Monthly Archives: December 2017

FOOL BRITANNIA

Fool Britannia:  London, December 2017: There was a time, not long ago, when the U.K. was undeniably cool. Now the pound is down, crime is up, and anxiety is even higher. What happened? Mice scurry through the Houses of Parliament, sniff … Continue reading

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Some Saudi’s negotiate their way out of jail while others sit it out in Luxury Hotels.

Riyad and London 26th December, 2017 High profile Saudis released after graft probe Businessmen and ex-government employees reach financial settlements with authorities. Ibrahim al-Assaf, former Saudi finance minister, is one of a group of businessmen and former government employees who … Continue reading

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Euro hit by sudden Christmas Day slide: Blame it on the Damn Traders, Bankers and Brokers again!

London 25th December 2017 Single currency drops as much as 3% in minutes in suspected computer-driven sell-off The euro suffered a sudden Christmas Day slide on Monday in a drop attributed by analysts to computer-driven selling amid thin trading volumes. … Continue reading

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Moscow warns Trump has ‘crossed line’ by arming Ukraine

December 24, 2017 London and Moscow              Russia’s Vladimir Putin         Canadian Robert Stewart      US President Donal Trump The world’s three biggest countries that occupy most of the Northern Hemisphere are Russia, Canada and the United States … Continue reading

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Formidable nation The Economist reveals its country of the year

Is it sober Argentina, plucky South Korea or revolutionary France? Dec 19th 2017   EVERY Christmas since 2013 The Economist has picked a “country of the year”. Rogue nations are not eligible, no matter how much they frighten people. (Sorry, North … Continue reading

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Obituary for Heather Stewart – Bush pilot known as ‘All-weather Heather’ who flew relief missions into Sudan

December 19 2017, 12:01am, The Times Heather Stewart in the 1990s in Lokichoggio, a settlement in northern Kenya on the border with Sudan, which served as a staging post for her United Nations deliveries of food and medicines In 40 … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different: Maps of America that expose its Centers of the Seven Deadly Sins.

Geographers from Kansas State University , Manhattan Kansas, have created a map of the spatial distribution of the Seven Deadly Sins across the United States. How? By mapping demographic data related to each of the Sins as they are practised and … Continue reading

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How mining bitcoin is ‘killing the planet’

6 December 2017 • 4:15pm Existing only in the digital sphere but currently worth a fortune, it is the virtual currency that has gone mainstream in recent weeks. However, it has emerged that the production of bitcoins uses so much … Continue reading

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Arthur Mauro has a vision for Winnipeg as social-justice leader

Toronto and Winnipeg 16 December 2017 Arthur Mauro has donated $5-million to the University of Manitoba to fund research into human rights and conflict resolution. The donor: Arthur Mauro The gift: $5-million The cause: The University of Manitoba The reason: … Continue reading

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Germany Demands UK’s Unconditional Surrender on Brexit

 by Ted Malloch | Infowars.com – December 15, 2017 In the darkest days of 1940 and 1941, during the Blitzkrieg and the Battle for Britain, Germany demanded one thing: Unconditional Surrender.The invasion of the British Isles was called Operation Sea … Continue reading

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