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British lawmaker proposes 'English votes for English laws' plan

The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement.

CIA torture report redacted at request of British spies

Credits: Chris Hondros/Getty I Alt Text: Guantanamo Bay prison Downing Street admits information was censored on 'national security grounds', but denies complicity One-Minute Read Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:38pm See related: CIAShow More Summary

Gower tree chosen to light up No 10

The prime minister turned on the lights on his two trees today - and one of them was grown in Wales. Farmer Rob Morgan from Gower won a competition to supply the 12ft (3.6m) tree for the state rooms at 10 Downing Street and the big switch-on took place this evening.

Nicola Sturgeon shows how she means to go on by picking a fight with the Queen

Downing Street, we are told, wants to ‘re-set’ the relationship between Westminster and Holyrood after the referendum. UK ministers apparently want an atmosphere of ‘co-operation; to exist between the two governments. Well,… Continue reading The post Nicola Sturgeon shows how she means to go on by picking a fight with the Queen appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Chokehold protests spread across the U.S., from Oakland to Chicago to Boston

As thousands of protesters caused bumper-to-bumper traffic jams throughout the streets of New York on Thursday, their counterparts in cities across the nation — including Chicago, Boston and Oakland — were also shutting down streetsShow More Summary

Surreal Scene as #DCFerguson Protest Shuts Down Street Near White House

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

It's 5:40 p.m. in Washington, D.C., and protesters have shut down the intersection of 15th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. They are staging a "die-in," with dozens of marchers lying in the middle of the road, memorializing Mike Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men killed by police this year. Show More Summary

findSimilar by Cortexica is our fashion innovation of the year #ShinyShinyAwards

This year was the year that we finally stopped chasing women down streets to ask where they got their dress from, and started letting technology do the legwork instead. Using top-notch visual recognition technology, the brilliant findSimilar...Show More Summary

#Ferguson Protesters Shut Down Clayton – Block Off Streets – Tear Up Gates

Ferguson protesters shut down streets in Clayton, Missouri. The protesters shut down intersections in the city this afternoon. Die in and silence in middle of intersection of Carondelet and Bemiston @ksdknews https://t.co/PkdpXK2W9m — Elizabeth Matthews (@ElizabethKSDK) December 3, 2014 They … Continue reading ?

Interview of the Day: Russell Brand Argues with ‘Snide’ Reporter About Rent

3 weeks agoOdd : The Daily What

Comedian/activist Russell Brand was protesting on Downing Street this week with some east London residents who fear they might be evicted, when things got a little heated. A US Investment firm called Westbrook Partners purchased their...Show More Summary

The Black Communities Selective Racial Outrage

In response to Eyewitness: Before St. Louis Hammer Attack, 'Black People' Ran Up And Down Street Yelling, 'Kill The White People': Is this what the race-baiting Al Sharpton meant when he said,"It's not over," after a grand jury decided...Show More Summary

Eyewitness: Before St. Louis Hammer Attack, 'Black People' Ran Up And Down Street Yelling, 'Kill The White People'

A video provided to St. Louis blogger Bob McCarty of the crime scene at the South St. Louis Bevo Mill neighborhood where a group of black teenagers bludgeoned Bosnian immigrant Zemir Begic to death with hammers, strongly suggests the motive for the attack - retaliation for the Michael Brown shooting. Show More Summary

Sacked Plebgate Whistleblower: I Have No Regrets

The police whistle-blower who contacted The Sun over allegations Andrew Mitchell called Downing Street security "plebs" has told the paper he has "no regrets" despite being sacked, leaving him thousands of pounds in debt. Former Police...Show More Summary

What next for Andrew Mitchell?

Toby Rowland didn’t have the ‘wit, imagination or inclination’ to invent the account he produced of Andrew Mitchell calling police officers ‘plebs’ at the gates of Downing Street. In any… Continue reading The post What next for Andrew Mitchell? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Uncertainty surrounds when Cameron will deliver his game changing immigration speech

We still don’t know when David Cameron’s long-awaited ‘game-changer’ speech on immigration will be. Downing Street is only saying that it will be ‘before Christmas’, but it is still expected… Continue reading The post Uncertainty surrounds when Cameron will deliver his game changing immigration speech appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Tory MP Anne McIntosh Calls for Cats to Be Brought Back to the Palace of Westminster in Order to Get the Rodent Problem Under Control

Anne McIntosh "It is a matter of fact that the mouse population at Westminster is spiraling out of control. Will the Right Honorable Gentleman review his decision and, using the same model adopted by ten and eleven Downing Street, consider...Show More Summary

Video: RedBull “SteepCrest 2014? on De Haro in Potrero Hill – Bike and Skateboard Ramp Jumps – Kind of a Nothingburger

TweetI’d wondered why I hadn’t heard of any coverage of this one. It was kind of a nothingburger. See? I don’t know, if Red Bull wants to start shutting down streets to promote itself, I think it could come up with some better ideas. Here are just a few. Hey RB, try to be more […]

Gutless Georgie "Porgie" Osborne Gets Rid of Freya but in Doing So Lies About the True Reason Behind His Second Cruel Abandonment of Her

Freya Relaxing "Freya had to go, it just wasn't working out. She was a handful. Poor Lola was scared of her."-- an unidentified Downing Street sourceFreya's short-lived reign as the first cat of the Exchequer has come to an abrupt end. Show More Summary

Coffee Shots: Miliband heads for the exit

One of the things that every political team needs is a Liz Sugg. Sugg works in Downing Street and makes sure that every trip the Prime Minister makes anywhere runs… Continue reading The post Coffee Shots: Miliband heads for the exit appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

EU ruling supports curbs on 'benefits tourism'

Credits: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: The European Court of Justice Downing Street welcomes European Court of Justice decision on Romanian woman living in Germany One-Minute Read Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 4:22pm The...Show More Summary

Downing Street might have just saved Ed Miliband

The EU Budget deal has moved the story on and taken the pressure off If you have bad news to get out, then Friday evening is as good a time as any to do it. MPs have gone back to their constituencies, the public is paying less attention and it falls in that gap between […]

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