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February 26, 2019

Ignored by big media: Conservative Party leaders' Islamophobia

There have been long-running headlines in big media about Labour's antisemitism problem. But mainstream journalists have ignored rampant islamophobia at the heart of Britain's ruling...

'U' turn on Iraq by PM Tony's big ally

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVE A British government architect of the Iraq war has demolished prime minister Tony Blair's case for the unpopular policy by admitting she was wrong to provide him and other colleagues with key legal advice which gave the green l ...

Leak shows Government wants to hobble FOI law

Senior British government minister Alistair Darling is calling for tighter restrictions on the Freedom of Information Act, The-Latest has found out. Trade Secretary Darling is concerned that law does not sufficiently protect advice from officials to ...

Going, going, gone...

Submitted by The-Latest's Phil Simms

What about the slaves who freed themselves?

Effie Jordan Toussaint L'Ouverture or William Wilberforce  — which name is more familiar to you? Each played a crucial, though very different role in the events which led to Britain passing an Act to end the transatlantic slave trade in ...

Good Pres, bad press

Hugo ChavezLeft-wing Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez has been aggressively attacked by the corporate media worldwide. Here Thomas B Claydon explores the ways in which English national newspapers caricature and misrepresent a country and its president.Several ...

Wear The Cross If You Dare

Deborah Hobson It seems that the Christian faith is being used as a pawn in the political machinations of those seeking to appease sections of the Muslim community in the UK who are disaffected and enraged by controversial Government foreign policy and unp ...

Will The Real Condi Rice Please Stand Up?

Deborah Hobson When I was asked by the Editor  of The-Latest  to write a thought-provoking piece about US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, I drew a long breath and hesitated. For me as a Black woman, Rice's presence, as an African-American fe ...

Politician Who's Gone Red, Orange and Blue

Deputy Mayor of Skegness Ken Milner has changed his political colours ... for a third time. He has defected from Labour to Conservatives. The district councillor for the holiday resort on the east coast of England said: "I'm just not happy at ...

America's squalid history of meddling in foreign elections

Research clearly shows that the US has a long history of interfering in the elections of other countries, reports Richard Lance Keeble.While a major controversy over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential elections currently gri ...

Leo Varadkar: 'Symbol of Ireland's multicultural future'

Ireland’s newly elected Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is a gay person of colour, the son of an Indian immigrant father. His politics might sadly not be that different to what’s gone before, but he is already being seen as an emblem  of a ne ...

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