Speaking at his Rosarito, Mexico home, Thomas Markle said he was ready to take his estranged daughter Meghan to court in order to see his grandchildren Archie and Lilibet.
Some U.S. tech companies expressed disappointment with a ruling by a federal judge that blocked new applications to a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation.
I feel for all Catalonians and hope they will receive the right Justice, in that they will not be imprisoned not now or ever for their actions in rightly proclaiming the Independence of Catalonia from Spain.
The total injustice was that they were even charged or let alone imprisoned for their beliefs. For the actions of the Spanish Government and their agents have proved once and for all, that Spain is not the Democratic country it proports to be,
Lets hope Democracy wins and that the former leaders of Catalonia not made completely free persons for now and forever and maybe duly compensated for their illegal charging and imprisonment by the Spanish Authorities.
If I had my way then it would be the Spanish authorities and their Agents who should be charged and be found guilty of actions against democracy and be sentenced accordingly.
On Tuesday, the Spanish Supreme Court rejected the request from the far-right party Vox and the neoliberal party Ciudadanos (C’s) to annul the pardons for nine Catalan leaders as a precautionary measure while their appeals are assessed. Thus, the contentious administrative chamber ruled out for now ordering the reimprisonment of the nine pro-independence leaders.
The court believes that annulling the pardons as a precautionary measure could lead to “harmful and irreversible situations that could potentially violate the rights of the Catalan leaders,” arguing that the court could end up endorsing the pardons. Therefore, the court concluded that, “in assessing the conflict of interests, the request to suspend the pardons as a precaution pending a final decision is not acceptable.”
The court, however, has not ruled yet on the legitimacy of Ciudadanos (C’s) and Vox’s appeals against the pardons because this issue is not part of the resolution of precautionary measures…
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Racism, yet again, Racism should have no platform in the UK, but it does and here the blame is not only on the racists, but the Platform providers Facebook, Twitter, etc, who by their apparent refusal to take these abusive down as soon as they appear, are, effectively as guilty as the racists who post these comments.
Not only should the racists be prosecuted, but also the platform providers, for only then will this racism end.
There has to be ‘ZERO tolerism‘ with regards to racism.
During an interview at al-Roj prison camp in Syria, Shamima Begum, 21, insisted she did not need to be rehabilitated and would ‘love’ to help rehabilitate others.
jihadi bride Shamima Begum, a Good question for she has done herself no favours, how she left the OK and her initial interviews when she first made a wish to return, now she says she understands that she was wrong in what she did.
But then she would, for I feel this is how ISIS would have instructed her or similar to be. The West have little understanding of Syria/Iran and certainly none about ISIS, so every contact has to be viewed with the extreme suspiciousness. but that been said many others have been allowed to come back, even ISIS fighters, but does that mean everyone should be.
She no longer has a British Passport and effectively disowned the UK when she left.now she says she is on her own, and needs help, but do we and can we really believe her.
I fear not, if she was allowed to return she would be forever a suspect of turning once again against the UK and have we the full resources to ensure she will never be harmful to the UK, I feel the answer is No.
So I say she stays were she is.
Israel’s military said the explosions were a response to the launching of incendiary balloons that caused fires in fields in southern Israel.
Here we have the classic no trust on both sides, similar to what we had in Northern Ireland, which is still not fully sorted, but peace has been kept to a major degree.
Israel are still allowing israeli settlemen ts on what the Palestians believe to be their land, so there needs to be some show of faith from Israel, otherwise nothing will ever be sorted. One side has to show contrition to show they can be trusted.
If there was one on whom I would expect this to be so, would be the Jewish faith for over the years they have and are still being subjected to acts against them, but they need to take the lead and to not be so distracted by act against them. To bomb Gaza as they are doing is way above the acts from Hamas. Surely a toned down response could be put in place.
It is easy for me to say, for I am not involved in either side, but in some instances eyes of others can be an advantage. This is so because the acts so far are not easing the situation just maintaining it and could well be making it much worse.
It is jaw-dropping that she should align with the same BBC that William condemned last month
Who is right and who is wrong, perhaps both are, for this is all down to opinions, Mental Health and how people are preceived to be.
In the Royal Family there are many years of tradition, which the Queen appears to wish to preserve, but it will not always be so, for there is more modern thinking coming through. So will Charles and then William and any others following keep to these traditions, well we will have to wait and see.
Then there is public opinion and this can be fickle, so support for ‘The family’ can never be guaranteed, just look at the death of Diana.
There is also the assumed antics of Charles during his marriage to Diana, the life and times of Princess Margaret, and then Prince Andrew, plus others. It would appear that the male lineage
We have to believe that both Harry and Meghan could well have mental health issues and these could cloud judgement.
Every family have their problems, but not many are conducted in full view or as full a view as we are allowed to see.
With Meghan there was a great opportunity for ‘The Family’ to come into the 21st Centuary, but is The Family really wishing to do so, for to do so, some degree of privilege and privacy is bound to be affected. They could have shown how diverse they are, because currently they appear to be the model of ‘White Supremacy’, whether they wish to or not.
We have seen in the past how after a passage of time information comes to light which discredits what was said at the time. This happens in many families so will certainly happen in the royal family, for nothing is ever as it seems, and The Family have always been scant with their information.
The Family do believe they are superior to others, that they have a God given right to be where they are, when in fact, it is being in the right place at the right time or even not always right.
But in affect they are just Human beings, just as the rest of us, but have much more money and certainly much more privileges than most of us.
Both sides need to scale back, for if they do not I fear for the consequences.
The grand slams say Naomi Osaka’s decisions about press are ‘injurious’ to tennis. Perhaps they should look closer to home, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde
This all shows that the powers that be in sport, especially in Tennis do not care about people in sport, but are only there for their own interests and those of the media.
If these persons in power do not change then there could well be no participants in sport for tournaments to take place and they will only have themselves to blame.
Money and power are the root of all evil and will spoil the enjoyment of all concerned, the sport participants and the spectators of sports.
This will be the next area of abuse to be inspected, for we have already seen how participants have been treated by some trainers and managers in gymnastics
Money has taken over most sports and lead to great abuses of power or assumed power, the proposed Super league of top football clubs in Europe is another prime example
The head of a Japanese doctors’ union warned on Tuesday that holding the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, with tens of thousands of people from around the world, could lead to the emergence of an “Olympic” strain of the coronavirus. Japan has pledged to hold a “safe and secure”…
The Japanese Government and the IOC do not care about anyone in Japan otherwise they would have already cancelled the Olympic Games 2021.
To them the Games are the top priority and when the COVID pandemic takes off more strongly they will just ignore the responsibilities that should have taken.
I appreciate that the athletes hav trained for this event and has already be cancelled last year, but this is above the needs of the athletes for it is about the population of Japan and the populations of the countries that the athletes will be returning to.
So the Games should have alredy been cancelled, but it is not too late, so for all concerned please cancel these Olympics and the Para-Olympics immediately.
The Belarusian opposition leader told Euronews that Lukashenko made a ‘huge mistake’ by diverting a flight to arrest a journalist because it renewed international scrutiny into the regime.
What Lukashenko did was ‘air priracy’ and he should not be allowed to get away with it. He needs to be taught a lesson, but he is supported by Putin of Russia, who in his own way is guilty of many international Laws, just because he believes he is all powerful and to go against him could well cause a World War or something similar.
But we can’t be held to ransom, so Lukashenko and also Putin need to be punished, but by putting sanctions in force are not actually hurting them, but hurting the innocent populations they rule.