July 2008

Club owner bans women for being 'too fat'

Chris GaynorFemale revellers were sent packing at the weekend by the owner of a British nightclub simply because he said they were too large, it has been revealed. The incident happened at the Havana Club, St Helier, Jersey, the capital of the holiday res ...

Chronology of the bombings in India

This is a list of of bombing that Indian authorities have blamed on Islamic militants since 2005 - a story being published by The-Latest but not adequately covered by the so-called mainstream news media.   Oct. 29, 2005 - Sixty-two people are killed w ...

'Olympics should be about friendship not picking on China'

Top Asian movie star and model Zhang Ziyi has told Vogue magazine that she is puzzled by the protests against China's human rights record before the Beijing Olympics which start in August.Political activists have criticised China's rule in Tibet an ...

My tough backstage advice to Barack Obama

Michelle ObamaBarack likes to tell a story about the two of us standing backstage before his now famous speech at the 2004 Democratic Convention.The way he tells it, he was too busy in the days before the convention to feel any pressure - but about an hour ...

African football academy gets star backing

Chris GaynorArsenal's Ghanaian soccer ace Emmanuel Eboue (pictured left) has given his backing to a new football academy set up by the International Volunteering Organisation Projects Abroad.The Cantonments Football Academy, helps African youngsters p ...

Obama disappoints London fans

Marc Wadsworth Supporters of Barack Obama hoping to greet the American presidential candidate were left disappointed today. Some glimpsed him outside the Hyatt Regency hotel in London's Portman Square where he was staying. But the majority who were g ...

'Der Schwarze Kennedy' triumphs in multi-cultural Europe

Thomas L BlairWith Obama in the White House, things will get better for Black people in Britain and Europe, and peace will reign all over the world, London cabbie Felix Ohorodonogu told me as I travelled home. This heartfelt sentiment should not be tossed ...

Obama wows Berliners but McCain closes poll gap

Marc Wadsworth White House hopeful Barack Obama spoke to an adoring crowd of more than 100,000 Germans in Berlin. He told them that the US and Europe have drifted apart and it is time for the two great nations to come together again.But the American news m ...

Top lawyer plans to sue Bush over Iran threats

Chris Gelken - Tehran, IranAn American lawyer has sensationally offered to represent Iran in an international lawsuit against Israel and his own government in an effort to stop Washington and Tel Aviv from waging war against Tehran.Francis A. Boyle says fo ...

Obama Europe trip latest: Berlin, yes. Paris and London?

Marc Wadsworth Media chiefs for the Barack Obama campaign have confirmed to The-Latest that the American presidential hopeful WILL visit Germany to give a keynote speech on Thursday. But top sources at Obama's Chicago headquarters say that even they do ...

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