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January 22, 2018

Embattled locals fight against plans to bulldoze their communities

Angry Londoners are fighting back against community regeneration plans that always lead to people removal. Never has popular action seemed more relevant writes, Thom Blair.Their housing habitats and...

Skateboarding is the works so let's keep it going

Matt Gardner   With a place as big as Leeds, it's no wonder that a lot of the city's major hubs of activity go unnoticed. Sadly, one of these hidden gems - the holder of a national record, no less - may no longer be around in 12 months time. The Wor ...

Could your dog save lives?

Lara PlatmanThere is a desperate need for more blood to save the lives of dogs that get injured in road accidents. The charity Pet Blood Bank is running critically low on supplies of TYPE-NEGATIVE blood. The breeds that can normally be of assistance are: A ...

Accolades for CJET and The-Latest from celebrities

Marc Wadsworth - Editor, The-LatestOur website spread its wings by supporting the launch of a new charity dedicated to making citizen journalism available to everyone. The frontier-busting project immediately won broad-based support including from British ...

We’re ushering in the New Year with £100 prize money

Much was good for our website over the last year. It became stronger as a brand, and helped build its Facebook citizen journalism group to almost 7,000 active members. The-latest is proud to have welcomed on board some new featured contributors from aroun ...

Media campaigners ask: Should we be free to hate?

Star Wars blockbuster film character Darth Vader is a hater for sure. Hate is where his strength and power comes from. His symbol is the death star. Okay, it‘s fiction. Classic science fiction, actually. In our world, the real world, most ...

Press freedom campaigners demand probe into journalist's murder

A star investigative journalist who helped uncover corruption at the top of governments including her own was killed by a car bomb on Monday in Malta. Daphne Caruana Galizia's rented Peugeot exploded shortly after she left her home in the afterno ...

Farewell to Brixton's renowned street warrior Darcus Howe

Champion street fighting British Black rights campaigner Darcus Howe has passed over to the Ancestors.I met him in the late 1960s when I was working at the Notting Hill Adventure Playground and he was a member of the Mangrove, a restaurant and commun ...

Funds needed for shocking new 'killer' loneliness film

Filmmakers are urgently seeking cash to produce a new documentary that exposes the often tragic circumstances of homelessness, loneliness and isolation – particularly among the elderly – which is behind the huge rise in paupers&r ...

UK 2016: Scandal of Brits dying from malnutrition

Food bank charities have condemned the “scandal” of poverty in the UK after disturbing new figures revealed that hundreds of people died from hunger last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate that 391 people died ...

UK 2016: Scandal of Brits dying from malnutrition

Food bank charities have condemned the “scandal” of poverty in the UK after disturbing new figures revealed that hundreds of people died from hunger last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate that 391 people died ...

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