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Ignored by big media: Conservative Party leaders' Islamophobia

There have been long-running headlines in big media about Labour's antisemitism problem. But mainstream journalists have ignored rampant islamophobia at the heart of Britain's ruling Conservative Party and the lack of action to tackle it.Poll ...

Police numbers plummet as serious crime rises in London

A series of cuts imposed by the British government have left police in London with a significant decrease in the number of officers investigating homicides.Police personnel investigating murder cases in the  Metropolitan Police Service, also known as ...

Austerity Britain: Punishing the sick and disabled

Disturbing figures from the UK government’s department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed that over 21,000 sick and disabled people died waiting for it to give them benefits. That’s nearly 12 people a day dying, waiting fo ...

First Palestinian, Somali and Yemeni lawmakers in US Congress

I spent Thursday morning at the offices of two new Members of Congress, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The scenes at both were just delightful. Throngs of Palestinian Americans jammed into Tlaib's offices, spilling out into the ...

Michelle Rodgers makes history as rail union’s first woman leader

Rail and searfarers union RMT today elected its first woman president. Left-winger Michelle Rodgers won a landslide victory over establishment-favoured Steve Shaw, who was billed as the “unity candidate”.Rodgers got 7,198 votes to Shaw’s ...

Alice In Chains: Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

It’s been a while since I’ve been to a gig in London, and even longer since I last visited Shepherd’s Bush Empire. It’s great to be back, even if only fleetingly writes, James Combes.Shepherd’s Bush is a neat mix of the old a ...

Labour chiefs urged to reinstate expelled anti-racist Marc Wadsworth

More than 30 Labour organisations around Britain have demanded party bosses reinstate a campaigner who was expelled following a clash with an anti-Jeremy Corbyn MP at the launch of a report into anti-semitism and other forms of racism. And on Wednesday th ...

Donald Trump's nazi-style family separation policy slammed

Worldwide condemnation of Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy that had been tearing apart migrant families led to the US President having to do a u turn. Here The-Latest’s US correspondent Karen Hatter puts the issue in ...
The reality of child poverty in Britain | ITV News

Revealed: Impact of child poverty in the UK

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Can calamitous May stay on as PM?

A year ago, British Prime Minister Theresa May was riding high. Having triggered Article 50, she had the Conservative party lock-step behind her and a 20-point lead over the Labour Party. Everyone, both within her party and the wider Westminster comme ...

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