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Was Britain’s WWI Blockade The First Atrocity Of The 20th Century?

Was Britain's WWI Blockade The First Atrocity Of The 20th Century

Frоm 1914 to 1919, the Alliеd роwеrѕ rеѕtriсtеd the mаritimе ѕuррlу оf rаw materials аnd foodstuffs to thе Central Pоwеrѕ. Thе роliсу is оftеn called a kеу component in the Alliеd viсtоrу, but it rеѕultеd in hundreds of thоuѕаndѕ оf сiviliаn dеаthѕ, аnd intrоduсеd the wоrld tо a tеrrifуing new kind of wаrfаrе. Read More »

Should we really be making money out of the First World War anniversary?

Should we really be making money out of the First World War anniversary

Which event taking place in Britain this year promises to offer many "commercial opportunities", serve "as an economic driver", "contribute to the regeneration" and provide "a great opportunity to promote" a "wonderful town"? The 450th birthday of Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon, perhaps, or the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow? No. It's the anniversary of the start of the First World War. Read More »

3 Storms Fast-Approaching UK – Month Rain In 2 Days

3 Storms Fast-Approaching UK - Month Rain In 2 Days

There was more misery for millions travelling home from work tonight with trains severely disrupted and roads closed due to flooding and fallen trees. Few parts of Britain have escaped the travel chaos since yesterday afternoon, with various busy rail routes still shut after 100mph winds hit the country. And the Highways Agency reported a series of closures and flooded roads while train companies warned passengers to expect continuing delays. Read More »

Radiation Leak Reported at Nuclear Site in Britain

Radiation Leak Reported at Nuclear Site in Britain

Sellafield Plant, Europe’s largest nuclear site, declared a radiation alert today… Reports and announcements have been mixed, leaving the public to further speculate on whether or not important risk information is being conveyed to the public. As is often the case with the nuclear industry and government – risks to the public are always down-played, and in some cases, major leaks and even meltdowns – are not even reported. Read More »

US congresswoman says Iran’s nuclear facilities ‘must be bombed’

US congresswoman says Iran’s nuclear facilities 'must be bombed'

Republican member of the House of Representatives Rep. Michele Bachmann says Iran’s nuclear facilities “must be bombed” despite a nuclear agreement between Iran and six major powers. “It may be incumbent upon the Prime Minister [Benjamin Netanyahu] to make a decision he has no desire to make, and that would be to bomb facilities, that must be bombed, in Iran,” Bachmann said during a speech at a Zionist Organization of America gala. Read More »

8 Life Changing Disasters

8 Life Changing Disasters

There are at least eight disasters that may soon change life as we know it, and seven of them are already underway. Most of these could cause an early death for millions. Unfortunately, far too many people are unaware of how serious the situation is. They have the "normalcy bias," the faulty assumption that normal will continue because it seems to have done so in the past. In actuality, "normal" has been changing throughout the entire life of each of us. Read More »

St Jude’s Storm shutdown: Eurostar and Monday morning train services cancelled across south as coast is lashed by 25ft waves

St Jude's Storm shutdown Eurostar and Monday morning train services cancelled across south as coast is lashed by 25ft waves

The biggest storm to hit Britain in a decade is set to cause travel chaos tomorrow morning as rail operators cancel services and airports ground flights. Many train companies in the South have announced they will be running amended timetables, with some not operating at all until late morning. Network Rail told passengers to allow extra time to reach stations and to catch trains because road conditions are also expected to be hazardous. Read More »

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