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Author: 'Mental illness stigma is worse than racism'

My book started life as a feature nobody wanted. It was to be my racial perspectives as an “Anglo-Indian” growing up on Brixton’s “Frontline” in the mid-1970s, until I left permanently in the early Noughties. For what it’s worth, I think the vast m ...

'Mistreatment of workers in UK fashion industry must end'

Fashion and creative industries in the UK had a combined turnover of £84.4bn in 2017 and formed 5.4 percent of the nation’s GDP, so the value of the UK’s fashion industry is irrefutable. Fashion is something Britain is particularly renowned for, with nea ...

Knife crime: Shocking rise as UK capital worse hit

Official figures released this week show that knife crime in England and Wales have risen by 6 percent to a record high. Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument rose to 46,265 for the year to March, up from 43,706 in t ...

Outrage as tech giants remove Palestine from world map

Google and Apple have officially removed Palestine from their world maps and replaced it with Israel in a highly provocative move that has enraged Palestinians and social media activists supporting the cause of Palestine.  The besieged Gaza Str ...

Europe's anti-migrant stance continues as thousands die in Mediterranean

Since 2014, more than 20,000 migrants and refugees have died at sea while trying to reach Europe from Africa. The reality is far worse than what the figure suggests, officials and analysts have warned, as the bodies of those who do not survive are not ...

Why Black people are bearing brunt of global plague

Shocking figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) this month show that Black people are dying at an alarming rate from Covid-19 or coronavirus that has devastated lives in the UK and around the world.  African Caribbeans in B ...

Youth fighting a pandemic more lethal than covid-19

Because the police murder of Black American George Floyd was filmed by an unlikely teenaged citizen journalist it became the tipping point that sparked worldwide revulsion about state-sponsored racism, as young Black media graduate Marvin Williams report ...

How WE got a Boris Johnson chief advisor FIRED

This website with its biggest scoop got a previous chief advisor to Boris Johnson fired. Johnson was Mayor of London at the time and the "McGrathgate" incident perhaps gives a clue to the British Prime Minister's baffling refusal to today sack his chi ...

Pandemic blues: high street signs of the times

Shops and other high street businesses have reacted with wildly varying comments about the Government tough lockdown rules - everything from empathy to sulking as Britain battles coronavirus plague.These differences are starkly visible on signs put up in t ...

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