• Police numbers plummet as serious crime rises in London

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    A series of cuts imposed by the British government have left police in London with a significant decrease in the number of officers investigating homicides.Police personnel investigating murder...

  • US to demand social media info from visa applicants

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    People seeking a US visa may soon be required to disclose their social media information so that five years’ worth of their online footprint can be scrutinised. It was previously reserved for...

  • 'Who cares about Black lives in Israel?'

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    Israeli state and religious authorities' racist attitudes towards African refugees may have deadly consequences, writes David Sheen.Comments made by Israel's top political and religious...

  • Human trafficking and modern slavery rise in UK

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    According to a damning report published by the National Crime Agency (NCA) this week, human trafficking and modern slavery have risen in Britain.The report claims that the number of suspected...

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Nigeria celebrates Muslim woman pilot - but there's a sorry saga

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Two Nigerian rich kids fell out after one of them helped the other become one of the first Muslim woman pilots in the strictly Islamic northern state of Kano.The pair come from enlightened Hausa- ...

Austerity Britain: Punishing the sick and disabled

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Disturbing figures from the UK government’s department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed that over 21,000 sick and disabled people died waiting for it to give them ben ...

First Palestinian, Somali and Yemeni lawmakers in US Congress

Politics
I spent Thursday morning at the offices of two new Members of Congress, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The scenes at both were just delightful. Throngs of Palestinian Amer ...
General News
Michelle Rodgers makes history as rail union’s first woman leader Rail and searfarers union RMT today elected its first woman president. Left-winger Michelle Rodgers won a landslide ...
Politics
Labour chiefs urged to reinstate expelled anti-racist Marc Wadsworth More than 30 Labour organisations around Britain have demanded party bosses reinstate a campaigner who was expelled ...
World News
Donald Trump's nazi-style family separation policy slammed Worldwide condemnation of Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy that had been tearing apart m ...
Reviews
How Hollywood’s Black Panther breakthrough was 'overhyped'Publicity leading up to Black Panther was epic. Social media went into a frenzy. Every other post that I saw was abo ...
Politics
Twitter fury over UK MPs’ calls to ban Russian broadcaster Many people have taken to Twitter to hit out at suggestions that British broadcast watchdog Ofcom should take ...
Politics
Winston Churchill's 'dirty wars' that plundered oil for Britain While Winston Churchill’s role as an extraordinary war leader is being celebrated in a series of recent films ...
Politics
‘Labour Party Black Sections reborn with new movement’More than a hundred people from around the country crammed into a House of Commons committee room named after former ...
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Embattled locals fight against plans to bulldoze their communities Angry Londoners are fighting back against community regeneration plans that always lead to people removal ...

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Jeremy Corbyn is top of the pops despite media attacks

Embattled British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn can be heartened by three things today. They are the results of two polls and the first annual conference speech by the Lib-Dem’s new chief Tim...