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'How Missy Elliot won respect for women who rap'

Missy Elliott’s The Rain will always be remembered as one of the most memorable videos in the history of hip-hop.It introduced the world to Elliott’s vibrant and innovative aesthetic, in which she donned finger waves, monochromatic looks and t ...

Doomed: 'May set for further failure as Prime Minister'

When Theresa May stood outside Downing Street one year ago after being officially appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by the Queen, her vision for Britain was ambitious.Her visit to Buckingham Palace had gi ...

More bad news for Trump as public support fades

President Donald Trump’s popularity among American citizens is fading as he faces multiple setbacks over his stalled agenda and efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.Nearly six months after he took office, Trump is facing a declining approval rati ...

Britain profiting from Yemeni civilians suffering says rights group

Prominent non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned the UK for profiting from the humanitarian crisis in Yemen after a UK High Court ruling earlier in the week declared that London’s arms sales to Riyadh were not illegal.D ...

UK acid attack victims demand tougher government action

Survivors of acid attacks in the UK have raised a call for stricter laws against perpetrators and demanded stringent measures for the purchasing of corrosive substances after a spate of assaults in recent weeks. Sulphuric acid in drain cleaners, ...

Why wasn’t a rich British borough a safe haven for Grenfell Tower victims?

Marc Wadsworth spent a day visiting the disaster area and talking with those affected, including firefighters, before going on a #JusticeForGrenfell demonstration outside parliament.When pioneering Pan-Africanist Frantz Fanon authored his masterpiece The ...

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 ...

A novel that boldly tackles Britain's class divide

In the weeks leading up to the 2016 EU Referendum in Britain, a London-based film crew travel up to an old industrial town in the West Midlands to document the views of some of its residents. The team are led by the beautiful and vivacious Grace, who beco ...

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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