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British Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Hospitalized Again

By: A British nurse who recovered from Ebola last year has been hospitalized again for treatment of an unusual late complication, London’s Royal Free Hospital said Friday. Pauline Cafferkey was being treated in the hospital’s isolation unit and her condition was described as serious. Ben Neuman, a virologist at the University of Reading, said, […]

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Met Investigates Panorama Source Over Leak of CSA Survivor’s ID

By: Police are investigating a senior detective who is a confidential source for BBC1’s Panorama over the leaking of secret identities of complainants in abuse cases. Communications seen by Exaro reveal that the Metropolitan Police Service’s directorate of professional standards launched the investigation into the officer last month. He is suspected of improperly disclosing […]

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WW2 Sketches of Bizarre Assassination Attempts on Winston Churchill Include Exploding Bangers and Mash

By: A wartime artist drew attention to Nazi assassination attempts on Sir Winston Churchill with these intricate diagrams. Laurence Fish was drafted into MI5 by Lord Victor Rothschild’s Counter Sabotage Unit to illustrate how to defuse Hitler’s deadliest gadgets. Fish was briefed from spies’ reports gathered by Rothschild who routinely X-rayed gifts sent to […]

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1 Year Later, U.K.’s Nuclear Deterrent Base Remains in Scotland and Awaits Modernization

By: Last Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the Scottish independence referendum in 2014. The United Kingdom’s nuclear deterrent, four nuclear-armed Trident submarines based at Faslane, Scotland, was a hot topic a year ago. The Scottish National Party vowed to scrap the subs if Scotland broke away. But after 55.3% of voters decided to […]

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Secret Surveillance Court Picks First Outsider to Get a Look In

By: The shadowy Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has appointed its first “friend of the court” to add an outsider’s perspective to the highly secretive process of approving surveillance requests from the government. Preston Burton, a criminal defense attorney known for his work with accused spies, is the first of at least five amici curiae […]

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The Man Who Bought Stonehenge – and Then Gave It Away

By: Today Stonehenge is England’s most important monument, but 100 years ago it was up for sale. The man who bought it helped seal its fate. Standing on Salisbury Plain, its stones visible from afar, Stonehenge has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1986 and attracts a million visitors a year. So it’s […]

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Elizabethia Nessiae

By: Would the Loch Ness Monster have been named after Queen Elizabeth I if its existence had been proven beyond doubt? So runs an interesting article based on the archive of papers belonging to Sir Peter Scott, one time major advocate of the Loch Ness Monster. It seems her Majesty was following the mystery […]

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Archaeologists Hope to Discover Where the People Who Built Avebury Stone Monument Lived

By: Archaeologists are hoping to discover where the people who built a world famous Neolithic stone monument lived. The ancient site of Avebury in Wiltshire includes an inner circle of great standing stones, enclosing two more stone circles, each with a central feature. Some people say Avebury is more impressive than its neighbour Stonehenge […]

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Plan Hatched to Build ‘Lord of the Rings’ City in England

By: Though usually associated more with Middle-earth than Middle England, a plan is afoot to build the fictional city of Minas Tirith from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings – or Peter Jackson’s movie depiction of it, anyway – in the UK. Of course, one does not simply build a fantastical city without funds, […]

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Australia’s 60 Minutes Makes “Special” on U.K.’s VIP Pedophiles

By: [youtube] Australia’s Channel 9 today broadcast a special report on 60 Minutes about the ‘Westminster paedophile network’. Exaro helped 60 Minutes to make the half-hour, three-part film, which can be viewed above. The report, ‘Spies, Lords and Predators’, was the main story on today’s programme. Ross Coulthart, the reporter on the special […]

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U.K. Alien Sensation: MoD “Covered Up Pictures that PROVE UFOs Exist”

By: Claims that photographs of an unidentifiable diamond-shaped craft were “shredded” by the ministry has propelled the little-known case of the “Calvine” sighting into one of the most controversial UFO mysteries in British history. Former MoD UFO investigator turned whistleblower Nick Pope claims pictures of the “Calvine UFO” were not released to the National […]

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Theresa May Rules Out Water Cannon for Police

By: Theresa May says she has decided not to authorise the use of water cannon by police in England and Wales. The Home Secretary told MPs she was ruling out allowing forces to use the Ziegler Wasserwerfer 9000 after a thorough review. Scotland Yard bought three of the water cannon second hand from German […]

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Welsh Official Deflects UFO Questions by Speaking in Klingon

By: In an attempt to be clever, a Welsh official may have exposed a government plan to cover up UFO sightings in and around the Cardiff Airport for many years. When asked specific questions about the events, the reply was flippantly delivered in Klingon. Why not just answer the questions? What is the Welsh […]

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Ten-Year Anniversary of the London 7/7 Bombings

By: Ceremonies are taking place across London on the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 terrorist attacks. Four explosions killed 52 people and injured over 700 others across four locations on London’s transport system. A memorial service is taking place at 11:00 am local time in St. Paul’s Cathedral, while a minute of silence will […]

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