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LIBERAL PRIORITIES: London Mayor Bans ‘FAST FOOD ADS’ as Murder Rate Soars

posted by Hannity Staff - 5.11.18

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced his plan to ban fast food advertisements throughout the capital Friday; warning residents of the “ticking time bomb” of obesity as the UK’s murder rate soars.

Khan unveiled his proposal to rid the city of banners and bus ads that promote “unhealthy food and drink” this week, striking the images from the London Underground and other public places.

The mayor claims the ban will help “reduce the influence and pressure that can be put on children and families to make unhealthy choices.”

“That is why I am proposing to ban adverts for harmful junk food from our entire Tube and bus network,” he added.

Despite his new efforts to crackdown on junk food, Khan found himself under fierce scrutiny over his seeming inability to handle London’s sweeping crime wave; with murder rates in the capital up over 44% in just two years.

The mayor vowed to address the recent spikes in stabbings and shootings; claiming the escalating violence was the result of “budget cuts.”

Read the full story at the BBC.

LONDON FALLING: Murder Spree in UK CAPITAL Continues, 50 DEAD in 2018

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.05.18

A man in his mid-twenties was brutally stabbed to death in North London Wednesday night, bringing the British capital’s murder rate to over 50 people since the beginning of 2018 and raising serious security questions throughout the United Kingdom.

According to the Telegraph, the unidentified man was found “fatally wounded” by the Metropolitan Police Department in London’s Hackney neighborhood shortly after 8pm.

“In the same borough just hours earlier a man in his 50s died outside a bookmakers in Upper Clapton Road following a suspected fight,” writes the Telegraph. “The attack has added to the UK’s soaring rate of knife crime, with fatal stabbings in England and Wales at their highest levels since 2010/11.”

The stabbing death comes just days after two teenagers were killed in similar attacks in the country’s largest city.

The shocking tally means the murder rate in London has risen by 40% in just three years; the stark opposite to New York City’s crime statistics which have fallen by nearly 90% since Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s harsh crackdown in the 1990s.

LONDON FALLING: Six Teens STABBED in 90 MINUTES in UK Capital

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.06.18

The crime wave sweeping the capital of the United Kingdom continued Thursday night, with a shocking six teenagers stabbed throughout the city in just 90 minutes; raising serious questions about security and safety in Britain’s largest metropolis.

According to the Independent UK, a 13-year old boy was the youngest victim of a stabbing spree that took place in at least four different attacks.

“Six teenagers have been stabbed within 90 minutes in another night of violence on London’s streets,” writes the Telegraph. “A 13-year-old boy was among the victims of four separate knife attacks, which took place as protesters gathered elsewhere in the capital to demand action to prevent young people dying.”

Earlier this week, a local politician in the capital called the spat of violence the “worst I’ve ever seen.”

The stabbings come just days after two teenagers were killed in similar attacks in the country’s largest city.

The shocking tally means the murder rate in London has risen by 40% in just three years; the stark opposite to New York City’s crime statistics which have fallen by nearly 90% since Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s harsh crackdown in the 1990s.

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