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December 01, 2023

"support Black women at risk of deathly abuse"

Black women who are at risk of domestic murder face additional barriers in accessing support that could mean the difference between life and death, according to a new report.  Research by...

How to combat this cyberstalker and others like him

British couple Graham Brown-Martin, his wife Irene and their young daughter have found international law and policing woefully unable to protect them from a self-styled internet terrorist who has hounded them from his home in Jamaica.So The-Latest has thro ...

Police should stop criminals not innocent citizens

Marc WadsworthWe should feel a lot safer in the British capital now there has been a fall in the number of crimes being committed. Londoners must surely be happier that burglaries, robberies and vehicle crime has decreased  — the latest figures ...

Dodgy terms and conditions

Nicholas CarsonNobody reads terms of service agreements. Those legal documents new users have to click a box to say they've read. And the truth is, they hardly matter to anybody but the cyber-rights-now crowd who get worked up by articles on the Boing ...

Civilian policing 'is half-baked'

A scheme which gives "policing" powers to civilians in England and Wales has been severely criticised by the Police Federation. More than 1,400 people can hand out fines for littering, seize alcohol from underage drinkers and demand names and add ...

Home broadband 'could cost  £30bn'

Installing high speed broadband in every home in the UK could cost almost  £30 billion, an industry report said.The figure comes in a report by the Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG) - the Government's advisory group on broadband - on the cost ...

Mighty Google wins law suit against blogger

Chris Gaynor Search engine giant Google launched a law suit in July against an Australian who registered 26 domain names all of which had the name Googler in them. Google won the battle. According to the website registration site 123-reg.co.uk, representat ...

Police must not be 'overwhelming and oppressive' at Carnival

Gizelle MorrisAs British authorities prepare to deploy hundreds of extra officers to the annual Notting Hill Carnival this bank holiday weekend, rapso music artiste Wendell Manwarren believes London's Metropolitan Police can take a lesson or two from T ...

Party for Britain's Malcolm X

Marc Wadsworth Sixties British Black power leader Michael X enjoyed a revival last night at the launch of a new book about him in London UK. Three of his children and widow Desiree joined author John L. Williams at a party in Notting Hill, Michael X's ...

Obama disappoints London fans

Marc Wadsworth Supporters of Barack Obama hoping to greet the American presidential candidate were left disappointed today. Some glimpsed him outside the Hyatt Regency hotel in London's Portman Square where he was staying. But the majority who were g ...

What artists have in store

Here is a novel form of street art. See and Collect features items from the current Argos catalogue, transformed into collages, each of them displayed in the window of the popular High Street store at Peckham in south east London UK. On Saturday the art ...

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