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Merkel & Cameron Stop Drinking Tea With Queen - There's a #Climate Crisis to Sort Out!
World  (tags: UK, Merkel, Cameron, visit, EU climate targets, London, youthgroups, climate change, science )

Angelika
- 516 days ago - ukycc.org
As Angela Merkel visits the UK today ahead of EU leaders deciding Europe's 2030 climate targets next month, UK youth staged an action to sound the alarm for climate action as she arrived to address the Houses of Parliament.
How a 1,500-Ton Ocean Liner Turns Into a Cannibal-Rat-Infested Ghost Ship
World  (tags: world, UK, ghost ship, Lyubav Orlova, Rusian cruise ship, news, interesting, media )

CarrieEye
- 551 days ago - qz.com
The UK is alarmed--or at least its press is. "A ghost ship carrying nothing but disease-ridden rats could be about to make land on Britain's shore, experts have warned," frets The Independent.
DRUNK WASPS: Just When You Thought They Couldn't Get Worse
World  (tags: UK, warning, drunk wasps, humans, health risks, society, news, interesting, world )

CarrieEye
- 688 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The British Red Cross is warning citizens of a record number of wasps in the UK that are out of a job. That is, their queens are fully supplied with nectar, leaving worker wasps to do nothing but laze around and drink fermenting fruit.
NOTES FROM A ROYAL-BABY SKEPTIC
World  (tags: royalty, royal baby, UK, world, society, government, interesting )

CarrieEye
- 737 days ago - newyorker.com
The Duchess of Cambridge (actually, let's call her Kate Middleton--one of the nice things about being Americans is that we stopped having to yes-ma'am aristocrats and their wives 237 years ago) has been admitted to St. Mary's Hospital...
Are US and UK 'Turning a Blind Eye' as Ethiopia Uproots Natives?
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UK, Ehtiopia, develoment, land grabs, humanrights, africa, world, society, politics, usa )

Cal
- 739 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Charges surfaced yesterday that American and British diplomats responsible for Africa are deliberately ignoring a brutal Ethiopian campaign to relocate local people in order to lease the cleared land to foreign corporations.
'Worse Than NSA': UK Spy Agency Amasses 'World's Communication'
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, freedoms, government, politics, society, UK )

Kit
- 767 days ago - commondreams.org
New Guardian exclusive reveals secret database of phone and internet records that dwarfs previous revelations
PAKISTAN AIRLINES Flight Diverted Over British Airspace
World  (tags: Pakistan Airlines, UK, Stanstead airport, passenger plane diverted )

Angelika
- 795 days ago - edition.cnn.com
2 men arrested after flight from Pakistan diverted in UK airspace Two passengers "threatened to blow up the plane," Pakistan's High Commissioner says. UK security sources: plane's diversion no terror threat.
Fears of New Generation of Terrorists Who Found the 'Heart of the Beast' of Al-Qaeda
World  (tags: Islamic terrorists, violence, UK )

Stan
- 884 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Britain faces a new generation of self-starting "Nike terrorists", the security services fear, amid alarm over the speed with which a gang of home grown extremists were able to find and gain support for a 9/11-style plot from the "heart of the beast" of a
Syria & Nigeria: Saudi & Doha-Backed Islamists With Western Collusion in a War Against Civilization
World  (tags: Syria, Nigeria, Islamism, Terrorism, Saudi Arabia, Doha, PetroDollars, Sedition, USA, France, UK, Turkey, al Qaeda, Boko Haramconflict, corruption, death, freedoms, humanrights, politics, violence, war, world )

Jay
- 966 days ago - moderntokyotimes.com
In Syria & Nigeria the Salafists & Islamists are intent on using their Gulf petrodollars funding to destroy the mosaic of both nations. Yet the political elites in Ankara, London, Paris & DC support the ambitions of Riyadh, Doha - terrorism & sedition
UK Muslim Leader & NHS Official Charged With Torture & 18 Murders
World  (tags: Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin, UK, National Health Service, NHS, Muslim Spiritual Care Centre, torture, mass murder, Bangladesh, civil war, death penalty'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, government, violence, war )

Jay
- 1016 days ago - globalmbreport.org
He allegedly subjected the victims to horrendous torture before killing them and dumping their bodies in sports grounds which earned the nickname 'killing fields'
Assange Mother: I'M Terrified of What US Will Do to Julian   video
World  (tags: Julian Assange, Christine Assange, Australia, UK, Sweden, USA, Equador, asylum, Mother, E )

Dandelion
- 1017 days ago - youtube.com
This to me is an important video for it not only shows the heart of a Mother but she gives a lot of information on here. I feel many American citizens do not fully grasp many things about their own Country. I hope her words will shed some light.
"Just" Foreign Policy--Urge President Correa to Grant Asylum to Julian Assange
World  (tags: Julian Assange, Just Foreign Policy, Ecuador, Espionage Act, President Correa, asylum, USA, Australia, UK, Wikileaks )

Dandelion
- 1132 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who fears being extradited to the U.S. to face charges of violating the Espionage Act for his role in leaking U.S. diplomatic cables, has asked Ecuador for political asylum.
Prosecute Female Genital Mutilation in the UK ACTION
World  (tags: FGM, humanrights, freedoms, UK, women, ethics )

Nancy
- 1141 days ago - forcechange.com
Since it was outlawed in 1985, not a single case of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been prosecuted. According to research by FORWARD, the leading UK charity working against FGM, approximately 66,000 girls have been mutilated in the UK, and 24,000...
CANADA: First Nations Meet With Prince Charles, Ask to See Queen Elizabeth II
World  (tags: world, Canda, First Nations, UK, the Qeueen, Prince Charles, treaties, diplomacy, news, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

Cal
- 1162 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Tired of waiting for Canada's government to make good on centuries-old treaties, First Nations are going straight to the source. They are requesting a meeting directly with Queen Elizabeth II, whose government struck the original agreements with the indi
Scotland Likely to Hold a Vote on Independence From Britain
World  (tags: world, europe, politics, news, UK, Scotland, England, independence, government, iran, interesting )

Cal
- 1265 days ago - latimes.com
Nationalists have been dreaming of divorce for years, but many Scots want to stay part of the United Kingdom. A referendum could be held in 2014.
 

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