Tag Archives: Crisis

Brain study finds what eases pain of financial loss

Kate Kelland Reuters Financial market traders and keen gamblers take note. Scientists have found that a chemical in the region of the brain involved in sensory and reward systems is crucial to whether people simply brush off the pain of … Continue reading

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Austerity May Last Beyond 2020, Says Cameron

SKY News The Prime Minister admits the economic crisis is far worse than expected and warns he cannot predict when the cuts will end. David Cameron has admitted he cannot envisage a time when the austerity programme will end and … Continue reading

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Inside Story – Rigged bank rates: Is there more to come?

Al Jazeera In the wake of the bank rate-rigging scandal, Bob Diamond, Barclays chief executive, announced his resignation from the post with immediate effect, on Tuesday. In a statement, Diamond, who faced mounting calls to step down, said he made … Continue reading

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Euro Crisis Breakthrough Breakdown – Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage Europarl European Parliament, Strasbourg, 3 July 2012. For Transcript

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European crisis boosts illegal trade in body parts

Jared Yee BioEdge The financial crisis in Europe has sparked an increase in the trade of human body parts, as families and individuals scramble to put food on the table. Experts say that the black market for human organs — … Continue reading

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Gulf of Despair – USA

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 Two years after the Gulf of Mexico disaster BP say the area is back in business. But in reality oil is washing up on the beaches, local residents are falling ill and the peak of … Continue reading

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Teenagers turn their backs on a university education

Source: Independent Universities have suffered the steepest fall in applications since records began, with the total number of students seeking places this autumn plummeting by 8.7 per cent as the true impact of tuition fee increases is felt. Click here … Continue reading

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Pesticide Exposure Found to Lower Intelligence

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Pesticides, ubiquitous among not only the food supply but farms and homes worldwide, have been found to be creating lasting changes in overall brain structure — changes that have been linked to lower intelligence levels and … Continue reading

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Staggering rise of the British food bank: One opens every week after rise in families unable to afford to eat

Jill Reilly Daily Mail Shocking figures have revealed that every week a new food bank opens  in Britain as more people find themselves struggling to make ends meet. And the number of people needing emergency aid is expected to rise … Continue reading

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Russian men: an endangered species?

Source: RT It’s a man’s world, but maybe not for much longer. Scientists say males are on the road to extinction as their genes slowly fade away. And with the world heading for a fully-fledged sperm crisis, Russia could be … Continue reading

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