• Food bank Britain: Millions at risk of starvation

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    As much as 1.2 million emergency food bank supplies were given out to hungry families over the past year with the government’s changes to benefits largely blamed for the record-high figures....

  • New 'killer' drug on the streets of UK

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    The National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned that a new drug, known by the street names "Serial Killer" or "Drop Dead" is being blamed for a series of fatalities in Britain....

  • 'How Venezuela’s revolutionary dream descended into chaos'

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    With inflation rampant and many basic goods in short supply, Venezuelans are furious at their government. Violence at protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, turned deadly, and the country...

  • Fifty years a refugee: The plight of displaced Palestinians

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    As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip. As an adult, Abu Massoud was displaced again when Israeli forces...

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Black actors demand respect for their skin and hair

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It is an undeniable fact that Black British actors are grossly underemployed in the TV industry and are fleeing the UK for Hollywood to find work.As if the scarcity of roles for them in ...

General Election coverage and biased reporting by UK broadcasters

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