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January 22, 2018

Embattled locals fight against plans to bulldoze their communities

Angry Londoners are fighting back against community regeneration plans that always lead to people removal. Never has popular action seemed more relevant writes, Thom Blair.Their housing habitats and...

Police must not be 'overwhelming and oppressive' at Carnival

Gizelle MorrisAs British authorities prepare to deploy hundreds of extra officers to the annual Notting Hill Carnival this bank holiday weekend, rapso music artiste Wendell Manwarren believes London's Metropolitan Police can take a lesson or two from T ...

Party for Britain's Malcolm X

Marc Wadsworth Sixties British Black power leader Michael X enjoyed a revival last night at the launch of a new book about him in London UK. Three of his children and widow Desiree joined author John L. Williams at a party in Notting Hill, Michael X's ...

Obama disappoints London fans

Marc Wadsworth Supporters of Barack Obama hoping to greet the American presidential candidate were left disappointed today. Some glimpsed him outside the Hyatt Regency hotel in London's Portman Square where he was staying. But the majority who were g ...

What artists have in store

Here is a novel form of street art. See and Collect features items from the current Argos catalogue, transformed into collages, each of them displayed in the window of the popular High Street store at Peckham in south east London UK. On Saturday the art ...

Buy Black Vogue

Top fashion glossy Vogue Italia has published an edition with all Black models. Industry pundits are predicting that this special July issue will be a flop to justify claims that African Caribbean and Asians beauty cannot sell magazines.The-Latest is urgi ...

End imprisonment of the mentally ill says WI

Women's Institute members have voted overwhelmingly to back a resolution calling for an end to the incarceration of the mentally ill in UK jails. The move is inspired by the experience of a member whose schizophrenic son killed himself in prison. Deleg ...

How offensive is the word 'pikey'?

Tom GeogheganFormula One commentator Martin Brundle is being investigated by media watchdog Ofcom after using the term "pikeys" in a television broadcast. But where does the word come from and how offensive is it?It's a word rarely heard on t ...

Attacks on the mentally vulnerable ignored by justice system

British charity Mind has launched a campaign for equal access to justice for people with mental health problems. They say that too often vulnerable people are reluctant to report crimes committed against them. One victim told Mind that contact with the pol ...

Nervy first meeting with your in-laws-to-be

Chloe Miller Everyone feels nervous when planning the first meeting with their partner's parents. But if things go well, it can be a great step for your relationship. My tip is, do your best to impress them because this will improve your relationship w ...

Dads end high-profile rooftop protest

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEFathers 4 Justice campaigner Jolly Stanesby has ended his two day rooftop protest at the home of a senior British cabinet minister.Stanesby climbed down from the  £1.5m semi-detached house in a posh Dulwich, ...

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