May 2015

The Police vs Grime Music - A Noisey Film

London's grime music scene and its relationship with the police

Performers of grime music in London examine the role of the police and the law in prohibiting their events at venues across the capital.

'Shed no tears for demise of talent show TV'

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 Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson at the judges ta ...

UK government's 'cruel welfare cut will fuel youth homelessness'

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 chief executive of Crisis, called it a “ ...

Disturbing rise in suicide rate among Black American boys

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, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics this week, followed th ...

Countries pick sides in global fight for the internet

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 a fight over what the Internet will look like in the year ...

Ireland's Yes to gay marriage: newspaper's PM sex howler

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 same sex unions backed the change after yesterday's big ...

TL 'leads the way on news ignored by big media'

The-Latest.com is rapidly emerging as an innovative, important citizen journalism website.Not content with carrying regular scoops and original features on national and international issues – often ignored by the mainstream media – it recently ...

BBC Caribbean war heroes film gets great feedback from viewers

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, who co-produced Fighting for King and Country, Britain&rsqu ...

Parties unite to demand fair UK voting system

Leaders of the British parliament's marginalised minor parties - some of them bitter opponents - joined forces today to call for voting reform in a rare show of unity.They came together following the most unfair national poll result in UK history this ...

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 about a documentary film that at long last recognises the unsung Caribbean heroes of the Second World War.There were a huge 4670 shares of the ...

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