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May 20, 2017

PC Fletcher murder mystery deepens over 'national security' claim

Accusation and suspicion has always surrounded the unsolved fatal shooting of PC Yvonne Fletcher, 25, outside the Libyan embassy in St James’s Square, London, on April 17 1984 writes,...

Jail or empowerment for Black youth?

Thomas L Blair Black youth-savers have fired the first broadside in their fightback against crime and the rising head count of youth in prison and gangs, according to participants in the State of Black Britain conference held recently in London. After dec ...

Child protection sacrificed in the name of 'art'

Joanna Aniel BidarA naked image of Hollywood actress Brooke Shields taken in 1978 when she was 10 years old was recently displayed at Tate Modern, Britain's national museum of international modern art. It sparked an impassioned debate over its artistic con ...

Not always a winner but I'm game for a laugh

Grace BoatengIn an earlier article about my competition wins over the years, you may be forgiven for thinking that I win every time I enter a competition.  However, this is not the case and on more than one occasion I have been a loser in front of mil ...

Who will claim the bodies of unknown migrants?

Brendan Borrell At the bottom of a freshly opened grave, two young women use brushes and dustpans to sweep the last traces of powdery south Texas soil off the coffin. It’s a little before 8am on a cloudless May morning, and the punishing sun will soon push ...

How 'Obama avoids prison as an illegal president'

Lawrence Sellin A growing number of Americans are now learning that Barack Obama, according to Article II, Section I, Clause 5 of the US Constitution, is an illegal President.A political deal will be struck to save the Democrat Party from total collapse ...

Greeks in mental health meltdown as economy woes worsen

Behind every suicide in crisis-stricken countries such as Greece there are up to 20 more people desperate enough to have tried to end their own lives, writes Kate Helland. And behind those attempted suicides, experts say there are thousands of hidden cases ...

My name is Khan: don't treat me like a terrorist

Imran Khan - Pakistan When Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan travelled to the US on Thursday, he was detained by security for two hours while they checked out his "status". Ironic, considering his biggest hit film was the story of a man determined to visit th ...

Child labour behind India's lucrative tobacco industry

Ravi NessmanSagira Ansari sits on a dusty sack outside her uneven brick home in this poor town in eastern India, her legs folded beneath her. She cracks her knuckles, then rubs charcoal ash between her palms. With the unthinking swiftness of a movement per ...

Social media scam alert: Kony 2012 is phony

Bruce A DixonThanks to relentless promotion by corporate media, government, celebrities and politicians of both corporate parties, along with right wing church groups and foundations, the Kony 2012 video has “gone viral.” Viewed on YouTube more than a hund ...

Black struggle and what other people like students can learn from it

 Sixth Huntley ConferenceLondon, February 19 2011 Black struggle and what other people like students can learn from itMarc Wadsworth We owe a mighty debt of gratitude to all those people who came before us. The martyrs Malcolm X Martin Luthe ...

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