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December 01, 2023

"support Black women at risk of deathly abuse"

Black women who are at risk of domestic murder face additional barriers in accessing support that could mean the difference between life and death, according to a new report.  Research by...

Bloggers say 'get lost' to code of conduct

Deborah Hobson - Contributing Editor of The-LatestCensorship of the unregulated conversation between members of the public on the web is being proposed by some influential internet pioneers including the founder of Wikipedia.This is a threat to the crea ...

Businesses have learned to love the blogosphere

Richard WrayThe rise of online social networks such as MySpace, Bebo and Facebook has been one of the most dramatic developments on the web over the past few years. But the business world has struggled to come to terms with the growth in user-generated con ...

Blogging code of conduct needed

Support for a blogger hounded by death threats has intensified with some high profile web experts calling for a code of conduct in the blogosphere.The female blogger at the centre of the row has been shocked to discover that hers is not an isolated inciden ...

My battle for the truth against NHS big wigs

The-Latest exposed the scandal of a flag ship London hospital's cover up over a blaze which destroyed 240,000 medical records stored by a private company. (See 'Alarm as NHS files go up in smoke'. The-Latest Community News.). Here Frank Redmond ...

Black youth in 'post-slavery' UK society

Amanda Kirton School exclusions, gang culture, knife and gun crime, and mental illness all disproportionately affect Black boys in their early to late teens. Reece's grandparents came to England in the mid-1960s from the West Indies. In his family he i ...

Blooker prize gongs for best blogs

Judges have announced the short-list for a literary prize aimed at honouring the best books based on blogs. Among the 15 short-listed "blooks" is one which claims to have invented a new genre of fiction. Last year's winning blook - Julie and ...

From citizen journalism myth to reality

Bertrand Pecquerie Citizen journalism has been haunting newsrooms since Dan Gilmor wrote We the Media Grassroots Journalism for the People by the Poeple in 2004. Suddenly, for Gillmor epigone and imitators (not for Gillmor himself), there was a new hero, t ...

Brothers are last people to speak dialect

An internet-based cultural archive is to record a rare dialect that is only spoken by two elderly brothers before it disappears forever.Bobby Hogg, 87, and his brother Gordon, 80, are believed to be the last fluent speakers of the "Cromarty fisher dia ...

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'Plastic Police' Under Fire

 The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEPolice Community Support Officers, hailed as the answer to more 'bobbies on the beat', are at the centre of a row about their role. The Government is facing a backlash from police chiefs over the increasing number of civ ...

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