Saturday, November 27

Day: September 6, 2016

PM Theresa May plans: EU migrants needs job before enter to UK
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

PM Theresa May plans: EU migrants needs job before enter to UK

    Under plans being considered by Prime Minister Theresa May, EU migrants may be banned from the UK if they do not have a job. After saying that an Australian-style points system would fail to curb immigration levels in the UK earlier on Monday (5 September), the British prime minister is said to be looking at a work permit system whereby EU migrants cannot come to the country to look for work. But the points system that was touted during the EU referendum campaign could be "open to abuse" and would entitle migrants to "automatically" enter Britain if they had enough points, she said. "What the British people voted for on the 23rd of June was to bring some control into the movement of people from the European Union to the UK. A points-based system does not give you that cont...
Anjem Choudary jailed for five years and six months for urging support of Isis
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Anjem Choudary jailed for five years and six months for urging support of Isis

    Anjem Choudary, who preached hate over two decades with seeming impunity from legal punishment, has been jailed for five years and six months for his activities to support Islamic State. Choudary was sentenced at the Old Bailey in London after his conviction in July for urging Muslims to support Isis in a series of talks posted on YouTube. He was convicted alongside his acolyte Mohammed Rahman, 33. Choudary, 49, avoided serious criminal charges for years, but his conviction for terrorism was agreed unanimously by a jury. The “hate preacher” and Rahman told their supporters to obey Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Isis leader, who is also known as a caliph, and travel to Syria to support “the caliphate”, the trial had heard. Choudary was a key figure for a succession of Islamist m...
Keith Vaz resigned as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Keith Vaz resigned as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee

    Keith Vaz has stood down as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee following allegations he paid two male escorts for sex. The MP for Leicester East allegedly offered to cover the cost of cocaine if it was brought to his London flat, but refused to have any himself. The 59-year-old reportedly met two Eastern European escorts at his property in Edgeware and boasted to them about having unprotected sex, the Sunday Mirror reported. A series of text messages published by the newspaper allegedly show Mr Vaz asking for the legal high poppers to be brought to the meeting. The substance is widely used as a sex-enhancing drug. Voice recordings of a 90-minute meeting on 27 August, also purport to show Mr Vaz examining pictures of men on the gay dating app Grindr. Mr Vaz has p...
Black Lives Matter protesters arrested storm in London City Airport runway
ENGLISH, London

Black Lives Matter protesters arrested storm in London City Airport runway

    London City Airport was brought to a standstill on Tuesday morning after a group of Black Lives Matter activists stormed the runway. The demonstrators say they have "shut down London City Airport to protest the UK's environmental impact on black people". Police said the nine protesters locked themselves together and erected a tripod on the runway, while it has been reported that they bypassed security and reached the airport by using a rubber dinghy to cross the docks. As of around 10.15am, there had been seven arrests, but only two protesters had been removed from the runway. Swathes of outgoing flights have been cancelled, while incoming planes have been diverted to Gatwick and Southend airports. The activist group, which launched a series of protests around the country ...
President of the Philippine regret to Obama as son of a whore
Asia, ENGLISH

President of the Philippine regret to Obama as son of a whore

    President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has expressed regret for calling Barack Obama a son of a whore a remark that led to the US leader cancelling their meeting during a regional summit in Laos. In a statement read by his spokesman, Duterte said the remark was not intended as a personal insult. “While the immediate cause was my strong comments to certain press questions that elicited concern and distress, we also regret that it came across as a personal attack on the US president,” Ernesto Abella quoted Duterte as saying. He added that a meeting with the US had been “mutually agreed upon to be moved to a later date”. Duterte called Obama a “son of a whore” following weeks of criticism from the US against extrajudicial killings in the Philippines’ bloody drug war. “S...