• '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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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, ...
Politics
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 ...
Politics
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 ...
Politics
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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London police force reveals warrant card abuse by officers Scotland Yard has published details of dozens of complaints about misuse of warrant cards by its Metropolitan Polic ...

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Indigenous Brazilians blessed an art installation featuring giant tropical tree stumps in Trafalgar Square, London. The special work put on show in the UK is designed to symbolise the devastating...