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April 28, 2017

New 'killer' drug on the streets of UK

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned that a new drug, known by the street names "Serial Killer" or "Drop Dead" is being blamed for a series of fatalities in Britain....

Freedom of Information Act 'undermined' by severe delays

The findings of a recent report by the Campaign for Freedom of Information, which investigated the response times of the Information Commissioner's Office to Freedom of Information complaints, has found that long delays by the Commissioner's Office ...

Why Gay fightback 40 years ago made history

Peter TatchellThis month marks the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York when, for the first time in history, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people fought back against decades of police harassment.Previously, LGBT people worldw ...

Meddling Murdoch says President Obama is 'dangerous'

Global media mogul Rupert Murdoch has told a journalist on the American Fox Business Network television station he owns that US President Barack Obama is "not an extremist" but that his policies are "dangerous". Billionaire Murdoch, 78, ...

Bum protest against climate change

Motorists stuck in traffic jams this weekend may get more than they bargained for. Over a thousand naked, body-painted and scantily-clad cyclists will be taking part in the UK part of the annual World Naked Bike Ride in London to protest against climate ch ...

Hollywood star's act of charity which went almost unreported

Arthur TorringtonDon't   know   whether you heard   about this but Denzel   Washington and his family visited American troops at Brook Army Medical Center, in San   Antonio, Texas (BAMC) the other day. This is where Iraq war so ...

Top British wit ridicules MPs' expenses row: 'journalists are hypocrites'

One of the UK's leading comic actors has dismissed the story making the most headlines in Britain - reports of sleaze involving top politicians including prime minister Gordon Brown.Leaked expenses receipts published by the right-wing Daily Telegraph o ...

Cowardly Scotland Yard Refuses To Nail Its Rogue Bloggers

Marc Wadsworth   - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEBritain's leading police force chickened out tonight from tackling officers involved in writing blogs that are deeply offensive about G20 protesters and the man who died at the London demonstration.In one a ...

Now that's what I call political spin

  Paul Ray  Family researcher Judy Wallman  has discovered that the great-great uncle of America's most powerful Congressman was hanged for horse stealing and train robbery in Montana in 1889. Both Judy and Senator Harry Reid share Remus ...

Riot officers place City protesters under siege and man dies

Marc Wadsworth Big media headlines screamed "Riot police battle anarchists in City". One seasoned Fleet Street colleague told me wearily that press photographers and broadcast media cameras outnumbered G20 protesters when a man smashed a Royal B ...

How The-Latest put cyberstalking on the news agenda

Graham Brown-Martin Proof positive, if any was needed, that citizen journalism and The Latest works in bringing stories that the big media have traditionally avoided into the mainstream is this. During last year Marc Wadsworth and the team at The Latest ...

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