June 2008

MPs condemn Heinz ban on 'gay kiss' advert

Outspoken Black British Member of Parliament Diane Abbott has called on food manufacturer Heinz to reconsider its controversial decision to axe a Deli Mayo Tv advert which featured two men kissing. The commercial was withdrawn by the American multinational ...

Is multi-culturalism a bad idea?

Marc WadsworthBrainy Britons do not think that multi-culturalism is an ideal to which it is worth aspiring. That was the finding of a readers survey conducted by a politically independent organisation whose members include leading academics, architects, ch ...

How I cheated death after car crash

 Philip WatlingIn December 1994, I was hit by a car and suffered a massive head injury. I was airlifted to hospital by helicopter and stayed there for five months, but recovered so well I was able to write an autobiographical account of my accident - ...

Buy Black Vogue

Top fashion glossy Vogue Italia has published an edition with all Black models. Industry pundits are predicting that this special July issue will be a flop to justify claims that African Caribbean and Asians beauty cannot sell magazines.The-Latest is urgi ...

Why Robert Mugabe is unmoved by attacks from the West

Lisa HollandZimbabwe's controversial presidential run-off went ahead on Friday despite the withdrawal of the opposition and a storm of international protest to which Nelson Mandela has added his voice on a visit to London.Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader ...

Citizen journalists applaud The-Latest scoop

Deborah Hobson- Contributing Editor So, hapless James McGrath, the former political strategist and  'spin doctor' to newly elected Conservative Mayor of London Boris Johnson, is no doubt adjusting to a quieter life away from the machinations o ...

Gun Guard At MP's Home Slammed

Marc Wadsworth - EXCLUSIVEBritain's first woman Home Secretary has been criticised for the round the clock armed protection at her Nunhead, south east London, home. Officers with machine guns guard Jacqui Smith's  £450,000 three-bedroome ...

Is multi-millionaire 'prince of darkness' pulling Mayor's strings?

London Mayor Boris Johnson is facing a fresh controversy hard on the heels of the sacking of his key political advisor prompted by yet another exclusive on The-Latest. Yesterday Conservative leader David Cameron backed Johnson's firing of the deputy ch ...

Race gaffe row's tide of hate

Marc WadsworthIt's amazing how my scoop about the race gaffe of Boris Johnson's top aide has uncovered the "nasty party" elements of the Conservatives. The-Latest and my personal email in-box have been flooded with an orchestrated tide of ...

Two reasons why firing James McGrath was right

Sunny Hundal Boris Johnson sacked a senior advisor who said in an interview, responding to the suggestion by writer Darcus Howe that Boris Johnson's election may trigger an exodus of older African-Caribbean migrants back to the West Indies, he s ...

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