Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
From the Telegraph
The Scout Association has suspended a second volunteer and referred four more mosques to the police over extremism concerns following a Telegraph investigation.
Hussain Al-Rawni, (left) who runs the 304th Birmingham Scout Group on behalf of the Muslim Association of Britain ...Read More...
Posted on 01/22/2019 3:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Sunday, 20 January 2019
From the Telegraph and the Mail on Sunday
A scout group run from a mosque is being investigated by police after a Telegraph investigation linked it to an Islamic extremist and a man associated with Holocaust denial.
The Scout Association raised the alarm after the Telegraph found the Lewisham ...Read More...
Posted on 01/20/2019 3:41 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 18 January 2019
From the Express Photograph AFP/Getty via the Daily Mail
NORWAY police are investigating a suspected terror attack after a woman was attacked with a knife in a supermarket in Oslo.
The authorities are treating the incident which happened on January 17 in the capital as “terror-related”. The woman ...Read More...
Posted on 01/18/2019 11:44 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
From CGTN Africa
Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett has called for calm as police work to contain the situation, at the same time appealing for any information that might be useful to the investigation.
“We regret to confirm that at around 3pm today, a group of armed assailants attacked ...Read More...
Posted on 01/15/2019 10:53 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Monday, 14 January 2019
by Esmerelda Weatherwax
2019 is the bi-cenennary of the event in English history called the Peterloo Massacre. There was a new film of the story and I expect there will be events in Manchester and Lancashire during the year. I was taught about it in school back in the 1960s but I’m not sure it’s ...Read More...
Posted on 01/14/2019 9:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 10 January 2019
From the Bradford Telegraph and Argus So far only the local paper and regional Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC have reported the opening of the trial. It seems like abuse on an industrial scale of our little girls is now a mere local interest item.
Opening the prosecution case as the trial got underway ...Read More...
Posted on 01/10/2019 9:38 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 8 January 2019
From the Swedish edition of The Local
The trial of six Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals accused of financing terrorism got under way in Stockholm on Monday, with three of them also charged with planning a terror attack.
"If the terrorist crime had been carried out, it could have seriously hurt Sweden," ...Read More...
Posted on 01/08/2019 7:40 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 3 January 2019
From The Cleveland Plain Dealer and CBS News
A prominent hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, fired a first-year resident after discovering anti-Semitic comments in her social media posts.
Lara Kollab was identified as the fired employee behind the comments. She worked as a supervised resident at the ...Read More...
Posted on 01/03/2019 3:41 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Wednesday, 2 January 2019
From the Guardian
It was right to classify the stabbing of three people in Manchester on New Year’s Eve as terrorism despite the suspect being detained under the Mental Health Act, a former police chief has said.
Sir Peter Fahy, the ex-chief constable of Greater Manchester police, said the knife ...Read More...
Posted on 01/02/2019 3:13 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 1 January 2019
From the Independent and the Philippine Star
Two people were killed and more than a dozen others wounded when a bomb exploded near the entrance to a shopping centre in the southern Philippines.
Police said they believed the New Year's Eve blast was orchestrated remotely by suspected Muslim militants.
The ...Read More...
Posted on 01/01/2019 6:39 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 1 January 2019
From The Guardian and the Manchester Evening News
The witness to the assailant shouting "Allah" is a BBC employee who was about his own personal business. However my husband says that the initial reports (I was sleeping) from the BBC omited this salient fact; but it was the left leaning Guardian ...Read More...
Posted on 01/01/2019 2:46 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Sunday, 30 December 2018
From the Belfast Telegraph
UK security services have made a crucial breakthrough in the search for the world’s most wanted woman.
Spies hunting suspected terror mastermind White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite have been given new intelligence she is now hiding out in Yemen.
The Co Down woman is understood ...Read More...
Posted on 12/30/2018 5:32 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 29 December 2018
Friday between Christmas and New Year and things feel a bit flat, so . . .
“What’s on at the pictures?”
Which is how daughter and I came to be in one of the larger theatres of our local multi-screen yesterday settling down to watch Mary Poppins Returns. I grew up on the original Mary Poppins ...Read More...
Posted on 12/29/2018 1:17 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 29 December 2018
From the Times and The Telegraph Photograph Reuters via the BBC
Egyptian police killed 40 suspected terrorists in three co-ordinated gun battles on Saturday after a deadly attack on a coach carrying tourists to the Great Pyramids of Giza.
A roadside bomb killed three Vietnamese tourists and their ...Read More...
Posted on 12/29/2018 6:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 25 December 2018
From the Express and the Libya Herald Malta, 25 December 2018:
Libya’s Tripoli-based Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aligned with the internationally-recognized Faiez Serraj Presidency Council and Government of National Accord, has confirmed that this morning’s terror attack was a suicide attack.
An ...Read More...
Posted on 12/25/2018 10:30 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax