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It's UKIP mania

Ukip Calypso Singer, Mike Read, Asks Record Company To Withdraw Controversial Song
Huffington Post

UKIP's alliance in Europe rescued by Polish MEP
BBC

Labour Sets Up Anti-UKIP Unit To Tackle Farage
Sky News

Tory byelection hopeful backs Ukip’s points system for EU migrants
The Guardian

UKIP's first MP Douglas Carswell: 'Change is coming'
BBC
Douglas Carswell truly grasps the root of our malaise
The Telegraph



Canadian parliament locked down, soldier fatally wounded in Ottawa shooting
Reuters
Ottawa Shooting: Canada Authorities 'Were Aware of Potential Isis-Style Attacks for Weeks'
International Business Times

Head of sex abuse inquiry Fiona Woolf defends links to Leon Brittan
Evening Standard
Fiona Woolf urged to step down from abuse inquiry over Leon Brittan links
The Guardian

Ken Clarke: Some Eurosceptic Tories should be in UKIP
BBC
Comment: Some Eurofederalist Tories should be in the Liberal Democrats

David Cameron's plans to limit immigration through quotas for EU workers is illegal, European President says
The Telegraph
EU chief warns 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration – as Cameron is warned quota on migrant workers would break the law
The Independent
Comment:
Whose law?

Canadian soldier dies after suspected Islamic radical’s car attack
RT

Downing Street set to crack down on the Muslim Brotherhood
The Telegraph

ISIS sold Muslim women to Jews, Kuwaiti cleric charges
The Jerusalem Post

The full Order of Service for Ian Paisley’s memorial service
Belfast Telegraph

Bishops Reject Shift in Tone for Gay, Divorced Catholics
Wall Street Journal

Russian Orthodox to Catholics: Let’s work together to defend life and family
Life Site

Crackdown on the cyber-mobs poisoning Britain: Sentence for web trolls to be quadrupled to two years after shocking high-profile online abuse cases
The Mail

New Conservative EU referendum bill clears first hurdle
BBC

Britain has foiled several major terror plots this year and is investigating an 'exceptionally high number' of others, says counter-terrorism chief
The Mail

Land transfers, MOD consolidation and incursion concern
Panorama

Spanish fighter jets illegally invade British airspace over Gibraltar
The Express
Comment: RAF jets need to be scrambled when this happens again. A whole squadron of Tornados should be kept at Gibraltar.

UK is lone parent capital of Western Europe
Christian Institute

New eco-friendly buses begin to arrive
Panorama
Comment: The additional capacity will be welcome; it made no sense having only 1 exit so UK standards applying soon.

Iran-Europe ‘post-sanctions’ meeting sparks anger in Israel
Tehran Times

Israel losing support in UK because of settlement building and Gaza offensive, ambassador warns
The Independent
MPs Vote To Recognise Palestinian State
Sky News

[Gibraltan] Govt wants 16 year olds to vote
Panorama

Ebola is the 'biggest health threat to our world in a generation' - David Cameron
The Telegraph
Ebola screening a political gesture, says doctor
BBC

Supreme Court Rejects Gay Marriage Appeals From 5 States
Huffington Post
Comment: The Swinton Circle is dismayed at the growth of this nonsense in the USA. When we last checked 9 states had enacted same sex marriage and most had rejected it. Now 30 states have seen it legalised or forced on them ! States rights have been trampled on by the US supreme court and federal government.

Tory plans to 'ignore' European human rights rulings rejected by Strasbourg
The Telegraph

Vladimir Putin welcomed with cheers in Belgrade
The Telegraph

Blind woman 'kicked out' of Tesco for bringing her guide dog into the store
The Mirror

Breaking down the ISIS threat to Canada
Global News
Islamic State followers urged to attack Australians by any means possible
Sydney Morning Herald

We must not think that having 7 goals scored against us, is a national disaster.
Panorama
- As a Scot who has watched many derisory performances by my own national team and seen a number of managers who should never have been manager of the team (Burlet, Voghts, Levein) , I am confident Gibraltar can pull off a shock result in the group when playing Scotland. Gibraltar are a new football nation and it ill-behoves people to make fun of what should be the 5th UK nation. They will improve but it will require funds, time and patience like most things - AR




Death Penalty News

China cult murder trial: Two members sentenced to death
BBC

[Canadian] MPs demand Iran stop executions
Sun News

Senior Mafia leader Habib Istalif executed
Khaama Press

Convicted murderer sentenced to death for 1984 killings
ABC

Jury hands Jacoby a death sentence
York Daily Record

In a Final Act, Karzai Orders Execution of 5 Men in Rape Case
NY Times

Texas carries out a rare occurrence: An execution of a woman
The Washington Post



Death Penalty Debate

Taiwan
Majority favors death penalty: Minister Luo
Taipei Times

Russia
Russians support return of death penalty to fight extremism and crime
RT

Australia

Small majority of Australians favour the death penalty for deadly terrorist acts in Australia
Roy Morgan Research

Malawi
Malawi Muslims want death penalty
Nyasa Times

South Africa
Should capital punishment be reintroduced?
politicsweb
Why the death penalty won't be reintroduced
politicsweb




Online

Winston McKenzie: “After the EU – what next? The Commonwealth”

20 LESSONS LEARNED from the OFFICIAL and UNOFFICIAL NO CAMPAIGNS: Or, Why the Vote was so Close and Should Never be so Close Again

Rise of ‘social licence’: Claiming they speak for their community, protest groups are undermining the law

Seven mad policies proposed by the Liberal Democrats

Our boys in the Islamic state: Britain's export jihad
We've become the West's leading producer of 'foreign fighters'. Some day the chickens will come home to roost


Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham (1997 – 2013)


Letters:


Gibraltar can pull off shock result
Comment: Even if Gibraltar's football team are not very good just now they have a right to be in international football just as have Moldova, Andorra, Malta and San Marino. British football supporters need to get behind Gibraltar as the FIFTH British nation !