Black Muslim Immigrant steals Olympic Gold Medal

Posted on Aug 14, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on Black Muslim Immigrant steals Olympic Gold Medal

There has been outrage among Daly Mail and Daily Express readers and reports of dangerously high blood pressure readings after a black Muslim Immigrant called Mohammed stole a Team GB Olympic Gold Medal. Doctors said that the blood pressure readings were concerning as the readers were largely elderly with impaired brain function. The very black […]

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NHS – Free at Point of Need

Posted on Jul 5, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on NHS – Free at Point of Need

Happy Birthday to the wonderful NHS which is 68 years young today. For 68 years we have loved, cherished and entirely benefited from our NHS – let’s never let it go. Since Labour founded our NHS on 5 July 1948, its incredible staff have delivered more than 47 million babies. the NHS promised cradle to […]

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Caroline Aherne

Posted on Jul 4, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on Caroline Aherne

Saddest news about Caroline Aherne, a gifted daughter of the Irish Diaspora whose great talent has been cut short by cancer. Aherne, star and writer of The Royle Family and The Mrs Merton Show, had suffered from cancer, her publicist said. The actress said two years ago that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer, […]

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Remembering Sir Nicholas Winton

Posted on May 19, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on Remembering Sir Nicholas Winton

A special service has been held today at London’s Guildhall on what would have been his birthday in memory of Sir Nicholas Winton who rescued more than 600 children from Czechoslovakia after the Nazis invaded the country in 1939. Most of the children were Jewish. Their families decided to send them away on trains organised […]

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Anne Boleyn – Queen of England

Posted on May 19, 2016 in Britain | 4 comments

On this day in 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn was beheaded at the Tower of London. Two days earlier on 17 May 1536 the marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn had been annulled …another innocent Irish girl who lost her head with a man! The Boleyn family were related to the Butlers, Earls of Ormond. […]

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What has European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us?

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 in Britain | one comment

Following Theresa May’s illiterate/deeply disingenuous intervention in the EU referendum debate, calling for Britain to stay in the EU but leave the European Court of Human Rights, it’s heartening to see this satirical video from Patrick Stewart, Adrian Scarborough and Sarah Solemani who expose the problems in the Conservative plan for a UK bill of […]

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By George! – It is that Day again

Posted on Apr 23, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on By George! – It is that Day again

Today April 23rd all manner of people urge us to celebrate St. George’s Day. A day in “honour” of an Asian from Cappadocia who died defying authority in Palestine. He sounds just like the sort of person those (step forward those self appointed English Nationalists wrongly called UKIP) who call most loudly for him to […]

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The wee Ronnie

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on The wee Ronnie

The one known as the “Wee Ronnie” in the Two Ronnies, legendary comic Ronnie Corbett has died aged 85. The Scottish actor, best known for his role alongside Ronnie Barker in The Two Ronnies, died this morning surrounded by his family. A statement from his publicist read: ‘Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation’s best-loved […]

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Do you want to Clean for the Queen?

Posted on Mar 5, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on Do you want to Clean for the Queen?

To celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday, the Tory Government has taken the campaign to get people cleaning, though a lot of people are not so enthusiastic about the ‘peasant’ sounding message and are tweeting about it. Just checking everyone is still up for this..Clean the streets for the Queen You What?!? #CleanForTheQueen https://t.co/Rxnfi1lKp2 — […]

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A steamy day with a Flying Scotsman

Posted on Feb 26, 2016 in Britain | 3 comments

Flying Scotsman was Britain’s most famous locomotive in the country which gave the world railways. This iconic piece of industrial history was nearly lost to the country ending up in America and Australia at one stage. But the future of this wonderful symbol of the steam age is now secure. The engine was bought for […]

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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

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Happy Birthday Karl Marx

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Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

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The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

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Bloomsday 2019

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My Old Man

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An Irish song for May Day!

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