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May 06, 2022

'Working-class representation in British journalism hits record low'

 A newly-released Diversity in Journalism report found that working-class people were heavily unrepresented in the news industry and that journalists were almost twice as likely as the general...

'Welcome to Cheapco' - A War on Want fight against supermarket power

Human rights organisation War on Want have engaged in a determined campaign to expose and help eradicate the abuse of overseas workers by powerful corporations like supermarkets and inept government policy.War on Want say "supermarkets have used their buyi ...

Watch this citizen journalist embarrass a politician

Watch this very polite and very well prepared citizen journalist totally embarrass a state politician (USA).  

How to prepare a bar for football World Cup fever

New York city's legendary football bar Nevada Smith's, "where football is religion," undergoes a transformation for the World Cup 2010. Step one? Hooligan-proofing the place. Jack Keane Director of Football at the bar says: "It would be completely unethi ...

Ex-world boxing champion Mike Tyson 'destitute and broke'

Retired American heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, 43, has admitted recently that he is penniless on US Tv chat show The View. Tyson, who earned more than $300 million dollars during his boxing career said: "I had lots of fun. It just happened".Howev ...

Banned by US: Rapper says Obama nation is a nightmare


Come on commuters, let's have a smile

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIDm93TMNPcIt takes a lot to get people to smile on London transport. So, a brave busker had his work cut out trying to raise a grin - and some coins - on the tube. Reporter Indu Chandrasekhar, assisted by Morade Azzouz ...

Infant mortality crisis in Sierra Leone

Almost every family in Sierra Leone has lost a child to a treatable illness. This small West African country has the highest infant mortality rate in the world. A study by the government and UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) revealed that 1 out of 4 ...

'I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated'- the Tiger Woods apology

Tiger Woods took a break from his treatment for sexual addiction at a rehabilitation centre in Mississippi today to give the kind of mea culpa that therapists demand before progress can be made. After acknowledging that he felt “entitled” to do basically w ...

Snappers tell police they're not a state security threat

Eye-catching tattoos are turning heads in US jails

 Eyeball Tattoos Are the Latest in Prison FashionLord knows when you're serving time you want to look your best for that hour you get out in the yard. But what's the best way to make yourself stand out? Previously prisons have offered up body pie ...