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    Hamas attacks Israel

    President Aladeen was asked by an Israeli who would win between Netanyahu and Ahmadinejad. In reality "Aladeen" is the British Jewish comedy actor Sacha Baron Cohen and this was a press-conference for his 2012 movie "Dictator"..
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    Hamas attacks Israel

    Could be the start of WWIII.
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    Hamas attacks Israel

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    Hamas attacks Israel

    The Gulf War? Iraq? Afghanistan?
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    Hamas attacks Israel

    RAF and USAF shoot down Iranian drones
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    Iranically Iran, Middle East’s Karen…

    Sky News reporting that RAF planes have shot down some Iranian drones.
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    Paris 2024: French diver embarrasses himself in front of President

    A bruised national ego.
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    Omnibus Russia Ukraine crisis

    The British military's DragonFire laser may be used to shoot down Russian drones in Ukraine
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Black Sabbath - "Tomorrow's Dream" The Birmingham metal pioneers have performed their 1972 song live in studio
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    New frescoes discovered in Pompeii excavation

    Stunning artworks have been uncovered in a new excavation at Pompeii, the ancient Roman city buried in an eruption from Mount Vesuvius in AD79. Archaeologists say the frescoes are among the finest to be found in the ruins of the ancient site. Mythical Greek figures such as Helen of Troy are...
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    Bird confuses police officers by mimicking siren sound

    Police officers were left "confused" by a bird when it convincingly mimicked the sound of the sirens on their cars. Thames Valley Police said staff initially thought their vehicles had developed a fault after hearing the noise at a roads policing base in Bicester.
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Depeche Mode - "It's No Good" (1997) These guys are good. This music is seriously good shit. Maybe one day they'll make the big time.
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    Britain and France celebrate 120 years of Entente Cordiale

    For the first time in history, French soldiers guard Buckingham Palace. Soldiers of the French Republican Guard have guarded King Charles III, which is amazing considering that the French Republican Guard beheaded their King and were enemies of the British during the Napoleonic Wars...
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    King may attend more public engagements

    So YOU'RE a loonie.
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    Britain and France celebrate 120 years of Entente Cordiale

    British and French soldiers have made history by parading together for historic Changing of the Guard ceremonies on both sides of the Channel to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Entente Cordiale. In Paris, British soldiers took part in a guard ceremony at the Elysée Palace, while their...
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    Britain and France celebrate 120 years of Entente Cordiale

    In front of Buckingham Palace yesterday The Band of the Grenadier Guards and La Garde Republicane marched together to celebrate 120 years of friendship between two old enemies Britain and France. In scenes reminiscent of the Coronation, but on a much smaller scale, the two former warring...
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    Britain says she will continue to provide arms to Israel

    More coverage of the UK/US meeting. Cameron and Blinken met for talks in Washington as the two best buddies continue to sort out the world's mess. During the talks Britain urged the US to approve a further £47 billion of aid to Ukraine and vowed to continue to sell £35 billion of weapons to...
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    King may attend more public engagements

    No, it doesn't. It's just the same but with a different monarch on the coins.
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    King may attend more public engagements

    It's like that but they have to chisel a lot of metal to overtake the coins from the longest reign in our history. In Britain there are 28 billion coins in circulation (I've just Googled it), almost all from the long reign of the mighty Queen Elizabeth II. It may take weeks or months before we...