March 2016

Glossy mag featuring porn star peddled at Sports Direct

It was an Easter day at a Croydon, south London, branch of controversial billionaire businessman Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct shop. Customers who had gone there with young family members were shocked to find on its counter a magazine with explicit re ...

'New London Mayor must deliver on city's housing meltdown'

Whoever wins the race to become the capital's Mayor in May faces an unprecedented crisis in housing its citizens, according to the London Housing Commission’s final report Building a new deal for London. City chiefs and town halls will ...
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Courageous burns survivor shares her empowering make-up tutorial

In her video titled Power of Make-up Shalom Blac, 20, demonstrates how cosmetics can be used to compliment a positive body image. Blac says: "You should love yourself either way, make-up or no make-up," adding: "Make-up makes me happy, ...

Women of the world unite for equality

Today mark International Women’s Day by meeting the female pioneers of tech continuing the legacy of Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer.Kicking off the celebrations in the UK at London’s Southbank Centre& ...

In a mess: UK arrangements for housing asylum seekers

We urgently need to rethink the way we receive asylum seekers in Britain. Earlier in the year, it emerged that asylum seekers in the Middlesborough area were suffering from racist abuse, apparently as a result of living in easily identifiable ho ...

'Facts behind epidemic of heroin addiction gripping US'

America’s upsurge of heroin and prescription-pain-reliever addiction has become a major issue in the 2016 elections.It’s worse than ever: Deaths from overdoses of opioids (the drug category that includes heroin and prescription analgesics such ...

Huge increase in Russia's 'censorship' of Twitter content

Twitter has released its latest transparency report which shows that the number of the Kremlin's requests to take down content grew more than 25-fold in the second half of 2015, compared to reports from previous periods.According to Twitter, ...

Shocking death rate of mentally ill in police custody

People with mental health concerns in the UK are four times more likely to die as a result of police force than other individuals, damning new research has found.The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) study, due to be published on Tuesday ...

Black movement launched to back Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Black activists and community representatives from around the country gathered at the Council House seat of power of the UK's second largest city to launch a new national grassroots campaign on Saturday. Labour’s Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell ...