May 2007

Leak shows Government wants to hobble FOI law

Senior British government minister Alistair Darling is calling for tighter restrictions on the Freedom of Information Act, The-Latest has found out. Trade Secretary Darling is concerned that law does not sufficiently protect advice from officials to ...

Will new mobile be the Apple of our eye?

Saabira Chaudhuri It would take a pretty technologically insular personality to be oblivious of the fact that Apple's long awaited iPhone is being released next month in America. Ever since the release of the iPod six years ago, Apple's best advert ...

Sell-by date con of supermarket giants

Tesco and Sainsbury stores have been  'done up like a kipper' by BBC One's Whistleblower programme which exposed the underhand, under-the-counter, rotten practice of selling fish, poultry and other meat way past their sell-by date, use-by ...

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Why Brown should grasp the PFI nettle

Treasury claims that a flag ship New Labour policy which has deeply divided its supporters offers value for money are based on data that is non-existent or false, says investigative journalist Allyson Pollock.Research published this month seriously u ...

IKEA exposed over 'child Labour' and green issues

Marc Wadsworth Furniture giant IKEA has made the astonishing admission that some of its suppliers in the developing world use exploitative child labour and others are involved in illegal logging which destroys protected forests.Anders Dahlvig, the multi-na ...

Mamma Mia! What a Show

Cast of hit Abba musical snapped by The-Latest. wowwing shoppers during a surprise gig on famed Oxford Street in London's West End. More pics in 'Real Life' section of Image galleries on The-Latest. Send us an image like this and get published ...

For Eyes...

Deborah HobsonWhoever landed us with the phrase "the eyes are the windows to the soul" has a lot to answer for. In the cut-throat, media-obsessed world of Westminster politics, some of our more ambitious and wily politicians have taken this ancie ...

Ray of the Rovers

Chris GaynorEleven celebrities showed off their footballing skills at a charity match against local football team Hampton and Richmond Borough FC. The star studied team called Dev's Celebrities XI included hard-man actor Ray Winstone (left), and forme ...

Singer launches Africa school fund

Angelique Kidjo, the internationally-acclaimed Afro-pop singer and UN goodwill ambassador, has launched a foundation to pay for girls' education to give them a chance to escape poverty.  Kidjo, who is from the impoverished nation of Benin, said th ...

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