June 2008

Attacks on the mentally vulnerable ignored by justice system

British charity Mind has launched a campaign for equal access to justice for people with mental health problems. They say that too often vulnerable people are reluctant to report crimes committed against them. One victim told Mind that contact with the pol ...

Nervy first meeting with your in-laws-to-be

Chloe Miller Everyone feels nervous when planning the first meeting with their partner's parents. But if things go well, it can be a great step for your relationship. My tip is, do your best to impress them because this will improve your relationship w ...

Dads end high-profile rooftop protest

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEFathers 4 Justice campaigner Jolly Stanesby has ended his two day rooftop protest at the home of a senior British cabinet minister.Stanesby climbed down from the  £1.5m semi-detached house in a posh Dulwich, ...

Personal letter from Barack about Hillary to The-Latest

Dear Friend on The-Latest,I very much welcome Hillary Clinton's support for our campaign. Senator Clinton made history over the past 16 months - not just because she has broken barriers, but because she has inspired millions of Americans with her stren ...

Black American and British movie talent storms Hollywood

Marc WadsworthScreen stars and film moguls have been flocking to a glitzy American showbiz event described as a liberating antidote to business as usual in Tinseltown.The week-long Hollywood Black Film Festival has become an important showcase, marketplace ...

UK climbdown on detention of terror suspects, a 'con'

Chris GaynorBritain's leading civil rights watchdog has slammed as 'cons, not concessions' the trumpeted climbdown by prime minster Gordon Brown on proposed controversial changes to anti-terror laws. The UK government want to extend the 28 day ...

Fabulous Fabio is scary

Russia hits back at 'human rights abuse' claims

Human rights campaigners Amnesty International have condemned abuses in Russia including 'extra-judicial killings and kidnappings'. But a legal expert in the former Soviet Union hit back by saying his country did not need what he called unfounded a ...

Sun, sand and self-defence for women

Bea Scott - Beverly Hills, America With the equality of the sexes more evident that ever before in the spheres of politics, economics, and in the workplace, it seems to be a great time to be a woman. Women of today enjoy more freedom and privileges compare ...

Why Barack Obama won and Hillary Clinton lost

       Barack Obama seized the Democratic presidential nomination last night in a historic leap toward his once near- impossible aim of becoming the America's first Black president. A defeated Hillary Clinton manoeuv ...

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