January 2016

US-led 'Desert Storm' attacks on Iraq remembered

Twenty five years ago US-led forces began the 42-day onslaught on Iraq dubbed Desert Storm. It is now largely forgotten by the corporate media in the UK. Yet the crisis gripping international politics today largely stemmed from this unnecessary conflict, a ...
10 Non-White Performances & Films the 2016 Oscars Overlooked

Ignored by the 2016 Academy Awards

Talk of boycotts and protests for the 2016 Academy Awards are building after another year of predominantly white nominations. Mashable News have chosen a few non-white films and performances that they think should have been selected. 

Inquiry demand: death of 'abandoned' council tenant an ‘utter disgrace'

Veteran housing campaigner Piers Corbyn has launched a devastating attack on town hall chiefs for failing to come to the rescue of one of their elderly tenants who lay dead in his home for almost two months despite alarm bells being sounded by a neighbour ...

Jamaican Second World War hero Laurent Phillpotts dies

A well-known Jamaican war veteran who fought for Britain more than 70 years ago has passed away in London.Laurent Phillpotts, a long-standing member of the UK's West Indian Ex-Servicemen and Women's Association and its former public relat ...

UK Africans declare support for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Participants at a networking dinner got a better understanding of new Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s Standing To Deliver 10-point plan, and an opportunity to interact with different chapters within the Momentum movement of his supporters.In add ...

Diva who's leader of new 'Colourful Movement' launched

Brand new music artist Latesha Miss ColourColour has launched her website today and The-Latest.Com is proud to be backing her.  The young singer songwriter and fashionista from Manchester, the UK's music mecca, has already come to the attention of ...

'Britain's rise in protests with much more to come'

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and the austerity agenda that followed, the year 2011 is widely viewed as the peak of protest and dissent. It was the year of the Arab Spring, Occupy, UK Uncut, indignados, urban riots and anti-austerity and t ...

'Russia's anti-gay law could ban holding hands in public'

In a bid to defend what they say are traditional values, lawmakers in Russia will consider the country's most aggressive anti-gay legislation in recent memory this week: a ban on public displays of affection among gays that could punish ...

UK government's indefinite detention of 'vulnerable' asylum seekers slammed

Indefinite detention of asylum seekers is expensive, ineffective and unacceptable, campaign groups have said following the publication of a damning report into the welfare of vulnerable persons held by the Home Office.Former prisons ombudsman Stephen Shaw ...

Record number of Jews fleeing Europe for Israel

Jewish immigration to Israel from western Europe has reached an all-time high as a result of a rise in anti-Semitic attacks, a leading nonprofit group said Thursday, as France's beleaguered Jewish community grapples with whether to refrain from donnin ...

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