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December 23, 2023

Watchdog won't act over serial Jewish Chronicle failures

The sham ‘regulator’ admits there are standards problems at Sir Robbie Gibb’s newspaper but insists – against all the evidence – that it has the matter under control, writes Brian Cathcart. “We...

How The-Latest put cyberstalking on the news agenda

Graham Brown-Martin Proof positive, if any was needed, that citizen journalism and The Latest works in bringing stories that the big media have traditionally avoided into the mainstream is this. During last year Marc Wadsworth and the team at The Latest ...

Millionaire goes on the road to help jobless

Catherine Doherty and Jemelyn Yadao Self-made London multi-millionaire Roger Lynch has unveiled plans for a fleet of coaches which will combat unemployment in some of the British capital's poorest boroughs.His south London-based organisation has spent ...

Surgeon's cut which spells danger for females

It is estimated that more than 130 million women worldwide have been affected by female circumcision.   Within the UK, over twenty thousand girls under the age of 15 are at risk of the controversial practice, also known as Female Genital Mutilation (F ...

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 ...

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