Politics

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March 01, 2024

Panic caused by British parliamentary earthquake election result

Marc Wadsworth Never before have I been driven around on a campaign trail for a mainstream-media-described far left parliamentary candidate by a former establishment British ambassador. But...

British leader says people have stopped 'pissing on PM'

Health Secretary Alan Johnson prompted loud laughter when he cracked ribald jokes at a fund-raising gala dinner held by supporters of the woman who beat him for the post of Labour Party deputy leader. Pushy Harriet Harman, MP for Camberwell and Peckham in ...

Palin is 'a loser on Republican ticket'

Most US voters say Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin lacks enough experience to run the White House, a new poll shows."Six in 10 voters see her (Palin) as lacking the experience to be an effective president, and a third are now less l ...

British Zimbabweans respond to historic unity deal

Thamsanqa Zhou Although it does not represent the ideal, most Zimbabweans in the United Kingdom celebrate the signing of a deal facilitating a government of national unity in our country.It provides the best opportunity for peace, prosperity and reconst ...

What I know about trigger happy American would-be Vice-President

Anne Kilkenny - Alaskan DemocratI am a resident of Wasilla, Alaska. I have known Sarah Palin since 1992. Everyone here knows Sarah, so it is nothing special to say we are on a first-name basis. Our children have attended the same schools. Her father was my ...

Democrats have snubbed Obama's radical policy of 'change'

Green candidate for the American presidency Cynthia McKinney has trumped the news media hype of the the Democratic convention coronation of pop star politician Barack Obama by launching a devastating attack on her former party.McKinney, who served six-term ...

President Bush, why don't you shut up?

This is an extraordinary open letter from Russia's government newspaper Pravda to American president George Bush following his outspoken comments about the military crisis in Georgia. President Bush,Why don't you shut up? In your statement on M ...

Boris chickens out of chat with The-Latest

Marc Wadsworth Embattled Boris Johnson has chickened out of an interview with The-Latest. The Mayor of London's cowardly decision comes at a time when he needs all the friends he can get. In May, after his surprise election, I attempted to discuss race ...

Government slammed for ignoring UK mental health crisis

Liberal Democrat party leader Nick Clegg has accused British Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown of   "complacency" in dealing with what he has described as the "mental health crisis" in the National Health Service. Speaking during ...

Is multi-millionaire 'prince of darkness' pulling Mayor's strings?

London Mayor Boris Johnson is facing a fresh controversy hard on the heels of the sacking of his key political advisor prompted by yet another exclusive on The-Latest. Yesterday Conservative leader David Cameron backed Johnson's firing of the deputy ch ...

Two reasons why firing James McGrath was right

Sunny Hundal Boris Johnson sacked a senior advisor who said in an interview, responding to the suggestion by writer Darcus Howe that Boris Johnson's election may trigger an exodus of older African-Caribbean migrants back to the West Indies, he s ...

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