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UK acid attack victims demand tougher government action

Survivors of acid attacks in the UK have raised a call for stricter laws against perpetrators and demanded stringent measures for the purchasing of corrosive substances after a spate of assaults in recent weeks. Sulphuric acid in drain cleaners, ...

Why wasn’t a rich British borough a safe haven for Grenfell Tower victims?

Marc Wadsworth spent a day visiting the disaster area and talking with those affected, including firefighters, before going on a #JusticeForGrenfell demonstration outside parliament.When pioneering Pan-Africanist Frantz Fanon authored his masterpiece The ...

America's squalid history of meddling in foreign elections

Research clearly shows that the US has a long history of interfering in the elections of other countries, reports Richard Lance Keeble.While a major controversy over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential elections currently gri ...

A novel that boldly tackles Britain's class divide

In the weeks leading up to the 2016 EU Referendum in Britain, a London-based film crew travel up to an old industrial town in the West Midlands to document the views of some of its residents. The team are led by the beautiful and vivacious Grace, who beco ...

Leo Varadkar: 'Symbol of Ireland's multicultural future'

Ireland’s newly elected Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is a gay person of colour, the son of an Indian immigrant father. His politics might sadly not be that different to what’s gone before, but he is already being seen as an emblem  of a ne ...
General Election: Jeremy Corbyn's victory

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn 'knocking on door of government'

Thrashed by voters: Humiliation of Theresa May is complete

One of the great things about democracy is the fact that ordinary people can change history through the simple act of voting.On June 8 the British people decided to reject the appeal by Theresa May for a strong mandate to deliver Brexit. The result was pr ...

'Hackers takeover Twitter accounts to spread fake news'

Social media hackers are hijacking Twitter accounts and spreading misinformation in a new kind of attack according to digital rights group Access Now. The accounts of human rights activists and journalists in Venezuela and Bahrain have been the ...

Britain has the highest drug deaths in Europe

An official report by the European drugs agency has revealed that almost one in three drug overdose deaths in the continent are recorded in the UK.The annual report published by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCCDA) this ...

'Fighting extremism while arming Saudi Arabia is scandalous'

American, British and French governments can no longer credibly claim to be serious about fighting terrorism or religious extremism while cosying up to what is a medieval kleptocracy in Riyadh.It is time for an honest conversation about Wahhabism, specifi ...

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