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British jets launch their first attacks against Islamic State

Oct 01, 2014

British jets launch their first attacks against Islamic State

LONDON (Reuters) British Tornado fighter jets have launched their first attacks against Islamic State targets in Iraq since parliament approved combat operations last Friday, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday. "They identified and attacked a heavy weapons position that was endangering Kurdish forces and they subsequently attacked an (IS) armed pickup truck in the same area," he told the BBC #facebook #China #Business #Japan #Brazil #France #Middle East #markets #Italy #british
Thai police no closer to an arrest in murder of British tourists

Sep 28, 2014

Thai police no closer to an arrest in murder of British tourists

BANGKOK (Reuters) Thai police investigating the murder of two British tourists said on Sunday that they were no closer to an arrest as frustration grows over the lack of a breakthrough. #facebook #United States #China #Technology #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #british
Factbox  Denmark, Britain join U.S.led coalition against Islamic State

Sep 27, 2014

Factbox Denmark, Britain join U.S.led coalition against Islamic State

REUTERS Denmark announced on Friday it will send seven F16 fighter jets to take part in a U.S.led military coalition attacking Islamic State militants in Iraq, and parliament in Britain approved British participation. #facebook #India #Japan #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Middle East #Russia #markets #Latin America #Mexico #british
Rock legends Pink Floyd's new album to be released in November

Sep 23, 2014

Rock legends Pink Floyd's new album to be released in November

Gilmour says in the release that the band "added new parts, rerecorded others and generally harnessed studio technology to make a 21stcentury Pink Floyd album." #BuzzPatrol #Pink Floyd #Psychedelic rock #Roger Waters #Classic rock #david gilmour #nick mason #The Endless River #Rick Wright #Syd Barrett #British Rock bands
IS militants release video which shows British hostage criticising war buildup

Sep 23, 2014

IS militants release video which shows British hostage criticising war buildup

Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Tuesday that appears to show British journalist John Cantlie criticising preparations for USled attacks on the militant group, the SITE monitoring service reported. #Obama #Terrorism #Congress #US #Syria #9/11 #Iraq #US government #Airstrikes #militants #Syrian rebels #islamic-state #ISIS #British hostage #IS< terror #John Cantlie

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'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #social media #Narendra Modi #language #Hindi #british #Firstpost Community #PM Modi #comment
'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Oct 02, 2014

Tourism chiefs have rediscovered Ireland

While CSO figures for the first eight months of the year show a 9pc hike in overseas tourism business from Britain, with 171,000 extra Britons visiting Ireland compared to the same period last year, it was not so long ago that Tourism Ireland lost ov... #London #United Kingdom #Boris Johnson
'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Oct 01, 2014

Wreck identified as Franklin's ship

A wreck uncovered in the Arctic last month has been identified as HMS Erebus, the ship British Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin is believed to have been on when it vanished along with another vessel 170 years ago, Canada's prime minister has announced... #Canada #John Franklin #The Arctic
'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Oct 01, 2014

Great British Bake Off recap: Chetna says bye bye and Richard is star baker AGAIN

The semi-final saw lots of layers as patisserie week pushed the remaining four to their baking limit... #Canada #John Franklin #The Arctic