Extraordinary abandoned buildings

Bulgarian Communist Party Headquarters, Buzludzha, BulgariaOn a rocky peak in the Stara Planina, a range of mountains in the Balkans, the Bulgarian Communist Party Headquarters was built over seven years, between 1974 and 1981, with the help of more than 6,000 workers. It featured a vast auditorium decorated with numerous frescoes of communist . . . → Read More: Extraordinary abandoned buildings

Cost to NHS of Britons abroad soars to £1 billion

THE ANNUAL bill to the NHS of British patients being treated in the rest of Europe is about to reach £1billion after Irish bureaucrats (They wanted more charity) realised they had been using the wrong costs in their invoices.

Almost 80,000 UK pensioners use the health service in Spain

Latest figures showed Britain . . . → Read More: Cost to NHS of Britons abroad soars to £1 billion

The abandoned towns of the world

Where is it? Belchite, Spain

What’s the story? Again, this is a ghost village with a disturbing war-torn past. In the province of Zaragoza in Spain, it was the site of fierce fighting in the summer of 1937 between General Franco’s troops and the Spanish Republican Army. A new village was built a . . . → Read More: The abandoned towns of the world

Britain Crowned World’s Top Football/Soccer Freestyler

A British teenager has been crowned the world freestyle football champion after wowing judges with his impeccable ball skills.

Andrew Henderson, from Cornwall, beat rivals from Brazil, Spain and Japan to win the inaugural World Freestyle Football Championships (WFFC) Tour in Kuala Lumpur.

The 19-year-old smashed his way through four intense rounds . . . → Read More: Britain Crowned World’s Top Football/Soccer Freestyler

£135million cucumber bailout: UK taxpayers forced to share compensation bill for Germany’s E.coli outbreak

E.coli deaths reach 22 Some 2,400 showing symptoms – with 12 British cases UK share of the bill could be £16.6m

British taxpayers are to contribute to an EU bailout worth at least £135million for farmers hit by Germany’s E.coli epidemic.

The bill is a direct result of the German government’s failure to . . . → Read More: £135million cucumber bailout: UK taxpayers forced to share compensation bill for Germany’s E.coli outbreak

British Taxpayers Being Used To Bail Out Other Failed Socialist Countries

The UK national debt is the total amount of money the British government owes to the private sector and other purchasers of UK gilts.

UK public sector net debt was £867.2 billion. (or 57.6% of National GDP) – note this excludes financial sector intervention.

Source: Office National Statistics

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