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The year has been fraught with difficulties for Hollande

The nightmare continues for Hollande

Francois Hollande, France’s president was elected on 6th May 2012, after France voted yes for change, under a banner of red, white and blue, in the backdrop of a spectacular pop concert and champagne festivities. At that time the French people were getting increasingly tired of the UMP party. They had been the main dominant party in French politics for[Read More…]

Secret court hits headlines after raiding family assets

Secret court hits headlines after raiding family assets

Secret courts have carried out raids on the homes of British people all over the UK whilst seizing family assets it has been revealed. The Court of Protection is currently in control of £2 billion worth of assets belonging to thousands of elderly and vulnerable people in the country. The interest rate – currently much less than they would receive[Read More…]

CIA and MI6 in bribery row

CIA and MI6 in bribery row

  MI6 and the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)  is at the centre of a bribery row after it emerged that that they have given tens of millions of dollars in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping bags to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for more than ten years. The so-called “ghost money” was reportedly given to buy ‘influence’ in the country and[Read More…]

Police plan to fit elderly with tracking devices

Police plan to fit elderly with tracking devices

  Police have announced plans to fit tracking devices into elderly dementia sufferers to avoid “costly call-outs” to search for patients who go missing. Sussex Police have purchased 15 of the devices and said that it would prevent the time spent on searching for elderly people who go missing. They have estimated that one-in-four of more than 300 missing persons[Read More…]

Obama renews promise to shut down Guantanamo

Obama renews promise to shut down Guantanamo

  Four years after his election promise to close down Guantanamo in Cuba, president Obama has announced his intention to renew his commitment to the cause. Around 166 inmates – many of whom have not been charged – are currently held in the prison camp and 100 of them are on hunger strike. Many of the inmates, such as  Shaker[Read More…]