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Winter Wonder - Greetings to You Today - Enjoy   video
Offbeat  (tags: Winter Wonder, 2014 UK Songwriting Contest, The Florin Street Band, Christmas musical, Leigh Haggerwood )

- 1 hour ago -
Winner of best Christmas song and best music video in the 2014 UK Songwriting Contest; Winter Wonder is the band's second Christmas release, and forms part of a Florin Street Christmas musical currently in development by songwriter Leigh Haggerwood
Which Christmas Movie Character Are You? - QUIZ -
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, QUIZ, interesting )

- 1 day ago -
Are you obsessed with the idea of a perfect Christmas? or are you more of a Scrooge?
Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humor, food )

- 12 hours ago -
Because they are among the few places open on Christmas.
Charles Napier Jailed for 13 Years for Child Sex Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: Teacher, Children, Abuse, Court, Jailed, UK )

- 1 day ago -
Charles Napier jailed for 13 years for child sex abuse, He admitted 30 indecent assault charges and one offence of indecency towards a child. All his victims were under 16.
BBC News Reporter Quentin Sommerville Inhales Burning Drugs And Can't Finish Report   video
Offbeat  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
BBC's Journalist Quentin Sommerville Gets High As He Attempts To Report On Burning Drugs | News FAIL
Ex-Foreign Sec Miliband 'Lied' to Guantanamo Detainee's Family - Documents
Offbeat  (tags: UK )

- 1 day ago -
Britain's former foreign secretary David Miliband has been accused of misleading the family of a Guantanamo detainee. Miliband allegedly told Shaker Aamer's family he was trying to secure his return, while plotting to send him to Saudi Arabia.
Outsourced State Care: Vulnerable UK Pensioners Choose Between Eating or Using the Toilet
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Crisis, Government Spending, Scandal, UK )

- 1 day ago -
Hundreds of thousands of vulnerable British pensioners receive home state care that is so cursory and inadequate they are forced to choose between eating and being assisted to the bathroom, a Freedom of Information (FoI) request reveals.
Wishes of Love and Kindness   video
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, christmas, eve, winter, holiday, cats, cute, funny, animals, video )

- 19 hours ago -
Many snuggly cuddles for the winter!!
Catnip - Simon's Cat (A Christmas Special!)   video
Offbeat  (tags: )

- 57 minutes ago -
'A curious cat goes crazy for catnip!'
Imperial Growing Pains: Obama's Popularity Among Troops Sinks
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Military, Obama, Robert Bridge, USA, War )

- 1 day ago -
US foreign policy continues its bold global juggernaut, but support for Obama among the rank-and-file has sunk to just 15 percent. At the same time, just 12 percent of the troops say America's two-party political system is working for them.
Dad Builds Daughter's Last Wish: Haiti Orphanage
Offbeat  (tags: Haiti eathquake, orphanage, daughter, last wish )

- 1 day ago -
A few hours before she was buried in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, 19-year-old Britney Gengel texted her parents her last wish: "I want to move here and start an orphanage."
Govt Abusing Bill of Rights With Digital Surveillance Loopholes, Lawyers Allege
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Gizmos, Hacking, Human rights, Intelligence, Law, Police, USA )

- 19 hours ago -
Government and corporate entities have far too much leeway to hack into webcams in order to conduct surveillance, and laws supposedly designed to protect victims of such an intrusion are inadequate, according to a new report.

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