Category Archives: UK

On This Day — The Brighton Bombing (October 12 1984)  [UPDATE — Brighton Bomber : “Ireland will soon be reunited.”]

“Mrs. Thatcher will now realise that Britain cannot occupy our country and torture our prisoners and shoot our people in their own streets and get away with it. Today we were unlucky, but remember we only have to be lucky … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko Dies (November 23 2006) [UPDATE — ECHR : “Assassination imputable to Russia”]

“The evidence suggests that the only credible explanation is, in one way or another, that the Russian state is involved in Litvinenko’s murder.” Scotland Yard lawyer — Court hearing in London (2015)   November 23 2020 — On November 1st 2006, … Continue reading

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Remembering Sir Roger Casement (1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916) — “Hanged on a Comma” [2021]

“If there be no right of rebellion against a state of things that no savage tribe would endure without resistance, then I am sure that it is better for men to fight and die without right than to live in … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — Sir John Chilcot : “Tony Blair Not Straight With UK Over Iraq”

“When I briefed Tony Blair, it was quite clear that he felt this was a necessity, that there was a just cause, that we had to do something about this. How he portrayed that politically… I do not think he … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Brighton Bombing (October 12 1984) [UPDATE — Brighton Bomber : “Ireland will soon be reunited.”]

“Mrs. Thatcher will now realise that Britain cannot occupy our country and torture our prisoners and shoot our people in their own streets and get away with it. Today we were unlucky, but remember we only have to be lucky … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko Dies (November 23 2006) [2020]

“The evidence suggests that the only credible explanation is, in one way or another, that the Russian state is involved in Litvinenko’s murder.” Scotland Yard lawyer — Court hearing in London (2015)   November 23 2020 — On November 1st 2006, … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Brighton Bombing (October 12 1984) [Understanding the Lockerbie Solution]

“Mrs. Thatcher will now realise that Britain cannot occupy our country and torture our prisoners and shoot our people in their own streets and get away with it. Today we were unlucky, but remember we only have to be lucky … Continue reading

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Remembering Sir Roger Casement (1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916) — “Hanged on a Comma” [2020]

“Ireland that has wronged no man, that has injured no land, that has sought no dominion over others. Ireland is treated today among other nations of the world as if she was a convicted criminal. If it be treason to … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — Sir John Chilcot : “Tony Blair Not Straight With UK Over Iraq”

“When I briefed Tony Blair, it was quite clear that he felt this was a necessity, that there was a just cause, that we had to do something about this. How he portrayed that politically… I do not think he … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko Dies (November 23 2006) [2019]

“The evidence suggests that the only credible explanation is, in one way or another, that the Russian state is involved in Litvinenko’s murder.” Scotland Yard lawyer — Court hearing in London (2015) On November 1st 2006, Litvinenko suddenly fell ill and … Continue reading

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