "In what were...

    02/27/2018 4:08:37 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 19 replies
    jp ^ | 2/27/18 | Reuters
    Britain would consider joining US military strikes against the Syrian government if there is evidence chemical weapons are being used against civilians, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. Johnson said he hoped Britain and other Western nations would not stand by in the event of a chemical attack, voicing support for limited strikes if there is "incontrovertible evidence" of the Syrian's government involvement. "If we know that it has happened, and we can demonstrate it, and if there is a proposal for action where the UK could be useful then I think we should seriously consider it," Johnson told...
  • Racism: Labour Party Charges White People Extra To Attend Corbyn Rally (UK)

    01/21/2018 4:37:17 PM PST · by blam · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-21-2018 | Jack Montgomery
    The Labour Party is charging white people extra to attend a Jeremy Corbyn rally in Loughborough, Leicestershire, on February 17th. Labour activists and supporters attending the rally will be charged £40 if they are white and £30 if they are non-white, reports the Mail on Sunday. “The basic price of a conference pass is the same for all members but, at the request of our East Midlands Regional Board, the party will subsidise part of the cost of this year’s conference pass for BAME [Black and Minority Ethnic] members to encourage attendance and improve representation,” explained a Labour spokesman. Of...
  • 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...
  • The tiny victims of 'Assad's new gas attacks': Little boy is among the dead and other children [tr]

    02/26/2018 5:31:56 AM PST · by C19fan · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 26, 2018 | Julian Robinson
    Horrifying pictures have emerged showing young victims of an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held village in Syria. A rescuer is shown cradling a little boy in his arms after the child was killed during airstrikes on al-Shifuniyah in Syria's Eastern Ghouta. Medics say the youngster was poisoned to death in a gas attack as dictator Bashar al-Assad's forces continue their deadly assault on the region. Shocking photos also show children and babies gasping for air and using breathing apparatus at a make-shift hospital.
  • Jeremy Corbyn drafts in Stalin apologist and lifelong Communist to work in his office as senior aide

    02/26/2018 5:28:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 3 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 26, 2018 | Kate Ferguson
    Jeremy Corbyn has drafted in a controversial former Communist to help run his office. Andrew Murray has been enlisted by the Labour leader as a part time consultant as the party hones its Brexit strategy. But his appointment has sparked anger among party moderates who have concerns about his political beliefs.
  • Police: Reported explosion in English city a major incident

    02/25/2018 2:21:23 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 24 replies
    AP and MSN ^ | 2/25/2018 | not listed
    LONDON — Police for the English city of Leicester say they are responding to a "major incident" after receiving reports of an explosion. Leicestershire Police said on Twitter that emergency services were dealing with the incident on Hinckley Road and asked the public to stay away from the area.
  • 'Massive explosion' reported as building flattened in Leicester

    02/25/2018 12:43:21 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 76 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/2/18 | David Rosenberg
    Video You Tube link An explosion levelled a building in the city of Leicester in central England, Sunday, in what local authorities have called a “major incident”. Leicester police say that a “massive explosion” destroyed a building on Hinckley Road which reportedly housed a Polish shop called the Western Park Store, as well as a private home. “All emergency services are currently dealing with this” local police tweeted, urging locals to “please avoid the area.” The cause of the explosion remains unknown. Local emergency response teams have yet to report any casualties from the incident. Six firefighting units have...
  • Trump: John Kerry May Be The ‘Worst Negotiator I’ve Ever Seen’

    02/24/2018 6:28:11 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 48 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 02/23/2018 | BENNY JOHNSON
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — During his CPAC speech, Donald Trump took a moment to savage Barack Obama, John Kerry and the Iran nuclear deal as the “worst negotiated” deal in history. “We declined to certify the terrible, one-sided Iran nuclear deal,” Trump said to cheers from the crowd. “That was a horrible deal.” “Whoever heard — you give $150 billion to a nation that has no respect for you whatsoever?” Trump asked. “They are saying death to America while they are signing the agreement.” Trump took direct aim at Kerry, who was secretary of state and helped negotiate the agreement...
  • Syria war: UN Security Council truce vote delayed

    02/23/2018 6:51:18 PM PST · by Nextrush · 19 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/23/2018 | BBC
    The UN Security Council is struggling to agree a resolution seeking a ceasefire in Syria and has put back a vote until Saturday. The vote has already been delayed several times since Thursday. Russia wanted changes to the draft that calls for a 30-day calm to allow for aid deliveries and medical evacuations. Western diplomats have accused Russia, Syria's key ally, of stalling for more time. France said failure to act may spell the of the UN itself...... Commenting on Friday evening, US President Donald Trump pointed the finger of blame firmly at Syria and its allies, Russia and Iran,...
  • 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...
  • Mueller Still Relying on Discredited Steele Dossier

    02/22/2018 11:55:58 AM PST · by mojito · 13 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | 2/22/2018 | Paul Sperry
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing to use a controversial 35-page dossier financed by the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign as a "road map” for investigative leads, sources familiar with his investigation say. Mueller’s team has also used information gleaned from surveillance court-approved wiretaps on former Trump adviser Carter Page that were secured by citing material in the dossier, the sources say. And a detail previously reported last fall – that Mueller’s investigators traveled overseas last year to debrief the dossier’s London-based author, Christopher Steele, a former British spy – takes on a new cast with...
  • The State Submits

    02/21/2018 6:53:17 PM PST · by Twotone · 8 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | February 21, 2018 | Mark Steyn
    I've written many times over the last decade and a half about that rare bird the "moderate Muslim". Surely one reason for his scarceness is that, whenever he pops his head above the parapet, he's hung out to dry by craven infidel politicians and bureaucrats, who on the whole find the admirably straightforward demands of your average firebreathing imam more congenial. Hence the pandering to returning Isis warriors: Mods vs Raqqa's - it's no contest. The latest examples are the headmistress and chairman of the board of governors of St Stephen's Primary School in Newham, East London. St Stephen, you'll...
  • Peter Hitchens-News is what somebody, somewhere, wants suppressed

    02/21/2018 5:40:32 PM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Journalists On Truth ^ | 2/20/2018 | Jonny Ainslie
    .....A hallmark of your work is that you despise political violence; why is your prose so combative? I'm almost always in the position of challenging conventional wisdom. I have to start by getting up, by standing out from everyone else and saying: "I don't accept this". If you haven't got anything particularly new to say, if you're just one of what Bob Dylan memorably called the rat race choir, you can gargle on without ever having to do anything exceptional or make an impression-you're just there. And an awful lot of people in commentary journalism are repeating, what everyone else...
  • The Nigel Farage Show: 62 Pro-Brexit Tory MP's have set out their demands to the PM-21st Feb. 2018

    02/21/2018 2:57:53 PM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2/21/2018 | OrionPrime
    (Nigel Farage at 0:00) ....the negotiation period we must be able to negotiate and sign our own trade agreements. They also say we must have full regulatory automony during that period meaning we should not be a rule taker from the European Union during that period given that we won't have any say. Now they claim and you just heard Peter Bone on the news, they claim to be acting in line with government policy well that may have been government policy a year ago I'm not so sure that it is today. So I ask you tonight: "Do you...