Thursday, July 7

The web's influence

More modern reporting...
The ABC are crossing live to an expert providing analysis of the internet. Apparently there no claims on islamic websites.

Who needs reporters

This news service lets the people tell the story. Remarkably effective too...

There was twisted metal from the train laying on the track which we had to pass as well as injured people who needed urgent medical attention.

A positive?

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - Oil prices fell 3 percent on Thursday after explosions on London's transport system that appeared to be a co-ordinated terrorist attack.

An interesting twist

Israel says Scotland Yard was warned of possible attack
07/07/2005 - 11:50:51

British police told the Israeli Embassy in London minutes before today’s explosions they had received warnings of possible terror attacks in the city, a senior Israeli official said.

Israel was holding an economic conference near the scene of one of the explosions. Israeli Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was supposed to attend, but the attacks occurred before he arrived.

Just before the blasts, Scotland Yard called the security officer at the Israeli Embassy and said warnings of possible attacks had been received, the official said. He did not say whether British police made any link to the economic conference.

The Israeli ambassador to London said the embassy under state of emergency, with no one allowed to enter or leave.

Blair hasn't held back

British PM, Tony Blair, has come out and said they were clearly terrorist attacks and has given a ‘complete resolution to defeat terrorism’
The bombings were ‘barbaric, and ‘clearly aimed to coincide with opening of the G8’
‘What ever they do, it is our determination that they we never succeed.’

Internet schminternet

So where's the inside and up to the second information stream?

London’s transport system has been shut down by a series of explosions (translation = terrorist bombing) and there's bugger all known.
Where's Team America?

They'd be sending a few accusatory WMDs back to Dirkadirkastan by now! Fuck Yeah!