1640 The Scots, under Sir Alexander Leslie, defeated royalist English forces under Lord Conway at the
battle of Newburn near Newcastle.
Newcastle was then occupied by the Scots in the English-Scottish wars.
Northumberland and Durham were owned by the jocks - they controlled the coal and were actually paid by charlie one.
Coal was the black gold GOSH
An important event leading up to the British civil war(s)
Anybody moves and the pleb gets it...
Royalty trying to infuence religion in the pursuit of power and greed
1996 The divorce of Charles, the Prince of Wales, and Princess Diana was finalized in a decree absolute.
Under the terms of the divorce settlement, Diana was stripped of her 'Royal Highness' title.
The old cuckold and camilla will still try to be king and Queen - the establishment will protect itself though.
There you go GOSH
2013 Leeds businessman Lee Beaumont who became tired of 'cold calls' offering to help him reclaim
payment protection insurance (PPI), or install solar panels, set up his home phone as a premium rate 0871 number.
Companies who phone him now spend 10p per minute on calls, from which he receives 7p.
The number of 'cold calls' to his 0871 number fell by 66% in one month.
In a greedy economy under pressure; cold calling will soon be back again NO GOSH
2016 The last remaining 22 branches of BHS closed, bringing an end to 88 years of British retail history.
The department store’s collapse in April led to the loss of 11,000 jobs, affected 22,000 pensions,
sparked a lengthy parliamentary inquiry, and left its high-profile former owners potentially
facing a criminal investigation.
164 stores throughout the United Kingdom at the time it entered administration, and 74 international stores
across 18 separate territories.
There they go gone GOSH
It was Ted - no giggling - Heath who first bitcoined the phrase, 'the unacceptable face of capitalism'.
BHS and Phil my boots Green are the up to date fashion of, 'the unacceptable international face of cpaitalism'.
There won't be any real change with an establishment administrated by greedy Gits NO GOSH
As the brexit negotiations evolve into a new intensity of hybrid delayment discussion.
The UK establishment is now sweet talking the Greek shipping community.
Secret! negotiation! secret my backend of a bulk carrier.
TUES 29th AUG 2017
On This Day 29th AUG
1782; The British battleship HMS Royal George sank off Spithead with the loss of more than 900 crew and
Repairs were being carried out beneath the ship's waterline.
The ship was angled over using the cannon to expose the necessary repair area.
The officer in charge was absolved - rotting beams collapsing under stress caused by the 'heel' was blamed.
An era of establishment without guilt! GOSH
Not so long ago disasters were blamed on human folly - nowt to do with the gear and share price.
Subsequent enquires proved it was the equipment...
Nowadays; when human error was to blame, enquiries are delayed for a generation.
The 'elite' getting it wrong! give that man/woman a gong GOSH
1833; The 'Factory Act(s)' - child labour laws - was passed.
It was ignored until the factory inspectorate was formed in 1833.
Who really ruled OK in them days; the greedy gits.
In contemporary UK; childhood is increasingly ever shorter...
Parents under pressure or greed GOSH
1918; 6000 policemen went on strike for better pay.
A further succesful strike in 1919 led to the formation by law of the police federation and striking banned.
In the nation state of today with an economy under pressure, despite the new labour induced terrorism;
the increasing number of have-nots see the police as an establishment tool.
Federation Fool or Ghoul GOSH
1997; Britain's Northern Ireland Secretary Mo Mowlam invited Sinn Féin, the political arm of the
Irish Republican Army (IRA), to all-party talks on Northern Ireland.
The peace process which had been started by the previous greedy git government culminated in the 1998 good friday
Mo Mowlam - one of the very few new labourites to spaek up against the Iraq war - died from cancer aged 55 in 2005.
There she was - like many others of all ages - Gone GOSH
2011; Private security firm G4S sacked two members of staff who tagged the false leg of 29 year old
Rochdale offender Christopher Lowcock.
Allowing him to remove it and flout a court-imposed curfew for driving and drug offences,
as well as possession of an offensive weapon.
If only I was making this up.
The truth is stranger than fiction - Isn't privatisation great; no electronic tag gags GOSH
Is a living on the street Greek pleb better off than the equivalent Brit pleb.!
Well it is warmer and; most nation states are much more family orientated than us Brits -
especially the Brit greedy gits.