Marjorie Orr featuring: Astrology of Today’s News

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  • Cher – another Taurus who just keeps trucking

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    Cher is still going strong after six decades at the top with an extravagant career behind her of top selling albums and singles, multiple awards for movie and Broadway performances and visibility as a fashion icon. Most recently she was in the Mamma Mia, Her We Go Again film and released a successful Abba album on the back of it. She’s got a handful of projects on the go for the next two years. Born 20 May 1946 7.25 am El Centro, California, she had a fractured childhood with a not-very-successful actress mother who married several times and Cher ran away to Los Angeles at 16 determined on becoming famous. She has an 11th house Sun and Mercury in earthy …Keep reading »
  • No 10 the revolving door – who next?

      The day that we thought would never come – Theresa May’s departure is finally settled, amidst tears, a few compliments and more brickbats for a failed term as prime minister. The timeline for the leadership contest appears to be: kick off June 10 with handfuls of candidates who are whittled down by Tory parliamentary MP votes to two or four, who are then put forward to the membership, who should produce a winner before the summer recess so circa mid-July. The only thing that is clear is that the initial in-house phase will be brutal with Mars in Cancer opposition Saturn on June 14th and then Mars opposition Pluto a few days later – high tension, aggravated tempers, ruthless …Keep reading »
  • Rocketman – with a jet-fuelled manager

    Elton John’s rise from small-town boy to one of the most iconic figures in pop culture is the subject of the musical fantasy movie about his breakthrough years just out. Jamie Bell who shot to fame in Billy Elliot plays Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin. And Bodyguard’s Richard Madden plays Elton’s first manager, John Reid, with whom he had a spectacular falling out years back. John Reid managed Elton for almost 30 years since 1970 and was his lover for five years in the 1970s. Described by Rolling Stone as “small and short fused”, he worked initially for EMI on Tamla Mowtown and managed Queen for three years. He was a veritable dynamo and a tough negotiator …Keep reading »
  • India elections – strongman Modi wins

    Narendra Modi, India’s populist and nationalist PM has won what appears to be a landslide in the mammoth 900 million-voter elections. He took charge in 2014 with a reputation as a decisive, business-friendly leader and disciplined administrator, with promises to help reboot the economy with his vision of an urbanised, industrialised and modernised India and stamp out corruption. Results have been mixed with joblessness at a record high, farm incomes and industrial production down and many were hit hard by his misjudged currency ban.   This election was fought with nationalist rhetoric, subtle religious polarisation and a slew of welfare programmes with national security highlighted as a vote-getter, promising to keep the Hindu-majority society safe from external and internal threats. …Keep reading »
  • Kenneth Noyes – organised crime, Luciano, Capone, Krays

      Career criminal Kenneth Noyes is to be released from prison soon after serving a twenty year sentence for a road rage killing. His CV is startling, with petty theft as a child, moving onto running a protection racket at school which ended him up in Borstal (juvvie). Thence onto becoming a police informer for corrupt cops and handling stolen goods, including gold bullion from the Brinks-Mat robbery. He ducked a murder charge having stabbed a policeman on grounds of self-defence, though was done on fraud charges. While out of the subsequent jail term on licence he stabbed another man after an altercation and fled abroad. He was eventually extradited bringing down more corrupt cops in his wake and even …Keep reading »
  • Jamie Oliver – disaster in the kitchen

      All but three of Jamie Oliver’s restaurants have closed after administrators were called in with massive debts owed to banks and food suppliers, amounting to many millions, some of it personally guaranteed by Oliver. He has blamed rising rents and wage bills, expensive imports and tough times in the trade with other similar chains suffering. Oliver born 27 May 1975 4.35 pm Essex with pub/restaurant owning parents, is dyslexic, left school at 16 and went on to sell 40 million books, was constantly on TV screens and became the most famous chef in the UK, promoting healthier eating for children in schools. But he was never a businessman and scattered his attention in too many directions as well as …Keep reading »
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  • Don McGahn – caught in the crossfire of a constitutional battle

      The battle between Congress demanding oversight of the president’s actions and a stonewalling Trump has moved up a notch. The non-appearance of Don McGahn, former White House counsel, called to testify under subpoena about the Mueller investigation, had been directed by Trump.  House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler has promised to take legal action. McGahn had told Mueller investigators in the inquiry into Russian election meddling that he had felt pressured by the president to fire Mr Mueller. “Our subpoenas are not optional,” Mr Nadler said during his opening remarks on Tuesday. “This committee will hear Mr McGahn’s testimony even if we have to go to court.” He could be held in contempt for defying the subpoena from Congress. “We …Keep reading »
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