Marjorie Orr featuring: Astrology of Today’s News

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  • Malta – a sunny spot for shady people

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           Investigation of the car-bomb murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who triggered an early election in Malta last year when her investigation of the Panama Papers pointed the finger at government officials, has to date produced no results. Now Joseph Muscat’s administration, elected despite corruption allegations, is under a two- pronged attack. A collaboration of international media organisations, including the Guardian, has come together and pledged to continue Galizia’s work. And Malta’s government has been told to take urgent action to implement EU anti-money laundering rules, as MEPs rang the alarm about the dangers for journalists investigating financial crime.  EU politicians are demanding a broader inquiry into her murder.  “The European commission has to overcome its light …Keep reading »
  • Avicii – talent and luck couldn’t save him

         Avicii, the Swedish electronic dance music producer and D.J. who achieved pop-star levels of prominence has died aged 28 on holiday in Oman. He earned an estimated $19 million a year and his songs have been streamed more than a billion times on Spotify. Born 8 September 1989 with an actress mother, he had admitted to excessive drinking which led to acute pancreatitis and he had his appendix and gallbladder removed in 2014. He found the spotlight difficult and stopped doing live shows to return to the studio in 2016. He had a restless Sun and Mars in Virgo and Sagittarius Moon; and was part of the triple conjunction generation with Uranus, Saturn Neptune conjunct in Capricorn opposition …Keep reading »
  • Rudy Guiliani – an ego the size of Trump’s

           Rudy Guiliani, former NY Mayor and before that a US Attorney, is joining Trump’s legal team in order to bring the Mueller probe to an end. He was credited with making major improvements in the quality of life in New York and bringing down crime during his Mayoral administration in the 1990s; and praised for his prominence in the aftermath of the 9/11 attack. Though questionmarks and scandals have followed him around. His political attempt to run in 2008 election was a flop and he threw his support behind McCain/Palin and was subsequently critical of Obama. His post-NY interests included running a high-worth security consultancy company and joining a law firm with oil, gas, coal and energy clients. …Keep reading »
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  • Zayn Malik – walking a high-wire

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         Zayn Malik, formerly of the boy band One Direction  shot to fame via Simon Cowell and The X Factor talent show, is now going solo though seems plagued with what he describes as anxiety, which he said was why he didn’t promote his first album. He has now split from his manager at her request. Born 12 January 1993 10am Bradford, England, he has a British Pakistani father and an Anglo-Irish mother. He does have a high-wire, overly-excitable chart with a Capricorn Sun conjunct Neptune, Uranus, Mercury opposing Mars in Cancer square Jupiter in Libra. Uranus Neptune can be inspired though also obsessive and not always rational. Mars in Cancer is volatile on its own; and opposition four …Keep reading »
  • Dale Winton – a jokey Gemini with a sad past

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         Dale Winton’s unexpected death at 62 has brought an outpouring of regret and affection from the public and friends.  A |UK daytime TV presenter and DJ, he was universally liked for his friendliness and self-deprecatingly jokey approach. Though he admitted to suffering from depression and had health issues in recent years. Born 22 May 1955 Nottingham, England at 2 pm (time unverififed), his parents split when he was a child, his father dying when he was 13, and his actress mother committing suicide when he was 21.   He had his Sun, Mercury, Mars spread out through Gemini – a sign often associated with light entertainment. With a lucky Jupiter Uranus in Cancer. His Mars Mercury were in a …Keep reading »
  • Cuba – more of the same or a surprise coming

           Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba’s new president, replacing Raúl Castro who took over from Fidel in 2006 and is the first non-Castro to head the nation since the 1959 revolution. He has worked his way up through the Communist Party and not expected to make radical changes, although he did at one point champion LGBT rights. Born 20 April 1960, he is a Sun Taurus in an Earth Grand Trine to Pluto in Virgo and Jupiter in Capricorn, formed into a Kite by Sun opposition Neptune – so practical, confident and following a vision. He’s also got a Yod of Mars in Pisces sextile Saturn in Capricorn inconjunct Uranus, which doesn’t quite fit with his …Keep reading »
  • Cliff Richard – a light-hearted Libran under pressure

         Singer Cliff Richard is suing the BBC over the misuse of private information and breaking data protection rules, for transmitting film of a police search of his UK home in 2014 after an allegation of sexual abuse had been made. No charges were ultimately brought. He says he suffered “profound and long-lasting damage” from the publicity. Lawyers for the BBC says its coverage of the search was accurate and in good faith and journalists had respected Sir Cliff’s “presumption of innocence”. Born 14 October 1940 9.10pm (rectififed) Lucknow, India, Richard has had an extraordinarily long and successful career as a pop singer at the lighter end of the scale, selling only marginally less in the UK than the …Keep reading »