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December 01, 2023

UK households faced 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...

Victory for men used as chemical warfare guinea pigs

Sarah Dean - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEBritish defence chiefs have apologised to a group of servicemen who were told lies by officials, killed and injured during top secret chemical weapons trials during the Cold War. Survivors have been given  £3 mi ...

There's no war on Christmas

Dan Brown Despite what some people want you to believe, there is no war on Christmas. If the past is any guide, there will be media reports of this mythical conflict in coming days. Such stories abound at this time of year. What happens is something like t ...

Fisk launches attack on  'third rate journalism'

Journalists have got to stop  'kow towing' down to those in power if they are to do their job, according to veteran British war correspondent Robert Fisk.Speaking at a meeting of the Frontline Club in New York this week Fisk launched a scath ...

Flying doctor drops in

London's air ambulance can reach anywhere inside the M25 within 12 minutes, travelling at 160mph. It is based at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, in the east end of the capital, where a helipad allows the McDonnell Douglas MD 902 Explorer aircra ...

PM's tip about media mogul Murdoch

Ex-prime minister Tony Blair's notorious former 'spin doctor's' new self-censored book is at least revealing about the world's most influential media tycoon. Alastair Campbell, who was the chief media adviser for British Prime Tony Blai ...

High flying

With more and more wealthy business people and celebs using private chartering to ferry them about, Chris Gaynor chats to Captain Alex Hoff about the not so glamorous side of flying the high skies. Singing legend, Frank Sinatra, once invited everyone to: & ...

New rape law for all

UK lawmakers are set to introduce sweeping reforms to improve the abysmal rape conviction rate. Phil Simms finds out how this could affect everyone. Ministers are finalising changes to UK rape laws to allow women who are too drunk to consent to sex to be ...

Judge frees activists 'hounded by police'

Billy Kenber Fourteen animal rights protesters were acquitted following a month-long trial, after the judge ruled that police had acted unlawfully to stop their demonstration.The activists were cleared of disobeying police orders when demonstrating at Oxf ...

Home Secretary Behind Bars

Campaign to free Lulu the turtle

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEAnimal rights activists are picketing Brighton's Sea Life Centre and calling for the public to boycott the popular tourist attraction on Britain's south coast despite legal threats from the powerful multi-national owners. Brig ...

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