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QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperMissing UK family 'safer than ever with Islamic State'To be fair, the did live in Luton beforehand.
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July 4th, 2015, 6:04 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperMissing UK family 'safer than ever with Islamic State'To be fair, the did live in Luton beforehand.Living next to an airport is convenient eg to those who plan to fly to Syria
 
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http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/6095/ ... teQuoteThe BBC has rejected demands by British lawmakers to stop using the term "Islamic State" when referring to the jihadist group that is carving out a self-declared Caliphate in the Middle East.Lord Hall of Birkenhead, the BBC's director general, said that the proposed alternative, "Daesh," is pejorative and using it would be unfair to the Islamic State, thereby casting doubt upon the BBC's impartiality.Prime Minister David Cameron recently joined the growing chorus of British politicians who argue that the name "Islamic State" is offensive to Muslims and should be banned from the English vocabulary.(snip)"I wish the BBC would stop calling it 'Islamic State' because it is not an Islamic state. What it is is an appalling, barbarous regime. It is a perversion of the religion of Islam, and, you know, many Muslims listening to this program will recoil every time they hear the words 'Islamic State.'"
 
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July 5th, 2015, 1:28 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperhttp://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/6095/uk-ban- ... teQuoteThe BBC has rejected demands by British lawmakers to stop using the term "Islamic State" when referring to the jihadist group that is carving out a self-declared Caliphate in the Middle East.Lord Hall of Birkenhead, the BBC's director general, said that the proposed alternative, "Daesh," is pejorative and using it would be unfair to the Islamic State, thereby casting doubt upon the BBC's impartiality.Prime Minister David Cameron recently joined the growing chorus of British politicians who argue that the name "Islamic State" is offensive to Muslims and should be banned from the English vocabulary.(snip)"I wish the BBC would stop calling it 'Islamic State' because it is not an Islamic state. What it is is an appalling, barbarous regime. It is a perversion of the religion of Islam, and, you know, many Muslims listening to this program will recoil every time they hear the words 'Islamic State.'" this "perversion of Islam" argument doesn't hold much water imho.
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July 5th, 2015, 2:36 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperhttp://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/6095/uk-ban- ... teQuoteThe BBC has rejected demands by British lawmakers to stop using the term "Islamic State" when referring to the jihadist group that is carving out a self-declared Caliphate in the Middle East.Lord Hall of Birkenhead, the BBC's director general, said that the proposed alternative, "Daesh," is pejorative and using it would be unfair to the Islamic State, thereby casting doubt upon the BBC's impartiality.Prime Minister David Cameron recently joined the growing chorus of British politicians who argue that the name "Islamic State" is offensive to Muslims and should be banned from the English vocabulary.(snip)"I wish the BBC would stop calling it 'Islamic State' because it is not an Islamic state. What it is is an appalling, barbarous regime. It is a perversion of the religion of Islam, and, you know, many Muslims listening to this program will recoil every time they hear the words 'Islamic State.'" this "perversion of Islam" argument doesn't hold much water imho.Yeah, talk is cheap. It's what he is not saying tells buckets..
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Palm oil warning to Devon dog ownersSorry I'm dumb. What do they call "palm oil" there in Albion?
 
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QuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaPalm oil warning to Devon dog ownersSorry I'm dumb. What do they call "palm oil" there in Albion?Palm oil
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QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaPalm oil warning to Devon dog ownersSorry I'm dumb. What do they call "palm oil" there in Albion?Palm oilI really don't get why there would be palmoil FFB (fresh fruit branch) on UK beaches as palmoil trees are grown in South Asia, Africa and South America and are not shipped overseas as such.
 
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July 6th, 2015, 4:54 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaPalm oil warning to Devon dog ownersSorry I'm dumb. What do they call "palm oil" there in Albion?Palm oilI really don't get why there would be palmoil FFB (fresh fruit branch) on UK beaches as palmoil trees are grown in South Asia, Africa and South America and are not shipped overseas as such.from your storyQuote The white palm oil is often discarded by ships at sea and can cause liver failure and gastrointenstinal problems to dogs that eat it.
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July 7th, 2015, 2:06 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaPalm oil warning to Devon dog ownersSorry I'm dumb. What do they call "palm oil" there in Albion?Palm oilI really don't get why there would be palmoil FFB (fresh fruit branch) on UK beaches as palmoil trees are grown in South Asia, Africa and South America and are not shipped overseas as such.from your storyQuote The white palm oil is often discarded by ships at sea and can cause liver failure and gastrointenstinal problems to dogs that eat it.This must be processed palm oil - the stearin fraction would be a room-temperature solid fat used in baked goods.I doubt the palm oil itself is toxic to dogs but the bacteria and byproducts from the partial decomposition of these floating fat globules cleaned out of bulk-carrier's holds would be.
 
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July 7th, 2015, 6:27 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaPalm oil warning to Devon dog ownersSorry I'm dumb. What do they call "palm oil" there in Albion?Palm oilI really don't get why there would be palmoil FFB (fresh fruit branch) on UK beaches as palmoil trees are grown in South Asia, Africa and South America and are not shipped overseas as such.from your storyQuote The white palm oil is often discarded by ships at sea and can cause liver failure and gastrointenstinal problems to dogs that eat it.This must be processed palm oil - the stearin fraction would be a room-temperature solid fat used in baked goods.I doubt the palm oil itself is toxic to dogs but the bacteria and byproducts from the partial decomposition of these floating fat globules cleaned out of bulk-carrier's holds would be.I first thought the pic shows a part of a FBB that would have got white (maybe after several months in the sea). But T4A this could also be stearin or even palmkernel.Anyway, I don't understand why someone would discard it at sea and how it arrived to the UK coast.Yes, and as also suggested by T4A, it shall not be toxic in itself.Weird ... Is that truly palmoil?
 
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July 7th, 2015, 6:28 pm

Lightning bolt struck and killed Brecon Beacons walker 'because he was carrying a selfie stick'What a sad end.
 
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10 years after London Bombing, warnings of a greater threatQuoteAs Britain mourned the 52 civilians killed 10 years ago in its most devastating terrorist attacks, government officials warned on Tuesday that the threat of terrorism had only increased, though its nature has shifted....Counterterrorism experts like Raffaello Pantucci, director of international security studies at the Royal United Services Institute in London, have regularly noted that while Al Qaeda tended to favor large-scale coordinated assaults, the new dangers include so-called lone-wolf attacks, which are harder to prevent, by marginal actors whose radicalization and recruitment can happen quietly in British suburbs and towns through social media and small mosques.
 
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QuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaLightning bolt struck and killed Brecon Beacons walker 'because he was carrying a selfie stick'What a sad end.Rip
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