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May 07, 2022

Long Covid-19 emergency: UK government must act now

An alarming 1.8 million people in Britain are estimated to be living with long Covid, amounting to 2.8 percent of the population, new figures suggest. This is up almost 6 per cent from the 1...

Ray of the Rovers

Chris GaynorEleven celebrities showed off their footballing skills at a charity match against local football team Hampton and Richmond Borough FC. The star studied team called Dev's Celebrities XI included hard-man actor Ray Winstone (left), and forme ...

Ghostly MySpace News

Steve O'Hear  When MySpace News launched last month, I described it as the latest move to turn News Corp's social networking site into a one-stop-shop, providing as many reasons as possible for its users to stay within the site. But, despite t ...

Iraq war book wins top blog prize

My War: Killing Time in Iraq, by Colby Buzzell, walked off with the $10,000 2007 Lulu Blooker Prize. The prize comes as the US government is clamping down on soldiers blogging without prior content approval.Associated Press reports that as of May 14, the U ...

Good Riddance To PM BLiar

'The face of Mr Blair should be reviled rather than respected', said one blogger after hearing the news about the British Prime Minister's long-overdue departure date. The-Latest brings you some more juicy quotes from the blogosphere.He is a m ...

How an 'arranged marriage' changed my life

Rupa SudraJasvinder Sanghera's childhood came to an abrupt end when she was presented with a photograph of   the man she was to marry. She was just 14 years old.The fifth youngest of seven daughters, Sanghera was born into a strict Sikh working cl ...

What happened to millions meant for London's poor?

John Oakes Two women have won a three-year legal battle against the board of a north London-based New Deal for Communities project which sacked them when they started questioning some of its shady multi-million pound dealings in t ...

Ban bad words from rap

Russell Simmons - Co-Founder of   Def Jam record companyI have joined with the highly respected Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Executive Director Benjamin Chavis to propose a ban on three offensive words from all rap songs.We recommend that the recordi ...

Tony Blair Misquoted Me On Gun Crime

Rev Nims ObungeIt is both frustrating and disappointing to find that the British Prime Minister, commenting this week on the challenges of violent crime and its impact on the Black community, further criminalises vulnerable young people. In February I had ...

Bloggers say 'get lost' to code of conduct

Deborah Hobson - Contributing Editor of The-LatestCensorship of the unregulated conversation between members of the public on the web is being proposed by some influential internet pioneers including the founder of Wikipedia.This is a threat to the crea ...

Businesses have learned to love the blogosphere

Richard WrayThe rise of online social networks such as MySpace, Bebo and Facebook has been one of the most dramatic developments on the web over the past few years. But the business world has struggled to come to terms with the growth in user-generated con ...

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