Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax
From the Telegraph
A man has been arrested by counter-terror police on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. The 32-year-old was held in Stratford, east London, by officers from the Metropolitan Police on Monday night.
Scotland Yard said he was arrested ...Read More...
Posted on 01/06/2015 12:24 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
From The Guardian.
Thousands of people from remote towns in north-eastern Nigeria have begun streaming into the capital of Borno state to seek refuge after Boko Haram seized an army camp in the border village of Baga, the second time the militants have overrun a military base in a week.
Fleeing ...Read More...
Posted on 01/06/2015 1:55 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
From 9 News Australia
A police officer has died in Spain after he was allegedly pushed under the path of an oncoming train. Police say officer Francisco Javier Ortega, 28, was asking a group of passengers on a Madrid platform on Saturday for identification papers when a scuffle broke out.
The ...Read More...
Posted on 01/05/2015 5:26 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
From Breitbart London
The taxpayer-funded German state broadcaster has released a colourful children’s cartoon animation criticising anti-Islamisation movement PEGIDA, as German politicians, the mainstream media, the arts, and the Church unite to pour scorn on the Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation ...Read More...
Posted on 01/05/2015 4:53 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Posted on 01/05/2015 5:18 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tsarnaev faces 30 terrorism charges and prosecutors have asked for the death penalty if he is convicted. A jury would first need to vote to convict him and then vote a second time on whether to impose the death penalty.His lawyers have offered to have him plead guilty if prosecutors drop their demand ...Read More...
Posted on 01/05/2015 4:23 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
From the Telegraph
Rain seeped into the tombs through shattered flagstones. Nearby, marble crosses lay in pieces. Plastic flowers, once lovingly placed on a grave, were torn and stamped into the earth. Beside the desecrated graveyard in the Syrian town of Kessab stood the Holy Trinity Armenian Evangelical ...Read More...
Posted on 01/03/2015 11:14 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
The Local web-newspaper is about the only direct source of English language news I have for Sweden; sadly in recent years it either reports interesting but bland 'local' news, or more worring incidents from a 'celebrate diversity' angle. As in this article. But the comments are interesting.
Three ...Read More...
Posted on 01/03/2015 3:52 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned the country's citizens not to participate in weekly anti-Islam rallies that have attracted growing numbers of supporters in the eastern German city of Dresden. Merkel condemned the organizers of the protests and said they were driven ...Read More...
Posted on 01/01/2015 8:15 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
and my fellow contributors and those who work behind the scenes on this web magazine and blog.
In the UK 2015 is likely to be an interesting year. I hope it's a good one.
Picture by a Reuters photographer via the Daily Mail
Posted on 01/01/2015 3:19 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax