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  1. IbrahimAbi

    Rip off Britain

    Probably best to boycott these stations, let them see that we can do without them:- Both BP and Shell have been quietly signing up parking firms to install CCTV cameras at the entrances and exits to petrol stations, which are then used to enforce a maximum stay limit – which can be 30 minutes at...
  2. bickern

    Britain's most vile traffic warden

    One word for he "COW". ------------------------------------------------------------ Body-building meter-maid gloats on Facebook about fining drivers and boasts about how she parks on double yellows. Zoe Brunt ranted that she got 'total job satisfaction' punishing Louth motorists. The body...
  3. Freedom 49

    Postal Charges From Britain.

    This morning, as usual at this time of every month, I went down to the PTT to pay both mine and my daughter's internets, telephone, electricity & water bills here in Side. At the same time, I posted 10 x A5 Christmas cards out to Britain giving them every chance to arrive late November or early...
  4. T

    Protect Britain's Fishing Waters - Petition

    Protect Britain's Fishing rights/Water post-Brexit. "On the UK's withdrawal from the EU, Britain can leave the CFP and reclaim its 200-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) under international law (UNCLOS). Adopting UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) would allow total UK...
  5. IbrahimAbi

    First coal-free day in Britain since 1880s

    Britain has gone a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the 1880s, National Grid says. The energy provider said Friday's lack of coal usage was a "watershed" moment. First coal-free day in Britain since 1880s - BBC News Way to go chaps.
  6. Kingfisher

    Britain's working homeless

    Utterly shocking https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/20/working-homeless-britain-economy-minimum-wage-zero-hours
  7. T

    Who's Spending Britain's Billions???

    Did anyone else watch this programme last night? It will be repeated on Sunday 6pm BBC2, or it's available on catch-up. Sooo worth watching! It's a total disgrace that most of our services are being 'contracted out' to the Private sector - But at what Cost to us & our services. The big...
  8. Jaycey

    When did those who represent Britain become so cowardly?

    "On every British passport, it says that Her Britannic Majesty’s Secretary of State promises to ensure that the bearer should receive “such assistance and protection as may be necessary”. Most of us will never need that assistance and protection, but Andy Tsege does. Andy faces execution for...
  9. bickern

    Urdu street signs in Britain

    The truth about Urdu street signs in Britain. Hoax, but apparently lots of folk believed as truth. A picture which looks like it's taken from Google Maps of a junction on the A658 in West Yorkshire shows nearby towns and the airport supposedly signposted in Urdu as well as in English. There...
  10. B

    Does Britain fear Muslims?

    Britain's fear of Muslims 'needs to go' - Al Jazeera English I think that this is a good article by Amir Khan. He seems to talk a lot of sense. Bill.
  11. B

    Battle of Britain.

    Battle of Britain: Historic flypast for 75th anniversary - BBC News It's great to see these brave men together for possibly the last time. Bill.
  12. J

    Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain: Flypast for 75th anniversary of 'Hardest Day' - BBC News Just thinking of my dear Dad tonight who was there. Always in my view a very honourable man.
  13. B

    Battle of Britain fly-past.

    Flypast for Battle of Britain anniversary - BBC News It was good to see some of the pilots from the Battle of Britain watching these old planes flying. It must have brought many poignant memories back to these brave people...
  14. Jaycey

    (The not so) Great Britain

    . http://youtu.be/Olif_iHMW5g
  15. bickern

    Britain's biggest birthday party

    The extraordinary little details that make the Queen's official Birthday Parade so spectacular. The Birthday Parade this year takes place live on BBC1 next Saturday morning. The event known as Trooping The Colour is one of the most labour intensive days in the royal calendar Read more...
  16. W

    The Not So Great Britain.

    I have just read about Mr Cameron promising to make Great Britain greater. The sooner we get away from this myth the better - we have to start realising that the once Great Britain is no longer great - and just a few examples to make my point. 1. I am currently driving through Europe en route...
  17. teosgirl

    9 Brits deported back to Britain after trying to enter Syria

    Pictured: The British children who were detained along with five adults on the Turkish border after trying to cross into Syria to join ISIS  | Daily Mail Online This is the kind of news which leads people to vote UKIP. I wish they'd got what they wanted, they should have been let into...
  18. Sunny Seasider

    Benefits Britain - Life on the Dole

    Series 2 - Episode 1 starts on Channel 5 at 21.00 tonight.
  19. bickern

    Poles demand millions from Britain to pay their benefits

    Britain has been told to pay more than £10 million in unemployment benefit to eastern European migrants who have left Britain, returned home and now cannot find a job. Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have demanded that Iain Duncan Smith’s department funds their jobless citizens because...
  20. Kingfisher

    How to get benefits in Britain?

    Benefits in Britain I read an article recently that explained that if you "quit" your job (since when do all British newspapers use US English?) in France you do not receive benefits, something that apparently British people do not know. Does this mean that in Britain you can leave your job...
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