Mr Kipling comments

Posted in: New UK coins featuring image of King Charles revealed See in context

Missed a chance to just do away with the whole Royal family with the queens death.

Not my King!

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Posted in: Suicide blast kills 19 at education center in Afghan capital See in context

More Saudi/Suni inspired violence against the Shia.

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Posted in: Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday at the Kremlin See in context


Actually the next best thing is to send in the dad-army of untrained cannon fodder.

Those being called up are reservists. They are experienced professional military men. As reservists they are getting paid a monthly payment. They attend training either monthly or three monthly. It is the Ukrainians who have banned men from leaving the country, although many have. They are your Cannon fodder.

Many, possibly most of the reservists called up at this time will not be going to Ukraine. They will be replacing regular troops of the Russian army serving in Russia itself. It will be these full timers going to battle.

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Posted in: Man sought over murder of mother, grandmother found dead in apparent suicide See in context

Why the secret squirrel stuff about the name?

They know who he is and who he murdered... His mother and grandmother.

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Posted in: Japan to compile stricter rules on school bus safety after child's death See in context

I can save them the millions they are going to waste on their research into stricter rules. I have devised a simple yet cunning plan. Step one I call "counting", where the driver or helper count the children getting on the bus and then off the bus. If these numbers do not match, this could indicate a problem. Step two I call "checking". This is where the driver walks to the back of the bus and checks that no children are left on the bus.

Maybe they should try to find out why such simple steps were not being taken in the first place.

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Posted in: Japanese, German air forces to further enhance defense cooperation See in context

Japan and Germany have some history of "military cooperation". Not always good.

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Posted in: Coolio, rapper behind hit 'Gangsta's Paradise,' dies at 59 See in context

"Weird Al Yankovic" did the best version of that song.

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Posted in: UK Labour leader accuses government of trashing economy See in context

Don't forget it was the same poor people who went to the polling station to vote in the Tory party. They are getting exactly what the voted for and deserve. I have sympathy for those who didn't vote conservative but those that did..... too bad.

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Posted in: UK Labour leader accuses government of trashing economy See in context

and worsen a cost-of-living crisis trigged by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The "invasion" did not trigger any cost of living crisis in the UK. The failed sanctions pushed up energy costs for all Europeans especially the UK.

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Posted in: Harris condemns Chinese actions in speech at U.S. Navy base See in context

Ms Harris condemns China from a huge naval base the US has been occupying since 1945.. One of its main purposes is to be able to attack China. But......China bad....?

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Posted in: Kremlin says referendum result paves way to annex part of Ukraine See in context

Of course the "referendum" is a farce during conflict.... But that is not important as the west would not recognize the result anyway. The majority of the population in those areas are pro Russian, a fact that is difficult for the west to deal with.

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Posted in: Two plead guilty over death of 5-year-old boy left on bus See in context

Yes they failed to do their job. Yes they made mistakes but they didn't intend to harm anyone. Sticking them in prison for years isn't going to bring anyone back or prevent it happening again. The nursery is now closed, the two defendants will have to live with what they did.

However, I can understand the parents wanting the harshest punishment. Sadly I don't think it will help them.

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Posted in: Japan set to honor assassinated Abe at controversial funeral See in context

Kobe white bar owner ..

Oh and the irony that the agency that won the bid to organise this SF is the same lot that organised the scandal sakura viewing event! Amazing!

Won the bid?

There was no tender, no bidding. They were awarded the contract with no questions asked!

That is amazing! Or rather an amazing scam!

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Posted in: Japan set to honor assassinated Abe at controversial funeral See in context

Wow ..not much love for Abe on JT comments...

Mr K is not sorry to see the back of him, but those following him are no better.

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Posted in: Lights out, ovens off: Europe preps for winter energy crisis See in context


Because they have no one to sell their oil to.

Really? China and India are buying record levels and you may be surprised to hear that many European NATO countries are also buying Russian oil at inflated prices via India.

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Posted in: Fury rules out fighting Joshua after deadline expires See in context

AJ will have to wait for his boxing lesson. Fury v Usyk is the fight we want first .

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Posted in: Rising obesity projected to hamper developing economies: report See in context

"Having policies that, for example, shape the pricing of food -- so the foods which are contributing most to obesity, such as drinks or foods high in fat and sugars need to be priced higher," he said.

What a foolish idea, make cake more expensive so the obese will buy less expensive apples....

Not going to happen, they will still buy the foods they have been brought up on. A better solution would be a penalty tax linked to their obesity. Make them pay for obesity linked healthcare, charge them extra to use the bus to encourage them to walk..etc

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Posted in: Kishida begins 3 days of 'condolence diplomacy' around Abe funeral See in context

Hilarious.... no one important is coming so Kishida is left having meetings with the PM of Gabon. I'm sure they just decided the fate of the world in their little chat over tea.

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Posted in: Japan to run new domestic travel subsidy program until late December See in context

I hope it works the same way as the last one. A waste of public money but one that I could benefit from.

All exceedingly good value, thanks to the Japanese tax payers.

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Posted in: U.S. carrier, S Korean ships launch drills amid North's threat See in context

North Korea could conduct more tests in coming days as it views U.S.-South Korean military exercises as practice for an invasion and often reacts with displays of weapons designed to attack its rivals.

US and South Korean exercises are a threat to North Korea. What do you expect them to do?

What would the US do if NK ships were having exercise off Florida?

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Posted in: Mayweather easily beats MMA fighter Asakura in Japan exhibition See in context

Jon Scalon...

Why do we keep promoting this barbaric, deadly sport.

In terms of serious injury and death boxing is less dangerous than skiing, car racing, motorcycling, rugby, rodeo, parachuting, climbing, big wave surfing, base jumping, wing suit flying, downhill MTB, free diving, white water rafting, cave diving and American football.

So ban them all?

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Posted in: Tokyo tightens security for Abe's funeral See in context

An honor guard will fire 19 blank rounds from a cannon to salute Abe.

Is that a good idea? Each round will sound like the homemade gun that put an end to him.

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Posted in: Mayweather easily beats MMA fighter Asakura in Japan exhibition See in context

Fools and their money ......

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Posted in: Russia's call-up splits EU; Ukraine says it shows weakness See in context

More than doubling your fighting force is a sign of weakness? Really? More a sign of resolve to get the job done.

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Posted in: Man wanted for murder of 92-year-old resident of nursing home arrested in Hokkaido See in context


ARRESTED 2 hours ago in Sapporo City at 15:30! Good work, officers! Suspect had altered his appearance by shaving his head but image was recognizable from convenience store anti-bouhan video...

Most likely traced through his mobile phone...but they don't want you to know that.

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Posted in: Canadian PM Trudeau cancels trip for Abe's state funeral See in context

Well done. You have much more important things to do.

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Posted in: The controversy over Abe's state funeral See in context

Controversy? There is no controversy. Abe was a corrupt politician with numerous documented scandals. The LDP want to use his funeral as a party political tool. The majority of the population are against it.

I won't be shedding any tears. Showing respect is all very good for his private family funeral but this is on the public purse so we all have a right to our view on this.

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Posted in: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan See in context

ahead of planned military drills by South Korean and U.S. forces involving an aircraft carrier

So NK is bad for launching a test missile as a response but the US and its vassal partner, South Korea can hold military drills as a practice for attacking the north? Love the hypocrisy.

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Posted in: Kremlin stages votes in Ukraine; sees protests in Russia See in context

Anti war protests in Russia? 700 arrested.... ? Does anyone remember the anti war protests in the UK against UK involvement in the Gulf war? Over a million people in London. Did it stop the war?

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Posted in: Mitsubishi Motors' all-new Outlander wins 2022 Australian Good Design Award See in context

Desert Tortoise...

Fugly !

I thought the same but its one of those cars that looks much better in real life. Not Fugly but a solid Meh!

Like someone cut and stuck together a Toyota Rav4 front and Range Rover Evoke back resulting in something uglier than its parents.

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