• Is hip-hop finally changing its attitude to mental health?

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    Lots of people use music to drown out the sadness - which is why it was hardly surprising when a study by Cambridge University, released earlier in the month, found rap music can help people...

  • UN report condemns US over police brutality and torture

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    A United Nations (UN) report has condemned the United States for violating the terms of an international anti-torture treaty. The panel took Washington to task for police brutality, military...

  • 'Violent crime and poverty fuelling HIV rise in Uganda'

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    Hood Katende, a dreadlocked reformed thief and onetime drug peddler is now an anti-AIDS activist respected in his Kampala slum. The 26-year-old urges young men to wear condoms if they can’t...

  • I'm a vaquita, please help me

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    My name is Vaquita 97. Few people have heard of me and fewer people have seen me. In order for you to imagine me, I’ll say I look like a dolphin but smaller, I’m a marine porpoise.Some...

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Our Facebook group becomes largest of its kind

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We have reached 3,000 members, cementing our position as Facebook's largest independent English language citizen journalism group. Congrats to all.Let's add other people to the topical, l ...

UK anti-terror laws 'a threat to student activists'

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Student activism may be at risk as a result of new anti-terror rules set out by the British government, with protesters facing Public Order Offence charges if police believe them to be involved i ...

Feasts and massacres: bitter sweet origins of Thanksgiving USA

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For the majority of Americans Thanksgiving is a time when families come together to give thanks for many things, including them being able to gather for another year to catch up with loved ones w ...
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Afua's Diary brings African cinema to the mainstream Set in the UK and Ghana, this romantic drama-comedy follows the life of a pretty young Ghanaian woman who goes ...
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UK opposition leader accused of hyprocrisy on race Britain’s parliamentary opposition leader has been accused of making cynical electoral calculations on the hi ...
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Did the West put deadly Ebola in Africa? What I’ve found remarkable about the Ebola pandemic in West Africa is the amount of distrust there is among n ...
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Counting the cost of deeply unpopular Afghanistan warMuch media and political fanfare has greeted news that British troops this week finally left their last base in war- ...
Culture
Public given chance to shine at world’s first picture gallery African American anti-slavery leader Frederick Douglass is the subject of a picture specially picked by judges to ...
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War veteran to star at screening of acclaimed documentaryVeteran Sam King will be guest of honour tonight at a special screening of The-Latest's much praised documentary ...
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English greed not self-determination has ruled Scottish poll debateMy Scottish Labour Party friend many years ago when I first heard about his country’s nationalist party rudely ...
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Save our National Health Service 'from private-sector vultures' Scanty mainstream media coverage of the People’s March for the National Health Service since marchers set out ...

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America: pissing on Afghanistan and rest of the world

Margaret KimberleyShocking video of American marines urinating on dead Afghans claimed to be Taliban fighters has sparked much debate, but unfortunately little of it has any value.The usual suspects...