Ted Obvious reports from London about a Public Health warning in England this week. It is an advertising campaign targeted at smokers in a bid to hopefully move them into playing computer games by capturing the attention of their viewers with graphic violence. Usually an anti-smoking advertisement shows what a cigarette can do in the lungs propped up by Public Health statistics to show that they mean business. This advert will keep Big Brother happy for a short what while but what about the others, you know the people who are struggling with other things, find out over on Stirring Trouble internationally. Read more…
Originally posted on Global News:
ABOVE: Aerial footage shows widespread flooding in southeast England
Christmas Day was wet, rather than white, for parts of England.
Areas of south and southeastern England were hit by floods and widespread power outages in the wake of a storm that pummeled Great Britain and France on Dec. 23 and into/through to Christmas Eve.
The storm packed torrential rains and hurricane-force winds, reaching 145 km/h, leading to flight, rail and ferry cancellations.
Reuters reported five people have died in storm-related accidents in Britain since Dec. 23.
One of those was a man who died while trying to rescue his dog from a river.
On Christmas morning there were still 37,000 customers without power and as of 7:30 p.m. GMT there were still flood warnings or alerts for 287 areas, including two severe flood warnings.
Originally posted on WORLD NEWS:
Egypt’s so-called Ansar Jerusalem (Ansar Bait al-Maqdis in Arabic) declared responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly attack on a security building in the city of Mansoura that killed 14 people and wounded more than 100 others, Egyptian media reported citing a Twitter statement by the group.
“Dakahlia Security Directorate was attacked and the operation was carried out successfully thanks be to God and to our Jihadist brothers,” Youm7 news website quoted Ansar Jerusalem’s Twitter statement as saying.
A car bomb tore through the compound in in one of the deadliest attacks since the army deposed Islamist President Mohammad Mursi in July.
Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour has declared three days of mourning.
The army-backed government vowed to fight “black terrorism,” saying the blast an hour after midnight in the city of Mansoura north of Cairo would not derail a political transition plan whose next…
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Originally posted on Online News Portal:
CAIRO: Security officials say an explosion has hit a public bus in the Egyptian capital Cairo, wounding five people. The officials say the blast went off Thursday morning as the bus passed through Cairo’s eastern Nasr City district.
They said the cause was still uncertain but they suspected an explosive device was thrown at the bus or set nearby.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the press.
Egypt has seen a wave of attacks blamed on Islamic militants since the July military ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and the subsequent crackdown on his Muslim Brotherhood group.
On Tuesday, a suicide car bomber struck a police headquarters in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, killing 15 people, in the worst bombing yet.
Originally posted on Չինաստան, 中国,China, چین， Китай:
On December 26, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, in total disregard of the strong opposition of the Chinese side, paid a blatant homage to the Yasukuni Shrine where Class-A war criminals of World War II are honored. The Chinese government expresses its strong indignation over the behavior of the Japanese leader which grossly tramples on the sentiment of the Chinese people and other Asian peoples victimized in the war and openly challenges the historical justice and human conscience, and lodges a strong protest and severe condemnation against the Japanese side.
The war of aggression waged by Japanese militarism brought not only untold disasters to the Chinese and other victimized Asian peoples, but also deep sufferings to the Japanese people. The Yasukuni Shrine is a spiritual tool and symbol of Japanese militarism in its war of aggression. To date, 14 Class-A war criminals who committed heinous crimes to the…
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Ben Delicious is in Gibraltar talking about politicians from Europe, wealthy Arabs and off-shore companies and the synergy between the three. Find out more about the Caribbean Christmas breaks, the British Virgin Islands and the proud nations of the Commonwealth. Then find out what the Baltics have been offering people with there off shore companies over on Stirring Trouble Internationally. Everyone who registered are all enjoying and spending the wealth around the world this Christmas holidays. Read more…
R.F.Wilson writes from London an article about Christmas and the New Year festive season. This post includes info about George Osborne, TV news channels and people who go on a shopping spree buying Chinese made junk. Find out how the legalisation of loan sharking is keeping this confusing shopping up to date and other great ideas over on Stirring Trouble Internationally. Read more…