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The O2 Feed will include National, World, Sport and Finance news. GPN is also the international outlet for releases from the Royal Family.

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SEOCS: Police raid homes in Bromwich's southwest over major drug supply

Police from the Federal Police's South Europan Organised Crimes Squad, have carried out dawn raids on four homes in Bromwich's southwest relating to major drug supply throughout the city. The homes raided in Cranebrook, Ringwood, Redwood Hills and Pakenham are believe to be linked to one of Bromwich's most prominent South Europan crime gangs.

It is part of Operation Pall Mall, establish to investigate drug supply in Bromwich. It is alleged the syndicate was supplying Cocaine, Heroin, and Methamphetamine.


A Detective from the South Europan Organised Crimes Squad questions a suspect during today's raids.


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To the Editor of The Gallambrian

Sir, It is surely indisputable (and common sense) that a Prime Minister may ask - not demand - that his sovereign will grant him a dissolution of Parliament; and that the Sovereign, if he so chooses, may refuse to grant this request. The problem of such a choice is entirely personal to the Sovereign, though he is, of course, free to seek informal advice from anybody whom he thinks fit to consult.

In so far as this matter can be publicly discuss, it can be properly assumed that no wise Sovereign - that is, one who has at heart the true interest of the country, the constitution, and the Monarchy - would deny a dissolution to his Prime Minister unless he were satisfied that:

  1. The Government still enjoys full confidence of both House's of Parliament;
  2. Through the appointment of a new Prime Minister, and new Cabinet, so far to say, that the governing party, with a working majority, could carry on the Sovereign's Government, for a suitable period of time;
  3. A General Election would not cause disruption to the economy of, and the day-to-day governing of the Nation.


I am, &c.,


December 30.

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Nazi recruitment posters plastered around University campus


(Bromwich) - NAZI youth recruitment posters with racist pictures and offensive slogans have appeared around the Gallambrian National University's (GNU) Bromwich campus over the Christmas break.

The flyers, which depicted multiple images of swastikas and slogans such as "Life or death: Family or f*ggotry", were promoting the white supremacist, neo-Nazi group known as 'The Gallambrian Front'.

The alt-right group describes itself as the "Hitlers you've been waiting for", and their website states their aim was to "provide an alternative for young Gallambrians to the filth of modern society by setting a good example for people to live up to".

"The Gallambrian Front sees this country for what it is: Terminally Ill...", the website reads. "We have had enough. We refuse to keep sitting by and watching our people falter. We will be at the forefront of Gallambrian National Socialist activism, filling a long empty void."

The University was quick to remove the posters and denounce the hateful message that the group aimed to promote.


One of the posters removed from the GNU Bromwich Campus last weekend. (Source: Supplied)

"The Gallambrian National University (GNU) condemns the content of a series of posters which appeared at various sites on the Bromwich campus during the official Christmas New Year closure period," head of Campus at GNU Bromwich, Professor Benjamin Cohen, said in a statement. "The posters were detected by campus security staff over the weekend and were removed at the earliest possible opportunity by facility maintenance staff.

"As an organisation driven by the values, Insightful, Inclusive, Impactful and Inspiring, Gallambrian National University will not tolerate such offensive material."

In the Gallambrian National Front's 'December Action Report', the group, which is believed to hold secretive radicalisation camps where members pledge allegiance to Hitler, listed all the different "posterings" they have carried out around Gallambria. It described the posters at the University as a way to "finish off a successful month and year for us".

According to their website, the group was founded in Mercia at the end of 2014 and since then has recruited more members throughout the country, with their ranks reportedly continuing to grow. But despite being just over three years old the organisation quickly gained notoriety for their radical right-wing views and anti-Semitic, anti-Islam, and anti-gay agenda.

It claimed responsibility for disturbing posters stuck up around Menwith, after the passing of the Same Sex Marriage legislation in 2016, that claimed "gay marriage enables pedophilia". The hateful posters links two entirely separate concepts and used false statistics in regards to child abuse. The group has also been advertising itself at schools by plastering posters that say "keep Gallambria white", with one of the signs displayed at Bromwich Grammar School.

The Gallambrian Federal Police, in cooperation with the Gallambrian Human Rights Commission are investigating the continuing rise of The Gallambrian Front and other right wing organisations. 

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2018 King's New Years Honours List

This year saw a total of 315 separate honours and awards being given to members of the Gallambrian public, military and the public service.

Also included in the list are Honorary Appointments to the Order of St Thomas & St Michael.


You can view the complete 2018 New Years Honours List HERE


@Fleur de Lys @Sunset Sea Islands @Variota @Orioni @Iverica

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HMGS Carnegie and her ship's company of 190 departed Fleet Base South in Brighton today, for Maritime Security operations in the Adisi Ocean. Secretary of State for Defence, Peter Wellington and the First Sea Lord Admiral Sir William McFinney joined family and friends to farewell the ship and loved ones for their three-month deployment on Operation Resolute Borders.

Secretary Wellington said Carnegie would work as part of a whole-of-force and multi-agency task group, to curb illegal activities in Gallambrian waters such as illegal fishing, drug smuggling, people smuggling and piracy.

"Gallambria has a longstanding commitment to providing security not only within Gallambrian sovereign waters, but the international waters surrounding her, and Carnegie is but the latest Navy vessel committed to this fight against illegal activities in our waters," Secretary Wellington said.

"For decades, the men and women of the Navy have regularly seized drugs, weapons and other illegal cargoes from our waters. Carnegie will further advance Gallambria's high standing with our friends and allies in the region, together making a significant global difference and protecting Gallambria's national interests."

The Commanding Officer of the Carnegie Commander Dugald Mactavish said the ship's company was highly trained and motivated to carry out the tasks ahead.

"The men and women who serve in Carnegie have worked very hard in preparing the ship for this long deployment," Commander Mactavish said. "This will be the ship's fourth deployment to the Adisi Ocean and we carry forward a considerable legacy. For 30 years, Gallambrian warships have made significant contributions to peace and security in the region and we're deeply committed to continuing this legacy and honouring the service of those who have come before us. We sail with the knowledge our friends and families will support us the entire way as we work to make the world safer and more stable."

Carnegie will be joined by the Patrol Boat, HMGS Bracklesham, who will be replacing HMG ships Runswick and Exeter who are due to arrive at their home ports next week.

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The Gallambrian Armed Force's Joint Over the Horizon Radar Network (JOHRN) has achieved Final Operational Capability. At a ceremony at RGAF Woking, the Secretary for Defence, Peter Wellington said that the successful delivery of Project 4011 has significantly increased the RGAF's surveillance capabilities, and will seamlessly integrate into the wider Defence Command, Control and Intelligence networks.

"The Joint Over the Horizon Radar Network contributes to Gallambria's security environment by providing wide area surveillance of Gallambria's northern approaches," the Secretary said. "Achieving FOC means the system's components are now fully operational and fully developed and they meet the final stands by Defence to operate effectively. FOC takes into account all elements required to sustain and operate with the necessary support, maintenance, training, personnel and operational arrangements in place."

JOHRN comprises four radar sites located around Gallambria, and is operated by 1 Radar Surveillance Unit based at RGAF Woking.


:pic: An JOHRN transmitter station located near Harts Landing, Mercia. (Photo Supplied: RGAF)

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(WED 3:20PM CGT) A 6.7 magnitude earthquake has struck the city of Walmington-on-Sea, bringing down buildings and buckling roads. 

The National Geographic Survey Office said the quake struck near the city at a shallow depth off just four kilometres shortly before 2:50pm (local time) with the city at its busiest.

Police said the City central is being evacuated, with multiple deaths reported at several locations including 3 buses and trains crushed by falling buildings.

More information to come.

(WED 3:33PM CGT) Tsunami warning has been issued for the South-West seaboard of Gallambria. People urged to relocate to Civil Defence Bunkers or leave the city immediately.

(WED 4:25PM CGT) Tsunami warning lifted. Residents urged to remain away from City, and to consider leaving the area. Threat of landslides and after shocks high.

(THURS 1:00AM CGT) Threat of after shocks and landslides exist. USAR units from the Mercian MFB and Kingsland MFB deploying to Wessex County to assist. Prime Minister Sir Anthony Greenwald declared a State of Emergency and has asked for the Gallambrian Army to deploy suitable units and assets to the area to assist with the search and rescue efforts. Death toll estimates are approximately 1,500. 

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A woman is pulled from the ruble after the earthquake in Walmington-on-Sea

Office workers are sitting at their desks, shoppers packed into the city's malls and squares and children played in school yards when the ground began to shake. It did not stop shuddering for almost a minute, and one of Gallambria's most picturesque cities was turned into a disaster zone.

Buildings that were designed to withstand much greater earthquakes crumbled as the 6.7 magnitude quake hit. The cathedral's spire cracked and fell, and liquefaction - when the strength of soil collapses under huge water pressure - caused mud to seep through the streets. The worst of the destruction was in the city centre, where more than 1500 people were trapped as offices, hotels and shopping malls collapsed around them.

Some managed to make it out by crawling, jumping and scaling the outside of cracked and tumbling buildings. As masonry rained down and the aftershocks continued, there were reports of survivors trapped in the GAE Systems Building, the Wessex County office building, and the cathedral.

With screams coming from the remains of buildings, it was clear that the city would not escape without fatalities. Soon there were 650 confirmed dead, but there were rumours around the city that the number could reach as high as 2000 as rescuers picked through the rubble. Several people were killed in buses and cars that were crushed like cans by falling debris.

A backpacker died in the city's YHA (Youth Hostel Association). Another person was believed to have been killed in the cathedrals library. There were also reports of the bodies of shoppers lying in the ruins of the city's once largest shopping complex, Eastfields, in the centre of the city, covered by pieces of clothing until rescuers could come and take them away. The authorities confirmed that the death count includes children.

Sir Anthony Greenwald, the prime minister, said it was the nation's "darkest day".

For survivors, the hours following the earthquake were bewildering. The injured, some carried on makeshift stretchers from buildings by their friends and workmates, gathered in the city's parks where triage centres, resembling that of a military base, were set up.

There were so many wounded that the ambulances could not cope and police and civilian cars were employed to help take those in need to the city's already packed hospitals.

Others, too scared to return home, set up tents in parks and other open ground to sit out the wet and cold night. One man was arrested for trying to enter a building to rescue a friend. Husbands looked for their wives and parents tried to find their children, but their efforts were impeded by road closures, gridlocked traffic and a communications system that the quake rendered almost useless.

About 80 percent of the city was without power and water was running out. As the dust cleared and rescue workers moved in, picking over debris and listening to calls for help, aftershocks sent shards of glass and bricks falling into the street.

Fires started in several damaged buildings but the emergency teams continued their work, helped by members of the public.

During the night, emergency crews cordoned off the city so they could listen for tapping and calls for help from people who were still trapped.

Through the night, 120 people were pulled alive from beneath fallen buildings, and several bodies were also recovered. Of those who survived, some had to undergo amputations to be freed from the wreckage, but rescue workers said others were retrieved without suffering a scratch.

Catherine Moss, who was trapped under her desk, said she had called her children to say goodbye, because she through she was going to die.

"It was absolutely horrible," she told The Bromwich Morning Herald. "My daughter was crying and I was crying because I honestly thought that was it. You want to tell them you love them, don't you?"

Steve Baker managed to survive by diving under his desk in his four-storey office building when he felt the first tremors of the quake. "I went under the table just as the whole facade of the building collapsed on the street," he told the local newspaper.

"It was a massive earthquake, unbelievable, it too you off your feet. It was a miracle to have walked out."

By this morning, disaster recovery crews and the military were arriving from all around Gallambria to help the recovery effort

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Europa races to aid Gallambrian quake rescue


Crews from the Kingsland MFB USAR Team searching the ruins of the GAE Systems Building.

A major operation swung into action Wednesday with hundres of foreign rescuers, equipped with sniffer dogs and cutting-edge technology, rushing to help Gallambria in its hours of need.

Teams from around the world were to join hundreds of local rescuers digging through the rubble in Walmington-on-Sea, where a 6.7 magnitude quake has killed at least 1200 people, last week.

@Iverica, one of the country's providing support to the rescue effort, sent 70 rescuers equipped with fibre optic cameras and sound detectors, as well as sniffer dogs trained to enter confied spaces in the ruble.

The foreign help reaped dividends when Iverican rescuers freed 6 people early Thursday morning from the twisted wreckage of the sixteen-storey GAE Systems building, where they had spent the week trapped in the buildings basement carpark.

"Walmingtonians are deeply humbled by the messages of support and offers of specialist search and rescue help that have flooded in over the past week from other countries," said Walmington-on-Sea Mayor Peter Farqhuar.

"Support will be critical over the coming weeks as we reassess the specialist services required to speed up the rescue and recovery operation."

Time is of the essence for those trapped, with Gallambria's emergency management chief John Hamilton saying rescuers only have a just a few days left to pull out anyone alive.

"We're reasonably pragmatic and understanding from international experience that there's a kind of window of opportunity which may only be open for about a week to effect a real rescue of people who have been trapped," Hamilton said.

"But we are also well aware that there are plenty of stories about how long some people do survive in the buildings."



Royal Gallambrian Navy to commence Hydrographic Survey


HMG Ships Arran and Tiree depart HMGS Thaxted on Operation Northern Approach

The Gallambrian Hydrographic Office (GHO) has deployed three vessels to survey the waters to the north of Gallambria as part of the Gallambrian Marine Economies (GME) Programme, the organisation has announced.

Following a stakeholder meeting with the Gallambrian Maritime Safety Authority (GMSA) and the Federal Ministry of Transport, earlier this month, priority areas will be surveyed, capturing sonar data of the areas approaches. High frequency mapping sonars are being used, which have no negative impact on the its diverse ecosystems and marine life. The surveying is expected to continue throughout January and February and will focus on the islands to the north-west of Gallambria.

Information from the survey will be used to update nautical charts of the region, and to meet Gallambria's international maritime safety obligations. These updated charts will reduce navigational risk and improve the safety of ships, cargo and crew. Data will also support a range of environmental and scientific applications.

By supporting safe navigation in the region, it is expected to bring economic benefits to Maranesian nations, by encouraging access for its growing cruise ship sector, and maximising efficiency of trade by enabling ships to confidently increase cargo-carrying capacity.

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HMGS Warwickshire departing HMGS Hartlepool to join OP Northern Approach (Source: supplied)


Four days into the Royal Gallambrian Navy's first hydrographic survey mission for 2018, HMGS Warwickshire has joined HMG Ship's Arran and Tiree on their mission to charter the northern approaches to Gallambria. HMGS Warwickshire is one of two Amphibious Transport ships in the RGN's inventory.

The Commander of Operation Northern Approach, Captain Peter Blackwell, had asked, Naval headquarters for support following the discovery of a number of uninhabited islands of the north-west coast of Gallambria. HMGS Warwickshire's mission will be to transport Army and Air Force surveyors to the islands for them to determine the suitability of claiming the islands by the Gallambrian Government.


Over the last four days, efforts in Walmington-on-Sea have brought both joy and sadness to those affected by the earthquake that hit the city 10 days ago. With the disaster being declared a National Emergency by the Prime Minister, the death toll has now reached 1849, with it still expected to rise over the coming weeks. Search and rescue efforts are still continuing with teams from around the world working through the day and night to find those missing.

The Prime Minister is expected to address the Parliament during its first sitting for the year, and is also expected to make a national address on television tonight.

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Walmington-on-Sea will be 'world's most quake-safe city'


Prime Minister Sir Anthony Greenwald talks with members of Cambria's Emergency Management Authority.

A massive recovery operation in Walmington-on-Sea is aimed at making it the most "earthquake-safe" city in the world, its Mayor Peter Farqhuar says.

Prime Minister Anthony Greenwald this morning announced a new stand-alone authority - the Walmington-on-Sea Earthquake Recovery Authority (WERA) - to lead the earthquake recovery in Walmington-on-Sea and Wessex County.

The body will have wide-ranging powers to lead and co-ordinate work to rebuild the region.

Mr Farqhuar has hailed the announcement, saying it will allow for the right mix of Government, council and resident involvement.

It is an important part of the overarching effort to make sure Walmington-on-Sea will never again be devastated by an earthquake, he says.

"Given the scale of the tragedy and the multi-billion pound cost involved in repairing and rebuilding our city, it is important that we work on this huge task in partnership with the Government."

"Our ultimate goal is to build the most earthquake-safe city in the world."

WERA will have a life span of 5 years and its operations will be reviewed annually. Its interim chief executive will be former Chief of the Defence Staff, Sir Alexander Terrell. The Prime Minister says the rebuilding in Walmington-on-Sea will be a long and complex task which will require huge resources.

It is vital to move forward with business recovery and getting vital infrastructure running, he says.

An Order in Council will have to be made to establish the new body, and that's due to happen next week.

Mr Farqhuar says his council will be also working with Government over the next nine months on a plan to rebuild the city.

However, he conceded it would be next year before any significant construction could begin.

"We need to be upfront and say it is unlikely that the significant rebuild of the central city could start before the end of this year. The time frame of course depends on the Earthquake Commission and the insurance companies completing their work with the property owners.


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Air Force and Army Engineers to survey Islands in the North-West.


Sappers from the Army's 6th Combat Engineer Regiment, clear trees to assist with vehicle movements around Island 'X'.


With the Royal Gallambrian Navy's Operation Northern Approach into it's second week, HMGS Warwickshire has delivered Engineers from the Army's 6th Combat Engineer Regiment and the Air Forces 1st Airfield Operations Support Squadron and 360th Combat Support Squadron.

Operations on Island 'X' will include the construction of temporary airfield to assist with the transport of extra personnel and equipment to the island, and will also act as the central hub for operations in the area for the duration of Operation Northern Approach.

With hydrographic survey operations wrapping up within the Albert I Island Group, the naval component will move on to the island group known as the Queen Mary Island Group, to the north of the Albert I Island Group. It is expected for the ships to arrive in the un-chartered area tomorrow, with surveying operations commencing on Friday. Captain Peter Blackwell, Commander of Operation Northern Approach, said in a media statement yesterday that, "All operations undertaken so far have shown promising results. While we maintain our main mission of charting the waterways around the island groups to improve the safe passage of maritime traffic, we are finding areas with potential to further expand our access to natural resources".

A spokesperson from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that following the release of the suitability report by the engineers undertaking survey operations, that the Ministry will be approaching His Majesty, King Albert II to make an official proclamation, claiming the island groups as territories of Gallambria.


Duke and Duchess of Wessex present
National Emergency Medals to Cambrian Guardsmen.


The Duchess of Wessex presents members of the Cambrian Guards with their National Emergency Medals.


Members of the 1st Battalion, Cambrian Guards received their National Emergency Medals for their work in Walmington-on-Sea from the Duke and Duchess of Wessex at Santhope House today.

This marked the royal couple's first visit to the Regiment this year, of which the Duke became the Royal Colonel of last year. The Cambrian Guards have returned to Newport, following weeks of tireless work assisting with the recovery operations in Walmington-on-Sea following the devastating earthquake that struck the region last month. 1st Battalion will be replaced by the 3rd Battalion, who will remain in the region till the end of the month.

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Defence White Paper paints grim strategic picture


HMGS Ocean during a day of exercises in Newport

Beneath the surface hurly-burly of defence politics about "freedom of navigation patrols" and where build our new submarines, there are greater and more enduring currents of Gallambria's interests in a changing world.

The surface impress of Anthony Greenwald was that he is less hawkish than his national security-focused predecessor, that he might well place less of a priority on defence spending.  Questions abounded as to whether he would keep the promise to spend 2 per cent of the nation's wealth on defence by early next decade as Johann Haasbroek had promised.

Monday's white paper put those doubts firmly at rest. The fact that Greenwald has wedged into sticking with the 2 percent pledge - to abandon it would have caused a tsunami on his party's right wing - no doubt played a role.

But Greenwald's motives make little difference to the rest of the world. In defence, action speak louder than words, especially when the action is the outlay of 195 billion pound in new military hardware acquisition over the next five years.

By most assessments then, Monday's Defence White Paper is a clear statement that Gallambria is in the game of Marenesia's rising wealth, influence and military spending.

At the strategic heart of the document is the rise of communism within the northern hemisphere. John Prollecks, a professor of security and strategic studies at the Gallambrian National University called the paper nothing less than "the end of the illusion in Bromwich that somewhow Communism, is not a threat to our democratic way of life."

The language in the paper, Prollecks wrote in a blog post for the Gallambrian Strategic Policy Institute, made it "unmistakably clear that Bromwich's assessment about the trajectory of Communism's rise in influence has become more pessimistic."

The sharpness of the paper's language is captured by a section that states "while it is natural for newly powerful countries to seek greater influence" some have "sought to challenge the natural order of our ultimate aim for world peace, by challenging the rules that govern actions in the global commons in unhelpful ways, leading to uncertainty and tension".



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  • Gallambrian Army promotes first woman to the rank of Major General
  • Seven teens hospitalised after overdosing on Southern Europan 'Designer Drug'
  • GAE Systems showcases Army Land 2020 LAV-G replacement bid


Gallambrian Army's first ever female major general 'slightly daunted'
after being made the service's chief legal advisor.

The Gallambrian Army has appointed its first ever female major general - who will be the service's chief legal advisor.

Brigadier Jennifer Bridge will become the Army's highest rank female officer in March when she takes over as Director General Army Legal Service (DGALS).

Brig. Bridge admitted she was 'very honoured' but 'slightly daunted' by her promotion and new role.


General Nate Perry-Marsh, left, with the Gallambrian Army's highest ranking female officer Brigadier Jennifer Bridge, who will assume the role of Director General Army Legal Service in March as a Major-General.


When she joined the army in 1992, she was the only female in her battalion.

The mother-of-one has spent 23 years working as a solicitor in the Army Legal Services.

The 52-year-old is married to a fellow officer.

Speaking following the announcement, Brig. Bridge said: 'I feel very honoured and privileged to have been given this opportunity'. She admitted, she felt 'slightly daunted as well' at the appointment.

Brig. Ridge, who left the 'mundanity' of a civilian law career to join the Army, said the opportunities for woman were now far wider than when she joined.

'Certainly, when I did my infantry attachment, I was the only female in the battalion,' she said of her time with the 6th Battalion, Royal Gallambrian Regiment in 1992.

Brig. Ridge, who said she expected other senior officers to progress to the general ranks, added: 'I think it shows that woman can progress in the Army.'

'In part this stems from the changes made when the Women's Royal Army Corps was dissolved.'

The change took place in 1992 and Brig. Ridge said 'it takes about 20 years to make a career at this level and I'm expecting to start seeing women starting to come through now'.

Brig. Ridge was working in land and property law before joining the Army.

'I had just been offered a partnership,' she said. 'It suddenly came home to me that would be my next 30 years of working life.'

'I just wanted to do something before mundanity of everyday life kicked in.'

She signed up for four years and thought 'let's see how it goes', but said it was 'never my aim' to rise through the ranks.

'I didn't join Army Legal Services to make Major-General. I joined to do something that I wanted to do and was interesting.'

Brig. Ridge, who credits her adolescent son for keeping her grounded, said she was 'exceptionally lucky' that her husband, Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Ridge, has been 'hugely supportive of my work'.

The DGALS is responsible for the whole of Army Legal Services, which provides legal support to the service in barracks, on training and on operations.

General Sir Nate Perry-Marsh, the Chief of the General Staff, said: 'I'm very pleased for Jenny; she is a talented and committed officer who is widely respected throughout the Army.'

Students severely ill, after mass poisoning at Saint Michael's College in Aberdeen.

Seven teenagers have been hospitalised, four in a critical condition, after a mass drug overdose at a prestigious Aberdeen school yesterday.

Police have launched a full-scale investigation after students from St Michael's College, fell gravely ill and were taken to Aberdeen University Hospital after taking a mystery drug.

Sources close to the tragedy have  told The Gallambrian the students took the dangerous South-Europan designer drug 'Red Lotus'.

Four are in a critical condition, one is serious and two are stable while several students are 'helping police in their lines of inquiry'.

It is believed the students recorded video of their experiences and posted it on the popular social network Friendo.

GAE Systems showcase AMV-450 in £5 Billion Land 2020 GLAV replacement bid.


GAE Systems AMV-450 are undergoing testing and evaluation as part of a 12-month risk mitigation activity to assist Defence in picking which system is more suited for their needs.


The military is about to see a hug boost, with the Army's existing Gallambrian Light Armoured Vehicle for Gallambria (GLAV) set to be replaced following a £5 billion LAND 2020 defence contract.

The forerunner for the contract is GAE Systems' AMV-450 - a highly versatile combat reconnaissance vehicle, which is feared for its speed and tactical maneuverability.

At the core of the defence systems is the AMV's deadly 35mm turret system, which is able to accurately engage targets out beyond 4000 metres.

"The AMV-450's turret system uses a conventional layout where the breech of the cannon sits between the command and gunners," GAE Systems said, in a media release.

"This means that the weapon's trunnion - its balance point - is centralised inside the AMV's broad turret ring, delivering a balanced and highly accurate firing platform."

The AMV-450 can also be fitted with an integrated anti-tank missile system, capable of precision engagement beyond 4000 metres.

"This will give Gallambrian AMV crews a significant tactical advantage over threat reconnaissance elements that can only engage over shorter ranges," explained GAE Systems.

According to the company, the vehicles have unparalleled battle space awareness delivered by networked battle management systems and design.

"The AMV-450 is a digitised platform that uses open architectures to simplify the delivery of a common operating picture to the crews."



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Member's of the Engineering Task Force hold a Vigil for their fallen Comrades at Camp Kennedy on Tarago Island

His Majesty's Armed Forces has confirmed that two Gallambrian defence personnel have been killed in an incident on Kently Island.

An member of the Royal Gallambrian Navy and a member of the Royal Gallambrian Air Force, were killed by indigenous peoples whilst undertaking surveying and engineering operations on the newly claimed Kently Island.

In a statement released today from the Minister for Defence, the two members were described as well-respected by their friends and colleagues.

"I cannot begin to describe the overwhelming grief that their families are experiencing and on behalf of the Defence community, I offer my sincere condolences to their families and friends..." said General Nate Perry-Marsh, in a statement made earlier today.

Their names have been withheld at the requests of their families.

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£250 Million added to Federal Spending in 2017/18 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook Report

The budget bottom line is more that £3 Billion better off than forecast in last May, putting it on track to reach a £12 Billion surplus by 2020/21, which would be enough to cover an income tax cut that year for low-and-middle salary earners.

If achieved , this would be the first budget surplus since 2003/04, before the financial crisis struck Gallambria's economy.

The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook reports a £10.5 billion improvement over the the three years to 2020/21, help by £7 billion in lower-than-expected spending. This, in part, has been caused by lower welfare costs due to galloping jobs growth and a crackdown on welfare fraud.

The Government is expected to utilise some of the mid-year surplus by putting more money into sectors such as Education, Health and Infrastructure.

Kylie Monroe, of the Public and Independent Teachers Union, welcomes the extra spending, saying, "for far too long the government has made a mockery of our education system, by taking money away from the programs we have that will educate our children".

£250 million is expected to be spent on health with a new hospital to be built in Wessex, after the original hospital was damaged during the Walmington-on-Sea earthquake earlier this year.

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Gallambrian and Iverican military forces will be involved in carrying out military exercises for the first time this year, according to a joint statement between the two countries released today.

"The two leaders directed their respective ministers of defence to pursue even deeper and broader defence co-operation, including exercises, operations, capacitiy building, exchanges and further co-operation on defence equipment," the two leaders said in the statement.

The exercise, to be held between the naval and air forces of Gallambria and @Iverica later next month, come amid @Ahrana's increasingly aggressive political posture in the Argis and continuing tensions within the region.

After a warning from Gallambria's International Development Minister Vivian Pearson-Bates on Ahrana's growing influence in the region, Mr Greenwald and Mr Quenobi pledged to step up "bilateral co-ordination" in the region, and increasignly help other countries to ward off unwanted pressures from countries.

The statement, released after a bilateral meeting between the two leaders, said a Ministerial Defence Dialogue would be set up between the two country's defence ministers.


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