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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...
The reality of child poverty in Britain | ITV News

Revealed: Impact of child poverty in the UK

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Conference held to defend journalists in Europe

Journalists and media organisations in Europe are facing many threats. The impact of right-wing and left-wing populist movements, international terrorism and anti-terrorism laws, economic pressure and organised crime has led to massive self-censorship, a ...

Scrap 'unjust' UK benefit sanctions says new report

Tory advisers are demanding a crucial review of the government’s benefits sanctions regime, following months of criticism over its devastating impact on the disabled, single parents and ethnic minority children.The Social Security Advisory Committee ...

London police force reveals warrant card abuse by officers

Scotland Yard has published details of dozens of complaints about misuse of warrant cards by its Metropolitan Police officers. This includes one against an off-duty officer who gained free entry to a football match by showing her warrant card and claiming ...

New app 'takes back' texts you might regret sending

Have you ever wished you hadn't sent that late night text to an ex? Or maybe you've accidentlly sent a naughty message to your dad instead of your lover?Well, a 28-year-old American woman has created an app which lets you take back text messages be ...

UK anti-terror laws 'a threat to student activists'

Student activism may be at risk as a result of new anti-terror rules set out by the British government, with protesters facing Public Order Offence charges if police believe them to be involved in suspicious activities.In a compendium of new measures push ...
Police Filmed Undercover (Social Experiment)

Young Black men speak out about police harassment in the Netherlands

Using hidden cameras in sunglasses, a group of young men, three Black and three white, head out onto the streets in the Netherlands to secretly film the police.They wanted to see which group would be stopped and harassed by the police.The video was produce ...

'No UK company should be profiting from Guantánamo'

Guantánamo Bay detention camp has been called the gulag of our times, a shocking affront to democracy, and a monstrous failure of justice. As human rights eyesores go, the prison is also a pricey one, with each detainee costing at least £1.7 million ...

UK government 'avoids compliance with Freedom of Information Act'

"You idiot. You naive, foolish, irresponsible nincompoop," Tony Blair said to himself in his memoirs."There is really no description of stupidity, no matter how vivid, that is adequate. I quake at the imbecility of it."Was he ...

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