Monday, June 24, 2019

MixedTimes - Victoria Friedman

Church of England Vicar Likens Disruptive Climate Protestors to Jesus

Church of England Vicar Likens Disruptive Climate Protestors to Jesus

An eco-activist has praised a Church of England clergyman for playing a major role in bringing Waterloo Bridge in London to a standstill during this week's illegal protests by Extinction Rebellion, with the vicar going on to liken the protestors to Jesus Christ.

NATO Member Norway Admits It Cannot Defend Itself

NATO Member Norway Admits It Cannot Defend Itself

The head of the Norwegian Armed Forces’ operational headquarters (FOH) has admitted that as a result of failing to upgrade the country’s military, Norway would not be able to defend itself in an attack.

London’s Khan Says May Should Have Cancelled Brexit

London’s Khan Says May Should Have Cancelled Brexit

Labour's London mayor Sadiq Khan has said the prime minister should have cancelled Brexit by revoking Article 50 after Theresa May returned from Brussels with a second delay.

UK: Paedophile Illegal Migrant Killed Christian Convert Wife After Visa Row

UK: Paedophile Illegal Migrant Killed Christian Convert Wife After Visa Row

Iranian illegal migrant and convicted paedophile Dana Abdullah has been sentenced to 18 years and 18 months' imprisonment for the murder of his wife Avan Najmadeen, who he stabbed 50 times with a kitchen knife because she had refused to support his British visa application.

John Bolton: Trump 'Eager for the Will of the British People to Be Carried Out'

John Bolton: Trump 'Eager for the Will of the British People to Be Carried Out'

President Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton has offered some words of assurances to the British people on the day the UK was supposed to leave the European Union, saying the United States is eager to do a bilateral trade deal and the UK remains at "top of the queue.

London’s Khan: Bernie Sanders, Beto Can’t Beat Trump

London’s Khan: Bernie Sanders, Beto Can’t Beat Trump

London’s left-wing mayor Sadiq Khan has said that neither independent Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, nor any of the Democrats who have announced a run for president, will beat incumbent Donald J.

REPORT: EU to Agree Brexit Extension for Second Referendum, Soft Exit

REPORT: EU to Agree Brexit Extension for Second Referendum, Soft Exit

Senior EU officials have reportedly said they would only accept a long delay to Brexit if the UK uses the time to decide between cancelling Brexit, agreeing a softer exit -- staying in the Single Market and Customs Union -- or calling a second referendum.

Men Can Be Mothers in UK, While French Schools Erase Terms 'Father,' 'Mother'

Men Can Be Mothers in UK, While French Schools Erase Terms 'Father,' 'Mother'

A UK government lawyer has said that “mother” is no longer a gender specific term preserved only for women. The comments were made during a High Court hearing where a ‘transgender’ man born a woman gave birth to a child and is seeking to be named the father, rendering the baby legally motherless, reports The Telegraph.

Farage: Viktor Orban 'Represents the Future of Europe’

Farage: Viktor Orban 'Represents the Future of Europe’

Brexit architect Nigel Farage has said that Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán represents "the future of Europe" and predicted the EU will become more focused on nationhood, rejecting the domination of Brussels.

Tory Remainer and Brexiteer MPs Unite Around ‘Malthouse’ Compromise

Tory Remainer and Brexiteer MPs Unite Around ‘Malthouse’ Compromise

Conservative Party Remainers and Brexiteers have united around a 'Plan C' compromise ahead of the key House of Commons EU withdrawal agreement vote Tuesday -- however, Brussels diplomats have already rejected the plans, labelling them "nonsense.

Varadkar Told to 'Dial Down the Rhetoric' over Irish Border Comments

Varadkar Told to 'Dial Down the Rhetoric' over Irish Border Comments

Democratic Unionist Party MP Gregory Campbellhas said Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar must "dial down the rhetoric" after theTaoiseach claimed the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland may need an "army presence" in the result of a no-deal Brexit.

REPORT: Anti-Brexit MPs Plot Coup to Stop UK Making Clean Break from EU

REPORT: Anti-Brexit MPs Plot Coup to Stop UK Making Clean Break from EU

Remain-supporting backbench MPs are conspiring to upend Parliamentary protocol and seize control of Brexit from the Government in attempts to stop a WTO exit or even to prevent the UK from leaving the EU altogether, according to The Sunday Times.

Report: UK Govt Failed to Deport 50,000 Rejected Asylum Seekers

Report: UK Govt Failed to Deport 50,000 Rejected Asylum Seekers

The British government has failed to deport more than 50,000 rejected asylum seekers in a seven-year period, with most asylum claims being made by economic migrants rather than genuine refugees, a report has found.

London: Second Man Injured in 'Acid Attack' in One Day

London: Second Man Injured in 'Acid Attack' in One Day

A man from Tower Hamlets, east London, was rushed to hospital after having ammonia thrown at him -- the same day another man in north London was treated after having been attacked with a corrosive substance.

London Man in Hospital After Acid Attack

London Man in Hospital After Acid Attack

A 21-year-old man is in hospital after having a corrosive substance thrown in his face in northeast London. The attack happened in the small hours of Thursday morning on Stoke Newington High Street, with police saying that the victim also had suffered knife wounds to his hands,reports The Guardian.

EU, UN Back Illegal Mass Migration, Says Hungarian Govt

EU, UN Back Illegal Mass Migration, Says Hungarian Govt

Hungarian Cabinet spokesman Zoltán Kovács has said pro-migrant proposals agreed by the UN and EU show they "are serious about legalising illegal migration, contrary to the will of the people.

WATCH: 300 Migrants Storm French Theatre...to Demand Legal Status

WATCH: 300 Migrants Storm French Theatre...to Demand Legal Status

Between 200 and 300 illegal migrants attempted to storm theComédie-Française in Paris on Sunday, demanding to speak to the theatre's deputy director so he could arrange a meeting between them and France's interior ministerChristophe Castaner.

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