February 2011

'My son was stabbed and I feared he would die'

 Elena AndreouTop speakers tackled race controversies at a London conference attended by Black activists and intellectuals. Anti-racist campaigner and journalist Marc Wadsworth fired a broadside at the 27 African Caribbean and Asian members of the Bri ...

We're backing Annaliese to be a Kiss radio presenter

Pamela Hunda thechosenone.totalkiss.comWho do you think should be the Kiss Chosen One? Have your say and get your vote in before Sat 19th February for the chance to get your hands on a BlackBerry Smartphone.Hi EveryoneThis is Annaliese Dayes, from Mar ...

Artist's bluebells fund-raiser for children's charity

Contemporary landscape artist David Anthony Hall plans to donate the proceeds from his image "Bluebell Woodland" to the charity, Children’s Acute Transport Service.Hall's work will form the inspiration behind a garden design at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flow ...

First Black journalist in mainstream reporting dies at 83

Thomas L Blair A pioneer, Ernest Dunbar, writer and editor for the old Look magazine was one of the first black reporters at any major national publication.Sadly Dunbar died in New York, US, recently after a long illness. Ever alert, he probed beneath the ...

Leading health brand part of ugly skin whitening trade

Deborah Hobson - The-Latest EXCLUSIVEHolland and Barrett, the UK’s largest health food retailer has joined the pernicious trade in skin whitening products, selling a new face and body cream that promises to “inhibit melanin production” and “lighten the ski ...

Officers gave B-test woman car keys

 A drunken chef who was handed car keys by police was banned from driving on Friday. Clare Coughlan, 37, of Purley, Surrey, was a passenger in a blue Peugeot being driven by her boyfriend after they had been out for a drink in London’s trendy Islingto ...

'No work for Brits' fear on London Olympic sites

Shirina VasandaniPoliticians and some Olympic officials have voiced fresh concerns about the number of overseas workers employed on the London 2012 construction sites.They argue that foreign workers are reducing the opportunities for local people searching ...

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