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stream Darsombra's trippy, 42-minute, one-song album 'Transmission'
The whole album is one 42-minute track that takes all kinds of unexpected twists and turns and remains very trippy the entire time. Continue reading…
Baltimore psych duo Darsombra (Brian Daniloski on guitar, vocals, and effects, and Ann Everton on synthesizer, vocals, gong, and visuals) are self-releasing their new album Transmission on August 9, following releases on Exile On Mainstream, Translation Loss,… [+2640 chars]
Andrew Sacher
2019-07-31 12:59:09




Editorial: All the talk about a 'people vs politicians' election is another bit of Brexit bluster and bluff - The Independent
Editorial: All the talk about a 'people vs politicians' election is another bit of Brexit bluster and bluff The Independent Gove 'deeply saddened' by the EU refusing to renegotiate Brexit deal The Sun Brexit: Michael Gove accuses 'wrong and sad' EU of intrans…
Taking Boris Johnson at his word always a bit of a gamble there will be no general election, at least before Brexit, and certainly not one that he himself initiates. Just for a change, there are good reasons to believe him on this, if few other affairs of sta… [+27545 chars]

2019-08-05 23:00:02




MPs must decide what they hate most – a no-deal Brexit or Corbyn as PM? - The Independent
MPs must decide what they hate most – a no-deal Brexit or Corbyn as PM? The Independent Corbyn: It's not up to Jo Swinson to decide who is PM Daily Mail Brexit: Tory MP Oliver Letwin rejects Corbyn as caretaker PM BBC News Boris Johnson told to release secret…
What would you hate most a Corbyn government or a no-deal Brexit? That, Im told, is how Downing Street is already framing the crucial question for Conservative MPs. Government whips will ram home the same message when the Commons returns from its summer brea… [+29103 chars]
Andrew Grice
2019-08-16 23:00:03




Thousands of fish and insects killed as unidentified substance pollutes Somerset river
Twelve-year-old boy alerted Environment Agency to pollution with photo of dead fish he pulled from River Sheppey
Thousands of fish have died after an unknown source polluted a 9.3 mile stretch of the River Sheppey in Somerset. The Wessex branch of the Environment Agency said it had tracked the pollution to a probable source and were working to protect the lower end of … [+23354 chars]
Corazon Miller, Corazon Miller
2019-08-05 14:46:14




Murder probe after man shot dead in Birmingham
Police step up reassurance patrols after 20-year-old killed
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was shot dead in Birmingham. The 20-year-old victim was shot in Goosemoor Lane, Erdington, at about 7.30pm on Thursday. Police said the mans family had been informed. Well tell you whats true. You can fo… [+22927 chars]
Chiara Giordano, Chiara Giordano
2019-08-08 21:23:57




Newcastle stabbing: 'Devoted father' Peter Duncan killed with screwdriver at shopping centre
Seven teenagers arrested after 'chance encounter' outside Greggs
A devoted father has been stabbed to death with a screwdriver in an unprovoked attack outside a shopping centre. Seven teenagers have been arrested over the attack on 52-year-old Peter Duncan in Newcastle. Northumbria Police said there had been a chance enc… [+26000 chars]
Lizzie Dearden, Lizzie Dearden
2019-08-16 10:17:19




Peter Duncan murder: Teenager charged over man stabbed to death with screwdriver in Newcastle Greggs
A 17-year-old had been charged with the murder of Peter Duncan, after the father was stabbed to death with a screwdriver in Newcastle.
A 17-year-old had been charged with the murder of a "devoted father" who was stabbed to death with a screwdriver outside a Greggs in Newcastle. Peter Duncan was stabbed once in the chest in an unprovoked attack in the Intu Eldon Square shopping centre at aro… [+25357 chars]
Emma Snaith
2019-08-17 15:05:00




Woman conceived by rape of her 13-year-old mother wants DNA test to prosecute father: 'I'm a walking crime scene'
‘This has nearly beaten me down ... But I will persevere because I know this is so wrong and I want justice,’ says complainant
A woman who says she was conceived by child rape wants to bring her father to justice by using her own DNA as evidence branding herself a walking crime scene. The complainant, who was adopted at the age of seven months in the 1970s, learnt from her adoption … [+26807 chars]
Maya Oppenheim, Maya Oppenheim
2019-08-06 10:23:04




Gordon Brown attacks John McDonnell over Scottish independence, saying Labour risks falling into 'nationalist trap'
Former PM also warns 'unionism appears to be sleepwalking into oblivion' with the rise of English nationalism
Gordon Brown has accused Labour's John McDonnell of falling into a "nationalist trap" over his position on a second Scottish independence referendum.  The remarks from the former prime minister came after the shadow chancellor provoked anger among colleagues… [+25763 chars]
Ashley Cowburn, Ashley Cowburn
2019-08-11 08:18:00




I lost my brother to a terrorist bombing – but I know deserting British dual national Isis recruits isn't right
Tearing up UK passports of foreign fighters may briefly make us feel better and coral popular opinion, but we cannot isolate ourselves from international extremism and expect anything to change
In recent interventions, the war has been won but we have failed to secure enduring peace. Insurgents have been overpowered or forced to disperse, only to then regroup and return with a vengeance. In modern day non-state conflict, it is no longer enough to de… [+29299 chars]
Tobias Ellwood, Tobias Ellwood
2019-08-25 12:36:51




Child, 9, taken into police protection after being 'found beneath Brighton Pier' in darkness during violent storms
Two arrested on suspicion of neglect as young child found exposed to the elements
A nine-year-old has been taken into police protection after being found under Brighton Pier in the middle of the night during violent storms. The child was reportedly found beneath the structure at 2am on Saturday by Brighton Beach Patrol volunteers while st… [+26020 chars]
Tess de la Mare, Ewan Somerville, Tess de la Mare, Ewan Somerville
2019-08-10 17:23:32




Republican groups threaten to boycott Twitter after Mitch McConnell's campaign account is frozen
Incident reveals the 'left-wing tilt of these companies', claims Senator
Donald Trumps campaign and national Republican groups have vowed to stop buying Twitter advertisements until the social media platform unfreezes Senate majority leader Mitch McConnells campaign account.  Twitter locked @Team_Mitch from further activity on We… [+26218 chars]
Felicia Sonmez, Felicia Sonmez
2019-08-09 08:09:59




Leyton stabbing: Man charged with attempted murder of police officer in London
A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer in east London.
A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer in east London. Muhammed Rodwan, 56, of Villiers Close, Luton, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon in connection with the attack. He is due to appe… [+23369 chars]
Chiara Giordano
2019-08-08 20:54:09




Maids Moreton murder: Church warden who poisoned elderly lover had list of 100 other targets
Vicar's son Benjamin Field murdered his partner and targeted an 83-year-old woman before being caught
A church warden who conspired to murder his elderly lover to benefit from his will had a list of 100 other potential targets. Police fear Benjamin Field, 28, could have killed again if a woman had not told friends that he was giving her white powder before s… [+28549 chars]
Lizzie Dearden, Lizzie Dearden
2019-08-09 13:26:00




Retail sales over past year weakest since records began in 1995, survey shows
Barclaycard data also reveals drop in spending on essentials in July
Retail sales saw the weakest average rise on record in the past year, a survey has shown, raising questions over one of the economys few bright spots. The value of sales grew only 0.5 per cent per month on average in the 12 months to 27 July, the British Ret… [+24990 chars]
Olesya Dmitracova, Olesya Dmitracova
2019-08-06 06:27:00




I warned that adopting the IHRA would shut down Palestinian protest – I've been proved right
The vagueness of the 'working definition' of antisemitism has licensed a free for all of interpretation, delighting opponents of Palestinian demands for equal rights
When cyclists signed up for this years Big Ride For Palestine, which raises funds for a charity aiding Palestinian children in Gaza, they were expecting to finish with a rally in a Tower Hamlets park. But the council took a secret decision to ban the rally us… [+29514 chars]
Antony Lerman, Antony Lerman
2019-08-10 14:15:00




A national unity government to halt a no-deal Brexit is how to dig the nation's grave
A 'national government' led by backbenchers rather than the current leader of the opposition would not only suspend party democracy in the present, it would destroy confidence in it for the future
The metaphor of the body politic can be an attractive one to think about political community, especially when the body is on the verge of collapse and you have a name for the disease: Brexit. The UK has been branded the sick man of Europe and needs a good cur… [+27973 chars]
Lea Ypi, Lea Ypi
2019-08-10 08:45:00




Be honest, do you actually care about the record number of drug-related deaths?
It's tempting to blame politicians, but they instinctively follow public opinion rather than shape it. The uncomfortable truth might be that we, the electorate, are ultimately responsible
Repeating the same illogical behaviour over and over again may seem absurd, especially when we think of people using illicit drugs like heroin and crack cocaine. But as another record for drug-related deaths is set, 4,327 in the past year alone, it seems the … [+27517 chars]
Ian Hamilton, Ian Hamilton
2019-08-15 12:42:23




I was in a coma when the Home Office tried to deport me. Then the public responded
There is a story like mine behind every immigrant. We are not random statistics on dreamed-up billboards and bus slogans. We are real people, and we are victims of xenophobia
What are you worth? Have you been forced to answer that question against a yardstick that is systemically designed against you? If you answered yes, youre probably an immigrant like me and I dont need to try very hard to convince you that you dont have the sa… [+28476 chars]
Bhavani Esapathi, Bhavani Esapathi
2019-08-13 07:06:07




'Crude, offensive and probably expensive': Politicians attack government's anti-knife crime fried chicken boxes
'Is this some kind of joke?! What's next, #knifefree watermelons?'
The Home Office has come under fire after launching an anti-knife crime campaign focused on fried chicken shops. More than 320,000 #knifefree chicken boxes have been distributed across England and Wales. The insides of the boxes are printed with real life s… [+26631 chars]
Zamira Rahim, Zamira Rahim
2019-08-14 18:49:09
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