22 December 2014 7:27
The poorest 10 percent of British households pay almost half of their gross income in taxes, while that figure is only 35 percent for the richest 10 percent, a new study finds.
The study, conducted by the TaxPayers’ Alliance and published on Monday, found that the poorest 10 percent pay an average of 47 percent in direct and indirect taxes.
22 December 2014 7:20
British police officials are reportedly investigating allegations against six senior parliamentarians believed to have had links with up to five pedophile rings operating at the heart of Westminster.
British media reported on Sunday that, three lawmakers and three members of the House of Lords have been named in a dossier handed to Scotland Yard for inquiry.
The dossier, collected by British parliamentarian...
21 December 2014 21:09
Taliban welcomes brutal Margaret Thatcher on State Visit to Pakistan with "Allaho Akbar". The same mentality of terrorisms in Syria, Iraq available today. They were funded, trained, armed by the same zionists and the terrorists are serving to the same zionism today.
21 December 2014 15:13
Souvenir stores in France’s iconic Eiffel Tower have closed their doors to visitors for the second day due to an ongoing strike by the sales staff.
The strike which entered its second day on Saturday came as CGT trade union spokesman Remi Picaud said that staff push for a 300-euro (USD 367) monthly raise at talks with management.
The union says the...
21 December 2014 15:11
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the situation in eastern Ukraine remains “extremely serious” for the over 1.7 million children affected by the ongoing conflict.
Kristen Elsby, the UNICEF’s communication director, made the remarks on Friday in a press briefing in the Swiss city of Geneva.
According to the UN agency, fighting between government troops and pro-Russia...
21 December 2014 8:33
Clashes have broken out between police and Occupy Democracy demonstrators, demanding what they refer to as a genuine democracy in Britain.
British police swamped a peaceful demonstration staged by Occupy Democracy protesters calling for “genuine democracy free from corporate influence,” in London’s Parliament Square on Saturday.
The activists, staging their third occupation of the square, were forced to leave the protest, which...
20 December 2014 22:51
Security forces in Sweden say two separate car bomb attacks have ripped through the Scandinavian country’s southern city of Malmo, with no immediate reports of human loss.
Police spokeswoman, Linda Pleym, said one of the bombs went off at the foot of a building in the multiethnic Rosengaard district of Malmo, situated 612 kilometers (380 miles) southwest of the capital, Stockholm,...
20 December 2014 22:49
Italy’s coast guard says it has rescued 194 Syrian migrants, including women and children, who were on a boat from Turkey to Italy when they faced trouble.
The migrants, including 23 women, two of whom were pregnant, and 38 children, were rescued Friday as their vessel was at risk of sinking, the Italian coast guard said on Saturday.
The 30-meter merchant vessel...
20 December 2014 22:45
Thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets in several cities across the country to protest a new security law aimed at limiting public protests.
Protesters staged demonstrations on Saturday in a number of cities across Spain, with the largest turnouts in the capital Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao.
Rallies were also staged in the Spanish cities of Almeria, Granada and Valencia against...
20 December 2014 13:55
A report says one out of every five Britons is living below the poverty line in the country.
“As 2014 draws to a close there are 13 million people in poverty, including 27 percent of the 2.5 million children in the UK,” Child Poverty Action Group said in a report.
The Trussell Trust charity released a report showing one million people in...
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