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Notable deaths of 2018

  • 30 December 2018
Famous faces who died in 2018

The scientist, the singer, the comic book writer… and others who died in the past 12 months. Take a look at some of the famous faces no longer with us at the end of 2018.

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Professor Stephen Hawking

British theoretical physicist and author, who battled motor neurone disease to become one of the finest and most popular scientists of his generation.Hated and decried by the zionist jews for his stance over the ISRAEL, PALESTINE CONFLICT.

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“One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.”

– Professor Stephen Hawking

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Aretha Franklin

Known as the Queen of Soul, and an icon of the US civil rights movement, she possessed one of the most distinctive voices in popular music, embracing jazz, gospel, soul and rhythm and blues.

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“Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that.”

– Aretha Franklin

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Stan Lee

American creator of comic book superheroes Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Hulk, who transformed comic book art into a multi-million dollar industry, spearheading what became known as the “Marvel age of comics”.

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“Every time I go to a comic book convention, at least one fan will ask me: ‘What is the greatest superpower of all?’ I always say that luck is the greatest superpower, because if you have good luck then everything goes your way.”

– Stan Lee

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Dame June Whitfield

Actor celebrated for her comic roles, June Whitfield was a regular fixture of British TV, radio and film. Often playing the female stooge to some of the UK’s most famous entertainers, she called herself “a comic’s tart”. She starred in Hancock’s Half Hour and Carry On films, but will perhaps be best remembered for the sitcoms Terry and June and Absolutely Fabulous.

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“Thank you #damejunewhitfield for teaching me my craft with such grace and dignity. I always wanted you to know how in awe of you I was, however, you were always far too humble to accept my adoration. You were a great source of inspiration to me. Bye-bye Gran.”

– Julia Sawalha, who played her granddaughter in Absolutely Fabulous, paying tribute on Twitter

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Emma Chambers

Best known for playing Alice Tinker alongside Dawn French in the sitcom The Vicar of Dibley, for which she won the British Comedy Award for best TV actress.

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“[A] very bright spark and the most loyal and loving friend anyone could wish for. I will miss her very much.”

– Dawn French

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John Bluthal

Actor best known for playing Frank Pickle in the Vicar of Dibley sitcom. He appeared in a number of Carry On and Pink Panther films in a career spanning more than 60 years.

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Jim Bowen

TV host and comedian who presented the darts-based gameshow Bullseye and was famous for catchprases including “Super, smashing, great” and “You can’t beat a bit of Bully!”

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Bella Emberg

Comedy actress whose career spanned 60 years. She was best known for her role as Blunderwoman, a sidekick to hapless superhero Cooperman in the 1980s TV programme The Russ Abbot Show.

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Barry Chuckle

One half of the Chuckle Brothers comedy duo who found fame on ITV talent show Opportunity Knocks in 1967. With his brother, Paul, he starred in the BBC programme ChuckleVision which ran for 21 series.

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Eunice Gayson

British stage film and television actress who played Sylvia Trench, the first “Bond girl”, in Dr No.

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Jerry Maren

Actor, the last surviving Munchkin, and possibly the last surviving cast member of the classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. He played the Lollipop Guild member who presented Dorothy with a large wooden lollipop.

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Geoffrey Hayes

Television presenter, who played the lovable and long-suffering upholder of peace on children’s programme Rainbow from 1974-1992 – alongside characters Zippy, George and Bungle.

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Stefan Karl Stefansson

Icelandic actor best known for his role as villain Robbie Rotten in the children’s television programme LazyTown, who also had numerous roles in Icelandic TV drama and films.

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Bob Burra

Pioneering animator of children’s programmes including Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Captain Pugwash. With his long-time collaborator, John Hardwick, he pioneered new animation techniques.

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Peter Firmin

Co-creator of British children’s television classics Bagpuss, Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, The Clangers, Basil Brush and Pogles Wood – he helped lay the foundations of today’s children’s TV industry.

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John Cunliffe

Author of 90 books for children, including Postman Pat and Rosie and Jim, which became worldwide successes when animated for television.

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Dolores O’Riordan

Singer, frontwoman of The Cranberries.

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“In my opinion, what made Dolores connect with people was her honesty. What you saw was what you got. In the early days, the band was very shy – especially Dolores. She sang with her back to the audience but sang songs that people could relate to. There was no big act. I don’t think people were used to this, and it seemed to resonate with them.”

– The Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan reflecting on his 29-year friendship with the singer in Rolling Stone magazine

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Charles Aznavour

Singer-songwriter and actor of French-Armenian descent. He sold more than 100 million records during his eight-decade career, writing over 1,200 songs – including the 1974 hit for which he was best known, She.

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“They used to say: ‘When you are as ugly as that and when you have a voice like that, you do not sing.’ But Piaf used to tell me: ‘You will be the greatest.'”

– Charles Aznavour

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Montserrat Caballé

Spanish soprano known for her huge repertoire and bel canto technique, but best remembered for her duet with Freddie Mercury which became the signature song of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

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“I sing from the heart. Singing from any other place is worthless.”

– Montserrat Caballé

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Alan Longmuir

Founder member and bass guitarist with Scottish teen band Bay City Rollers, who sold 120 million records and conquered the UK, US, Australia and Japan in the 1970s with hits including Bye Bye Baby and Shang-a-Lang.

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Tim Bergling, aka Avicii

Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer who became one of the world’s biggest dance music stars, with club anthems including Wake Me Up, Levels and Lonely Together with Rita Ora.

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Mac Miller

American rapper and music producer who had recently completed his fifth studio album, which was also his fifth consecutive US top 10 album. His work often confronted his personal history of substance abuse.

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Ray Thomas

Founder-member of the Moody Blues. He played various instruments, but was best known as the group’s flautist – performing a solo on their hit, Nights in White Satin.

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Eddie Clarke

Guitarist – the last remaining member of British heavy rock band Motorhead.

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Jim Rodford

Bass guitar player with The Kinks for 18 years, he also played with Argent and The Zombies.

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Babs Beverley

Part of British singing trio The Beverley Sisters, who had their own BBC TV show in the 1950s and whose hits included I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus and Sisters. Pictured with her twin, Teddie, and their elder sister, Joy.

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Hugh Masekela

Trumpeter and father of South African jazz whose music amplified his opposition to apartheid. Soweto Blues mourned the 1976 Soweto Riots, and Bring Him Back Home called for the release of Nelson Mandela.

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Vic Damone

American ballad singer with a faultless romantic style, whose version of On the Street Where You Live topped the UK charts in 1958.

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Eddie Amoo

British singer and songwriter in 1970s soul group The Real Thing, whose hit You To Me Are Everything made them the first all-black British band to have a UK number one.

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Pete Shelley

Singer-songwriter and guitarist with influential punk band Buzzcocks, best known for their hit Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve).

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Yvonne Staples

Singer-songwriter who performed with her family in the gospel-soul group the Staple Singers, whose hits I’ll Take You There and Let’s Do It Again reached the top of the US charts.

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Mark E Smith

Singer-songwriter and frontman of post-punk band The Fall, who famously hired and fired more than 60 band mates.

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Timmy Matley

Irish lead singer with the band The Overtones, who specialise in doo-wop performances and have had four albums charting in the UK top 10.

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Joe Jackson

Father of the musically-talented Jackson family – pictured centre. His single-mindedness in achieving fame for his children – including Michael, Janet and LaToya – often attracted controversy.

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Chas Hodges

One half of duo Chas (l) and Dave, known for their rock and cockney style, they enjoyed fame in the 1970s and 1980s with hits such as Rabbit – which played on cockney rhyming slang “rabbit and pork”, meaning “talk”.

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Marty Balin

Singer and songwriter with the band Jefferson Airplane who helped create the San Francisco psychedelic rock revolution of the 1960s.

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Sir Ken Dodd

An old-fashioned variety performer – one of the most popular UK artists of his time. He starred on TV, topped the music charts, and filled theatres across the country.

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“Farewell to my fellow Liverpudlian the tattyfilarious Ken Dodd. Beloved by many people in Britain and a great champion of his home city and comedy. We met him on a few occasions as The Beatles and always ended up in tears of laughter. Today it’s tears of sadness as well.”

– Sir Paul McCartney

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Burt Reynolds

Actor and director who appeared in of hundreds of films, TV movies and series. His role in Deliverance made him a star, his big hit was Smokey and the Bandit, and Boogie Nights won him an Oscar nomination. His extravagant lifestyle also made the headlines.

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“I can limp with the best of them. The limp is from all the stunts. When they take an X-ray of me, they start calling people in from other offices. My body is all chopped, cut and operated on here and there. I walk with a cane because it hurts like hell without it. Would I give any of it up? Not a chance. Nah, I’d do it again. Everything.”

– Burt Reynolds

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Fenella Fielding

Actress known as “England’s first lady of the double entendre”, vocally alluring, intelligent and funny, she played Shakespeare but is best remembered for her line in Carry on Screaming: “Do you mind if I smoke?”

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“She was such a warm person with a unique presence and a remarkable story to tell. It was a privilege to be able to give her a platform and share some of her last performances – which – no matter how fragile she was off stage – were never anything other than astonishing for their command of the stage, the text, the audience and a testament to her delicious sense of humour and intelligence.”

– James Albrecht, artistic director

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Jacqueline Pearce

Actress with an extensive career in theatre and television, gaining cult status for her role as villain Supreme Commander Servalan in the BBC science fiction series Blake’s 7.

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Lewis Gilbert

British director of Bond films You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker, and also Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Reach for the Sky and Carve Her Name with Pride. Pictured here (r) with Desmond Llewelyn and Roger Moore.

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Peter Mayle

Author of international best-selling book A Year in Provence – he also wrote A Good Year, which became a film starring Russell Crowe.

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Penny Vincenzi

Best-selling author whose blockbuster novels typically involve strong women, business, romance and family secrets.

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Paul Bocuse

One of France’s most celebrated chefs, a proponent of “nouvelle cuisine”, named joint “chef of the century” by Michelin’s rival restaurant guide, the Gault-Millau, in 1989.

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Joel Robuchon

One of the leading French chefs of his generation, who held a total of 32 Michelin stars, and was named joint “chef of the century” by Michelin’s rival restaurant guide, Gault Millau in 1989.

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Anthony Bourdain

Chef and television personality who found fame with his best-selling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, a behind-the-scenes exposé of the world of haute cuisine.

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Sir VS Naipaul

Author, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001, whose 1961 novel A House for Mr Biswas is regarded as his seminal work.

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John Mahoney

Actor best known for playing Martin Crane in the US sitcom Frasier. British-born, he also had a long list of film and TV credits and a distinguished career in theatre.

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“I’ve not known a kinder man nor more brilliant actor. We were all blessed to spend 11 glorious years together.”

– Jeff Greenberg, casting director for Frasier

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Peter Stringfellow

Nightclub owner who was self-made, with a lavish lifestyle and a reputation as a ladies’ man. With his string of nightclubs he was known as the King of Clubs. Stringfellow’s in London’s West End was a magnet for celebrities.

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“Think almost unimaginable luxury and sophistication, the finest food, wine and service. Deep dark reds and sumptuous velvet fabrics line the walls, private rooms and booths creating the warmest of atmospheres and an air of opulence. Then, on top of all this, the most beautiful and enchanting girls from all around the world dancing and entertaining you throughout your experience.”

– Peter Stringfellow

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Ingvar Kamprad

Swedish business magnate who founded Ikea and pioneered flatpack furniture, his company’s designs became popular in part because of their simplicity and value.

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Trevor Bayliss

Inventor best known for the wind-up radio. He also created hundreds of other devices, including many to help people with disabilities.

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John Julius Norwich

Historian, writer and broadcaster with a passion for the arts. A key player in the Venice in Peril appeal, his A History of Venice became a seminal text on the city.

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Anne Olivier Bell

Bloomsbury Group member, art historian and only British female member of the Monuments Men, whose WW2 endeavours protected German monuments and returned works of art – seized by the Nazis – to their owners.

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Beth Chatto

Pioneering gardener, who won 10 successive gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show. She also won the Royal Horticultural Society’s highest award, the Victoria Medal.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

ANC activist and potent symbol of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle, she campaigned for black South African rights and the release of her then-husband, Nelson Mandela. Her reputation later became tainted by a fraud conviction and murder accusations, which she denied.

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“The years of imprisonment hardened me. I no longer have the emotion of fear. There is no longer anything I can fear. There is nothing the government has not done to me. There isn’t any pain I haven’t known.”

– Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

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John McCain

American Vietnam war hero who became one of the country’s best known politicians, representing Arizona in Congress and Senate. A Republican, he established a reputation for challenging his own party leadership. In 2008 he ran for the presidency, losing to Barack Obama.

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“Nothing in life is more liberating than to fight for a cause larger than yourself, something that encompasses you but is not defined by your existence alone.”

– John McCain

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President George HW Bush

The 41st president of the United States of America. He was vice-president to Ronald Reagan and became the first vice-president for more than 150 years to be elected president.

He served in the US Navy in World War Two, made a fortune in the Texas oil industry and represented Texas for the Republicans in the House of Representatives. Appointed US ambassador to the UN by Richard Nixon, and head of the CIA by Gerald Ford.

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“Because you run against each other, that doesn’t mean you’re enemies. Politics doesn’t have to be uncivil and nasty.”

– George HW Bush

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Barbara Bush

US first lady – only the second woman in US history to be the wife of one president and the mother of another. She was never content to accept a passive role as political wife. A long-time campaigner for social justice, she spoke out against racial segregation and threw her weight behind the drive to eradicate illiteracy in America.

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Morgan Tsvangirai

Zimbabwean politician and opposition leader who risked his life to stand up to the authoritarian rule of Robert Mugabe. As prime minister, he found it impossible to achieve meaningful reforms but played a part in paving the way for the overthrow of President Mugabe in 2017.

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Pik Botha

Afrikaner National party politician who became South Africa’s longest-serving foreign minister. He served under FW de Klerk and remained in post when the presidency was handed to Nelson Mandela, who kept him as minister for energy until his retirement from the NP and politics in 1996. In 1997 he appeared before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to seek forgiveness for his not negligible role in the promotion and preservation of apartheid.

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Millie Dunn Veasey

Served in the US military’s only all-female, all-black unit in World War Two, and later played a leading role in the burgeoning civil rights movement in the United States.

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Johan van Hulst

Lecturer who helped at least 600 Dutch babies and children avoid concentration camps by escaping the Nazis in carefully orchestrated operations.

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Linda Brown

As a seven-year-old child she was at the centre of the landmark US civil rights ruling that ended legal segregation in US schools and argued the idea of “separate but equal” violated civil rights.

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Hubert de Givenchy

Couturier who dressed Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy and Grace Kelly among others. Best known for his “little black dress” worn by Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

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Kate Spade

American fashion designer known for her range of women’s handbags, whose pared-down designs and bright and colourful patterns became her trademark.

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John Young

American astronaut who was the first space shuttle commander and flew to the Moon twice. He walked on the Moon in 1972 as commander of the Apollo 16 mission – the ninth of 12 people to set foot on the lunar surface.

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Leslie Grantham

Actor – best known as the roguish “Dirty Den” Watts in BBC television soap EastEnders, in which he delivered the opening line in 1985. His own life was also touched by controversy. Pictured with Anita Dobson and Letitia Dean (his on-screen wife and daughter, Angie and Sharon).

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“You learn to play the tough guy, even if you’re soft. To this day, I can keep up a front. I’ve been to prison, I did something terrible, but I’m not a genuine hard man.”

– Leslie Grantham

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Margot Kidder

Actress who found fame as Lois Lane in the Superman films starring Christopher Reeve of the 1970s and 1980s. She later became a political and women’s rights activist and one of the first Hollywood stars to talk openly about mental health problems.

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“On screen there are few who have brought a legend to life in the same way Margot Kidder did. As a person there are few who have been as honest and brave when it came to being open about mental health.”

– Cameron Cuffe, actor and star of TV series Krypton

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Dale Winton

TV and radio presenter. Gained celebrity status presenting Supermarket Sweep in the 1990s, along with National Lottery television programmes and Radio 2’s Pick of the Pops.

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“Every guy in the world would love to be Mr Macho, but I am camp and you cannot lie to the public. If you’re yourself, they’ll either love you or they won’t.”

– Dale Winton

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Denis Norden

TV host and comedy writer who – with Frank Muir – formed one of the most successful comedy writing partnerships in British history. He will be more recently remembered as creator and host of the original blooper clip show It’ll be Alright on the Night.

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Ray Galton

Comedy writer who – with partner Alan Simpson (l) – was one of the fathers of British sitcom. They created ground-breaking comedies including Hancock’s Half Hour and Steptoe and Son, plus film and TV scripts for comedy legends Frankie Howerd, Peter Sellars, Leonard Rossiter and Arthur Lowe.

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Milos Foreman

Czech-born Oscar-winning director of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus, who was one of a small number of foreign directors to enjoy lasting commercial and critical success in Hollywood.

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Neil Simon

US playwright who gained international fame in the 1960s for stage and screen comedies including The Odd Couple and Barefoot In The Park, and musical comedies Sweet Charity and They’re Playing Our Song. He was a prolific author who averaged at least one play a year for much of his career and won four Tony Awards.

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Richard Baker

Newsreader whose voice was the first heard on BBC News television bulletins, becoming one of British TV’s most familiar faces. He presented music programmes for BBC radio and television, including Last Night of the Proms, and voiced the popular children’s series Mary, Mungo & Midge.

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Sridevi Kapoor

Arguably Bollywood’s first female superstar who appeared in 300 films in a career spanning 50 years. She was awarded India’s fourth highest civilian honour the Padma Shri.

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Steven Bochco

US television producer, writer and 10-time Emmy winner who helped define modern TV drama through work like Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue.

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Peter Armitage

British actor best known for his role as Bill Webster in Coronation Street.

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Howard Lew Lewis

Actor and comedian who starred in BBC TV’s Blackadder, Brush Strokes and the children’s series Maid Marian and her Merry Men.

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Katie Boyle

Former model and actress turned TV presenter. She became best known for her glamorous presentation of the Eurovision Song Contest in the UK and her appearance on numerous panel shows.

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“My whole career really started by accident. There was a time when I was on the BBC three times a week – it seems very strange to think of that now, but it was the only thing people watched.”

– Katie Boyle

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Peter Wyngarde

Actor who played dandy detective Jason King in the 1970s TV show that was a partial inspiration for the Austin Powers films.

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“As a man, there were few things in life he didn’t know. I sometimes nicknamed him The King because he simply knew everything.”

– Thomas Bowington, Wyngarde’s agent and manager

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Verne Troyer

Actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, the clone and sidekick of Dr Evil, played by Mike Myers. He also played the goblin Griphook in the first Harry Potter film.

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Penny Marshall

American actor, writer and director who starred in the television series Laverne and Shirley and went on to direct films including Big and A League of Their Own. She also directed Awakenings, which starred Robert de Niro and Robin Williams, and was nominated for three Academy Awards including best picture.

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Dudley Sutton

Actor who found fame as Tinker Dill in the BBC TV series Lovejoy. A veteran of stage, film and television.

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Bill Maynard

Actor whose career spanned variety shows, cinema and television – but he was best known as the loveable rogue Claude Jeremiah Greengrass in the ITV police drama Heartbeat.

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Rachael Bland

BBC Radio 5 Live newsreader and presenter, praised for co-hosting the cancer podcast You, Me and the Big C, and for documenting her life with the disease on an award-winning blog.

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Sir Roger Bannister

The first man to run a mile in under four minutes, establishing him as one of the great names of British athletics. He went on to become a leading neurologist and the Master of Pembroke College, Oxford.

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“However ordinary each of us may seem, we are all in some way special, and can do things that are extraordinary, perhaps until then… even thought impossible.”

– Sir Roger Bannister

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Kofi Annan

Former UN secretary general and Nobel Peace Prize winner who focused on the organisation’s role in fighting poverty, injustice and disease and was able to act as an honest broker at the highest levels of diplomacy.

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“My generation of Africans has learned the hard way that no state can truly be called democratic if it offers its people no escape from poverty, and that no country can truly develop so long as its people are excluded from power.”

– Kofi Annan

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Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Thai businessman and owner of Leicester City Football Club. He made his fortune in duty-free retail. He bought Leicester City in 2010, became chairman in 2012 and led them to a sensational Premier League title in 2016.

His interest in the team was said to have been sparked by seeing them play in the League Cup final at Wembley in 1997, the first time he had been to a match in England.

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“A man of kindness, of generosity and a man whose life was defined by the love he devoted to his family and those he so successfully led. Leicester City was a family under his leadership. It is as a family that we will grieve his passing and maintain the pursuit of a vision for the club that is now his legacy.”

– Leicester City Football Club

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Baroness Jowell

Former Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell played a major role in securing the 2012 Olympics for London. Diagnosed with a brain tumour, she campaigned for more NHS cancer treatments.

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“She knew she was dying and yet she was prepared to give everything she had in order to help people in the future. If anyone wants to know what politics can achieve they can just look at her life and how she lived it, and how she ended it, as a testimony to all that’s best in politics.”

– Tony Blair

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Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon

Jeremy John Durham “Paddy” Ashdown led the Liberal Democrats for 11 years, after having served as a Royal Marine and member of the UK intelligence services. In 2002, he was appointed as UN high representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina, helping to steer the country through its post-war reconstruction. He was known for speaking his mind and for his drive and energy – which earned him the nickname Action Man.

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“A man of duty, passion, and devotion to the country he loved – right up to the very end. In Government, Paddy Ashdown was my opponent. In life, he was a much-valued friend. His loss will be felt deeply by many – and not least by myself.”

– Sir John Major

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Lord Carrington

British Conservative former foreign secretary, secretary general of Nato and EU peace envoy to the former Yugoslavia. Peter Carington was awarded the Military Cross in World War Two, he also chaired the auction house Christie’s.

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Sir Peter Tapsell

Conservative MP who served for over 50 years under nine Conservative leaders and became Father of the House. He was described as “the grandest of grandees” by the late sketch writer Simon Hoggart.

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Lord Martin of Springburn

Michael Martin was a Scottish Labour MP, Speaker of the House of Commons and the first blue-collar worker to occupy one of the most senior posts in British public life.

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Lord Heywood of Whitehall

Cabinet secretary and head of the civil service, Jeremy Heywood was active in more than three decades of British politics. A trusted adviser to prime ministers, he could cross the divide between opposing parties.

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Eric Bristow

Five-time darts world champion nicknamed the Crafty Cockney, whose cheeky man-of-the-people image and charisma were central to the sport’s domination of post-pub TV in the 1980s.

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Maria Bueno

Brazil and South America’s most successful female tennis player, who won 19 major titles during her career in the 1950s and 60s, including three Wimbledon singles titles and four US championships.

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Roy Bentley

Last surviving member of England’s 1950 World Cup squad and former Chelsea striker and captain. He led the club to their first league title win in 1955, and scored 150 goals in 367 appearances. Pictured centre.

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Ray Wilkins

Former England midfielder who played for Chelsea, Manchester United, AC Milan, Rangers and QPR. He made 84 appearances for England and captained his country 10 times, while he won the FA Cup with Manchester United in 1983 and the Scottish league title with Rangers in 1989. He was also Chelsea assistant coach and manager of QPR, Fulham and the Jordan national team.

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Cyrille Regis

England centre forward, who played for West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City. He was a pioneer for black footballers in British football when he played alongside Laurie Cunningham and Brendon Batson at West Brom, inspiring a generation of black British players to take up football.

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Peter Thomson

A five-time Open Championship winner, he became the first Australian golfer to claim the title, in 1954.

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John Dunlop

Leading horse trainer whose career spanned 46 years, with more than 3,500 winners to his name including victories in the Derby and the St Leger.

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Tony Bullimore

Yachtsman who survived four days in an air pocket under the overturned hull of his boat, following a storm during the non-stop Vendée Globe solo round-the-world race. A philanthropist, he worked hard to improve race relations in his home of Bristol.

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Baroness Trumpington

Conservative peer Jean Barker was a society girl who became a Bletchley Park codebreaker, working against the Nazis, in World War Two. Known for her independent spirit, she achieved fame for flicking a V-sign at a colleague during a debate in the House of Lords.

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“I had a fantastic time during the war, doing a job that was very worthwhile, having fun when I went out on the town in the little time off that we were allowed, and living life to the full whenever I got the chance. And I still certainly do.”

– Baroness Trumpington

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Billy Graham

Preacher who took his mission of mass evangelism worldwide, preaching to an estimated 215 million people in 185 countries – and reaching hundreds of millions more through his radio and television ministry.

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“I’ve had many opportunities to see what the average clergy would never see. And, on each of those occasions, I’ve tried to let those I’ve come in contact with see a little bit of what the Gospel of Jesus Christ is about.”

– Billy Graham

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Sister Wendy Beckett

Roman Catholic Carmelite nun and art historian, who became an unlikely television star when she presented a succession of popular TV programmes from art galleries around the world. Her belief that art belonged to everyone, her avoidance of jargon and obvious passion for her subject endeared her to audiences.

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Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly

Royal Navy medical officer, who saved the lives of hundreds of British and Argentine troops during the Falklands War – the only person decorated by both countries for his service during the conflict.

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Harry Leslie Smith

World War Two veteran who described himself as “the world’s oldest rebel” and became a high-profile campaigner for refugees and the NHS.

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Derek Findley

Dunkirk and D-Day veteran, whose landing craft tank was in the forefront of Operation Overlord at Sword Beach. Under his command as gun position officer, A Troop fired some of the first artillery rounds at the Normandy beaches. In 2016 he was awarded the Légion d’honneur.

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Vera Jarvis

One of the first generation of NHS nurses, she began her training in 1948 on the day the NHS was founded. She qualified as a midwife, working in Bristol and London before returning to South Wales as a sister in a number of small maternity hospitals.

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Mary Ellis

Female aviator and member of the Air Transport Auxiliary, which delivered planes to airfields during the World War Two. One of the first women to fly Spitfires, heavy bombers and jet aircraft.

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The Queen’s speech or talk about all that we average people are doing with the U.K. and how we should leave the running of the cuntry to the knobs that know what they are doing. like boris or mogg.


Happy Christmas folks! The Mrs is downstairs watching the ‘Call The Midwife’ Christmas special, and seeing as I’d rather gouge out my own eyes with a fork than subject myself to that, I thought I may as well go watch the Queen’s Speech and offer some analysis. (I’m great fun at parties.)

I must say, given all the consternation this year that Liz was gonna break her pact of being “non-political”, and was effectively gonna tell Britain in no uncertain terms to sort its fucking life out, I was more than a little disappointed.

No rousing calls for unity, or for us to put aside our political differences etc, as expected. No calls for Boris Johnson to be publicly whipped and crucified (though admittedly I was perhaps going out on a limb on that one any way). Just some stuff about weddings, and Jesus. Who wants to hear about Jesus at Christmas?? All in all, a very dull affair. Though having a solid gold piano/harpsichord in the background was quite funny. Always a good way to send out a message of solidarity to those struggling. And I’m fairly sure the manger in Bethlehem was kitted out with one, in at least one of the gospels.

The lack of rousing political rhetoric, and her obvious decision to not mention the Brexit shaped elephant in the room, led me off on my own tangent of thinking, just to stop myself nodding off. When she mentioned the Prince of Wales turning 70 this year, it made me chuckle. He’s gotta be mighty pissed off, right?? He MUST have thought he’d be King by now.

Which then got me thinking… how frickin’ old is Liz any way??

She’s 92. Prince Phillip is 97. You simply have to marvel at that. I’m only 39, and already get back-aches from standing too long, am liable to fart involuntarily walking up stairs, and once put my back out wiping my ass. It’s fair to say by that age, most people are either dead, or are little more than walking skeletons that poop, riddled with dementia, physically rattling from the number of pills they take to keep their bodies clinging to this mortal plain.

In other words, the way life can be extended when you have more resources than 50% of the human race combined, should not be underestimated. At very least, I’m wagering they have BUPA schemes not available to the general public.

But even given their vast resources, it almost verges on supernatural, doesn’t it? Perhaps David Icke isn’t as crazy as we all think, and they ARE in fact descendants of Babylonian Lizard people. It would genuinely explain so much. (Funny thing is, Brexiters would probably still far prefer that to acknowledging they were originally German.)

Any how, hope everyone’s had a nice day – and enjoyed their last Christmas with turkey before road-kill becomes the national dish.


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The Queen has delivered her annual message to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. In it she spoke about a year of anniversaries, of changes and additions to her family, and the desire to live in a better and more peaceful world. Here is the speech in full “For many, the service of Nine Lesson…

outrage over police christmas party plans they have 800 kilos of snow

Outrage Over Police Party Plans

Outrage Over Police Party Plans.  The largest drugs haul of the year has prompted a strong denial from police that they are planning “a massive party”.

Outrage Over Police Party Plans

Outrage Over Police Party Plans

Spanish police have recently seized a shipment of cocaine on the Costa Del Sol weighing over 800 kilos.  A spokesman said that it was the largest drugs seizure of the year, and that several officers would receive commendations.  Since then, Costa Del Sol Update has heard from an insider that the force are planning “a massive party for Christmas“.

Seized Drugs Must Be Destroyed

The source told us that the police are required to destroy the shipment of drugs, but he added “technically putting it up your nose would destroy it, so that’s definitely an option”.  The source went on to say “So far this  year, we’ve seized huge amounts of alcohol, cigarettes, and now all this cocaine.  We’re having a massive party for Christmas.”

Winter Wonderland

Strong Denial

Pablo Escofar is the spokesperson from the Department Of Issuing Strong Denials About Police Parties.  He told Costa Del Sol update that “we strongly deny these unfounded rumours.  It’s ridiculous.  The whole world knows that the Spanish police are one of the most upright and trustworthy forces in the world”.

Celebrities Attending

Our man on the inside told us “Of course we’re denying it, but we’ve already invited loads of famous people. It’s going to be a white Christmas at Malaga police station. the x mayorof marbella is coming she’s always good for a rideand looks like a mare so no problem there snorting,the retired mr Marbella is invited with his conk he will be incharge of snorting the destruction of the cokethen there is haley from bromley”well I am from birmingham actually I like a good party” and a good snort to go with my mince pie is perrrrfect. Kate Moss is coming for sure.  Probably Johnny Depp too.  We’re hoping that bloke off the X Factor with the stupid hair will come, he looks like fun.  We can’t wait.  We’re planning a raid on a few brothels as well, then we’ve got everything we need for our party”.

Outraged Expats

British expats here on the Costa Del Sol have expressed their outrage through a Facebook page, managed by Anne Fernandez.  Anne says “This is just outrageous, we’re all outraged.  There’s no mention of sprouts on the menu.  You can’t have a Christmas party without forcing people to eat things they don’t like.  The Spanish just don’t seem to get the whole point of Christmas”.

Howard Marks lives in Benalmadena, though he comes from Birmingham.  He is a member of Spanish National Interests Fuengirola Futures.  Howard says “I’m not from Birmingham, I’m from Sutton Coldfield.  I think this is a disgrace.  What kind of a message does this send out?  We should be encouraging international trade, not seizing products and throwing parties.”


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They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery…….if you had to do this to survive you were “Piss Poor”
But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn’t even afford to buy a pot……they “didn’t have a pot to piss in” & were the lowest of the low. The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be.

Here are some facts about the 1500s:

Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good by June.. However, since they were starting to smell . …… . Brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting Married.

Baths consisted of a big tub filled with hot water. The man of the house had the privilege of the nice clean water, then all the other sons and men, then the women and finally the children. Last of all the babies. By then the water was so dirty you could actually lose someone in it.. Hence the saying, “Don’t throw the baby out with the Bath water!”

Houses had thatched roofs-thick straw-piled high, with no wood underneath. It was the only place for animals to get warm, so all the cats and other small animals (mice, bugs) lived in the roof. When it rained it became slippery and sometimes the animals would slip and fall off the roof… Hence the saying “It’s raining cats and dogs.”

There was nothing to stop things from falling into the house. This posed a real problem in the bedroom where bugs and other droppings could mess up your nice clean bed. Hence, a bed with big posts and a sheet hung over the top afforded some protection. That’s how canopy beds came into existence.

The floor was dirt. Only the wealthy had something other than dirt. Hence the saying, “Dirt poor.” The wealthy had slate floors that would get slippery in the winter when wet, so they spread thresh (straw) on floor to help keep their footing. As the winter wore on, they added more thresh until, when you opened the door, it would all start slipping outside. A piece of wood was placed in the entrance-way. Hence: a thresh hold.

In those old days, they cooked in the kitchen with a big kettle that always hung over the fire.. Every day they lit the fire and added things to the pot. They ate mostly vegetables and did not get much meat. They would eat the stew for dinner, leaving leftovers in the pot to get cold overnight and then start over the next day. Sometimes stew had food in it that had been there for quite a while. Hence the rhyme: Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old. Sometimes they could obtain pork, which made them feel quite special. When visitors came over, they would hang up their bacon to show off. It was a sign of wealth that a man could, “bring home the bacon.” They would cut off a little to share with guests and would all sit around and chew the fat.

Those with money had plates made of pewter. Food with high acid content caused some of the lead to leach onto the food, causing lead poisoning death. This happened most often with tomatoes, so for the next 400 years or so, tomatoes were considered poisonous.

Bread was divided according to status. Workers got the burnt bottom of the loaf, the family got the middle, and guests got the top, or the upper crust.

Lead cups were used to drink ale or whisky. The combination would Sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road would take them for dead and prepare them for burial.. They were laid out on the kitchen table for a couple of days and the family would gather around and eat and drink and wait and see if they would wake up. Hence the custom of holding a wake.

England is old and small and the local folks started running out of places to bury people. So they would dig up coffins and would take the bones to a bone-house, and reuse the grave. When reopening these coffins, 1 out of 25 coffins were found to have scratch marks on the inside and they realized they had been burying people alive… So they would tie a string on the wrist of the corpse, lead it through the coffin and up through the ground and tie it to a bell. Someone would have to sit out in the graveyard all night (the graveyard shift.) to listen for the bell; thus, someone could be, saved by the bell or was considered a dead ringer.


Brexit Blamed For Barren Beaches


Brexit Blamed For Barren Beaches.  Desolate and barren tourist free beaches cause concern for British businesses on the Costa Del Sol.

Brexit Blamed For Barren Beaches

Brexit Blamed For Barren Beaches

British business owners on the Costa Del Sol are alarmed by a lack of tourists, and are laying the blame for the bare and barren beaches firmly at the door of Brexit.  Official figures show a staggering 98.4% decrease in the number of beaches users this month, compared to August this year.

Brits On Beach

Economic Collapse

The situation is so bleak that some business owners are predicting a complete collapse of the local economy.  Casey Jean Parker runs a bar on the paseo in Torremolinos.  She told Costa Del Sol Update “I opened my bar here in September, and since then business has just been tailing off.  It’s getting quieter and quieter.  The beaches are now deserted.  I certainly can’t afford to continue like this, the whole coast could go bankrupt if something isn’t done soon”.

Beach Winter

Lani McKenzie is an expat from Birmingham.  She believes that Brexit is to blame, saying “actually I’m not from Birmingham, I’m from Aston.  The threat of Brexit is breaking us.  We rely on British tourists,and with so much uncertainty at the moment they are staying away.  I’ve never seen the beaches as empty as they have been this week”.


Sea Winter

Many expats are now considering packingupand abandoning their place in the sun.  Anne Fernandez runs a Facebook group where people can express their outrage over important political topics like Brexit and the availability of parma violets in Spain.  She says “You keep spelling my name wrong.  It’s Fernandez with an F.  You did it again.  Sort it out.  I’m outraged.”

Ms. Fernandez continues “My members are outraged that Brexit is breaking businesses here on the Costa Del Sol.  Without tourists, we are nothing.  It’s so quiet now that many of my members who own businesses are thinking of packing up and heading back to Britain, if they can get a visa, or whatever we need to get over the border since Theresa May took back control.  Has that even happened yet?”

Fuengirola Beach Winter

Politician Matthew Brody from the Costa Regional Andalucian Party thinks that the problem is not specifically Brexit related.  “It can’t be Brexit because it’s not just the Brits who are staying away.  There is no one on the beaches.  No Irish people, no French people, no Scandinavian people, no Tibetan people.  No one.  We need to find the real reason for this and stop taking the easy option of blaming Brexit for everything”.

Do you think that Brexit is responsible for the empty beaches? Have your say in the comments below.

Written by Mitch Buchanon, Costa Del Sol Update



Michael Cumberton

AN Irish mafia member has been found dead in Marbella after falling from a hotel balcony.

Michael Cumberton, a prominent member of the Kinahan cartel, fell to his death from the yet unnamed hotel on Saturday.

It comes after the key figure in the gang’s Spain operation was warned from Ireland’s Gardai that he was under threat from dissident Republicans in 2016.

The younger brother of famed hit man Eamonn, Cumberton was warned that he was to be targeted after his brother murdered Real IRA man Michael Barr at the Sunset House Pub in Dublin in April 2016.

According to the Sun, Cumberton had been staying with head honcho Daniel Kinahan in his luxury Marbella apartment.

Kinahan gave Cumberton lodgings as a favour in return for his brother’s arrest over the Barr hit.

While Cumberton was a high profile target, Spanish police are treating his death as an accident.

He had been working closely with another Dublin drug kingpin who had taken over the cartel’s operations in Spain.

Sources told the Irish Sun that ‘he fell off a balcony, it is being treated as a tragic accident.’

The source added: “He had been staying in different parts of Spain with other cartel members and was a close associate of Daniel Kinahan… he was a player for the cartel in Spain and this will be a huge blow to their operation over there.


Wednesday, 12 December 2018


Lieutenant General Steven M. Shepro (left), Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited France in May 2018.

The Yellow Vest Movement began in May 2018.


Europe can no longer rely on US for security, says Emmanuel Macron Macron to Netanyahu: Jerusalem embassy move led to people dying /  Israel’s Netanyahu, France’s Macron disagree over Iran deal – AP News

Cherif Chekatt, the ‘patsy’.

On 11 December 2018, at least three people were killed and another 12 injured after ‘a terrorist’, alleged to be Cherif Chekatt, opened fire at a famous Christmas market in Strasbourg, in France.

ISIS supporters, online, boasted about the attack being ‘inspired’ by them.

The gunman had been flagged as a possible extremist previously.

The market is connected to an al-Qaida-linked plot in 2000.

ISIS and al Qaida are believed to be run by the CIA and Mossad.

Above, we see the Strasbourg synagogue.

Most French Jews do not want to move to Israel.

Why the expected wave of French immigration to Israel never happened

Netanyahu appears to prefer Hungarian leader Victor Orban, a ‘neo-fascist’, rather than Macron.

Netanyahu is picking the wrong friends in Europe – POLITICO

In 1967, the CIA put the colonels into power in Greece. The CIA has been accused to carrying out regime change in Yugoslavia and the Ukraine. The CIA has been accused of carrying out acts of terrorism in such countries as Italy, Belgium and France.

Admiral Pierre Lacoste, who headed the French military secret service from 1982 to 1985, said that certain “terrorist actions” directed against de Gaulle had been the work of groups supported by the CIA.

Stay behind (Gladio) : 4 exemples de coups d’éclats du réseau …

Over the last 40 years there has been ‘a malaise in villages and neighbourhoods’“, says Macron.

France yellow vest protests: Macron promises wage rise

The problem has grown over many years.

“Social media, and in particular Facebook, is at the core of the demonstrations in France.

“According to broadcaster BFM TV, three Facebook groups – La France en colère (Angry France), Gilet Jaune and Gilet jaune – had the most interaction on Wednesday, when the fuel tax rise was scrapped.

“Users from across France post memes, images and text expressing their anger and denouncing the government.”

France protests: The voices of the ‘gilets jaunes’ – BBC News


On 10 December 2018, Macron promised a minimum wage rise and tax concessions in response to the violent protests.

France yellow vest protests: Macron promises wage rise

The minimum wage will increase by €100 per month from 2019, he said.

A planned tax increase for low-income pensioners will be cancelled.

Overtime pay will no longer be taxed.
Employers will be encouraged to pay a tax-free end of year bonus to employees, he said.

Riots leading to regime change in Ukraine.

Macron says that the minimum wage will be increased by 7% – and the cost of this increase will be met by the government rather than employers.

The total cost of all the measures is likely to be between €8bn and €10bn.

Macron acknowledged that many people were unhappy with living conditions and felt they “had not been listened to”.

Macron said that over the last 40 years there had been “a malaise” in “villages and neighbourhoods where public services have been diminishing, where living conditions had deteriorated”.

There were many “people whose status in society had not been sufficiently well recognised.

“In a cowardly way, we had got used to it and everything seemed to suggest that we had forgotten them.

“We must tackle the question of immigration,” he added

France yellow vest protests: Macron promises wage rise

Second from right, Christophe Castaner, France’s Interior Minister. On the right, the previous Interior Minister, Gerard Collomb.

France has a big problem with criminal gangs.

“French intelligence (SDECE) has competed with the CIA over the control of the world heroin trade.”

SDECE – Wikispooks / Lucien Sarti and Jacques Mesrine

General Pierre de Villiers, friend of Israel and the Pentagon.

The Yellow Vests “ask that General Pierre de Villiers becomes French President.”

Macron news: President may be replaced by Army General in right …

Spooky Steve.

Marine Le Pen, the French far-right leader, has met with former White House strategist Steve Bannon and signaled her interest in his project to help European populist parties – parties which support Israel and Trump.

France’s far-right says ready to work with former Trump aide Bannon …

Club des Cordeliers (@cordeliers) refers to “the Gladio-flavored, proto-fascist Yellow Vest movement.”

Yellow Jackets. Rioters work for CIAs Gladio.

In Paris, about 50 vehicles have been burnt.

Dozens of businesses have been vandalised and looted.

Yellow vest protests ‘economic catastrophe’ for France

Francois Asselin, head of the confederation of small and medium-sized businesses, says that the protests could cost his members €10bn.

France’s Foreign Minister has told Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics.

Jean-Yves Le Drian told LCI television: ‘I say this to Donald Trump, and the French president says it too: leave our nation be.’

France tells Trump not to interfere with country’s politics

Security services tend to be one-sided / cia-mkultra

France, December 2018. 

Macron wants France to be less reliant on the CIA, and less reliant on US technology.

Macron Push to Drop CIA Code Quickens as Trump Calls EU Foe …

France, December 2018.
There is a belief that the CIA wants to topple Macron.

The CIA has a long history of toppling leaders.
Reportedly, the CIA tried to assassinate President De Gaulle.

Priscillia Ludosky is the woman who started the protests against Macron. Her family is from Martinique, in the Caribbean.
In France, “household disposable incomes rose in 2017 and in 2018.”

In France, under Macron, “economic growth has been solid.”

Look at me

Fake images linked to France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ protests /Fake images of France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ protests.

There is a belief that the CIA, and its friends, are using fake images as part of their campaign to topple President Macron.

Certain anti-Macron forces claim that the above photo shows a victim of the Macron government.

However, this picture was taken at the protests for the independence referendum in Catalonia in 2017.
Certain anti-Macron forces claim that the above photo shows a victim of the Macron government.

However, this photo was taken in Spain on July 11, 2012.
Fake images linked to France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ protests /Fake images of France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ protests.

The CIA is alleged to have used Tunisian generals to topple Tunisia’s President Ben Ali. Left to right: Général de Division Rachid Ammar (Chief of the Army, Tunisia) shaking hands with General Raymond Henault (Chairman of the NATO Military Committee). Reportedly the CIA has many assets within the militaries of many countries.


Reportedly, when the CIA topples presidents it uses snipers to shoot at both police and demonstrators.

In Tunisia, who were the mysterious snipers on rooftops who shot civilians and helped stir up discontent?

On 16 January 2011, Tunisia TV said that four people had been arrested with German passports

“Tunisian police arrested four people carrying German passports over a shooting incident near the headquarters of an opposition party in the capital on Sunday, state television said, quoting a security source.”

Moscow, July 2018
In August 2018, President Macron called on the European Union to

1. Stop relying on the United States for defense,

2. And reach out to Russia to develop a “strategic partnership.”

France Calls On EU To Not Rely On U.S. Defense, Reach Out To Russia

On August 27, Macron criticized Trump for being an “unreliable” partner and “turning his back” on the “multilaterism” built by Western powers since World War II with such actions as pulling out of  Iran’s nuclear deal.

On August 27, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said: “Obviously, it irritates us when President Trump describes Europe as an enemy of the U.S.A in the same breath as Russia and China…”

Hence, Trump wants Macron to be toppled?

Paris protests 2018

France has denounced “the indiscriminate firing by the Israeli army at demonstrators in Gaza

France sharply condemns Israel: We oppose indiscriminate firing

Trump and Netanyahu hate Macron?

Trump Hates on French President Emmanuel Macron in Twitter Rant

The CIA and MOSSAD have hijacked the protests?

The protests against Macron are understandable.

But, the protests may have been hijacked by Mossad and the CIA?

Daniel Cohn-Bendit. where-were-europes-figureheads-in-the-80s

Daniel Cohn-Bendit led the student protests that helped to shut down large parts of France in 1968.

Daniel Cohn-Bendit was born in southern France, to Erich Cohn-Bendit, a German Jew, and Herta David, a Polish-born Jew.

At one time, Daniel Cohn-Bendit taught in a pre-school.

“In his 1975 book Le Grand Bazaar, he noted how at the pre-school, he had participated in sexual activities with some of the children; several years later, in a magazine article he described the ‘beautiful’ experience of being ‘seduced’ by a six-year-old girl.”

1945: Danny the Red


According to Israel Shamir (Danny the Blue & White):

“It is possible to see 1968 as the movement used and utilized for advancement of the Jewish cause.

“Indeed, in France it came after de Gaulle declared embargo on weapons to Israel; in the US it was the break point for the hold of the old elites and the beginning of the Rise of Jews.

“To a great extent, we can say the same about Russia in 1917.”

ISRAEL SHAMIR MAY BE UNRELIABLE, but some of what he writes is presumably accurate?

‘The Arab Spring was run by the CIA, NATO and Mossad.’

The Sisyphus blogger reminded us about Daniel Cohn-Bendit (Red Benny):

These riots nearly brought down the government of General De Gaulle.

In May 1968 the students were heard to chant “Nous sommes tous les juifs allemands” (“We are all German Jews”).

‘Cohn-Bendit is now co-president of the group European Greens–European Free Alliance in the European Parliament.’

In May 1998, the Indonesian generals (trained by the Pentagon and having close relations with Israel) ‘organised the riots which toppled president Suharto (originally put into power by the CIA).

The Sisyphus blogger claims that:

1. Cohn-Bendit is Jewish, and ‘an agent of Mossad’.

2. De Gaulle was hated by Israel, and by French Jews.

3. This was because De Gaulle had told the world that it was Israel which had attacked the Arab states in June 1967 and not the Arabs who had attacked Israel .

(De Gaulle had also declared an embargo on weapons to Israel)

5. While De Gaulle was on a state visit to Romania, Mossad, with the help of Cohn-Bendit, orchestrated the Paris riots against the French government.


According to Israel Shamir in ‘Danny the Blue & White‘:

Cohn-Bendit “tells of his meetings with the ‘boys’ – his new friends, the War party in Washington.

Perle and Wolfowitz shared with him their plans for the Middle East, he says.

“They want to give Iraq to a Hashemite ruler and to push Palestinians into Jordan to create a Palestinian state there.

“Then, the Jews will get the whole of Palestine.


“Danny has a better, much better plan: give a state to Palestinians, and bring Israel into NATO and the European Union. Make Russia, China, everybody declare their support for the Jewish state, the best and the only democracy in the Middle East.

“If the Americans go along, he can deliver European support for the American occupation of Iraq, he says…

“He (Cohn-Bendit) promoted the dismemberment of Yugoslavia. He supported NATO’s bombing of Serbia into submission. But the Jewish cause occupies much of his time and effort. He is proud that Germany supplied Israel with the nuclear-capable submarines at the expense of the German taxpayer…”

Trump does not like President Macron of France.

“The CIA is suspected to have been involved in supporting the student riots against Charles DeGaulle to retaliate against his withdrawal from NATO and his Francophile policies.” CIA activities in France – Wikipedia

In 1968, in France, there were riots and demonstrations against President de Gaulle, ‘an enemy of the USA’.

In 1947, France’s Interior Minister Edouard Depreux revealed the existence of a secret CIA army in France codenamed “Plan Bleu”.

The aim of this army was to carry out false flag operations, in order to promote the agenda of the CIA.

By 1949, NATO had various secret armies, all part of the CIA’s Operation Gladio.

The former director of France’s spy service DGSE, admiral Pierre Lacoste, said in a 1992 interview with The Nation, that certain elements from the network were involved in terrorist activities against de Gaulle.

In 1966 President Charles de Gaulle denounces the secret terrorist warfare carried out by the Pentagon and expelled the European headquarters of NATO.

NATO commander General Lyman Lemnitzer then ordered various terrorist attacks on de Gaulle.

In 1992, Admiral Pierre Lacoste, in a 1992 interview with The Nation, reported that certain elements from the CIA’s ‘Gladio’ network were involved in the terrorist activities on de Gaulle.

Operation Gladio – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In 2018 we find rioting in France.

Is this an inside-job by the French security services to discredit the protestors in France?

Is this an American false-flag designed to hurt Macron?

Macron has angered Trump by saying Europe needs its own army and by listing the US along with Russia and China as a threat to European security?

Is this an Israeli false-flag to punish Macron?

Macron recently said: “What will allow solving the crisis between Israel and Palestine?… Not ignoring the legitimate right of Palestinians to obtain durable peace…”

Is this a psyop?


Agudath Israel congratulates President Trump on the nomination of William Barr (right) as U.S. Attorney General

Trump has nominated William Barr to be the USA’s next Attorney General.

“According to former Bush-CIA black ops specialist Chip Tatum, Barr was part of Operation 40, an Agency-linked criminal gang that moved huge quantities of drugs and was involved in many high-level political assassinations, including those of the Kennedies, Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, and dozens of others.
“Trump has just nominated a man who represented the Bush CIA drug cartel, both within the CIA itself (1973-1977) and later when he served as “Opium Poppy” Bush’s Attorney General.”


the Nice Attack: Anatomy of a Farce.

30 Nov 2018 – Scottish Mafia Groups Using Kids for ‘Reconnaissance’ Missions … …


  1. As it usually happens, these protest were hijacked, infiltrated. Who did it and why, theres no need to ask.


  2. True !

    As always, when there smth genuine, and big, they cannot destroy it se they (“elites) infiltrate it…

  3. Lots to evaluate in this major situation in France

    Generals are involved

    Retired French General Christian Piquemal (born 1940) – who has been arrested and deprived of military benefits for anti-Islamic protesting – is supporting the yellow vests

    General Pierre de Villiers (born 1956) – himself an object of Macron’s wrath, who resigned his position as military head – is said to be a possible replacement if Macron leaves office … an echo of General De Gaulle

    French police have removed their helmets to show solidarity with the yellow vests

    French military are passing around photos and videos of the yellow vests guarding the unknown soldier tomb memorial

    Once the security services go with the people – 80% of whom are polled as supporting the yellow vests – it is possible there will be ‘regime change’ from this ‘colour revolution’

    The yellow vest protestors have been at the core, mostly white French people … it is commonly said that the ‘fuel prices’ objection, tho genuine, is also cover for anti-multi-cultural, anti-Islamic, and anti-African sentiment … “can’t go to prison for ‘hate speech’ if your crusade starts over ‘high fuel prices'”

    There are significant anti-Jewish statements & dimensions, e.g., a poster against ‘le racket Judéo-Macroniste’ picturing Macron as a Rothschild puppet on strings

    Here are French interrupting a live BBC broadcast to call Macron a whore etc, the voice at end saying “Macron pute à juifs” (Macron whores to Jews)” – 30 seconds:


  4. “Is this an inside-job by the French security services to discredit the protestors in France?”

    of course, but presenting macron as ‘good’ person is very naive : this a den of snakes, they cesspit, so the secret secu like DSGE, and socs play these puppets against each other…

    As always.

    Looks like army is divided for being pro and anti macron.

    If there can be any good coming out of it, let it happen !

    “he yellow vest protestors have been at the core, mostly white French people … it is commonly said that the ‘fuel prices’ objection, tho genuine, is also cover for anti-multi-cultural, anti-Islamic, and anti-African sentiment”

    I like the way you thinhk, Brabantian but :
    although around 30% french supporting FN, this is STILL not open conflict white vs “new french” :
    and somebody will play this cart of possible civil war. This is like labyrinth, back doors, traps etc.



  5. CNN poll on ‘European anti-semitism’, with NY Times commentary:

    28 percent of Europeans believe that Jews had too much influence in business

    20 percent believe that Jews had too much influence in media

    1/3 knew little or nothing about the Holocaust

    only 54 percent support Israel’s right to be a Jewish state

    one in five believe most anti-Semitism is a response to Jewish behaviour

    Roughly a third say Jews use the Holocaust to advance their own goals

    Jews are triply concerned, says NY Times, with
    – resurgence of neo-fascist right
    – radical Muslims doing violence to Jews
    – “fashionable anti-Semitism of far left that masquerades as anti-Zionism and anti-racism”


  6. More as to why white French refrain from framing or expressing anti-migrant sentiment

    “Media reporting that is not sufficiently pro-migration cannot be tolerated”
    – Andrew Gilmour, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights

    “Dutch politician and European Parliament member Marcel de Graaff has issued a dire warning about the United Nations’ frightening vision to criminalise opposition to mass migration … an extension of ‘hate speech’ … Criticism of migration will be a criminal offense … Media outlets that give room for criticism of migration, can be shut down.

    “In Marrakech, Morocco on Dec. 11 and 12 the U.N. Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is to be signed … it is meant to establish the groundwork for an Orwellian campaign to cement mass migration as a human right legally above any and all criticism.”


  7. The Strategy of Tension

    The Tavistock institute or the science of mass manipulation through crisis creation

    Macron (crypto-jew?)is fishy, said he will reign as a Jupiter king and make vaccines mandatory. Hestood right under the Louvre pyramid after being elected.


  8. Absolutely! Just look at his numbers!
    EMMANUEL(33) macron(22)

    See Jewish “Lucky 13” here:

    “Macron (crypto-jew?)is fishy, said he will reign as a Jupiter king and make vaccines mandatory. Hestood right under the Louvre pyramid after being elected. “

  9. Hullo Aang,

    I only just realised you’re back. Very good. It just wasn’t the same with my first go-to website missing. Anyway, lovely, lovely.

    best etc.


  10. Me too ! 😉


  11. Your point of the EU being used to isolate America from our traditional allies was predicted in the Boston Bombing Qabala rituals
    short after that false flag op.

    It was vlogged here with evidence of your and Sweden’s, planned take down.

    Followed up with corroborative evidence here:

    Glad to see your back, regardless of that vewy, vewy waskowi false flag!



  12. Yes, Aanir, glad to sse you back !
    Just wondered what happened…

    But PLS do backups of Yours Site !

    About France : this is psyop, false flag, political porn, smoke and mirrors (” poudre pour les yeux” ) you name it…

    thanks for comeing back ! 🙂




  13. “In France, “household disposable incomes rose in 2017 and in 2018 In France, under Macron, “economic growth has been solid.”

    NO ! This is v e r y naive, and not truth.The opoposite for most of the society. French were played with Macron, he was losing popularity quite fast. French govt tries to buy time now.

    BTW : New expression gains popularity : Democrature…
    ( Yes, democracy mixed with dictature, haha )

    Pls avoid taking sides. Try another way of understanding why this happens in France.

    Rest of article makes sense. Greetings,


  14. European news is carrying stories agreeing there is foreign incitement of French riots

    But media sez that France and the UK agree it is the Russians wot did it not CIA US & Nato … fake news about the fake news?

    True as anon notes above, the ‘household income rising’ statistics are quite misleading

    They mean ‘total households’ including the über-wealthy … so most people can be getting poorer but household income is rising because the 1/10th of 1% has boatloads more money

    Leon Trotsky said long ago, ‘impoverishment of the petite bourgeoisie’ is part of the core plan

    The real earthquake that is underway now in France, somewhat unspoken out loud, is people beginning to think that the reason the middle class is poorer, and taxes etc are too high, is because of all the money going to migrants and non-native-French ethnics who don’t work

    It is partly unspoken not only because of fear of getting caught in the ‘racist hate crime’ dragnet … but because almost any ‘solution’ is very difficult to frame without great trepidation

    And people further are beginning to opine, that elites along with a certain ethnic group of you-know-who, are the ones who fostered sending in the migrants to now-10-per-cent-plus Muslim France

    There is a gnawing feeling there is no ‘fix’ … things will just get slowly, and sometimes more rapidly, worse


  15. France’s former interior minister, Gérard Collomb, mentioned above, is famous for his interview saying that multi-culturalism has not worked, there is increasing violence in relations with France’s 10% of population that is now Muslim

    And that perhaps within 5 or 6 years, the situation will be irreversible and head toward civil war and the possible partition of France with secession of Muslim areas. Collomb said:

    « Relationships between people are very hard, people don’t want to live together … Communities in France are fighting each other more and more and it’s becoming very violent … Yes, we have five, six years to avoid the worst. »

    Article with interview of Collomb by Abdelhamid Kaddour:

    Steve Bannon, seeks to unite Europe’s right-wing and nationalist parties, in ‘The Movement’ under Israel-linked Jewish leadership.

    ‘The Movement’, headquartered in Brussels, was actually founded in 2017 and remains headed by, a prominent Belgian Zionist Jewish politician and lawyer, Mischaël Modrikamen, a central figure in Belgium’s Jewish community and in Belgian ties to Israel

    The Jewish connections of major politicians keep on expanding. In the USA there is great excitement over the youngest USA Congresswoman, 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, flamboyant and pretty socialist follower of Jewish Bernie Sanders

    Ocasio-Cortez just publicly announced she too has Jewish roots, she is descended from Sephardic Jews in Spain, like Cuba’s Fidel Castro


  16. Ehhhhh Hello. Is that you? The Real You?

    Nice to have you back.

    Peace to the humans!


  17. Clearly France has social issues from migrant ghettos to marginalised working classes. The shadow of the guillotine mentality and a militancy that other parts of Europe appear not to possess. It is easy enough to mobilise numbers and populism rules supreme.

    However, the usual agente provocateur and shadowy security services are providing the Hegelian dialect.

    France is clearly ripe for false flags (Nice, Bataclan etc) and with it the imposition of the state of emergency when the glove fits.

    Whilst the majority of those on the streets have a genuine grievance, the violence and trouble is clearly organised by the ‘usual nefarious sources’.

    Vive La France and peace to the humans.


  18. Good comment, and today we have Strasbourg to distract divide etc.
    The good people protest, and the spooks in disguise vandalize the historical sites of Paris. Our scummy media lie about it and the beat goes on. But these protests may be a game changer??


  19. Hey..what about my comment pointing out Macron like his predecessors Sarkozy and Hollande….is OBVIOUSLY a crypto jew….


  20. The Jewish community of France is speaking loudly against the yellow vest movement

    The Grand Rabbi of France has asked French Jews to pray for the French Republic ‘with a special intensity’ against the yellow vests

    Ben Judah tweets, « Uncomfortable fact for excited leftists — the Gilets Jaunes online world is riddled with antisemitic memes and statements. ‘Macron is the President of the Jews,’ is a pretty major theme there »

    Leading French political Jew Bernard-Henri Lévy, major promoter of the war that destroyed Libya, killing tens of thousands including Qaddafi, has called for support for the ‘forces of order’ against yellow vests whom he sees as far-right-radicalised

    The Union of Jewish Students of France have declared their hostility to the gilets jaunes

    The Jewish Chronicle writes –
    « France’s gilets jaunes protests scrutinised as antisemites take part in demonstrations … An image of a notorious antisemitic essayist, wearing the characteristic hi-vis jacket, was featured on the cover of Paris Match magazine »

    The above refers is one of the leading French citizens convicted of ‘anti-semitic crimes’, Hervé Ryssen, who has been wearing a yellow vest and is seen on video and in photos amidst the demonstrators

the Zionist troll has finally trolled off yes the blog spot seems to have posted his last post 1 month and 5 days ago to be exact.

bliss pure bliss, just silence, sweet silence, no more the rantings of a Zionist Israeli jew boy, oh boy. It has taken a long time to defeat this troll, 28th of September 2010 it started. How much effort,, oh yes out dam SPOT you will not purge and pester me any longer.

Though my campaign against the Zionist Israelis will continue unabated. BDS, THE APARTHEID  REGIME, THE ETHENIC CLEANSING, THE GENOCIDE, FINAL SOLUTION, THE SLAUGHTER OF THE NATIVE Palestinians.

U S A tries to stop Ireland banning imports from Israel’s settlements

US tries to stop Ireland banning imports from Israel’s settlements

Veteran US lawmaker Peter King has lobbied against an Irish attempt to ban goods from Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Bill ClarkCQ Roll Call Photos/Newscom

A prominent US politician has lobbied Irish lawmakers to reject a proposed ban on imports from Israel’s illegal settlements.

Peter King, a member of Congress for New York, is among those who have opposed a bill being debated in Dublin.

Although the bill – aimed at forbidding goods from Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank – seeks to uphold international law, King has depicted it as subversive.

King has tried to convince Fianna Fáil, one of Ireland’s largest parties, to withdraw its support for the proposed ban.

“It is critical that countries and leaders interested in facilitating a lasting peace amongst Israelis and Palestinians not serve to empower the most radical, who have no interest in seeking peace,” King stated in an email message addressed to Fianna Fáil’s team in the Oireachtas, Ireland’s national parliament.

He argued that the proposed ban on settlement goods “does just that by undercutting Palestinians truly interested in peace and empowering Hamas terrorists and recalcitrant Palestinians who refuse even to approach negotiations.”

King’s appeal was made in July and has not been previously reported.

Despite his strong connections with Ireland’s politicians, King could not persuade Fianna Fáil to change its stance. The party’s lawmakers have twice voted in favor of the Occupied Territories Bill, as the proposed ban on settlement goods is known.

Niall Collins, Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on foreign affairs, confirmed that King had been in contact with the party. Collins added that staff from the US embassy in Dublin had visited him “a couple of times,” urging him to oppose the bill.

“Huge issue”

During a trip to the West Bank in the summer, Collins was taken aback by the scale of Israel’s settlement activities.

“I struggle to see how a two-state solution can ever be achieved because of the whole proliferation of the settlements,” Collins told The Electronic Intifada. “The whole West Bank now is so fragmented that I struggle to see how that pipe dream can occur.”

The position taken by Fianna Fáil has proven vital towards having the bill approved by the Seanad, the upper house in the Oireachtas. Nominally in opposition, Fianna Fáil is enabling the work of a minority government led by its rival Fine Gael through a “confidence and supply” arrangement.

Whereas Fine Gael has tried to torpedo the Occupied Territories Bill, Fianna Fáil has backed it.

Fianna Fáil has previously proven accommodating to the US elite. While in government, it allowed the US to refuel military planes in Shannon Airport at the time of the 2003 war against Iraq.

But on the issue of Israel’s settlement goods, Fianna Fáil has listened to public opinion.

Collins acknowledged that he was unaware of the depth of Irish empathy for the Palestinians until he became his party’s foreign affairs spokesperson earlier this year.

“I was very surprised at the time,” he said. “But I understand now that Palestine is a huge issue for people in Ireland.”


The arguments made by Peter King smack of double standards. His use of the term “terrorists” to describe Palestinian resistance fighters is at odds with how he has previously defended Irish republicans involved in an armed struggle.

Although he suggests that Hamas should be isolated, King encouraged dialogue with Irish republicans at a time when the British government was refusing to deal with them. He has taken credit for persuading Bill Clinton, then US president, to issue a visa for Gerry Adams, then leader of the political party Sinn Féin, in 1994.

Adams’ visit to New York is widely recognized as having helped to advance the Irish peace process.

Equally, King is wrong to assert that a ban on settlement goods would undercut Palestinians “truly interested in peace.” His argument overlooks how Israel’s apartheid system – including its relentless colonization of the West Bank – is the primary obstacle to peace and justice.

The ban being considered in Ireland aims to make Israel pay a price for its settlement activities. Under the terms of the Fourth Geneva Convention, building settlements in a territory acquired by force is a war crime.

In the recent past, King has proven to be an especially reactionary member of Congress. He has, for example, supported President Donald Trump’s attempts to prevent residents of seven largely Muslim countries from entering the US.

King did not respond to a request for comment.

Inspired by a strike

Advocates of the ban on settlement goods have drawn inspiration from a strike by staff of the Irish retailer Dunnes Stores in the 1980s. By refusing to handle South African goods, the Dublin strikers made a significant contribution to an international campaign that would ultimately result in sanctions being imposed on Pretoria’s apartheid government.

“We are being watched from all over the world,” said Frances Black, the Irish senator who formally proposed the Occupied Territories Bill. “If this legislation gets through here in Ireland, I have no doubt that other countries will follow suit – just like what happened with the Dunnes Stores workers in Dublin.”

Black, also a well-known singer, has been touring Ireland over the past few months to promote a ban on Israeli settlement goods.

She has been critical of the uncooperative response from Simon Coveney, Ireland’s foreign minister and a leading figure in the Fine Gael party.

Coveney’s claims that – as a European Union member – Ireland may not unilaterally ban Israel’s settlement goods have been disputed by a number of lawyers. The lawyers insist that individual countries are entitled to restrict trade for reasons of public policy.

“I think the Irish government is probably fearful of Ireland leading on this,” said Black. “They are fearful of what the European Union and the United States might say. They said the same thing with the Dunnes Stores workers – that we couldn’t lead on this – but I’m saying that we can lead on this and that the people of Ireland want this.”

Ciaran Tierney is a journalist based in Galway, Ireland. Website:

tomie jones says -take note not a word will be said about this on the zionist jewish irish blogg site .

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