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May 06, 2022

It's global: Online anti-Asian hate on the rise

York University in Toronto, Canada has released a study that shows how rhetorical mechanisms and tropes spread racism. Fuyuki Kurasawa, a social sciences professor, at a virtual symposium...

Greedy banker defies credit crunch with loadsabubbly

The-Latest has been told by one of our high-life spies that a London banker spent  £43,067.50 on champagne and vodka at a Soho private members club for a post Brit Awards party this month. The middle-aged man arrived at Maya with two men and two ...

Mass protest by vexed snappers

Marina Watson Palaez Angry photographers have demonstrators at Britain's police headquarters over a new law which bans people from photographing officers on duty. According to section 76 of the Counter terrorism Act, anyone caught taking a photograp ...

Nokia threatens government after being caught doing 'illegal' snooping

Petri Sajari - Special Investigation         This is an extraordinary story about the power of a mighty multinational and politicians in a liberal Scandinavian country prepared to trade civil rights for economic favours. In April 2005 t ...

One man's year of junk mail

Nothing annoyed Gerry Ranger in 2008 more than the stream of junk mail coming through his letter box. So the retired British taxi driver decided to show how much time, money and other resources go into the unwanted items. After totting up the 12-month tota ...

50 things you might not know about US president-elect Obama

   In school he introduced himself as Barry, his idol is Stevie Wonder, he was an excellent basketball player and he received a Grammy in 2006. These are just some of the personal facts to emerge about the current most famous and powerful man in ...

Student Obama helped stranded stranger 20 years ago

Norwegian newspaper VG has reported a heart-warming story about a newly-wed trying to get home to a Scandinavian country to be with her husband, and the stranger who helped pay an unexpected luggage surcharge. The blog Leisha's Random Thoughts has tran ...

EU caught spending millions to kill bulls for sport

Andrea BatatotaAnimal right campaigners have embarrassed the European Union by revealing that the economic alliance is using taxpayers' money to help fund blood thirsty bull fighting in one of its Mediterranean member countries. People for the Ethical ...

Top filmmaker slams the UK press

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEOscar-winning filmmaker David Puttnam has attacked the British popular press which he has accused of telling lies to scare people about new age developments in education.The Labour peer and chancellor of the UK's ...

White supremacists divided over Obama

Karen Hatter It seems that some people with views like or similar to white supremacist David Duke, in an essay written during the American Democratic and Republican party primary election season, are in the odd position of allegedly not being too adverse t ...

Moscow helps Venezuela against US taunts

Venezuelan Defence Minister Gustavo Rangel says military cooperation with Russia is preparing the country to face possible threats from the US. "I don't see anything in this relationship that would torment the Americans," Rangel told reporter ...

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