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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...

Skateboarding is the works so let's keep it going

Matt Gardner   With a place as big as Leeds, it's no wonder that a lot of the city's major hubs of activity go unnoticed. Sadly, one of these hidden gems - the holder of a national record, no less - may no longer be around in 12 months time. The Wor ...

Could your dog save lives?

Lara PlatmanThere is a desperate need for more blood to save the lives of dogs that get injured in road accidents. The charity Pet Blood Bank is running critically low on supplies of TYPE-NEGATIVE blood. The breeds that can normally be of assistance are: A ...

Accolades for CJET and The-Latest from celebrities

Marc Wadsworth - Editor, The-LatestOur website spread its wings by supporting the launch of a new charity dedicated to making citizen journalism available to everyone. The frontier-busting project immediately won broad-based support including from British ...

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. He is suing High Court judges, the former Lord Chief ...

Caribbean veteran who guarded Hitler's deputy passes away

A Trinidadian Second World War veteran, whose proudest moment was guarding the world’s most famous prisoner at the time, has died aged 94. Alvin Chy-Quene, who joined the RAF in the spring of 1944 in his homeland as a teenager, passed away pe ...

Hidden history of African Caribbean Second World War heroes

Brixton’s renowned Black Cultural Archives in south London will host this Saturday the launch of the historic Living Memorial website to honour African Caribbean Second World War heroes on the eve of Remembrance Sunday.Showcased will be five of the ...

Prisons scandal a blot on UK's human rights record

This year alone the British media has run countless stories about the "deteriorating" conditions inside the country's jails. And now it is official. In a hard-hitting paper, the chief inspector of prisons, Peter Clarke, has set out five major concerns ...

We’re ushering in the New Year with £100 prize money

Much was good for our website over the last year. It became stronger as a brand, and helped build its Facebook citizen journalism group to almost 7,000 active members. The-latest is proud to have welcomed on board some new featured contributors from aroun ...

Media campaigners ask: Should we be free to hate?

Star Wars blockbuster film character Darth Vader is a hater for sure. Hate is where his strength and power comes from. His symbol is the death star. Okay, it‘s fiction. Classic science fiction, actually. In our world, the real world, most ...

Press freedom campaigners demand probe into journalist's murder

A star investigative journalist who helped uncover corruption at the top of governments including her own was killed by a car bomb on Monday in Malta. Daphne Caruana Galizia's rented Peugeot exploded shortly after she left her home in the afterno ...

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