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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...

BBC won't reveal cost of staff on US junket

Deborah Hobson - EXCLUSIVEBritish public service broadcaster, the BBC, has decided that Tv licence fee payers do not have a right to know how much money was spent in news coverage of last month's monumental American presidential election. They have ref ...

Parliament warns of 'severe sanctions' for whistleblowers

David RoseWould-be whistleblowers in Parliament have been warned they will face "severe sanctions" if they divulge information to journalists about the work of parliamentary select committees.The House of Commons has wide-ranging powers to act as ...

Sign of the times

Discarded house 'for sale' boards.

Gurkhas win right to retire in UK

Former Gurkha soldiers from Nepal have won their legal bid to secure the right to retire in Britain.The soldiers began a high court challenge earlier this month against a ruling that those who retired before 1997 have no automatic right to live in the UK.A ...

A Tribute to John's Journey

Karen Hatter Shortly after Labour Day, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and elsewhere throughout the United States, it's back to school for millions of children.So it was, on September 14, 1988, twenty years ago, when John, a 10th grade student, beginning ...

TUC condemns abuse of journalism freedoms

Patrick SmithBritain's trade union leaders have expressed  "grave concern" at the erosion of civil liberties, its effect on journalism and the threat to journalists' confidential sources.TheTrade Union Congress (TUC) conference in Br ...

Vital economic link between Carnival and the London Olympics

Thomas L BlairNotting Hill Carnival organisers have hitched this summer's  "wicked blast" to London's 2012 Olympic Games. They will be looking to gain a sponsorship bonanza for the premier African Caribbean holiday event. However, t ...

Fans celebrate Obama's 47th

London supporters of American presidential hopeful Barack Obama celebrated his birthday with champagne in London last night. Fifty of them - mainly American Democrats based in Britain - attended a  £15 a head 'meet up' at the Texan Embas ...

Expert says police 'stop and search is racially biased'

Aimee Kapfunde - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEEx-top cop David Michael has rejected the controversial term "Black on Black" crime to describe the wave of fatal knifings in the British capital.The former detective chief inspector and current chair of the ...

Top journalist says Fleet Street is demonising Muslims

Dominic PonsfordDaily Mail columnist Peter Oborne has warned that British newspapers are part of a "dangerous demonising" of the country's 1.6 million Muslims. His article comes on the same day that the Daily Express apologised for giving the ...

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