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July 18, 2020

Knife crime: Shocking rise as UK capital worse hit

Official figures released this week show that knife crime in England and Wales have risen by 6 percent to a record high. Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument...

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 ...

London through the eyes of an artist

The-Latest continues its features on inspirational photographers who share with us their images for your enjoyment. Brian Usher, our Picture Editor, introduces the work of artist and photographer David Western, the fifth in our series.David Western born 19 ...

The-Latest featured photographer

 Several young, creative photographers are working with The-Latest to share some of their exciting images. The fourth in our series is Cecilia Anesi, who made a huge impact on this site with her eyewitness reporting of the G20 protests.  Cecilia ...

BBC cuts cash for its online service by  £22m

Bosses at Britain's public-financed national broadcaster have approved a  £30.7 million budget increase over three years for BBC Online -  £22 million less than requested by the corporation's executives in December.The budget in ...

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