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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...

Citizen journalism is a 'democratic conversation'

Richard Keeble The key to citizen journalism is that it reverses the traditional dissemination of news from a lecture to the public by powerful journalists to a democratic 'conversation', editor Marc Wadsworth told students at the University of Li ...

Islamophobia Rears Its Ugly Head

Senior British politicians and the country's media have been accused of fuelling anti-Islamic feelings over the wearing of veils by Muslims in the UK. Nazir Ahmed, the first Muslim to sit in the House of Lords - Britain's upper house of parliam ...

'Fare Dodger' Throttled By Officials

This is the moment an inspector throttles a suspected fare dodger.The official puts both his hands round the man's throat while a colleague helps pin him to the ground by holding down his arms, legs and body.A citizen journalist passenger waiting at So ...

Menace To Our Children In Cyberspace

Hannah Crown                   For better or worse, in the new cyberspatial fourth dimension that is the internet, we have created a forum for anonymous communication and an information ...

Southwark Council Sends In Heavies

Deborah Hobson Southwark Council bailiffs have brought an end to popular businessman Murat Karabetca’s courageous fight to save his shop, Jade Dry Cleaners, from closure.  In The-Latest story “Businessman’s Town Hall Nightmare” ...

Businessman's Town Hall Nightmare

Deborah HobsonMurat Karabetca claims that mighty Southwark Council’s ‘shoddy’ attitude towards his  small shop, Jade Dry Cleaners, in south east London, has resulted in debts of £115,000 and a court hearing next month which cou ...

Citizen Power

Joe Trippi  Senator Joe Lieberman had it all: powerful endorsements from the likes of Bill and Hillary Clinton, the backing of most of the rest of the American Democratic establishment, a huge campaign war chest, and all the other trappings of in ...

Citizen Journalism's Positive Points

Martin StabeSince launching the Citizen Journalism Awards to highlight the growing importance of contributions from non-professional journalists to the newsgathering process, Press Gazette has drawn a bit of criticism. The problem was not so much the conce ...

We Want Your News, Views And Pix

Do you have a scoop that you want to tell the world about? Have you witnessed a news story? Or taken a photo or filmed some video on your phone or camera that tells a special tale? If so, The-Latest want to hear from you today. Some of the most striking j ...

'Hoodies' Defended By Surprise Figures

Youths have been controversially banned from wearing hoods in some UK shopping centres. But they have found two unlikely establishment allies. The Church of England’s second in command wore a red 'hoodie' himself when he addressed a Bradford ...

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