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June 09, 2017

Britain has the highest drug deaths in Europe

An official report by the European drugs agency has revealed that almost one in three drug overdose deaths in the continent are recorded in the UK.The annual report published by the European...

YouTube holds on to police brutality videos

Google Inc. has turned down the demands of US law enforcement agencies to remove video files showing police brutality from video-sharing website, YouTube.“We received a request from a local law enforcement agency to remove YouTube videos of police brutalit ...

Opponent 'gobsmacked' by race gaffe spin doctor's new job

 Opponent'gobsmacked' by race gaffe spin doctor's new jobDanielle CroninLondon Mayor Boris Johnson's disgraced ex-chief political advisor whose race gaffe to The-Latest cost him his job at City Hall is back in hot water - this time in his native Austr ...

Racist dolls sale sparks protest by town hall politician

 A councillor is protesting against a gift shop over its decision to sell controversial golliwog dolls.Sutton Councillor Lester Holloway has organised the protest outside the Memory Lane gift shop in Times Square shopping centre, after branding the do ...

UN expert attacks town hall chiefs over forced eviction

 The United Nations has moved to distance itself from an adviser who has claimed the planned clearance of the UK's largest illegal travellers site violates international law.Professor Yves Cabannes, a UN adviser on forced eviction, on Wednesday visite ...

Mr Barbados muscles his way to Caribbean centre stage

Sandra Corbin - Bridgetown, BarbadosStevenson Belle is creating quite a storm on the Barbadian body building scene following his clean sweep of all the titles the sport has to offer on the Caribbean island. The rugged coast guard is a shiny, muscle-bound ...

Photographer pondered: Visit Zimbabwe – are you mad?

 Visit Zimbabwe – Are you mad?Keith HernAs a photographer with a passion for travelling I had never really considered visiting Zimbabwe, mainly due to all the negative press associated with the country, that is until last autumn when the chance came t ...

Primarkgate spin doctor tries to con us

After I wrote a Primarkgate blog http://www.the-latest.com/twitter-goes-crazy-about-bbc-apology-primark supporting embattled Panorama journalists and tweeted about it, a person from the multinational's PR firm - posing as another twitter - got in touch. "K ...

No, not a superinjunction but a Big competition

New charity the Citizen Journalism Educational Trust (CJET), which is supported by The-Latest.Com, has launched with its Big Picture street photography competition. This exciting event has won backing from Time Out magazine and Olympus, who have donated a ...

Cop who killed bystander Ian Tomlinson nailed by citizen video

 The police officer who attacked Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests in London in 2009 could be prosecuted for manslaughter after an inquest jury ruled that the newspaper seller was unlawfully killed.Returning their verdict after three hours of delibera ...

'Police human rights abuses' heralded UK royal wedding

Guy AitchinsonPolitical policing in Britain ahead of the Big Day If anyone was in any doubt that we have a highly politicised, out-of-control police force in this country with scant regard for basic rights, the build up to the royal wedding will have ...

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