August 2008

Party for Britain's Malcolm X

Marc Wadsworth Sixties British Black power leader Michael X enjoyed a revival last night at the launch of a new book about him in London UK. Three of his children and widow Desiree joined author John L. Williams at a party in Notting Hill, Michael X's ...

If you love news, don't be a journalist

Matt Gardner - Online columnistI realised last night what my job had turned me into. Sat in bed listening to the radio, I heard that Morgan Freeman had been in a car crash, his condition was serious but that he was stable. It was the first piece of news in ...

Boffins think they have found boy King Tut's babies

Egyptian scientists plan to do DNA tests on two mummified foetuses found in Tutankhamun's tomb to see if they are the offspring of the world famous monarch. Until now it was widely believed that King Tut, who died aged just 19, did not have children.Ex ...

Fans celebrate Obama's 47th

London supporters of American presidential hopeful Barack Obama celebrated his birthday with champagne in London last night. Fifty of them - mainly American Democrats based in Britain - attended a  £15 a head 'meet up' at the Texan Embas ...

Majestic Old Lady of world soccer glides into town

Players from Italy's most successful football team were spotted aboard their sleek executive transport in London UK, enjoying some sightseeing. Excited onlookers quickly snapped the Juventus coach driving along Regents Street, not far from the headquar ...

Dark times for bats

Kirsten Weir  As dusk settles over the forest, the mosquitoes start swarming in force. Scott Darling, a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, unfurls a net across a wide path. Not five minutes later, the first bat of the night lands ...

Obama hecklers accuse him of snubbing Black people

Three young African-American protestors, and two white women, interrupted Barack Obama at an economic town hall in Florida on Friday, accusing the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee of neglecting the Black community.The protestors - who held a sig ...

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