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November 14, 2017

Barbie is releasing first hijab-wearing doll

Barbie will release its first hijab-wearing character in 2018, a doll based on the Olympian fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.The 31-year-old sportswoman rose to fame at the 2016 Summer Olympics,...

Landlords return to 'No Blacks, no dogs, no Irish'

Balfour Muhammad Human rights campaigners say some British landlords have returned to the “bad old days of no Blacks, no dogs, no Irish”. This harsh observation follows the uncovering of illegal practices aimed at stopping foreign nationals from renting pr ...

Dangerous dogs targeted by dawn raids

Bradley Ojugo  Twenty dangerous dogs including illegal breeds were seized during an early morning raid in south London. The properties targeted were mainly on a Brixton council estate and homes of alleged gang members.police believed that gang me ...

Black champion who is little known outside of book world

Clara ArokiasamyToday is Trinidad and Tobago's Emancipation Day. How fitting then that I should tell you about a man who has championed the contribution made to Britain by African and Asian Caribbean people yet is little known outside literary and Black po ...

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 ...

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