The Taste Of The Profumo Affair
Six people attended the funeral of Stephen Ward in August 1963: members of his family, his girlfriend and his solicitor.
Rice-Davies, key figure in British Profumo sex scandal, dies
Mandy Rice-Davies, a central figure in the Profumo affair that scandalised 1960s Britain and almost brought down the government, has died of cancer at the age of 70, it was announced on Friday.
Rangers Football Club: Statement from Giovanni Di Stefano
Further to the anticipated legal developments by the arrest of those accused of fraud on Rangers Football Club I call upon the Scottish F.A. to carefully vet Administrators dealing with Football Clubs that have financial problems.
Letter from the Inside 2 December 2014 by Giovanni Di Stefano
The other Sunday and don’t ask me why, I was thinking about people convicted on solely an eye witness. Oh yes how very developed we have become and today a person can be convicted on the sole testimony of one person.
Police Enabled by Prosecutors in Systematic Abuse by Barry Scott Sussman
The American criminal justice system currently holds the world’s largest population of incarcerated people, approximately 2.3 million at last count.
Diary on The Inside 17 October – 9 November 2014 Part Forty Three By Giovanni Di Stefano
Friday 17 October 2014 08.02am – Yet again did not sleep until after midnight - damn it. Must try and get back to normality and sleep by 11pm!
If Only Darren Wilson Were a Ham Sandwich by Barry Scott Sussman
Prosecutors in the U.S. routinely brag about being able to indict a “ham sandwich,” so the failure of a St. Louis County grand jury to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson begs some puzzling question and reveals quite a bit about what passes for justice in America.
Appeal For The Compassionate Release Of Tariq Aziz To The Iraqi Government By Giovanni Di Stefano and Caroline Bayford
Giovanni Di Stefano who represented a number of the ex-Iraqi Regime, appeals to the new Iraqi Government yet again, for the compassionate release of Tariq Aziz.
ISIS video claims beheading of US hostage Peter Kassig
Islamic State militants have reportedly beheaded US aid worker Peter Kassig, a video posted on social media shows.
Obama’s New Attorney General: Expect More of the Same by Barry Scott Sussman
President Obama has selected Loretta Lynch to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.
Diary on The Inside 3 - 16 October 2014 Part Forty Two By Giovanni Di Stefano
Friday 3 October 2014 - 06.04pm – Should I make a public statement to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to free the hostages and if so which ones.
Holder’s Broad Review Excludes Prosecutors By Barry Scott Sussman
United States Attorney General Eric Holder has announced his intention to “broadly review” police tactics.
Diary on The Inside 15 - September - 2 October 2014 Part Forty One By Giovanni Di Stefano
Monday 15 September 2014 - 07.45 am – Last night I wrote to President Hassan Rouhani of Iran to release a British law student from Evin prison – now that is a really hard place and no place for a young 25 year old lady.
A whiff of hypocrisy? Lie Detectors: The system is wearing two faces by Giovanni Di Stefano
On hearing that lie detector tests are to be compulsory from October this year reminds me of the Polygraph test the prison service allowed me to conduct on behalf of my then Client Jeremy Bamber.
Was Mi6 Involved In A Series Of Murders That Lead To Jeremy Bamber Jailed For Life By Giovanni Di Stefano
Sixty years ago a Hillman saloon pulled off the N96 near the village of Lurs, about 75 miles from Aix.
‘Scathing’: Clamor grows for Iraq war inquiry redactions from senior Whitehall figures
Draft reports of a public inquiry into the UK's 2003 Iraq war have rattled Britain’s establishment, with senior Whitehall figures battling to sanitize its findings.
Gitmo victim: ‘Ticking time bomb intel is falsity, people say anything to stop torture’
Former Bagram and Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg, who was subject to abuse and mentioned in the Senate committee report, dismissed claims that CIA torture could be justified, sharing his own experience with RT.
Ten most-shocking facts we found in CIA torture report
The so-called “torture report” released by the Senate this week contains only a fraction of the findings with regards to the ways the CIA sought to gather intelligence from detainees through interrogation — but more than a few shocking revelations.
ISIS leader says US prisons in Iraq led to creation of terrorist organization
A leading member of the Islamic State has revealed the group could never have been formed without the help of the US. American prison camps in Iraq gave the Islamists the perfect opportunity to meet and plan their eventual rise to power.
‘Terrorism exported to Middle East from Europe’ – Assad
Terrorism is being exported to the Middle East from Europe, especially from France, said Syria’s President Bashar Assad in an interview to French media.
Corks pop around the world as Beaujolais Nouveau arrives
Thousands of wine lovers braved the cold to get the first sip of this year's Beaujolais Nouveau in its home town as part of a time-honoured tradition to celebrate the arrival of the young French wine.
Villain or hero? Bats may be key to curing Ebola, scientists say
Bats are believed to be the origin of the deadly Ebola virus; they can carry rabies and over 100 other diseases, but they do not suffer from the viruses themselves.
Meet Yuka, age 39,000: Best-preserved mammoth ever found goes on display in Moscow (VIDEO)
An almost perfectly-preserved 39,000-year-old female mammoth has gone on display in Moscow, as scientists speculate on how the ancient creature died, and what she can reveal about the extinct species.
Obama admin withholding 2,100 US military torture photos
The Obama administration has blocked the public release of disturbing torture photos out of concern they would endanger US troops.
FIFA rejects Garcia appeal over corruption report
FIFA on Tuesday rejected an appeal by former US prosecutor Michael Garcia against the handling of his inquiry into alleged corruption around the Russian and Qatar bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Chelsea, Liverpool set sights on League Cup
Premier League leaders Chelsea and beleaguered Liverpool will be among the teams bidding to take a step closer to Wembley when the League Cup reaches the quarter-final stage this week.
United can win the title roars Rooney
Wayne Rooney has warned Premier League leaders Chelsea that Manchester United are capable of winning the title this season.
Rangers boss McCoist resigns
Ally McCoist has quit as manager of troubled Scottish Championship club Rangers, it announced Monday.
Manchester City join Real Madrid in Australia tournament
English Premier League champions Manchester City will join European champions Real Madrid at next year's International Champions Cup in Melbourne, organisers said on Friday.
Crawford keeps lightweight crown
Terence Crawford retained his World Boxing Organization lightweight title and kept his undefeated record intact with a unanimous decision over the number one contender Ray Beltran.
WHO makes cervical cancer protection easier, cheaper
The World Health Organization introduced new cervical cancer guidelines Wednesday, making it easier and cheaper to protect women against one of the deadliest, but most preventable, diseases.
Giving birth better at home than at hospital
Women are better giving birth at home or in midwife centres than in hospital, where doctors are more likely to perform interventions such as caesareans, according to new British guidance.
MRI reveals ancient Siberian ‘princess’ had breast cancer
Brand new MRI scans have revealed that a 2,500-year-old ancient Pazyryk 'princess' died from the same disease that over a million women are fighting today: breast cancer.
Apple, Facebook woo women to stay at work by paying for egg-freezing
In the male-dominated high-tech field, industry giants Facebook and Apple have created a new perk which they say will keep women on the job and allow them to excel.
World first: Swedish woman gives birth after womb transplant
A Swedish woman with a womb transplant has become the first in the world to give birth. Considered a breakthrough in infertility treatment, it gives hope of having a baby to thousands of women without a uterus.
Roche breast cancer drug 'helps patients live longer'
A drug developed by Swiss giant Roche to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer has been shown to extend patients' lives by almost 16 months, researchers said Sunday.
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.
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.
Baltimore's 'arabbers' keep horse-cart vending alive
On a crisp cool autumn day in inner-city Baltimore, Yusuf "BJ" Abdullah guides his colorful horse-drawn produce cart into Orchard Street and Jerry "Lawlaw" Powell raises his voice to rustle up some customers.
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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For sale - Bungalow - La siesta, near Torrevieja, Alicante, Spain – 52,000 euros
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Milan Rajacic born 17 December
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