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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...

Flying doctor drops in

London's air ambulance can reach anywhere inside the M25 within 12 minutes, travelling at 160mph. It is based at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, in the east end of the capital, where a helipad allows the McDonnell Douglas MD 902 Explorer aircra ...

PM's tip about media mogul Murdoch

Ex-prime minister Tony Blair's notorious former 'spin doctor's' new self-censored book is at least revealing about the world's most influential media tycoon. Alastair Campbell, who was the chief media adviser for British Prime Tony Blai ...

High flying

With more and more wealthy business people and celebs using private chartering to ferry them about, Chris Gaynor chats to Captain Alex Hoff about the not so glamorous side of flying the high skies. Singing legend, Frank Sinatra, once invited everyone to: & ...

New rape law for all

UK lawmakers are set to introduce sweeping reforms to improve the abysmal rape conviction rate. Phil Simms finds out how this could affect everyone. Ministers are finalising changes to UK rape laws to allow women who are too drunk to consent to sex to be ...

Judge frees activists 'hounded by police'

Billy Kenber Fourteen animal rights protesters were acquitted following a month-long trial, after the judge ruled that police had acted unlawfully to stop their demonstration.The activists were cleared of disobeying police orders when demonstrating at Oxf ...

Home Secretary Behind Bars

Campaign to free Lulu the turtle

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEAnimal rights activists are picketing Brighton's Sea Life Centre and calling for the public to boycott the popular tourist attraction on Britain's south coast despite legal threats from the powerful multi-national owners. Brig ...

Stolen IDs reach record level

Man Tsuey Tse Identity theft costs the UK economy  £1.7 billion pounds, according to the latest Home Office figures. This is equivalent to the amount of money recently allocated to the Mayor of London London to build 28,650 affordable homes f ...

Fire bomb

Spotted by The-Latest: Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor on the location   of a new British feature film Incendiary about terrorist attacks in London, including the blowing up of Arsenal's Emirates stadium. Considering the Gunners' failure to win ...

BBC accused of 'trivialising' rape

Charlotte BrowneWomen demonstrated outside the BBC after the  broadcaster refused to withdraw a new reality TV show which they claimed gratuitously depicted a rape trial for no other reason than to get big viewing figures. The Verdict, aired over ...

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