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December 01, 2023

UK households face worse winter amid cost-of-living crisis

Britain’s energy regulator has increased the maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use.  The move is expected to fuel the...

'Sex addict' Woods signed 'celibacy contract' at rehab clinic

Deborah Hobson - The-Latest EXCLUSIVESome media outlets in America  are reporting that troubled billionaire golf champion Tiger Woods is being treated for sex addiction at a rehabilitation clinic in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Woods has recent ...

Government condemned over abuse of workers by supermarket giants

Uk Labour government Business Secretary Lord Mandelson faced mounting pressure to establish a supermarket ombudsman amid a pledge by the Conservative Party to appoint a watchdog that would protect suppliers from abuse.The anti-poverty charity War on Want ...

How to get tickets to the Tony Blair Iraq show

Jack BremerRoll up, rollup for the Tony Blair show. See him squirm, watch him wince, as he faces the Inquiry into the Iraq war for a solid six hours (with a break for lunch). But if you thought it would be simple to get a ticket, think again. The procedure ...

US blockade against Cuba is 'international bullying'

Marina Watson PelaezGeorge Galloway, outspoken British Member of Parliament, has severely criticised US president Barack Obama for allowing the commercial, economic and financial American embargo on Cuba to continue after almost half a century. Galloway, w ...

Santa's little Blacked-up helper

Paul Ames - in Sint-Niklaas, BelgiumTo a visitor from the UK or America the scene would be disconcerting to say the least. Dozens of young Europeans in satin britches and curly afro wigs, in blackface, cavort through a gleeful crowd.Their rouged lips and d ...
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Fat cat Barclays bank must stop betting on hunger

Multinational Barclays bank has been told by campaigners to end its gambling for huge profits in the world commodities market. The World Development Movement has made a special film to highlight the way in which the finance house cashes-in on rising p ...
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Beauty in the media and the issues behind photo retouching

A look at the way in which notions about beauty are represented in the media, and the issues behind photographic manipulation of images taken of celebrities and models and how they are promoted to the public. 

Anonymous launches new site to store leaked data

Quinn NortonParticipants in the Anonymous  collective have launched a WikiLeaks-like site called Par:AnoIA.They have been frustrated by the lack of impact from Anonymous’ otherwise famous hacks and data dumps, and the slow pace of material coming out ...

What do Hollywood executives call Black stars like Halle?

Cynthia McKinneyHollywood is usually described as a politically liberal place, but legal actions by two Black men in the entertainment industry reveal a different story.They claim that vocabularies in Tinsel Town are routinely laced with words like “nigger ...

Social media Greeks say 'no to euro'

Greeks are voting in crucial elections which could have big consequences for the global economy, writes Alex Fitzpatrick. Major political parties have framed the election in pro- or anti-bailout and Euro terms, turning the election into a referendum on deb ...

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