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November 29, 2017

Magical afternoon in an enchanting East German city

Day of Repentance. Known in German as Buß- und Bettag, it is public holiday exclusive to the residents of Saxony in the east of the country and previously controlled by the atheist Soviet Union....

Aspiring Black youth are the solution not the problem

Thomas L Blair Headlines damning young Blacks as  “neets” - “not in education, employment or training” - heralds a major cultural disaster facing Black Britain this century.In my opinion youth’s emerging from urban and internet cultures will have bene ...

Rich candidates corrupt electoral process in Nigeria

Solomon SydelleNo matter where you are in the world, being a politician can be an expensive business. In Nigeria, politicians are expected to not just explain their campaign pledges and commit to addressing issues, but to feed potential voters as well. For ...

Lib Dem internet pioneer tears up membership card

Rob Fenwick was organiser of the Liberal Democrat party's national e-campaign in 2005 and the creator and editor of the largest website for the Liberal Democrats in the UK, Liberal Democrat Voice. Here he explains why he is opposed to the new coalition bet ...

Do internet users really care about general election?

Britain's current General Election campaign promises to be the most 'interactive' in history, writes Jonathan Harwood. Since the last time the UK went to the polls, the internet has been transformed - broadband access has almost doubled and the social netw ...

Bigoted politician wants veil ban on Muslim women

Once again, the issue of veiling has resurfaced, this time after the United Kingdom Independence Party’s former leader Nigel Farage has called for Muslim women to be banned from covering their faces in public places and public buildings, writes Jess M ...

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 ...

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