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April 03, 2017

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...

Royal Mail services are in disarray

Lara PlatmanWith another strike by Royal Mail postal workers due to take place this week, I am rather frustrated to find that different post offices charge different amounts for the same services and astonished that in some cases they issue a charge at all ...

Fat cat lawyers brought in to defend killer blaze council

Tom Barnes, Marc Wadsworth and Deborah Hobson - The-Latest EXCLUSIVETown hall chiefs in a London borough rocked by a blaze which claimed the lives of six council tenants are using public funds to employ a £500 an hour city law firm to defend them against l ...

Devastating effects of youth on youth violence

News that  a "teenager got stabbed" or a "youth was shot dead" never seems to end in south London, writes Charles Ogunnowo. This month yet another teenage male was seriously injured in a gang fight in that troubled part of the British capital. Foxley Road ...

Row over Mayor's new website targeting jobless graduates

Tom BarnesLondon's mayor has boldly claimed the capital will lead the way out of the current recession by nurturing its talent pool of graduates, despite having the highest unemployment rate in the country. But critics have slammed his "ill-informed" new w ...

UK firm takes to the road in Brussels to help jobless youth

The lost generation of young people who are not in education, employment or training - NEET is the acronym officials use - are an international problem that affects most developed countries, Roger Lynch told the European Employment week conference in Bruss ...

UK police criticised for G20 brutality

British politicians have accused the Metropolitan Police Service of sending "poorly trained" officers to control the G20 protests in London. The-Latest was the first news outlet to question violent police tactics on April 1 and the circumstances ...

Associated Press joins 'steal our stories movement'

Richard Tofel - ProPublica America's biggest news agency has announced a programme to promote non-profit investigative journalism to its members for republication. The material will be distributed to Associated Press members - including essentially all ...

How citizen journalism came of age in Iran

Julie PosettiTwitter's role in the Iranian election aftermath leaves no doubt about its power as a global, real time, citizen-journalism style news wire service, along with a tool for facilitating dissent, while countering the view of Twitter as simply ...

Scoops galore, a freebie and call for your help

Marc Wadsworth - Editor, The-LatestThis website continues to punch way above its weight and beat big media to scoops. Type 'exclusive' in the search box on the site and you will see what I mean. There's a rich mix of political, celebrity and ot ...

Menace of cyberstalking to be tackled by campaigners

Graham Brown-Martin - Digital Safety conference organiserIt is estimated that global cybercrime costs US $100 billion a year. This enormous figure has eclipsed the value of the international trade in illegal drugs. World governments from that of American P ...

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