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November 03, 2019

Hidden history of African Caribbean Second World War heroes

Brixton’s renowned Black Cultural Archives in south London will host this Saturday the launch of the historic Living Memorial website to honour African Caribbean Second World War heroes on...

'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 ...

US City Wants To Make 'Weed' Legal

When British police chief Brian Paddick introduced a 'softly, softly' approach to nabbing people smoking weed in Lambeth, south London, illiberal commentators called for him to be sacked. Paddick, the UK's most senior 'out' gay cop, ...

Embattled locals fight against plans to bulldoze their communities

Angry Londoners are fighting back against community regeneration plans that always lead to people removal. Never has popular action seemed more relevant writes, Thom Blair.Their housing habitats and treasured community assets are at risk. Local ...

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