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May 06, 2022

'Working-class representation in British journalism hits record low'

 A newly-released Diversity in Journalism report found that working-class people were heavily unrepresented in the news industry and that journalists were almost twice as likely as the general...

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Blogging is the new TV

James AnkobiaBloggers will have to  'watch' what they say from now on following dramatic new findings. A survey reveals that the practice is now more effective than TV advertising. In what was the first of its kind, a multi-agency study quest ...

Two die in London Underground crash

Abigail ObengTwo suspected graffiti artists have been killed by a London Underground train in East London on the arrest of a 23 year old man held under suspicion of criminal damage.Two men aged 19 and 21 were hit by a District Line train on Friday at Barki ...

Don't Let 'Poppy Fascism' Sway You

Television newsreader Jon Snow has been swamped with complaints to channel 4 television that he is not wearing a poppy. In response, he has condemned 'poppy fascists'.Snow said he never wears any symbols on television to preserve his editorial inde ...

UK's Top Spook Warns About 'Militant Muslims'

Britain's Secret Service chief has spoken publicly about her alarm at the  'scale and speed' with which Muslims, even those still at school, are being radicalised against the West.Director-General of MI5 Dame Eliza Manningham-Buller, speak ...

It's Hinglish, Innit?

Hinglish - a hybrid of English and south Asian languages, used both in Asia and the UK - now has its own dictionary. Is it really a pukka way to speak? Are you a "badmash"? And if you had to get somewhere in a hurry, would you make an "airda ...

Help is on the way to kill 'spam'

Junk email is the scourge of the 21st century. This 'spam' plagues in-boxes globally. Now internet service provider BT claims to have found the solution with the launch of the world's first  'spam buster' writes Phil Simms. Have ...

'Gulf War Syndrome' Veterans Abandoned By Blair

GULF WAR veterans have given up hope of receiving any kind of recognition for serving their country, despite suffering severe mental and physical disabilities, writes  Phil Simms  Now, 15 years on from the first allied invasion of Iraq, senior ar ...

'Working-class representation in British journalism hits record low'

 A newly-released Diversity in Journalism report found that working-class people were heavily unrepresented in the news industry and that journalists were almost twice as likely as the general population to come from advantaged backgrounds. The&nbs ...

Austerity Britain: Punishing the sick and disabled

Disturbing figures from the UK government’s department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed that over 21,000 sick and disabled people died waiting for it to give them benefits. That’s nearly 12 people a day dying, waiting fo ...

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