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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...

Tragedy and triumph at the wacky Winter Olympics

Quite a spectacle the Winter Olympics. And nothing more so than the human torpoedos hurtling down ice tubes at 100mph, writes Marc Wadsworth.Luge is so dangerous that it claimed the life of 21-year-old Georgian Nodar Kumaritashvili in practice before the V ...

US showbiz exploitation of Michael Jackson gets worse

 Michael Jackson To Host Grammy Awards In 3DMICHAEL Jackson is earning more money in death than you ever will in life. And now he’s going to host the Grammys, in 3D.Pictures From Michael Jackson’s FuneralEarlier, the Jackson Three, who must still thin ...

Instruments of death turned into works of art

There are said to be millions of guns buried in caches all over the Republic of Mozambique, in south eastern Africa, as result of the country’s bitter 16-year civil war. When the cease-fire was finally agreed in 1992, United Nations troops were meant to d ...

Cometh the hour, cometh the man

Fragile pets that can kill you are still popular

    Baby terrapins may seem like the perfect pet even though they carry a bug that can kill. Some unscrupulous merchants sell these fragile creatures in their shops despite the risks to both animal and human. Pia Walter investigate ...

Demonstrators defending health service to stop London traffic

Sam SpokonyThousands of people are expected to join a protest outside Parliament on Sunday as part of a demonstration against the Government's controversial health reforms.Direct action group UK Uncut said trade unionists, pensioners, comedians including J ...

Blind faith in 'miracle' healer who rolls into town

Marc Wadsworth“Crowds were queuing up to see the Harry Potter film when I was in Spain the other day,” the ex-bricklayer turned preacher told his rapt south London congregation of about 40. “They should be queuing up to go to church not going to see that w ...

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 Canadian, on a masters course taught by the-latest's ...

Why hero of angry white men Donald Trump may win

American Donald Trump supporters I met in Europe last week were a surprisingly varied bunch.They included a middle aged Mormon couple, from Salt Lake City, who were my pleasant Airbnb guests on their visit to London, two stereotypically angry white ma ...

Rio Olympics: Africans triumph in surprising sports

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt was undoubtedly the star of the Rio Olympics, pulling off his unrivalled treble triple of sprint wins. But his three golds in Brazil (nine overall in three Olympics) were one less than African American teenager Simone Biles.Aged ...

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