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September 25, 2020

UK government asylum seekers eviction move 'reckless and irresponsible'

Thousands of asylum seekers currently accommodated in hotels across the UK are becoming homeless despite warnings of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Those who have claimed asylum in...

UK letting agency fees 'rip off tenants'

Leading housing charity Shelter has begun a campaign to try and stop letting agency fees in the UK, which are costing renters hundreds of pounds just to set up a tenancy.Shelter carried out a survey with 58 letting agencies across the UK and found that all ...

Network launched to boost African business links

Investors, health care specialists, media workers and scholars were among the people who gathered for the launch of a new organisation to promote business opportunities in a region of the world dubbed "the cradle of humankind" because i ...

Top Black entrepreneur wins Downing Street plaudits

British prime minister Gordon Brown heaped praise on a south London businessman who has helped particularly young people succeed in the jobs market. Award-winning Roger Lynch, founder and chief executive of Southwark-based Robust Training, went to Downing ...

Campaigners protest against BBC platform given to nazi leader

Marc WadsworthHundreds of anti-racist campaigners demonstrated outside the British Broadcasting Corporation's west London Television Centre to protest at the appearance of the leader of a fascist political party on the mass audience Question Time disc ...

Modern-day spiritualist talks about consciousness, technology and love

Marina Watson PelaezDeepak Chopra is unique in that, unlike many other spiritualists, he enjoys living in the the 21st century. He is a physician, lecturer and celebrity who has published over 50 books and written numerous articles on spirituality and ...

Dance, drama and intrigue through the lens of a camera

The-Latest is delighted to introduce to you the work of Lara Platman, as part of its feature on inspirational photographers who have agreed to share their images with us for your enjoyment. Lara describes the early influences on her work, the motivation to ...

Fury over quango's claim that health food is a con

Grace Boateng Critics have reacted angrily to a Food Standards Agency study which says that organic products are no better for you than conventionally produced food. Research for the FSA by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine looked at acade ...

Big firms are wasting water and hiking utility bills

Tom Barnes and Masego Edwards Water is being wasted on a huge scale in Britain claims the industry’s watchdog.  It has blasted the major monopolies for wasting vital resources and sending the utility bills of consumers through the roof. The Council fo ...

London through the eyes of an artist

             The-Latest continues its feature on inspirational photographers who share with us their images for your enjoyment. Brian Usher, our Picture Editor, introduces the work of artist ...

Meet our arty featured photographer

We continue our feature on inspirational and creative photographers who share with us their images for your enjoyment. The sixth in our series is Chris Scott. Even as a child, Chris Scott was "always a bit on the arty side". However, it was when ...

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