July 2007

Beware of overactive suitcases

How to fake it

With the rain-drenched British summer leaving much to be desired, the only sure-fire guarantee for beautifully golden skin seems to be a long-haul trip to an Equatorial paradise. Winifred Adeyemi provides The-Latest with an alternative, fool's gu ...

Life behind Guantanamo Bay's razor wire

Sami al-Haj is a Sudanese journalist who was captured on his first assignment for Al Jazeera and has been detained without charge in Guantanamo Bay since June 2002. But, remarkably, imprisonment hasn't stopped him reporting on life behind the wire. And ...

Whaddya think of Harry Potter's shades?

Young films stars Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe (left) model special 3D glasses to celebrate the record-breaking box office opening of the IMAX version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The film has shattered all IMAX records ...

Skulls confirm we're all from Africa

An analysis of thousands of skulls shows modern humans originated from a single point in Africa and finally lays to rest the idea of multiple origins, British scientists said on Wednesday. Most researchers agree that mankind spread out of Africa starting a ...

'Sicko' opens in the cinemas

Fearless US film-maker Michael Moore's documentary attack on the American big business-run health care system, opens this weekend. The-Latest gives you some of the film's highlights.Man in a bunny suit being turned away from the hospital emergency ...

PM's tip about media mogul Murdoch

Ex-prime minister Tony Blair's notorious former 'spin doctor's' new self-censored book is at least revealing about the world's most influential media tycoon. Alastair Campbell, who was the chief media adviser for British Prime Tony Blai ...

End of the road

U.S. Pundit Predicts End of The Tories

Anne Applebaum, of America's Washington PostHands up, everybody: The British Conservative Party surrenders. Only days after Gordon Brown, new leader of the Labour Party, became prime minister, the Spectator magazine -- the Conservatives' once-faith ...

Never trust a B*stard!

Chris Gaynor Theatre Review - The New Statesman - Richmond Theatre 'It's all good stuff when you're with Alan B*stard.' Fans of the hilarious satirist, Rik Mayall were unable to see the comedian in action due to illness in his skillful poli ...

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