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February 08, 2017

Stars of the-latest.com are shining brightly

This website is proud it has been a springboard to success for many budding journalists.They range from an Indian student who gave us graphic eyewitness accounts of a terrorist attack in Mumbai to a...

Greek sparked Eurozone debt crisis explained

European leaders are currently mid-way through what has been branded as: "Ten days to save the Euro", writes John Stammers. To understand the importance of the current Eurozone debt troubles, it is vital to get a grasp on what the crisis actually ...

Protesters defy churchman to stay put at City camp

 Alex Anderson and Sam SpokonyAs Occupy London entered its second week, protestors outside St. Paul’s Cathedral were forced to reevaluate their future when the church’s dean asked them to leave the premises. Yesterday Reverend Graeme Knowles cite ...

People power pole-axes Britain's biggest-selling paper

 Ford Motor Company pulled its advertising from the News of the World and other big names were considering doing the same after mass internet campaigns by members of the public angered by sickening revelations the paper hacked into the phone of a teen ...

'No to cut-backs' signs of the times

The-Latest Picture Editor Brian Usher captured images of the many placards or "tools of protest" on show at Saturday's triumphant Trades Union Congress organised "March for the Alternative" in central London.Up to 400,000 people are reported to have been o ...

BBC Cameraman: How I bought my South African bride

 How I bought my South African brideBBC cameraman Christian Parkinson got married the Soweto wayBy Christian Parkinson BBC News, SowetoI'm sitting in my car, in a quiet side-street in Soweto, fidgeting.Beside me, my friend Mpho is telling lame jo ...

Rush to smear rape accuser of Wikileaks 'hero'

Kate Harding You don't have to be a conspiracy theorist to find the timing of Interpol's warrant for the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who turned himself in to British authorities yesterday, curious.The charges - "one count of unlawful c ...

Dumb laws make an ass of everyone

The world of the law can be an awfully strange place. Lawyer and writer Nathan Belofsky has collected some of the globe's most baffling laws in his new publication The Book of Strange and Curious Legal Oddities. And some, you'll be surprised to learn, were ...

Detectives seize man trying to sell famous designer's tiger

 British police have arrested a 47-year-old man for trying to illegally sell a stuffed Bengal tiger that the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen used in a photo shoot.McQueen used the beast, which is an endangered species, last October to promote ...

North Korean leader is a new fashion icon

 The trademark suit sported by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is now in fashion worldwide thanks to his greatness, Pyongyang's official website said Wednesday.Uriminzokkiri, quoting an article in communist party newspaper Rodong Sinmun, said the mode ...

Is President Karzai a heroin addict?

 Is President Karzai a heroin addict?Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been acting certifiably crazy. At first, everyone attributed it to hurt feelings (an invitation to the White House had been abruptly rescinded). But it has got worse, with Karzai a ...

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