— Alois Irlmaier (@AloisIrlmaier) February 20, 2017
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— Alois Irlmaier (@AloisIrlmaier) February 20, 2017
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Brian Gerrish and Mike Robinson are joined by David Scott and David Ellis for today’s news including:
START Blair is back
02:39 A look at UK parliamentary EU sub committees
08:45 The Munich Security Conference – annual geopolitical theatre
14:30 G20 minister meeting sees Tillerson and Lavrov meet
16:50 The new chair of the BBC board – who is he and how was he appointed?
19:35 The fake media response to that Trump press conference
22:30 Fake: “terrifying” footage of new Russian jet
28:30 MoD to “opt out” of common law system?
32:25 The Times attack on Andrew Wakefield continues
36:45 The state of child protection in Ireland – links to the Docherty case
47:00 £40 million UK government package for child sexual exploitation (prevention?)
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In a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May, the UK Parliament’s House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union, defeating attempts by pro-EU lawmakers to attach extra conditions to her plan to start divorce talks by March 31. 494 to 122 lawmakers voted in favor of a law giving EU nationals the automatic right to remain in the UK as the first piece of legislation to authorise Brexit made its way through the Commons, ending days of intense debate which have tested May’s slim parliamentary majority.
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) February 8, 2017
The vote prompted a delighted Nigel Farage to tweet “I never thought I’d see the day where the House of Commons overwhelmingly voted for Britain to Leave the European Union.” Continue reading »
A new study on European attitudes toward Muslim migration has revealed that 55 per cent of Europeans in ten different countries want a halt to migration from majority Muslim nations.
The study was carried out by Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, and surveyed European attitudes to Muslim migration in the UK, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Poland, Italy, Hungary, France, Austria, and Spain. The 10,000 people surveyed were asked whether they agreed with the statement, “All further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped”.
Apart from Spain (41 per cent) and the UK (47 per cent), a majority in every country wanted a ban on Muslim immigrants. Across all countries, an average of 20 per cent disagreed with the statement, and in no country did the percentage that disagreed surpass 32 per cent. Continue reading »
osters urging Londoners to become “suicide bombers” have been appearing at bus stops across the capital.
On first glance the posters appear to be unusually-worded recruitment advertisements for the Royal Navy; they feature the naval force’s branding, and the text directs people to the website royalnavy.org.uk for information about joining the crew of a nuclear submarine. Continue reading »
Interest rates may need to rise “soon” to keep a lid on inflation if the UK economy continues its “remarkably solid and stable” performance, according to a top Bank of England policymaker.
Kristin Forbes will use a speech in Leeds on Wednesday to say signs of an imminent slowdown in the economy are “as yet few and far between” as she describes the UK as a “star performer” relative to other major advanced economies.
Policymakers upgraded their forecasts for growth over the next three years in the Bank’s February Inflation Report and said the unemployment rate was likely to remain below its pre-crisis levels for the rest of the decade. Continue reading »
Obama signs wrong year (2008) in the guestbook at Westminster Abbey
He went to Westminster Abbey and signed the guest book recently in the UK. He wrote the date in using 2008 as the year. Have you ever done that? He even asked someone what the date was and I assume they told him May 24th assuming he knew the year.
In a striking announcement by John Bercow, the speaker of the British House of Commons, Donald Trump is to be barred from giving a historic address in Westminster Hall, the British Parliament’s grandest and most prestigious hall.
Bercow announced he would not give the US President permission to speak in the 11th Century Westminster Hall when he makes a state visit. John Bercow slammed Trump for “racism and sexism”, his undermining of judges and his migrant ban. Bercow’s intervention is unusual because Speakers are expected to remain above Parliament’s partisan fray.
He was cheered by lawmakers when he said that, although Britain values its relationship with the U.S., “our opposition to racism and to sexism, and our support for equality before the law and an independent judiciary, are hugely important considerations.” Trump is due to visit Britain later this year. Continue reading »
European agriculture has been decimated with at least 80% losses which have led to black market sales of produce, rationing, shortages, collapsed greenhouse facilities and bankruptcy for farmers. The losses are beyond epic and this is what is expected in the new grand solar minimum, but the media brushes it away saying its bad weather in Europe.
A touch of Frost in Europe http://www.hortidaily.com/article/317…
Rationing vegetables in Europe due to snow and cold https://www.iceagenow.info/rationing-…
Netherlands: Prices of leafy greens through the roof http://www.hortidaily.com/article/319…
European Vegetable crop losses 2017 http://www.hortidaily.com/sector/21/M…
Europe gripped by sky-high vegetable prices http://www.hortidaily.com/article/316…
Belgium: Tomato prices skyrocketing http://www.hortidaily.com/article/316…
Italy: Abnormal cold front in the south http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
Spain: Vegetable consumption down 40% http://www.freshplaza.com/article/170…
Italy: Fennel and leafy vegetable losses at Orto Bio due to frost http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
British supermarkets begin RATIONING vegetables http://wp.me/p1IeZh-dqu
Iceberg lettuces and broccoli rationed as vegetable crisis hits supermarkets http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-38851097
Vegetable online sales banned in UK http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic…
Supermarkets RATION salads and veg after storms in Spain devastate crops
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Almost half of new homes built in the next five years will go to migrants, government figures have revealed.
Soaring immigration means that Britain will need to accommodate as many as 243,000 new households each year for the next 22 years, the Department for Communities and Local Government has said.
It is been estimated that an extra 5.3 million new properties could be needed to meet the growth in population, and an extra 2.4 million of the new homes will be needed for migrants alone.
This means that one new home needs to be built every five minutes to house Britain’s burgeoning migrant population.…
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Bilderberger George Osborne appointed Mark Carney (Freemason, Goldman Sachs, Bilderberger) to be governor of the Bank of England.
H/t reader squodgy:
“Classic Poacher turned Gamekeeper.
Can you believe this man?
As a senior cog in the Bank that co-ordinated, mastered and milked the sub-prime debacle of lending money to unworthy risk borrowers, then fed off the QE process, he is now telling the lenders (while interest rates are still rock bottom) that they are lending too much…..
Ultra low interest rates could damage the economy by encouraging excessive household borrowing, Mark Carney admitted last night.
The Governor of the Bank of England also said he is ‘fully aware’ the policy is not without considerable risks, putting ‘a tremendous burden’ on the Bank as it battles to restore the economy to health.
Speaking at the Mais Lecture in the Cass Business School in London, Mr Carney warned: ‘An environment of relatively low and predictable interest rates could encourage excessive risk taking in financial markets and by households. Continue reading »
— Report UK (@ReportUK) February 3, 2017
A UK judge on Thursday sentenced six Pakistani Muslims to lengthy jail terms for the systematic sexual abuse of two young British girls, aged 12 and 14, in the city of Rotherham. The youngest girl was impregnated by one of the men and even gave birth. “There’s evil and truly evil people in the world. I feel my child was the product of pure evil,” the victim declared in a statement read in court.
When the verdicts – 10 to up to 20 years in prison – were passed, the child rapists yelled “Allahu Akbar,“Daily Mail reports. In Rotherham, between 1997 and 2013, followers of the religion of peace have been responsible for the sexual abuse of some 1,400 British children, according to official reports.
Jan 27, 2017
H/t reader squodgy:
“jews try to dis Icke & stop him speaking.”
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An official with the Israeli embassy in England was recently outed by Arab media after he was caught soliciting the help of a staffer with a high ranking member in Parliament to smear another PM, who had a history of protesting Israel’s illegal land thefts. The official resigned after he was outed, but no one believes that this activity will stop any time soon.
H/t reader squodgy.
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The European Parliament today debated on Trump, and more specifically the 90 day travel ban to the US, which he imposed on seven Muslim-majority countries. And let’s not waste too many written words here, because it was a slugfest as usual, between the EP’s two usual suspects: the One man European People’s Army Nigel Farage versus Eurofederal high priest Guy Verhofstadt.
Verhofstadt topped his last month’s meltdowns by going pedal to the metal on Godwins:
An online petition to prevent US President Donald Trump making an official state visit to the UK has generated enough signatures to warrant it being considered for debate in British parliament.
The petition was initially opened in the immediate aftermath of Trump’s election in November 2016 but, as RT reports, following Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ executive order on Friday, it has garnered huge support online.
“Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the UK in his capacity as head of the US Government, but he should not be invited to make an official State Visit because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen,”the petition states. Continue reading »
“DISASTROUS” plans for a separate Scottish pound are set to be put forward by Nicola Sturgeon’s expert commission on monetary policy.
The SNP went back to the drawing board last year after party leaders were forced to accept their attempt to retain sterling during the 2014 independence referendum was a failure.
They are now finalising a review of the currency options for an separate Scotland in preparation for another attempt to break away from the rest of the UK. Continue reading »
EXCLUSIVE: ASYLUM seekers living in taxpayer-funded accommodation have told of being treated “like animals” by housing staff employed by Government contractors.
One asylum seeker said they were threatened with deportation by a housing provider employee when they suggested they may make a complaint about conditions in the property.
Some people seeking refuge in the UK from war-torn countries like Syria and Iraq, also complained that staff working for the contractors often spoke “too quickly” so they could not understand what was being said. Continue reading »
The number of people sleeping rough on England’s streets has risen by more than 50 per cent in the last two years, with more than one in five of those sleeping rough identified as migrants.
According to figures gathered by local authorities and published by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), 4,134 people slept rough in England on a snapshot night in autumn 2016. This is up from 2,744 in autumn 2014. Continue reading »
— Alois Irlmaier (@AloisIrlmaier) January 25, 2017
Marie Julie Jahenny: “England will have betrayed its people under the rule of a queen; he got off the throne, …”
— Alois Irlmaier (@AloisIrlmaier) December 7, 2016
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Making a joint statement on Yemen, with left – right, US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, at Lancaster House in London
LONDON —(Analysis) As Yemen remains entrenched in the protracted, multi-fronted military conflict led by Saudi Arabia and funded by the United States, socio-political dynamics and economic realities have evolved according to the needs of competing factions — often to the detriment of civilian populations.Since the Saudi-led coalition began dropping bombs on Yemen on March 25, 2015, 3.2 million Yemenis have been displaced and more than half of the country is suffering from food insecurity and malnutrition.