When the British troops took the Belgian city of Antwerp, hitherto held by the Germans, they found that they did not have a suitable place to keep the prisoners locked up. After searching unsuccessfully for a cinema or theatre that could serve as a prison, the British realized that the zoo was empty, since, it was said, the hungry population had eaten most of the animals. Thus, the zoo was soon filled with new occupants. The six thousand prisoners who were to be accommodated there were distributed by category; The officers, the Belgian fascists and the citizens who had collaborated with the Germans ended up in the lions’ enclosure. Prisoners of another type were assigned the bear pit, the tiger cage, or the monkey house. As a witness would describe, ‘the prisoners remained sitting on piles of straw, looking through the bars.’
MICHAEL WALSH: Through my 55 years of political activity, I have consistently spoken in favour of excluding politicians from the parliaments of the Western powers. The principle of politicians is so deeply ingrained my stance has been likened to removing blood from the human body to make it more efficient.
The United Kingdom’s Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is not beating around the bush when it comes to the homosexual nature of monkeypox spread.
Almost no person knows what to do during a heart attack. At that moment panic begins and the maximum we can do is call an ambulance. What to do when you’re all alone and surrounded by no one? What would you do if the nearest hospital was a couple of hours away and you just had no one who could help you?
Because a champion boxer’s views on NATO in Europe are unclear, Latvian media has decided that the world event boxing bout taking place on July 2 on Australia’s Gold Coast will be removed from television media. The position of conventional media is likely to be similar.
SCOOP: On July 1, 2022, Alfred Schaefer the internationally acclaimed dissident who dared to challenge the war victors’ revisionists who embellished and distorted German history is freed from the notorious Stadelheim Prison in Munich, the prison where Adolf Hitler and other dissidents were held – and sometimes executed.
Covid-19 may have originated in US biolab, Lancet commission chair admits. Jeffrey Sachs, who chairs Covid-19 commission at the prestigious medical journal, has claimed the deadly virus did not come out of nature.
The man was ridiculously overpaid by accident, promised to return the money, and then resigned and vanished. An office worker at Chilean cold cuts conglomerate Cial has walked off with 286 times his salary after his employer accidentally overpaid him last month, local media outlets recently reported. The company is attempting to take legal action against him – if they can find him – for misappropriation of its property.
The European Commission downplays the importance of the missing messages, which were sent during Covid-19 vaccine negotiations. The European Commission claims it is unable to locate text messages sent between its president, Ursula von der Leyen, and Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla during talks for a huge vaccine deal, last year, but has denied prior charges of maladministration from an EU watchdog.
France is not as dependent on Russian gas as Germany or Italy. But, the heads of the three major French energy companies are calling on the government, consumers, and businesses to reduce gas consumption for fear that there will not be enough gas next winter.