THE growing popularity of Britain as a haven for economic migrants (parasites) has been exposed in figures showing the lives of almost 400,000 foreign-born residents are funded by the UK taxpayer.
Non-UK nationals claiming benefits increased from 288,720 in 2008 to 397,000 in 2013
New Home Office statistics reveal that 397,000 non-UK nationals . . . → Read More: British Taxpayers fund benefits for 400,000 immigrants
Gordon Ramsay is fooled by Ant & Dec
Gordon Ramsay subjected Ant and Dec to a foul-mouthed rant after the jokers pulled off one of their most ambitious pranks to date.
Ramsay, 47, was left duped by the pair who dressed as handymen flew to LA and caused havoc on the set . . . → Read More: Ant and Dec leave Gordon Ramsay fuming
Newsnight took a look back at the long-running satirical show Spitting Image on Tuesday ahead of a new Arena documentary on the importance of the programme in defining the public image of Britain’s politicians during the Eighties and Nineties.
Of course, the chat ended with Margaret Thatcher – her puppet at least – interrupting . . . → Read More: After Spitting Image Discussion – Thatcher Threatens To ‘Privatise’ Paxman
The UK is about to commit to the F-35 fighter project, a US-led effort to produce 3,000 aircraft which is set to cost more than £600bn globally.
The initial UK order for 14 F-35Bs will, with support costs added, cost about £2.5bn, we’ve has learned.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said the F-35B . . . → Read More: UK to spend £2.5bn on F-35 fighters
Corruption is a problem for almost half the companies doing business in Europe, a survey by the European Commission said on Monday, and an increasing number of European Union citizens think it is getting worse.
The report places the EU, often portrayed as one of the globe’s cleanest regions, in an unflattering light. Among . . . → Read More: Corruption costs EU economy £100BILLION a year and Greece and China are among the worst offenders
New poll suggests almost half of people living outside Scotland “wouldn’t mind” waking up to discover the country was independent from the rest of the UK.
YouGov questioned more than 2,500 people across Scotland, Wales and England.
Some 46% of those outside of Scotland asked to imagine waking up and finding the . . . → Read More: 46% ‘Wouldn’t Mind’ If Scotland Was Independent
Archaeologists discovered 2,300-year-old dungeons in Bursa, Turkey The dungeons were found to contain a bloody well and torture chambers Deaf and mute hangmen would have thrown prisoner’s heads into the well The bodies would then have been passed to the prisoner’s relatives Chambers found during excavations set to become an open-air museum
For . . . → Read More: 2,300-year-old torture chamber unearthed in Turkey
One news channel has been granted exclusive access to the headquarters of Comac – China’s answer to Airbus and Boeing. The vast campus forms the heart of China’s attempt to take on the aviation giants.
Comac was only founded five years ago and yet it has already produced one passenger jet and, within a . . . → Read More: China Bets Big On ‘Iron Bird’ Of The Skies
These days, with DVDs and the internet, there’s not a huge need for television
Viewers can watch BBC programmes for nothing on iPlayer, so long as they steer clear of live viewing, for which a licence is required
In a recent Spectator column, Charles Moore referred to the BBC licence fee as “the . . . → Read More: An answer to the BBC licence fee: don’t pay it!
British taxpayers have unwittingly funded a controversial new manifesto for the European Union which demands increased rights for illegal immigrants and a universal income for the unemployed – whether or not they seek work.
The 145-page manifesto also calls for a ban on fracking and greater powers for Brussels.
The document will be distributed . . . → Read More: British taxpayers funding a ‘Marxist’ manifesto for European superstate
Three years after Japan’s nuclear disaster, residents are allowed home only once a month… and cannot stay overnight
In March 2011 the world watched in horror as a powerful earthquake rocked Japan, before a deadly tsunami swept ashore, washing away any boats, cars, homes and people unfortunate enough to be in its path.
But . . . → Read More: The ghost towns of Fukushima
‘I’m the real Ron Burgundy and I was a sexist pig too’ Anchorman inspiration reveals all
THE REAL THING: Mort Crim says he is proud to be the inspiration for the movie characte
Mort Crim had the hair that could make a wolverine purr and suits that made Frank Sinatra look like a . . . → Read More: The Real Ron Burgundy – Anchorman inspiration