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Shelter Manchesters Homeless Documentary

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February 22, 2017

A look at the harsh reality of homelessness in Manchester

How mobile phones can make world a better place

Marc Wadsworth Geeks, charity workers, citizen journalists, a futurist and other people interested in working together using new technology for the common good met at a "social change camp" in London on Saturday hosted by a top mobile phone opera ...

Bloggers ask: How can I justify staying a Labour member?

Prime minister Gordon Brown botched it when he used YouTube to make an ill-fated announcement about Sleazegate MPs' expenses. More internet-savvy Labour bloggers have been online venting their spleen on the embattled party leadership. Here's a sele ...

Education is key to stopping gun and knife crime

A 20-year-old man has turned 700 melted knives handed in at amnesties across South Wales and Yorkshire in the UK into keys writes Tamara Obeng. Alexander Rose, a graphic design student and founder of the campaign Solve This Ongoing Problem (S.T.O.P ...

Let's take to the street for justice

        Read how to protest in London:  12pm: G20 Meltdown promises to "thrust into the very belly of the beast" when the parades converge on the Bank of England.The group says it will reclaim the stre ...

Tv film exposes killer virus link to pig farming

Emma Foster - Community NewswireCampaigners have released a Tv documentary they have made that exposes the rise of a new strain of the MRSA killer virus in pigs and its link to the overuse of antibiotics on intensive farms.Sick As A Pig, commissioned by th ...

ANOTHER VIEW

          Brendan O'NeillWe all sympathise with Doreen Lawrence, mother of the murdered Black British teenager Stephen. But does that mean we should kowtow to her views on everything from policing to po ...

Racists use Facebook to turn their sights on refugees

Esa Mäkinen          "Let's help our Somali friends get back home", declares a headline on a page in Facebook. Next to it is a picture that used to grace wrappers of a certain type of Finnish liquorice - a caricature ...

Now it's our turn to shake up society

Marc Wadsworth - Editor, The-LatestAmericans have long been better at civic activism than the British. Think of Martin Luther King's Civil Rights movement, the Black Panthers, the anti-Vietnam war protests and the massive groundswell of people power wh ...

Big freeze is on in the UK

The worst snowfall to hit Britain in 18 years caused travel chaos on the roads and railways, closing scores of schools. All bus services in London were cancelled, as well as dozens of trains, and some airport runways, including both at Heathrow, were tempo ...

Taxpayers money wasted to shield guilty from the media

Town hall chiefs in Britain who failed to save tragic Baby P from being killed have admitted spending  £19,000 on media training to protect high-profile employees involved in the case. Liz Santry, Haringey's Cabinet member for children and y ...

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