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October 16, 2016

Ken Loach's new hard-hitting film about the UK's punitive welfare system

Graffiti artists have their say about France's presidential hopefuls

Journalist and author Patrick Chalmers, who lives in semi-rural Montbrun Bocage, south west France, gives a novel snapshot of how the rebellious French might vote on May 6 in a closely-fought presidential election run-off. Will right-wing, Nicolas Sar ...

Big Picture street photographers are celebrated at exhibition launch

Deborah HobsonNew charity, the Citizen Journalism Educational Trust (CJET) launched its Street Photographer of the Year exhibition this week to much praise and excitement. The event took place at the London College of Communication (LCC), a leading place o ...

Street photographers wow judges of Big Picture competition

Thousands of people from around the world used a camera phone to take part in a new competition offering the winner a state of the art camcorder and the title “Street Photographer of the year”. The standard of entries for the first Citizen Journalism Educa ...

Mind-boggling hypocrisy of my home city

Sumantra Maitra - Mumbai, IndiaRegarded by some as the dream city of the East, Mumbai is home to Bollywood, the largest film industry in the world.To be frank, this city is an absolute hype, a myth, and the greatest portrayal of the hypocrisy tha ...

Artist's bluebells fund-raiser for children's charity

Contemporary landscape artist David Anthony Hall plans to donate the proceeds from his image "Bluebell Woodland" to the charity, Children’s Acute Transport Service.Hall's work will form the inspiration behind a garden design at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flow ...

Spartacus R. founding member of OSIBISA/GAPRadio has passed on

Karen HatterSpartacus R., known to many as Brother Fundisi, the TruthSayer, peacefully passed on from this existence on July 30, 2010 after battling cancer. At this time, arrangements have not been finalised by the family.Spartacus R. was one of the foundi ...

Film festival kicks off with big name stars

The 40th edition of the largest children’s film festival in Europe has begun in the village of Giffoni Valle Piana, close to the city of Salerno in southern Italy. The Giffoni Experience is not only the most important cinema and cultural event for young pe ...

Italian glossy strikes out with Vogue Curvy and Vogue Black

Deborah HobsonVogue Italia, the Italian version of the high-end fashion and beauty magazine, has created a stir among rival journals with a new website which dedicates a section to curvaceous “plus size” models and the often over-looked woman of colour. &n ...

Glory and tragedy of Kolkata

The city of Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, is India's second largest city and the capital of West Bengal. The-Latest reporter Sumantra Maitra takes us on a photographic journey around his home capital, a place of contrasts, where traditional occupati ...

Hair-raising cultural row at Black cinema showcase

Filmmakers do not shy away from tackling culturally controversial subjects like African hair versus "good hair" at the 11th British Film Institute (BFI) International Film Festival - the UK's largest Black world cinema event, writes Maria Tadeo.  ...

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