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Dried saffron spice and Saffron flower

Research suggests saffron may help to treat depression and anxiety

  New research has suggested that saffron may help to treat depression and anxiety. Saffron is a spice that comes from the flowers of the saffron plant. The flower produces dark red stigmas or threads that are removed carefully by hand and dried. A study published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine revealed that the research team carried[Read More…]

French police accused of systematic violence against refugees

French police accused of systematic violence against refugees

French police have been accused of more than 1,000 human rights violations against refugees, it has been reported. Four humanitarian organisations published a report called ‘Police Violence in Calais: Abusive and Illegal Practices by Law Enforcement officers’, says that 972 incidents were recorded over the space of a year by aid workers who formed a human rights monitoring team. One[Read More…]

Far-right protestors to hold pro-Brexit protest rally in London

Far-right protestors to hold pro-Brexit protest rally in London

Far-right protestors are set to converge in London on Sunday, for a pro-Brexit March. They are set to join Tommy Robinson, a former leader of the English Defence League and new advisor to the UK Independence party (UKIP). The “Brexit Betrayal” protest has been advertised as a “peaceful and democratic” march against Prime Minister Theresa May‘s proposed deal to withdraw[Read More…]

Richard Loizou, Richard Roberts and Simon Roscoe Blevins

Judge who jailed fracking protestors linked to oil and gas industry

Article submitted by Gabriel Otwerah At a time when environmental issues are getting alarmingly acute, a judge with a conflict of interest sentenced three fracking activists to prison for public nuisance. Some may be disconcerted to note that this is the first time environmental protesters getting jailed in the UK since 1932. It is even more alarming that the judge[Read More…]

Janice Alexander, author of Keys to Your Health

Wi-Fi, Vaccines and the Autism Debate. Why the attacks on Janice Alexander are unfounded

Where would we be without Wi-Fi? We’re in the age of convenience and we’ve got the benefit of having access to the internet wherever we go. Nowadays if we don’t get Wi-Fi access in a cafe or while we’re on the train, we’d see it as a major inconvenience. But is that Wi-Fi harming us? Most mainstream scientists say that[Read More…]