April 2009

President Obama's first 100 days are a triumph and challenge

David Plouffe - Obama for America Campaign ManagerWednesday marked the President's hundredth day in office. A lot of attention was given to this largely symbolic day. But the truth is that what we do every day after it will be just as important - if no ...

No Barack possible in Britain

Peter TatchellAmerica can have a Black head of state, but Britain can't. African-Caribbean and Asian Britons are barred by the system of hereditary monarchy. As Barack Obama celebrates his 100 days as the first Black US President, a majority of Britons ...

A time to live and a time to die

Joanna Aniel BidarThe televised assisted suicide late last year of Craig Ewert, a 59-year-old British university professor and motor neurone disease patient, continues to spark controversy. Opposition groups in the UK have been vocal in their outrage over ...

The-Latest forces Scotland Yard to launch police bloggers probe

Britain's top police force has done a "U" turn following pressure from The-Latest and announced that it will after all be investigating rogue officers who wrote deeply offensive blogs about protesters on the G20 London demonstration. One blog ...

SA Ambassador: 'You once wanted to tear down these walls'

  Senior diplomat Lindiwe Mabuza said on Monday that the very people who once stood outside South Africa's London embassy banging on the walls to try to tear down apartheid were now her guests in the building. Her remarks were made in an impassion ...

Boobs galore in the top models Tv household

Annaliese Dayes - Britain's Next Top Model contestant So we've moved into our luxurious accommodation at last …well it's a bit more than that. The place is a glorious mansion. And there's a tantalising nude photo-shoot. I have n ...

Swine flu epidemic - that sneeze may be your last

Matt Gardner - Online columnistYou might as well get everything in life that you've wanted to do for a long time out of the way right now. Swine flu is coming. We're all going to die.People are dropping like flies and the pandemic is seemingly goin ...

Cowardly Scotland Yard Refuses To Nail Its Rogue Bloggers

Marc Wadsworth   - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEBritain's leading police force chickened out tonight from tackling officers involved in writing blogs that are deeply offensive about G20 protesters and the man who died at the London demonstration.In one a ...

Doyenne of Black Britain Celebrates Her 80th Birthday

Deborah Hobson - Deputy Editor, The-Latest Top politicians, academics and community activists gathered in London on Wednesday for a special gala dinner to celebrate the birthday of the grande dame of the British Black population.Trinidadian Dame Jocelyn Ba ...

My reality Tv show blog - mud and all

           So the first episode of Living Tv's Britain's Next Top Model is out of the way and I feel like I'm still covered in mud, writes Annaliese Dayes.   We were all shocked to fin ...

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