• 'Shed no tears for demise of talent show TV'

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    A few weeks ago, news broke that American Idol, the USA's premier talent show, a juggernaut that has rolled for 14 seasons, will stop in 2016, ending a run that first began in 2002 with...

  • UK government's 'cruel welfare cut will fuel youth homelessness'

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    Abolition of housing benefit for 18-21 year-olds on Jobseekers Allowance, announced today in the Queen’s Speech, has dismayed homelessness charities, writes Ruby Stockham.Jon Sparkes, the...

  • Disturbing rise in suicide rate among Black American boys

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    A new study has revealed that the suicide rate among young African-American boys has almost doubled since 1993. The rate among white children dropped during the same period.The research,...

  • Countries pick sides in global fight for the internet

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    In recent months, countries have rushed to sign cybersecurity pacts that not only secure cyberspace allies, but also promote their vision of the global Internet. The world is choosing sides in...

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Shooters of colour are ‘terrorists’, but not the white gunmen

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Police are investigating the fatal shooting of nine African Americans at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, as a hate crime committed by a white man. Unfortunately, it&rsq ...

Polls apart from the rest: The-Latest survey results

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Two of The-Latest.com opinion polls have produced revealing results about the views of our readers on hot British and global topics.UK Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and his government ...

Alarming trend: growth of crimes on social media

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More than 16,000 criminal incidents on sites likeTwitter and Facebook, have been reported to police over the last year, according to new figures.Police have seen more people than ever coming forw ...
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Ireland's Yes to gay marriage: newspaper's PM sex howler Once illiberal Roman Catholic Republic of Ireland has trailblazed the world by voting to legalise marriage for gay ...
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TL 'leads the way on news ignored by big media'The-Latest.com is rapidly emerging as an innovative, important citizen journalism website.Not content with carrying ...
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BBC Caribbean war heroes film gets great feedback from viewers TV chiefs have been celebrating the success of a long overdue documentary film about the more than 10,000  Car ...
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Parties unite to demand fair UK voting system Leaders of the British parliament's marginalised minor parties - some of them bitter opponents - joined forces ...
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Shocking claim: Black contribution to WW2 'not that relevant' Britain's top media commentator Roy Greenslade attracted a big mailbag of comments on his Guardian blog post ab ...
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BBC film to recognise Britain's Caribbean heroes It's the Second World War's 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day tomorrow and, as part of a BBC season ...
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Youth, social media and the power of minority groups A new generation of young people can and must use their smartphones and social media to get out the votes that favo ...
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Vote Nana and her fellow Socialists on May 7 Parliamentary candidates for a new party that puts people before fat cat profits include a former Labour mayor and ...

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Luxury hotel of anti-gay Ugandan president picketed

The London UK hotel where President Yoweri Museveni was speaking last night (May 7) was besieged by Ugandan Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people and their supporters in a noisy protest...