• 'We must fight government jobcentre cruelty against the poor'

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    You may have seen the reviews of Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake. It reduced hardened film critics in Cannes to tears with its story about the cruelty that jobcentres and the DWP dish out to...

  • 'Far-right racist terror surging through Europe'

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    Persistent economic crisis and unpopular austerity measures that gut social spending, in conjunction with the mass influx of refugees, have given rise to ultra-nationalist and even neo-fascist...

  • Children in conflict zones: the devastating impact

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    A catastrophic by-product of ongoing wars in the Middle East is a lost generation of unschooled children. These children find themselves, through no fault of their own, not only displaced but lacking...

  • Britain's mental health crisis: 'ineffective' community treatment orders condemned

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    Paul is a 37-year-old man with a history of mental illness. He enjoys football and regularly meets with friends at the pub to watch the game. On weekends he takes the bus to Brighton to visit his...

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Black Labour members back Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Politics
Momentum Black Connexions (MBC) media officer Marc Wadsworth has been caught-up in a Fleet Street concocted firestorm after challenging a Labour MP for colluding with the right-wing press.Wadswort ...

Respect paid to famed Jamaican war veteran Sam King

Community News
Tributes to trailblazing Jamaican Second World War veteran Sam King have been flooding in after his death in the UK aged 90.The first Black mayor of Southwark, in south London, 33 years ago, King ...

Top broadcaster exposes hypocrisy over MP Jo Cox's murder

So surprising
Is it even vaguely possible that a man living in Britain today could have been pushed to the brink of murder by political debate and the political situation?I don’t care where you come from ...
Politics
'Politicians and big media must stop whitewashing Muhammad Ali' Tributes poured in from presidents, sports stars and celebrities worldwide. Liberals and conservatives [even racist ...
World News
Muhammad Ali shook up the world and changed it Newspapers and broadcasts around the world have rightly been filled with coverage of the life and times of Muhammad ...
Reviews
Long overdue film about Black athletics hero Jesse Owens British studios have at last joined Hollywood in making films about real life Black heroes – even though the ...
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Historic: Second woman of colour becomes Miss Finland  Shirly Karvinen has made beauty pageant history by becoming the second woman of colour to be crowned Miss ...
Sport
Football: big club bosses and a hostile sports media As Jose Mourinho prepares for life as Manchester United’s latest manager, one enduring memory of his embattle ...
World News
Chad's Western-backed mass murderer jailed at lastSo finally, Hissène Habré, dictator of Chad from 1982-1990, has been convicted in a Senegal court of crimes against ...
World News
'Murder' backlash after Harambe the gorilla is shot dead Marksmen killed an endangered gorilla at a US zoo on Saturday after a four-year-old boy managed to g ...
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Rights campaigner: Britain's first elected Black Mayor Pundits knew former Labour justice minister Sadiq Khan was likely to become the first Muslim and politician of colo ...

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Barclays bank halts its 'trade in hunger'

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...