Austerity could last beyond 2020 with the prospect of £9billion of tax rises after the next election, experts warned today. A study from two leading think tanks predicted the current programme of spending cuts will not be enough to prevent a debt timebomb in the coming years, even if the economy grows slightly. In a gloomy outlook for Britain’s finances, they warned that… Continue reading
Turkey’s future hangs in the balance as Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has pledged to crush the massive anti-government protests. His uncompromising stance has the potential to goad activists into more violence as they call for Erdogan’s resignation.
The prime minister was greeted with thunderous applause from supporters during a speech in which he pledged to end the “illegal” anti-government protests. He also vowed to continue with plans to… Continue reading
The US government could be secretly spying on millions of UK citizens through their online profiles and passing the information to British agents, it emerged today. The National Security Agency and… Continue reading
By Elias Hazou
THE SUPREME Court is today set to deliver a long-awaited verdict that will shape the fate of thousands of appeals lodged by bank savers who lost part of their money in the so-called haircut. The top court will be ruling on whether the freezing of the uninsured part of bank deposits (those over €100,000) back in March was an administrative act or a political decision.
Should it regard that decision as an administrative one, the court will then determine that it has jurisdiction to consider appeals against the act. More than 3000 appeals against the… Continue reading
A war of words broke out between the International Monetary Fund and the EU yesterday over its bungled bailout of Greece.
The IMF admitted to ‘notable failures’ in the handling of the Greek crisis and accused European officials of being more concerned with saving the euro than rescuing the debt-ridden country.
The Fund, headed by Christine Lagarde, said it was forced to break its… Continue reading
Marilyn Monroe is possibly the most iconic figure in American culture and the most recognizable sex symbol of all times. However, behind Monroe’s photogenic smile was a fragile individual who was exploited and subjected to mind control by powerful handlers. The first part of this two-part series will look at the hidden life of Marilyn, a Hollywood Monarch slave.
Marilyn Monroe is the ultimate sex symbol, embodying everything that Hollywood represents: glamor, glitz and sex-appeal. Her iconic sensual blonde persona forever revolutionized the movie industry and, to this day, is greatly influential in popular culture. While Marilyn represents… Continue reading