Archive for May, 2014

Silvio Berlusconi had links to mafia, court rules

Supreme court uncovers mafia links to Berlusconi

Berlusconi’s nefarious links with the Italian mafia has been laid bare, after the Supreme Court of Cassation in Rome found that he did business with the mob for decades. It appears that he was more than just a corrupt, sex-crazed politician – he also worked with the notorious Sicilian Mafia, Cosa Nostra, through his conduit and former senator Marcello Dell’Utri,[Read More...]

Magnesium is great for converting Vitamin D and Calcium into usable form within our bodies

What’s so good about magnesium anyway?

We hear a lot about the benefits of Vitamin C, and D as well as the importance of maintaining a healthy immune system, but we often don’t hear about the health benefits of magnesium. Most of us kind of know it is good for us, but are perhaps not told why. One thing that magnesium is really for is it[Read More...]

Five amazing health benefits of strawberries

Five amazing health benefits of strawberries

It is that time of year again, when the weather is finally getting warmer and soups and hot drinks are swapped for ice-teas and strawberries on cream. And yes I do have a soft spot for iced-tea – and strawberries for that matter. With the summer season producing so many juicy, and delicious strawberries, it is perhaps comforting to know[Read More...]

HMRC to sell your details to the highest bidder

HMRC to sell your details to the highest bidder

HMRC plans to sell the public’s details to the highest bidder, it has recently been reported. The data of thousands of men and women across the country could be sold to private companies by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). This new move has prompted concerns over civil liberties and privacy. The government claims that the data will be anonymous, but[Read More...]

National parks opened up to fracking

National parks opened up to fracking

National parks and other areas of natural beauty could be opened up for fracking, it has been announced. The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that these conservation areas along with urban commons and cities across the UK are to be opened up for fracking and other forms of oil and gas exploration, despite widespread opposition to[Read More...]