Diary on The Inside 24 March – 1 April 2016 Part Seventy Two By Giovanni Di Stefano
Thursday 24 March 2016 - 12.02pm – Tomorrow is Good Friday so we will have days of sweet F.A. to do but I’m busy. Now for the benefit of those who follow my diary and ex-pats living out of the UK, the Treaty of the European Union Art.50 is the one to read on exiting the EU.
Jailed Tycoon Asil Nadir To Finish His Sentence In Turkey - Statement from GDS
Disgraced tycoon Asil Nadir was accused of ‘buying his way to freedom’ last night as he jetted off to Turkey to serve out the rest of his jail sentence there.
The Magical Moments That Defined Prince's Musical Legacy
Over a career spanning more than four decades, Prince produced some of the defining tunes of the 1980s. His oeuvre – a fusion of funk, rock, soul and punk – will live forever.
Diary on The Inside 8 - 23 March 2016 Part Seventy One By Giovanni Di Stefano
Tuesday 8 March 2016 - 06.58pm – This afternoon I received about 30 letters that followed me from Swaleside, some truly lovely letters of appreciation.
UPDATE: Nazi Gold - Letter From Bank Of England Regarding Transfer of Gold to Bank Of Italy!! Giovanni Di Stefano
On the 18 March 2016 I received a reply from the Bank Of England regarding the transfer of Nazi Gold to the Bank of Italy, interesting to note it does not say that the Bank of Italy received it.
EU Referendum - Why British Expats Have Nothing To Fear From Brexit by Giovanni di Stefano
The news is very much about the EU Referendum especially amongst the Expats.
Diary on The Inside 29 February – 7 March 2016 Part Seventy By Giovanni Di Stefano
Monday 29 February 2016 - 07.02pm – Today passed quite uneventfully as most days do in these places. Until a person ‘settles’ (some never do) time is just a measure of an intrinsic mathematical formula with no end.
Who Killed Coo(C)K Robin? By Giovanni Di Stefano
On the 6th August
2005, at approximately 14.20pm, Robin Cook MP died whilst walking with his wife
Gaynor in the North West of Scotland. Mr Cook was
flown by coastguard helicopter to RaigmoreHospital in Inverness,
where he was pronounced dead.
Jabez Spencer Balfour: The Political Scandal That Time Forgot By Giovanni Di Stefano and Caroline Bayford
Jabez Spencer Balfour was born in 1843 and died in 1916. He was a British Liberal Member of Parliament, financier and property developer. Involved in a financial scandal, he ran up debts of £7 million then absconded to Argentina leaving thousands of investors angry and broke.
Dr Emil Savundra And A Trial By Television By Giovanni Di Stefano And Caroline Bayford
Emil Savundra (1923 1976) was a convicted fraudster and swindler, born Michael Marion Emil Anacletus Pierre Savundranayagam in Sri Lanka. Savundra, who gave himself the title `Doctor`, committed financial frauds in several countries.
Diary on The Inside 2 – 28 February 2016 Part Sixty Nine By Giovanni Di Stefano
Tuesday 2 February 2016 - 08.34pm – One of the most incredible women I have ever met was an 80 year old lady, in France in 1983 called Mary Lindell, who sadly died in 1987 but she was apparently a war hero of the second world war.
Supreme Court Rules Joint Enterprise Law Wrongly Interpreted For 30 years - Statement From GDS
The law which has allowed people to be convicted of murder even if they did not inflict the fatal blow has been wrongly interpreted for more than 30 years, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Legally Factual by Giovanni Di Stefano
The law has always been weird and strange. Often hard to understand. Here are some laws that are still, incredibly in existence.
Who Killed John Lennon? By Giovanni Di Stefano and Caroline Bayford
'There was a US government policy to assassinate, and silence, John Lennon which was conducted by the same people who murdered other political figures, and musicians, in the past eighteen years,' said a source who worked with the CIA for over thirty years.
Diary on The Inside 25 January – 1 February 2016 Part Sixty Eight By Giovanni Di Stefano
Tuesday 26 January 2016 - 10.24pm – Today has been a particularly good day. I talked with the Court of Appeal. All I can say is that all is good.
In the Name of the Profit: New RT documentary exposes dirty oil secrets, ISIS cozy ties with Turkey
Exclusive eye witness reports and documents, abandoned by retreating jihadists and found by RT Documentary crew members in a region liberated by Syrian Kurds, point to commercial scale oil smuggling operations and cozy relations between ISIS and Turkey.
Awarded for WHAT? 5 very awkward int’l prizes as Germany’s Merkel honored over EU migrant crisis
As German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a European medal honoring her achievements in the “freedom from fear” while tackling Europe’s worst migrant crisis since WWII, RT looks back at other controversial awards given out to international leaders.
Millions drinking arsenic-laced water in Bangladesh: HRW
Twenty million poor Bangladeshis are still drinking water contaminated with arsenic, two decades after the potentially deadly toxin was discovered in the supply, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
Executions reach 25-year high, reports Amnesty International
There were more executions worldwide in 2015 than in any year since 1990 and almost 90 percent occurred in three countries - Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, human rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
The 'Panama Papers' main revelations
World leaders, aides and families, sports and movie stars are among those named in a huge leak of documents dubbed the Panama Papers, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets.
Ancient burials revealed at mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos
Archaeologists have uncovered ancient human remains and various burial practices at the mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos, Australian researchers said Monday, as scientists attempt to unravel the puzzle of the stone vessels.
Lavrov: Russia open to widest possible cooperation with West
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has discussed the role of Russia in international relations, stressing the need for cooperation between Moscow and the West, in an article published in the Russia in Global Affairs magazine.
'Only if my other lips say yes': Animated genitals teach the ins and outs of consent
Pixar never had a movie like this! A dancing vagina and penis, along with their friends laughing breast and overly-eager hand, are stars of a new Canadian ad campaign about sexual consent.
Bin Laden warned about savage ISIS violence, concerned about climate change & wife
Osama Bin Laden was warned about the brutal violence the early Islamic State terror group was inflicting on other Muslims before the group ever officially left Al-Qaeda, personal documents that were released on Tuesday indicate.
Free at last: Shaker Aamer
Imprisoned and tortured for over 13 years without charge or trial. What happened to Human Rights?
Misleading Claim About Why Syrian Boy Drowned
A YouTube video posted yesterday by a UKIP supporter claims that the Syrian boy who was washed up on a Turkish beach drowned because ‘his father wanted new teeth.'
Romanian Dentist Bites Back: ‘Give All Eu Citizens A Vote’ By Jon Danzig
Romanian dentist and UK resident, Dr Tommy Tomescu, has this week lodged a claim for a Judicial Review in the High Court to enable EU citizens resident in the UK to vote and stand in the UK Parliamentary Elections.
Charlie Hebdo: All is forgiven by Jon Danzig
Can the surviving journalists of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, really forgive the terrorists who last week brutally murdered ten of their colleagues and others at their Paris office?
Why did UKIP win in Clacton?
UKIP, a political party whose polices are based on a profound fear of immigrants, has just had their first MP elected by the people of Clacton, a town which is over 90% white British, with hardly any immigrants.
Should prisoners be allowed to vote?
In the UK all convicted prisoners are denied the right to vote. But the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Britain's blanket ban on voting for all convicted prisoners is a breach their human rights.
F1 driver Rosberg quickest again ahead of Hamilton
Nico Rosberg topped the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and defending three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton in Friday's opening free practice for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix.
UEFA’s Platini in court for crucial appeal hearing
Michel Platini, the suspended UEFA chief, arrived Friday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the Swiss city of Lausanne to appeal his six-year FIFA ban for ethics violations, with his future in football hanging in the outcome.
Leicester go from sex-tape to tickertape after Bangkok orgy
A sex-tape of a racially charged orgy in a Bangkok hotel was a public relations catastrophe for Thai-owned Leicester City -- but it proved an unlikely turning point in their journey to the top of the English Premier League.
Fresh Arsenal fan backlash lies in wait for Wenger
Arsene Wenger will be forced to confront renewed supporter protests at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday as he attempts to stop Arsenal's troubled season imploding in the final weeks.
Villa suspend Agbonlahor over night out reports
Aston Villa announced on Tuesday that they have suspended striker Gabriel Agbonlahor following reports he went out partying in London on the day of their relegation from the Premier League.
Aubameyang fit as Dortmund hunt Anfield cure in Berlin
Borussia Dortmund's Thomas Tuchel says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be fit for Wednesday's German Cup semi-final at Hertha Berlin as they look to heal the hurt of their Europa League exit at Liverpool.
Murder of Hogan’s Hero – Bob Crane
As a concept for a TV sitcom, it was outrageous. But someone actually proposed setting a sitcom in a Nazi POW camp.
The mystery surrounding the Marilyn Sheppard murder
Marilyn Sheppard was the wife of Dr. Sam Sheppard, an osteopath who practiced in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1950's.
THE MURDER OF POISONER GRAHAM YOUNG
The confidential security files kept by the Security Services on this well know murderer have been now examined. He was known as "The Teacup Poisoner".
Neville Heath – the Masochist Killer
In 1946 post war London, Neville Heath was not all he claimed to be: a handsome ex-Royal Air Force officer, the embodiment of the gallantry that had led England to victory, a war hero.
The Kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart
The kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart occurred on 5 June 2002, when a 14-year-old American girl, Elizabeth Smart, was abducted from her Salt Lake City, Utah, bedroom.
Gary Ridgway – The Green River Killer
“I hate most prostitutes. I did not want to pay them for sex. I also picked prostitutes as victims because they were easy to pick up without being noticed. I knew they would not be reported missing right away, and might never be reported missing.” These were the words of one of the worst slayers in American history, who was said to have killed more women than any other serial killer — Gary Ridgway.
Easter Island's Carnival magic seduces locals, tourists
Far from home on Chile's Easter Island for Carnival festivities, one middle-aged American woman throws caution to the wind. Stripped down to a thong, she lets a local reveler paint her chest.
Love in the time of tourists: courtship changes in remote Vietnam
Dating is never easy but finding the perfect partner when you live in a tiny, remote village in the Vietnamese mountains is almost impossible. The solution? A love market.
TOURISM IN SPAIN: MADRID AND BARCELONA
Overview of Spain
Spain is made up of 17 autonomous regions and covers an area of some 505,000 km2, with a population of over 47 million
“Chania is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful cities on the island of Crete, because of its natural, privileged, well-protected beauty.
'Stunning' tsunami record discovered in Indonesia cave
Scientists said Friday they have discovered a cave on the Indonesian island of Sumatra that provides a "stunning" record of Indian Ocean tsunamis over thousands of years.
Japan agency offers travel for your teddy bear
Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you -- a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
The Ronnie Biggs Quiz Book: 200 Questions on the Great Train Robber
Ronnie Biggs is widely known for his part in the Great Train Robbery of 1963, his subsequent escape from prison, and notoriety as he lived as a fugitive around the globe with his family. Biggs’ story has been well documented over the years but how much do you really know about the man behind the headlines? The Ronnie Biggs Quiz Book is your chance to gen up on all the facts.
‘From Here to Obscurity in 240 Days’
The Art Baxter story - Britain’s First King of Rock ‘n’ Roll
A biography by Eric Gomm & Julian King
This remarkable biography about Art Baxter, who was born Arthur Charles Gomm in Canterbury, Kent, in 1926, finally puts the record straight about who was Britain’s first ‘King’ of rock ‘n’ roll.
THE DIARY ON ‘THE INSIDE’ 27 MARCH – 12 OCTOBER 2013 - PART 1 - 17 - GIOVANNI DI STEFANO
WEDNESDAY 27th MARCH 2013
This morning goes quickly; I spend all my time with my son Mike. He has turned out be a real rock. At 2pm the words from the Court Clerk Sofie shout. “We have a verdict.” So it’s back in court.
THE TRUTH ABOUT YOU BY SUSAN LEWIS
For readers of Jodi Picoult, Heather Gudenkauf, and Elizabeth Flock comes a novel of secrets and suspense that challenges the ties that bind—while reigniting the hope of enduring love.
Civilised Blood - Tom Phelps (Author), John Gallagher (Contributor)
Civilised Blood is a story of violence and bloodshed set against a background of ordinary people rebelling in opposition to unelected Eurocrats and the increasing poverty and injustice that is spreading across the continent
NEW RELEASE TOP STORIES 2013 VOLUME 3 BY GIOVANNI DI STEFANO
Part three of this year’s ‘Top Stories’ revolving around a compilation of intriguing stories surrounding untold history, conspiracies and treacherous, undisclosed official secrets that have been kept from the public eye… until now.
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Happy birthday mum
Happy birthday to my wonderful mum thanks for all you do for me mum - you are my rock, love and miss you hope you have a fantastic day your loving son Giovanni xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Siobhan Breslin born 22 December 1994
Happy 21st birthday to my darling Goddaughter Siobhan Breslin, you have grown up to be such a beautiful person inside and out. It only seems like yesterday when you were crawling to the fridge for some juice and it all began from there. Have a fabulous day, wish I was there but will be thinking of you plus I will have a bottle of Cava to celebrate. With much love and big hugs Caroline and Gerry xxxx
Congratulations to Alessia Rovillo on her Confirmation Day 30 May 2015
Dad wishes his darling Angel, Alessia Rovillo, all the best on her special day and wishes he was there for you, you are always in his heart and sends big hugs with much love xxxxx