March 2009

How The-Latest put cyberstalking on the news agenda

Graham Brown-Martin Proof positive, if any was needed, that citizen journalism and The Latest works in bringing stories that the big media have traditionally avoided into the mainstream is this. During last year Marc Wadsworth and the team at The Latest ...

Now we know why Amy is called Winehouse

It probably will come as little surprise that Amy Winehouse, the famously wild child singer, is rather particular when it comes to her backstage booze - with vodka and champagne a must, The-Latest can reveal. Yet the Rehab singer demands that her staff at ...

What the devil is this?

Work together or fall apart

Matt Gardner - Online columnist In the coming days, the world's leaders will meet to discuss the crippling problems of the current global financial crisis and how to solve it. Better late than never, I suppose.After several months of frantic last-ditch ...

People power will stand up to world leaders

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio "Lula" de Silva's outspoken attack on the fatcat West is a foretaste of what he says will make the G20 economic summit he is attending in London this weekend "a spicy event".Thousands of anti-capitali ...

New global politics: economic colonialism replaced by military might

Atma SinghIt was said that after the success of the independence movements in the developing world countries that a new economic colonialism took root and the empires of Europe gave way to American imperialism.I think we are moving into a new era of post-e ...

BBC cuts cash for its online service by  £22m

Bosses at Britain's public-financed national broadcaster have approved a  £30.7 million budget increase over three years for BBC Online -  £22 million less than requested by the corporation's executives in December.The budget in ...

Cosmetologist to the stars shares her beauty tips

Sandra Corbin - Bridgetown, BarbadosAt 25, Shanelle Gill exudes the kind of beauty Black women dream about and men drool over. What makes her different from most young women is that she is schooled in the art of beauty and wants all the sistas to benefit f ...

Tv film exposes killer virus link to pig farming

Emma Foster - Community NewswireCampaigners have released a Tv documentary they have made that exposes the rise of a new strain of the MRSA killer virus in pigs and its link to the overuse of antibiotics on intensive farms.Sick As A Pig, commissioned by th ...

ANOTHER VIEW

          Brendan O'NeillWe all sympathise with Doreen Lawrence, mother of the murdered Black British teenager Stephen. But does that mean we should kowtow to her views on everything from policing to po ...

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