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February 20, 2017

'Britain's chaotic and humiliating welfare system is broken'

The Conservative MP Tim Laughton tweeted that his night at the BAFTA ceremony on February 12 had been ruined by “the usual predictable drivel from Ken Loach in his own La La Land...
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Artwork draws attention to destruction of rain forests

Indigenous Brazilians blessed an art installation featuring giant tropical tree stumps in Trafalgar Square, London. The special work put on show in the UK is designed to symbolise the devastating effects of deforestation worldwide. Chief Tashka, of the Yaw ...

Dramatic video of anti-BNP demo outside BBC HQ

Intrepid broadcast students braved clashes between protestors and the police to get dramatic footage for The-Latest of the anti-BNP demonstration outside the BBC's UK Television Centre. The three-minute video package made by Flora Desponts, Dominic Ka ...

Artist raises thousands for charity with his magnum opus

Landscape artist David Anthony Hall (www.senezio.com) has teamed up with a group of vendors and suppliers on a charitable work that will be premiered at his first West End solo exhibition (1st to 14th June 1-14 as a solo exhibition and from then until June ...

Brutal UK welfare sanctions leaves people starving at Christmas

There's never a good time for somebody to be sanctioned by the Jobcentre, but when it happens at Christmas, it's particularly vicious. This is something prominent Twitter user "I'm a JSA claimant" knows only too well.In December 2014 ...

UK migrants strike: 'We'll show you what we're worth'

Migrant workers are planning a labour boycott to highlight the role they play in British society in response to growing concerns over post-Brexit racism.Matt Carr, organiser of the “One Day Without Us” event, says that as a consequence of the ...

Fear of refugees 'major concern for people across globe'

A majority of people polled in 22 countries are worried that some terrorists are pretending to be refugees, and 38 percent want their countries to close their borders to new arrivals. The survey prompted the United Nations (UN) to warn against &ldquo ...

Britain's mental health crisis: 'ineffective' community treatment orders condemned

Paul is a 37-year-old man with a history of mental illness. He enjoys football and regularly meets with friends at the pub to watch the game. On weekends he takes the bus to Brighton to visit his girlfriend. Paul has been admitted to hospital many times o ...

Starving UK: record number of Brits in food poverty

In the last 50 years, we have observed a number of subtle, yet substantial revolutions in the way we approach our choices over food. One of the earliest revolutions saw us shift from shopping little and often with local producers – and investing in ...

Funeral held of lonely OAP 'abandoned' by town hall chiefs

Well-wishers gathered for the funeral of an elderly UK man thought to have been dead in his bath for two months before police broke into his council flat and found him. Those at the Camberwell New Cemetery, south London, service included friends and membe ...

Woman murdered after night of drink, drugs and violence

Two women have been jailed for killing a female friend during a night of drinks, drugs and violence at a flat in the UK.Kinse Aidid, 21, of Denbigh Road, East Ham, east London, was found guilty on Friday, April 8, of murdering fellow Somalian 27-year-old ...

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