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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...

War veteran documentary star gets tribute from mayor

Filmmakers have made a special presentation of a framed photograph to a Second World War veteran who is the oldest member of Dulwich Royal British Legion. Mayor of Southwark Cllr Abdul Mohamed handed the picture to Peter Kempson, aged 92, of Friern Road, E ...

Your private medical records 'for sale' in the UK

The government’s recent announcement that private companies are to be given access to patient data for the princely sum of £1.00 is just the latest attack on the principles of patient confidentiality in the interests of commerce, writes Robert ...

Making campaigner Doreen Lawrence a political 'saint' is folly

In the past few days, I have had many people from the Global African Diaspora, women especially, express their delight that ‘Doreen is now the Right Honourable Baroness Lawrence’ and that ‘there is one more of us in the Lords’. They ...

After Leveson, is Citizen Journalism the answer?

Lots of journalists and politicians have had their say about the bad state of the British tabloid press after the phone hacking scandal that closed down the News of the World, the country’s biggest selling newspaper. But, until a conference that is b ...

Welcome to your new state of the art website

We’re delighted to bring you a brand new site. After months of work, the wonderfully talented developer Juan Breinlinger has made it for us to unveil today. Throughout the painstaking process, he has been advised by webmaster Len McLaughlin. The ...

Royal Mail services are in disarray

Lara PlatmanWith another strike by Royal Mail postal workers due to take place this week, I am rather frustrated to find that different post offices charge different amounts for the same services and astonished that in some cases they issue a charge at all ...

Fat cat lawyers brought in to defend killer blaze council

Tom Barnes, Marc Wadsworth and Deborah Hobson - The-Latest EXCLUSIVETown hall chiefs in a London borough rocked by a blaze which claimed the lives of six council tenants are using public funds to employ a £500 an hour city law firm to defend them against l ...

Devastating effects of youth on youth violence

News that  a "teenager got stabbed" or a "youth was shot dead" never seems to end in south London, writes Charles Ogunnowo. This month yet another teenage male was seriously injured in a gang fight in that troubled part of the British capital. Foxley Road ...

Row over Mayor's new website targeting jobless graduates

Tom BarnesLondon's mayor has boldly claimed the capital will lead the way out of the current recession by nurturing its talent pool of graduates, despite having the highest unemployment rate in the country. But critics have slammed his "ill-informed" new w ...

UK firm takes to the road in Brussels to help jobless youth

The lost generation of young people who are not in education, employment or training - NEET is the acronym officials use - are an international problem that affects most developed countries, Roger Lynch told the European Employment week conference in Bruss ...

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