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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...

Blogging code of conduct needed

Support for a blogger hounded by death threats has intensified with some high profile web experts calling for a code of conduct in the blogosphere.The female blogger at the centre of the row has been shocked to discover that hers is not an isolated inciden ...

My battle for the truth against NHS big wigs

The-Latest exposed the scandal of a flag ship London hospital's cover up over a blaze which destroyed 240,000 medical records stored by a private company. (See 'Alarm as NHS files go up in smoke'. The-Latest Community News.). Here Frank Redmond ...

Black youth in 'post-slavery' UK society

Amanda Kirton School exclusions, gang culture, knife and gun crime, and mental illness all disproportionately affect Black boys in their early to late teens. Reece's grandparents came to England in the mid-1960s from the West Indies. In his family he i ...

Blooker prize gongs for best blogs

Judges have announced the short-list for a literary prize aimed at honouring the best books based on blogs. Among the 15 short-listed "blooks" is one which claims to have invented a new genre of fiction. Last year's winning blook - Julie and ...

From citizen journalism myth to reality

Bertrand Pecquerie Citizen journalism has been haunting newsrooms since Dan Gilmor wrote We the Media Grassroots Journalism for the People by the Poeple in 2004. Suddenly, for Gillmor epigone and imitators (not for Gillmor himself), there was a new hero, t ...

Brothers are last people to speak dialect

An internet-based cultural archive is to record a rare dialect that is only spoken by two elderly brothers before it disappears forever.Bobby Hogg, 87, and his brother Gordon, 80, are believed to be the last fluent speakers of the "Cromarty fisher dia ...

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'Plastic Police' Under Fire

 The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEPolice Community Support Officers, hailed as the answer to more 'bobbies on the beat', are at the centre of a row about their role. The Government is facing a backlash from police chiefs over the increasing number of civ ...

Alarm as NHS files go up in smoke

THE-LATEST EXCLUSIVE Deborah Hobson London flag ship hospital Chelsea & Westminster is at the centre of allegations of a major cover-up over the loss of up to 240,000 patient files in a huge warehouse blaze. The-Latest can reveal that the six-storey ...

Profile: Patricia Foster

Patricia Foster is a writer, performer and broadcaster. Drawing on her own experiences, Foster's poetry is intimate and emotive. She has performed in numerous plays and hosts a radio show, interviewing guests such as the musician Don-e and Nubrownsoul. ...

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