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Giant Kebab

Hungry clubbers will not be short of a late night snack - if they’re going out in Greece. A restaurant owner in the western port of Patras is attempting to grill the world’s biggest kebab. Costas Dasios has made a pork kebab weighing in at a mo ...

Council of Black-Led Churches on Birmingham

AT A NEWS CONFERENCE: 'Bishop Dr Joe Aldred, Chair of the Council of Black-Led Churches, said: 'We want to convey our condolences to the families and friends of those people who have died as a result of the tragic events that have unfolded in Birmingham ov ...

Goodfellas on Top

Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas is the greatest movie of all time, according to a poll in Total Film magazine. It beat perennial favourites Citizen Kane and Star Wars to secure the number one spot in the list compiled by industry experts. The 1990 fil ...

Supermarket Workers Under Threat

By Deborah HobsonDraconian work place practices may be underpinning the success of supermarket giant Tesco, as reported to The Latest.com (see 'Tescomania' and comments). Tesco's phenomenal growth, marked by its strategy of providing a complete shopping ex ...

Thorn in America's Side

Clive Powell "You know, I don't know about this doctrine of assassination, but if he thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it. It's a whole lot cheaper than starting a war”, said Pat Robertson, f ...

Poisonous Post

German detectives are investigating why a deadly green mamba was mailed to an address in Berlin. A parcel had a note on it stating: "Warning! Poisonous snake." Inside was a three foot long green mamba, one of the most poisonous vipers in the worl ...

Tescomania

Supermarket giant Tesco is growing larger and larger by the day. With 250,000 staff, 1,800 stores and the turnover of a medium-sized country, it now collects one in every eight retail pounds we spend. New branches are opening almost every day in Britain an ...

Big in Da Game

Hip hop and grime crew BDG from south London are the latest outfit to hit the streets. The two members Tayman Gullykid 2 and Flows have already sold 1,000 plus copies of their vol 1 mix cd in Croydon mainly. They have big plans for their next mix cd vol 2. ...

Dads for kids

  Deborah HobsonIs it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman, Batman and Robin or Captain America. Superheroes are alive and well, scaling the dizzy heights of a city landmark near you, all under the auspices of Fathers 4 Justice, writes Deborah ...

Mayor Livingstone's gravy train

Critics of the controversial Mayor of London - some of whom previously voted for him - are angry that he is spending millions of taxpayers pounds on wages for his cronies. Key City Hall staffers have been recruited by Ken Livingstone from among his close a ...

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