Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Friday, 27 November 2009
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From The Telegraph The apologists can try to pick tiny inaccuracies in Cameron's statement yesterday (something to do with the public money in question coming from a different fund - it ultimately all comes from the one fund, MY POCKET! Tax here, tax there, fee, levy, rates, whatever). The question ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2009 2:25 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 26 November 2009
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From The Australian A SPATE of attacks in Iraq killed five people and struck a church and a convent overnight, with one bomb at a busy market claiming two lives as shoppers stocked up for a Muslim feast and holiday. In the deadliest incident, two home-made bombs exploded in the market in Mussayib, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2009 1:05 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 26 November 2009
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From The London Evening Standard I'm not keen on open plan myself but everybody I know who is in such a flat took it because even if they didn't have minimalist airy taste the alternative, aka the street, was not to be contemplated. A Town Hall is poised to ban open-plan design in new housing ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2009 8:09 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 26 November 2009
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From The LA Times  I much prefer George, below, and I'm an Englishwoman! Statement by the President on Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha, as provided by the White House Michelle and I would like to send our best wishes to all those performing Hajj this year, and to Muslims in America and ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2009 8:00 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 26 November 2009
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From The Times David Cameron was accused of using "divisive smears" by the Schools Secretary after alleging that a radical Muslim group had set up two schools with the help of public cash meant to tackle extremism. The Tory leader claimed that the Government had been warned that the independent ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2009 2:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 25 November 2009
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From The BBC A London university has cancelled a talk by an Islamic preacher who allegedly endorses killing homosexuals. Abu Usamah, recorded by Channel 4 saying gay people should be "thrown off a mountain", was due at University College London (UCLU) next week. A university spokeswoman ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/25/2009 4:03 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 25 November 2009
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From The Copenhagen Post New study shows five ethnic groupings in Denmark have negative attitudes towards Jewish people More than 1500 immigrants from Turkish, Pakistani, Somali, Palestinian and Eastern European backgrounds have been interviewed, along with 300 ethnic Danes, for a study on attitudes ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/25/2009 3:53 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 24 November 2009
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Management of the organisation my husband works for are very proud of their shiny new database, through which they aspire to the Holy Grail of the paperless office. Last month they were inspected by the inspection institution for their field. The inspectors were less than impressed and ordered them ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/24/2009 9:28 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 24 November 2009
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MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A police investigator and a court bailiff were found beheaded in a car trunk in Russia's mainly Muslim region of Kabardino-Balkaria, Interfax said on Tuesday, underscoring spreading violence on Russia's southern flank. The killings follow a spate of attacks on power stations ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/24/2009 8:33 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 24 November 2009
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Another item from the Local. A German-born Turkish man with a string of criminal convictions can be deported to Turkey, even though he has never lived there and only speaks broken Turkish, a court has ruled. The legal fight between the city of Munich and the 22-year-old man was decided on by the Bavarian ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/24/2009 3:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 24 November 2009
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From The German edition of The Local Dresden police announced on Monday that they have found a suspect in the defacement of a synagogue that took place two days ahead of the 71st anniversary of the Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom this month. The 39-year-old Algerian man is accused of daubing swastikas and ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/24/2009 3:14 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 24 November 2009
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This is from the Independent,  Interfax and  Moscow News. A murdered Russian Orthodox priest was laid to rest in Moscow yesterday, amid fears of rising religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in the country. Father Daniil Sysoyev was shot dead inside his own church last ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/24/2009 2:07 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 23 November 2009
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From The Herald Sun of Melbourne Gunmen abducted and killed at least 21 people in the southern Philippines on Monday, apparently to prevent a woman filing her husband's nomination to run for provincial governor in elections next year, the military said. Lieutenant Colonel Romeo Brawner said the bodies ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2009 8:32 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 23 November 2009
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My family and I met up with the March for England parade in a very wet and miserable Whitehall just after they left placing their wreath on the Women’s memorial in the centre of Whitehall and so we were in time for the final wreath laying and the two minutes silence at the Ghurkha Statue in Whitehall ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2009 6:04 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 23 November 2009
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From The Telegraph Counter-terrorism police have charged four men after raids on a network thought to have been sending young men to receive terrorist training abroad. Israr Malik, 21, of Bowdon Avenue, Fallowfield in Manchester, is charged with intending to commit acts of terrorism, namely violent ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2009 2:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 22 November 2009
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From The Telegraph Ricardo Blach, skipper of the Alakrana, which was released on Tuesday after being held by pirates for six weeks, told a Spanish newspaper how he saw the Ukrainian girl aboard another hijacked ship. During his captivity, Black boarded a second vessel, the cargo ship Ariana, to hand ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2009 4:41 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 21 November 2009
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From The Sunday Times Visiting France last week, Lubna Hussein said she had received death threats since beginning a campaign to stop the flogging and imprisonment of women who wear trousers. She risked punishment for leaving Sudan illegally, but this would not stop her from exposing the “absurdity” ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2009 4:56 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 21 November 2009
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From The Maldives News. The Maldives promotes itself as a romantic holiday destination; we are also warned that should the sea level rise in the Indian Ocean to any extent that the Maldives will be underwater before one can say Minaret. President Mohamed Nasheed said yesterday he would seek advice ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2009 9:49 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 21 November 2009
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From The Times Come Friday prayers in Lahore, it is not hard to find the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks. Hafiz Mohammed Saeed is neither in hiding nor in jail. The founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba is instead delivering a sermon to thousands of devoteees at the Jamia al-Qadsia mosque — one ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2009 3:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 20 November 2009
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From The Telegraph A suicide bomber killed 16 people in the city of Farah and a powerful politician survived an assassination attempt in a bloody day in Afghanistan. A day after President Hamid Karzai took the oath of office for a second term, a suicide bomber struck in a busy square in Farah, Police ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2009 8:34 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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