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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...

Served up alive and 'hurting'?

Chris Gaynor.This lobster clings on for dear life, soon to be cooked in an oven and used as luxury seafood in a posh restaurant. Most of them can live for up to 100 years and, according to the Guinness World Records, the largest lobster was caught in Nova ...

'Superman' Ken's heady collection of gifts

London Mayor Ken Livingstone's taste for the high life has been exposed by his decision to keep some generous gifts he has received over the past six months, as The-Latest's eagle-eyed Chris Gaynor discovered. Livingstone's booty is listed on t ...

'God Save' the national anthem, yeah?

Deborah Hobson It is 30 years since iconic English punk rock band The Sex Pistols released their provocative, anti-establishment No. 1 single God Save The Queen. Formed in 1975, the band originally comprised vocalist Johnny Rotten, guitarist Steve Jones, d ...

Gods, bunnies and eggs

When you start to munch your way through a mountain of chocolate eggs on Easter Sunday will you stop to wonder what it's all about? Journalism under-graduate Tanya Coutts talked to fellow students and unearthed some fascinating facts.Is Easter just ano ...

Lost for words

Citizen journalists are being challenged to find the origins of 40 well-known words like  'prat',  'wally' and  'tosser'.Editors of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) also need to source  'hoodie', &n ...

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 hosted by the York Centre for Asian Research explained this ...

'How the UK government can hack your personal data'

From the moment you set foot on British soil, your personal data could easily be accessed, or even hacked, by the government. New invasive legislation has been dubbed by critics as one of the most extreme surveillance laws ever passed in a democracy. ...
Muhammad Ali 'wasn't a hero of the civil rights movement'

Muhammad Ali: civil rights or Black Power icon?

Muhammad Ali’s legacy is in danger of being hijacked by journalists and historians keen to “whitewash” him as an icon of the “civil rights” movement rather the Black Power struggle, of which he was a leader, says The-Latest ed ...
POWER OF MAKEUP COLLAB WITH | YUNNIEROSE

Courageous burns survivor shares her empowering make-up tutorial

In her video titled Power of Make-up Shalom Blac, 20, demonstrates how cosmetics can be used to compliment a positive body image. Blac says: "You should love yourself either way, make-up or no make-up," adding: "Make-up makes me happy, ...
What Happens When Cities Make Homelessness a Crime: Hiding The Homeless

How the homeless are criminalised in America

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