This is on the current Drudge Report
Britons on trial over `airliner bomb plot`... `Soft drinks` to blow up in mid-flight...
Drudge is linking to this Reuters story: Britons on trial over "airliner bomb plot"
, By Michael Holden, February 17, 2009. While these guys are all British citizens, only one of them is an actual Briton—see if you can guess which one:
British citizens Ali, 28, Assad Sarwar, 28, Tanvir Hussain, 27, Donald Douglas Stewart-Whyte, 22, Ibrahim Savant, 28, Arafat Khan, 27, Waheed Zaman, 24, and Umar Islam, 30, are the men on trial. They are accused of conspiracy to murder "by the detonation of improvised explosive devices on board transatlantic passenger aircraft." Savant, Khan, Zaman, Islam and Stewart-Whyte are also charged with conspiracy to murder. The men — one from north London, two from High Wycombe, west of London, and the rest from east London — deny the charges. They sat in the dock, all dressed smartly and flanked by security guards. The trial continues.
Stewart-Whyte, who I believe is the third man in the top row, would be a Scotsman, and presumably a convert. It just annoys me to see the other described as "Britons"
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Hat tip, Kevin Carter