• Media sexism against female British politicians 'a disgrace'

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    If Scots vote as the polls suggest in the forthcoming UK general election, then Nicola Sturgeon will soon have some claim to being called the most successful British politician of her generation.In...

  • Abject poverty 'fuelling violence against immigrants in South Africa'

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    President Jacob Zuma's mealy-mouthed language and qualified statements have done little to curb the current anti-immigration violence in South Africa.Last month, the Zulu monarch made a public...

  • 'Why America's prison population is out of control'

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    Criminal justice reform in the US is rapidly becoming one of the few bipartisan issues of our time. It's about time.America has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with 5 percent of the...

  • Counterfeit medicines are 'a risk to world health'

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    Fake and low-quality medicinal drugs are threatening progress made in fighting HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, according to a collection of 17 scientific studies published at once to highlight...

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Ireland's Yes to gay marriage: newspaper's PM sex howler

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Once illiberal Roman Catholic Republic of Ireland has trailblazed the world by voting to legalise marriage for gay and lesbian couples.A referendum to amend the nation's constitition to allow ...

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BBC Caribbean war heroes film gets great feedback from viewers

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TV chiefs have been celebrating the success of a long overdue documentary film about the more than 10,000  Caribbean volunteers who fought for Britain in the Second World War.The-Latest.Com, ...
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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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Maasai and big game, my safari of a lifetime It was an intrepid flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara game reserve because our 13-seater single engine Cessna light ...
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'Stars performing in Israel are supporting apartheid in Palestine' I hadn't planned on this when I walked into the monthly London Palestine Action meeting. But, when a cultural b ...
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Professor Michael C. DawsonSenator Obama is mistaken. The problem with Reverend Jeremiah Wright, the Chicago minister who is the Obama family's pastor and the subject of recent fierce attacks in...