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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...

UK police criticised for G20 brutality

British politicians have accused the Metropolitan Police Service of sending "poorly trained" officers to control the G20 protests in London. The-Latest was the first news outlet to question violent police tactics on April 1 and the circumstances ...

Associated Press joins 'steal our stories movement'

Richard Tofel - ProPublica America's biggest news agency has announced a programme to promote non-profit investigative journalism to its members for republication. The material will be distributed to Associated Press members - including essentially all ...

How citizen journalism came of age in Iran

Julie PosettiTwitter's role in the Iranian election aftermath leaves no doubt about its power as a global, real time, citizen-journalism style news wire service, along with a tool for facilitating dissent, while countering the view of Twitter as simply ...

Scoops galore, a freebie and call for your help

Marc Wadsworth - Editor, The-LatestThis website continues to punch way above its weight and beat big media to scoops. Type 'exclusive' in the search box on the site and you will see what I mean. There's a rich mix of political, celebrity and ot ...

Menace of cyberstalking to be tackled by campaigners

Graham Brown-Martin - Digital Safety conference organiserIt is estimated that global cybercrime costs US $100 billion a year. This enormous figure has eclipsed the value of the international trade in illegal drugs. World governments from that of American P ...

Don't mess with Ali at his takeaway

Local businesses in the village-like retreat of Nunhead in south east London, have been hit hard by the downturn now blighting the UK economy, managed by troubled Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling, writes Deborah Hobson. Shops situated near the ...

How mobile phones can make world a better place

Marc Wadsworth Geeks, charity workers, citizen journalists, a futurist and other people interested in working together using new technology for the common good met at a "social change camp" in London on Saturday hosted by a top mobile phone opera ...

Bloggers ask: How can I justify staying a Labour member?

Prime minister Gordon Brown botched it when he used YouTube to make an ill-fated announcement about Sleazegate MPs' expenses. More internet-savvy Labour bloggers have been online venting their spleen on the embattled party leadership. Here's a sele ...

Education is key to stopping gun and knife crime

A 20-year-old man has turned 700 melted knives handed in at amnesties across South Wales and Yorkshire in the UK into keys writes Tamara Obeng. Alexander Rose, a graphic design student and founder of the campaign Solve This Ongoing Problem (S.T.O.P ...

Let's take to the street for justice

        Read how to protest in London:  12pm: G20 Meltdown promises to "thrust into the very belly of the beast" when the parades converge on the Bank of England.The group says it will reclaim the stre ...

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