March 2007

Blogging code of conduct needed

Support for a blogger hounded by death threats has intensified with some high profile web experts calling for a code of conduct in the blogosphere.The female blogger at the centre of the row has been shocked to discover that hers is not an isolated inciden ...

How truth is the first casualty of war

Katriona Lewis Since embarking on a little voyage of discovery I have forsaken the Bronte sisters, Hunter S Thompson, Hemmingway and Orwell in favour of devouring anything any war reporter has ever had to say. Some are frankly dull, others are challenging ...

My fight with QBOY, the gay rapper.

David Cano Those of you who know me may be aware that I am obsessed with two things: hip hop and YouTube.Oh yes. It's an almost all-consuming addiction that has me up late at night trawling through mediocre hip hop videos and freestyle battles. Up unti ...

Ban 'blood diamonds' now say Amnesty

Charlotte BrowneHuman rights campaigners have targeted retailers in London's jewellery centre to warn them about the importance of not selling gems used to fund wars. Three years after an international agreement that outlawed the sale of so-called ' ...

Stolen IDs reach record level

Man Tsuey Tse Identity theft costs the UK economy  £1.7 billion pounds, according to the latest Home Office figures. This is equivalent to the amount of money recently allocated to the Mayor of London London to build 28,650 affordable homes f ...

Fire bomb

Spotted by The-Latest: Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor on the location   of a new British feature film Incendiary about terrorist attacks in London, including the blowing up of Arsenal's Emirates stadium. Considering the Gunners' failure to win ...

Fury over England's foreign stars

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEPhil Simms Former England manager Howard Wilkinson has slammed the FA for not doing enough to safeguard the national side, claiming England is facing a  'football global warming,' with the pool of native players dwindli ...

My battle for the truth against NHS big wigs

The-Latest exposed the scandal of a flag ship London hospital's cover up over a blaze which destroyed 240,000 medical records stored by a private company. (See 'Alarm as NHS files go up in smoke'. The-Latest Community News.). Here Frank Redmond ...

Black youth in 'post-slavery' UK society

Amanda Kirton School exclusions, gang culture, knife and gun crime, and mental illness all disproportionately affect Black boys in their early to late teens. Reece's grandparents came to England in the mid-1960s from the West Indies. In his family he i ...

Americans show they too oppose Iraq war

Thousands of American protesters have denounced the illegal invasion of Iraq as the conflict entered its fifth year. They raised their voices against internationally unpopular U.S. foreign policy and marched to the Pentagon in the footsteps of an epic de ...

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