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Weekly Horoscope

  • Virgo

    Now that the planetary formation is changing, your willingness to co-operate and try out a new format will make the coming months that much more agreeable. Happiness depends on harmonious relationships, and right now you could do with a little extra passion and enthusiasm. (Courtesy: Peter Vidal)

  • Aries

    Events that take place very soon will provide you with an opportunity to rebuild bridges and find permanent solutions to seemingly intractable partnership problems. Some difficulties may be solved with a little extra spending, but mainly with more emotional grit. (Courtsey: Peter Vidal)

  • Leo

    You must collect your thoughts and fight for what you know to be right. Justice means not only securing your own interests against others’ interference, but protecting those who are weaker than you. You have probably figured out by now that you are here to help friends and strangers. (Courtsey: Peter Vidal)

  • Cancer

    Take advantage of a stimulating planetary line-up to break your normal routine and try something different. There may also be some serious decisions to be made and loose ends to be tied up, especially if you’re still at the planning stage. The good news is that a family goal is finally coming within your reach. Relax and enjoy it. (courtsey: Peter Vidal)

  • Gemini

    What appears to be arrogance and intransigence is really the belligerent planet Mars urging you to stand up for yourself whatever the opposition. Face obstacles with courage and determination, and throw money at any problems which can be bought off. (courtsey: Peter Vidal)

  • Taurus

    It is for you to gauge the moods of close companions and associates. However, at least one person is making it particularly difficult for you to fathom what their long-term plans are, let alone why they should be acting so incredibly strangely. (courtsey: Peter Vidal)

  • Libra

    You may have come to suspect that you are unlikely to get a fair deal whatever the circumstances. However, events that take place soon will strengthen your hand and increase your bargaining power. You will have to lay down the law at home – or lose a struggle. (courtsey: Peter Vidal)

  • Scorpio

    Life is too precious to waste by dwelling on past problems, so forget about recent trials and tribulations, and concentrate on creating a lighter atmosphere. It is up to you to restore good feeling. Once you have done that, you will be able to make your mind up! (courtsey: Peter Vidal)

  • Aquarius

    Your life over the past couple of years has often resembled a seesaw, swinging one way, then the other. You’re going through another change now, as issues which are fundamental to your entire existence re-assert themselves. All the important issues, though, seem to be hidden. (courtesy: Peter Vidal)

  • Capricorn

    It’s in taking responsibility for your own needs and desires that you assume control over your personal affairs. Right now, only you can decide whether one particular relationship or association ought to become a permanent and ongoing feature of your life. (courtesy: Peter Vidal)

  • Sagittarius

    Developments which are now imminent are likely to have a dramatic impact on your working life and may disrupt your routine in a number of areas. A shake-out could prove useful though, even profitable. In the short-run, you may have to spend a little money in order to make more. (courtesy: Peter Vidal)

  • Pisces

    You probably don’t realise just how much has been accomplished through your own efforts, because other people are likely to hog the limelight. You don’t need public acclaim to know that you have done well. You just need to realise that other people really like you! (courtesy: Peter Vidal)

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