• Journalists' secret sources under threat from UK police

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    British police have come under heavy criticism from MPs and journalists, who accuse them of using controversial laws to identify anonymous sources, despite such communications being “...

  • "How we're fooled into oversharing on social media"

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    Hardly a day goes by without a story in the news about politicians, celebrities or ordinary members of the public revealing embarrassing or discrediting details about themselves and those around...

  • Britain's 'let them drown' policy is affront to humanity

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    Europe no longer wants to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean. But as it takes away the safety net, their corpses wind up in fishing nets.Europe’s unofficial “Let Them Drown”...

  • Why do so many African presidents die in office?

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    Michael Sata, the president of Zambia, has died in a London hospital after suffering for months from an undisclosed illness. This is notable for a couple of reasons.For one, Guy Scott, Sata’s...

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Feasts and massacres: bitter sweet origins of Thanksgiving USA

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For the majority of Americans, Thanksgiving, celebrated on the fourth Thursday in the month of November, is a time when families come together to give thanks for many things, including the abilit ...

Afua's Diary brings African cinema to the mainstream

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Set in the UK and Ghana, this romantic drama-comedy follows the life of a pretty young Ghanaian woman who goes through trials and tribulations as her British student visa runs out.Afua Forso ...

UK opposition leader accused of hyprocrisy on race

Politics
Britain’s parliamentary opposition leader has been accused of making cynical electoral calculations on the highly charged issue of race in the run up to next May’s general election.On ...
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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 ...
Politics
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 ...
Community News
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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'No UK company should be profiting from Guantánamo' Guantánamo Bay detention camp has been called the gulag of our times, a shocking affront to democracy, and a monstr ...
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Study exposes dominance of privileged elite in British media A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission also found that 54 percent of the nation's "to ...

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Campaigners are celebrating the decision by Barclays to bow to pressure from them and end its controversial global speculation on food. The giant multinational bank made up to an estimated £278...