‘Moon rock’ given to Holland by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin is fake

A moon rock given to the Dutch prime minister by Apollo 11 astronauts in 1969 has turned out to be a fake. Curators at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, where the rock has attracted tens of thousands of visitors each year, discovered that the “lunar rock”, valued at £308,000, was in fact petrified wood. Xandra van Gelder, who …[continue reading]

TANKER INFERNO Gulf of Oman attack – US says Iran ‘highly likely’ behind ‘torpedo’ attack on American-linked oil tanker and bombing of second ship

THE US has dramatically stoked Middle East tensions by claiming it is “highly likely” that Iran is behind the “torpedo attack” on an American-linked oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman today. Both the Front Altair and the Panama-flagged Kokuka Courageous – which was reportedly bombed – burst into flames and were forced to evacuate …[continue reading]

PAC: €86m spent on avoiding environmental targets shows Govt making ‘charade’ of climate change promise

The Government has been accused of making a “charade” of its climate change promises after it emerged it has spent more than €86m to date in buying itself out of international environmental targets. The Dáil’s public accounts committee outlined the situation after the National Treasury Management Agency confirmed the figures and said another €66.5m may …[continue reading]


FROM THE EMPIRE FILES On this day in 1898, the Philippines declared Independence from Spain – which was followed by a US invasion and occupation. Mark Twain opposed it. It was America’s first Vietnam.   A report from the Empire Files. The U.S. Occupation (1898-1946) The first Philippine Republic was short-lived. Spain had lost a …[continue reading]

Anti-GMO activist found dead in hotel pool, hours before planned delivery of 200,000 petition signatures to the EPA

n activist who opposed genetically engineered mosquitoes has been found dead in the swimming pool of a Washington D.C. hotel, just hours before she was due to submit a petition with over 200,000 signatures to the EPA. Derrick Broze of Activist Post has investigated the story and spoken to a close friend of the victim, …[continue reading]

Paedophile Ring whistleblower Melanie Shaw sentenced without evidence

A jury delivered a shock guilty verdict on paedophile ring whistleblower, Melanie Shaw, yesterday, accused of starting a shed fire and throwing paint on a neighbour’s home in Nottingham, England.  Observers watched with incredulity as Judge Michael Pert QC announced the news, resulting in a conviction of arson – reckless as to whether life was endangered, on February …[continue reading]

Israeli Snipers Kill Three Children and A 20yr Old In Gaza

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:20 P.M)- Israeli snipers shot dead four in the Gaza Strip and injured over 200 this Saturday. According to the Gaza Health Ministry, four Palestinians have been confirmed dead and 244 injured.   Those killed were identified  as Mohammed Jehad sa’ad (20 years old), Adham Nedal Amara (17 years old), Hashem Abu Alkhair (17 years …[continue reading]

Israeli doctor treating Syrians says snipers deliberately shoot children in the spine

A senior Israeli doctor treating child victims of the Syrian civil war has said that snipers in the war-town country are aiming for the spine to cause maximum trauma. Dr Yoav Hoffman, a doctor at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, is one of many doctors who has been treating severely wounded Syrians at the Western …[continue reading]

Greens save glyphosate from EU ban calls, as deal with EPP triumphs

The Greens in the European Parliament have blocked an amendment calling for the ban of Monsanto’s controversial weedkiller, as part of a broader political deal with the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) to back a report calling for a rethink of the EU’s pesticide approval system. The European Parliament approved on Wednesday (16 January) a list …[continue reading]