Jeremy Corbyn was attacked for attending a ceremony for members of Black September, the terrorist group which carried out the Munich Olympics massacre in 1972. The group took its name from a PLO terror campaign in Jordan two years earlier. Some other black months:
Black January: Soviet crackdown against Azerbaijani independence, 1990
Black February: Floods in Brisbane, 1893
Black April: Fall of Saigon, 1975
Black May: Uprising against military, Thailand, 1992; Battle of Atlantic 1943
Black July: Pogrom against Tamils, Sri Lanka, 1983
Black October: Economic crises, 1929, 2008; kidnappings by Quebec Liberation Front, 1970; riots against privatisation of gas reserves, Bolivia, 2003; riots in Algeria, 1988
Black November: Execution of activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigeria, 1995
Black December: Series of shark attacks off South Africa, 1957
There have been predictions of food shortages in the event of a hard Brexit. Where does our food come from? (In terms of farm-gate value of unprocessed food.)
Europe excluding EU
Crime on the farm
The cost to farms of crime increased by 14% last year. In which counties did thieves steal the most and create the most damage?
Cost of rural crime in 2017
Which European countries have the greatest water scarcity, defined in terms of freshwater resources divided by population?
1,000m3 per person per year
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