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Jodie Marsh - Victim or Vixen?

By Deborah HobsonGlamour model Jodie Marsh rightly received the most votes from ‘Celebrity’ Big Brother (CBB) housemates who wanted her evicted. That made her the most unpopular contestant in the first round of the primetime Channel 4 reality s ...

People's Politician Dies

By Phil Simms Labour fire-brand Tony Banks has died, aged 62, after collapsing on holiday in America. The former left-wing MP for West Ham, London, was at lunch with his wife Sally on Sanibel Island, Florida, when he collapsed. He suffered a massive s ...

Achtung...Don't Mention The War!

By Phil SimmsOr should it be, don`t mention the score....A website teaching English football fans phrases such as "I puked my guts up” and “sack the manager,” in German has been set up for the World Cup this year. It also includes ma ...

New Nasty Party

Welsh Lib-Dem leader Lembit Opik has angrily accused fellow MPs of "the political equivalent of self-harming, which left deep scars" and a resentful party by forcing Charles Kennedy to quit. In a recent poll, 70 per cent of The-Latest members&nbs ...

What's that name, again?

  Geronimo, Heavenly Hirani Tiger Lily and Dandelion have a bizarre connection. They are the names wacky celebrities have given their hapless children. A recent British survey looked at what famous people had called their offspring. Here is the top 10 ...

Why AA Gill is a 'Tosser'

By Deborah Hobson“Fee! Fie! Foe! Fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman”. The words of the nursery rhyme from children’s favourite Jack and the Beanstalk would sit well with writer and critic AA Gill whose new book “The Angry Islan ...

France in Flames

The French government has lifted a state of emergency imposed in November during the worst unrest in the country for nearly 40 years. Emergency measures - including powers to impose curfews and conduct police searches without warrants - formally ended on J ...

Double Trouble

Snake. Albino. Has two heads. Asking $150,000 or best offer. The World Aquarium in St. Louis has been home to We, a one-of-a-kind two-headed albino rat snake, since 1999. President Leonard Sonnenschein has decided to sell the reptile, and bidding on eBay ...

A Blonde James Bond?

Deborah HobsonHe is the iconic British spy role in Tinsel Town but a resounding sixty five per cent of The-Latest.Com voters do not believe James Bond should be blonde. But almost a third of people in our poll did not care a hoot about the colour of his ...

Web History-Making

Tsunami - the Asian tidal wave disaster of a year ago - has been named by the Webby Awards as one of its 10 web moments that changed the world. It marked the coming of age of citizen media, when "ordinary people armed only with digital cameras and int ...

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