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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...

'Our country needs yours help now', say UK Haitians

National news media turned up to hear heart-rending accounts from British Haitians of loved ones killed and missing after the earthquake which devastated the Caribbean island. A dozen camera crews and just as many journalists crammed into Southwark Town Ha ...

Haiti damned by 'pact with the devil' claims disgraceful televangelist

"Something happened a long time ago in Haiti ... they were under the heel of the French, uh, you know, Napoleon the third and whatever ... and they got together and swore a pact to the devil, they said, we will serve you, if you get us free from the Prince ...

Elvis Presley '68 Comeback Special

Elvis, starring Elvis Presley, was the title of a 1968 United States television special. Sponsored by The Singer Sewing Machine Company, it aired on December 3, 1968 on the NBC television network. The special is commonly referred to as the '68 Comeback Spe ...

Zimbabwe rivals in clash over cash from IMF

The two main factions in Zimbabwe's unity government are in dispute over how to spend half a billion dollars from the International Monetary Fund, in a row that could create further tensions in the already shaky coalition.The country's finance minister, Te ...

Rough sleepers find shelter and good cheer at Christmas time

Two thousand homeless people were given accommodation, food, companionship and vital services in nine centres across London and one in Newcastle by Crisis Christmas over the festive period. It was the UK's biggest volunteer-led event and Grace Boateng  ...

Snowstorms cause misery for travellers in Europe and America

Heavy snowfalls and blizzards have disrupted transport networks in Europe and the USA leaving thousands of passengers stranded.

Politicians, diplomats and celebrities reveal meaning of life

UK and worldwide politicians,   diplomats and stars have revealed what life means to them in a new book titled The Handbook of Life. Baroness Thatcher, Nelson Mandela and Boris Johnson are amongst the contributors revealing their best life advice ...

Police abusing stop and search powers says top Scotland Yard officer

Watch this footage taken by Guardian journalist Paul Lewis during his standoff with City of London police outside a famous London landmark. Assistant Commissioner John Yates, the senior Metropolitan police officer leading Britain's fight against terro ...

Homeless face a grim time during festive season

Most Britons would love snow to fall for a magical white Christmas. But that is not the case for the 4,000 homeless rough sleepers on the streets of London, reports Morade Azzouz.

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