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March 02, 2021

Judge’s battle against 'racism and bullying' in courts

Fearless Black rights campaigner Peter Herbert is using the huge experience he has amassed as a long-serving lawyer to take on the might of the British legal system in his fight against its racism...

BBC jumps on citizen journalism bandwagon

Britain's premier public broadcasting service has launched a bid to capitalise on citizen journalism. The BBC's new initiative is being fronted by respected BBC reporter presenter George Alagiah whom viewers, listeners and readers are being encoura ...

Who's the lucky winner?

Marc Wadsworth Happy New Year. I trust that 2008 will be an annus mirabulus rather than horribulus for you. The-Latest's contributing editor Deborah Hobson used the festive season to draw up a long list of best bloggers for me to decide the winner of t ...

'Machine-gun students', says top publisher

Jonross Swaby - EXCLUSIVEControversial BIG Issue magazine founder John Bird launched an astonishing attack on students during a mock interview at London's prestigious City University.During a talk for second-year journalism undergraduates, Mr Bird, 61, ...

Blair - should he stay or go?

Deborah Hobson Embattled British Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair appears to be a man with a mission. And not the 007 Bond type to save Queen and country from some awful villain. Blair is fighting to save his reputation and job after his poli ...

Journalists stand up for their rights

Rallies are to be held throughout the UK by journalists protesting about what they say is the bad state of the media industry.Described as suffering a "crisis" by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), the industry is criticised for cutting job ...

Green campaigners held by police

Climate change protesters who chained themselves to the main gates of an airport were arrested by police.The group of protesters from Plane Stupid - a group which campaigns against short-haul flights and airport expansion - blocked the entrance to Biggin H ...

Notting Hill Carnival cops fun

Notting Hill Carnival fever is upon us again. For those Caribbean expatriates like myself, who are starved of the culture, music and food of our homeland, Carnival gives us the opportunity to  "jump up", and enjoy this wonderful three-day b ...

Black and Blue: Flashpoint Brixton UK

Web censorship is worldwide threat

Amnesty International has warned that the internet "could change beyond all recognition" unless action is taken against the erosion of online freedoms.The warning comes ahead of a conference organised by Amnesty, where victims of repression will ...

Road works that go on and on...

Deborah Hobson Peckham has acquired a certain fame over the years. The south east London neighbourhood sprang to national prominence in Britain as the location for hit Tv soap Only fools and horses. Then it became notorious for headline-grabbing murders, i ...

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