Stories about United Kingdom from July, 2007
Pickled Politics has a message from a mailing list, on the recent controversy in the UK, when a bull belonging to a Hindu temple was put down after being diagnosed with tuberculosis.
Politics and human rights are, as ever, the chief topics of discussion on Bahrain’s blogs this week, but we also hear about things that aid and interrupt sleep, creatures that won’t buzz off, and stories of both loneliness and new friendship.
Sean's Russia Blog writes about Boris Berezovsky and the problems of Russia's relations with Great Britain.
Latvian Abroad writes about Latvians living and working in Ireland and the UK.
Eastern Approaches comments on British media reports on an impending assassination attempt on Boris Berezovsky.
Siberian Light comments on the ongoing diplomatic row between Russia and Britain.
Sean Guillory writes about new developments in the Litvinenko Affair – here, here, and here.
On July 7, 2007, the world elected a list of “New 7 Wonders”. Chosen by global vote via internet, telephone and SMS, many argue that the election was unfair and favored the broadband-connected West (how else would you explain the Statue of Liberty being one of the 21 finalists?). The...
The Moor Next Door, an Algerian American, comments on an article which appeared in the LA Times on mistrusting Muslims in the wake of the foiled UK bombings.
Le renouveau congolais has photos of a recent protest march in London, including one of a beaming man carrying a poster that reads: “I want to kill Kabila myself.”
I'm a professional male prostitute and a part-time drug dealer That's what I will answer if someone asks me what do I do for a living. These days that's better than being an Arabic doctor.This is what Hareega, a Jordanian doctor in the US, wrote following news about the involvement of Arab Muslim doctors in UK bombings.
Yael from Israel links to to article claiming that Al Qaeda sympathizers have infiltrated the UK police force.
“Is London the new Kabul?” asks Jordanian blogger Khalaf, after a Jordanian doctor was implicated in the latest bombings in the UK.
“But why waste so much energy on that relationship with diminishing returns?” writes Itching for Eestimaa about Estonia's relations with Russia, and continues with an overview of Estonia's relations with other countries.