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December 01, 2023

UK households faced worse winter amid cost-of-living crisis

Britain’s energy regulator has increased the maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use.  The move is expected to fuel the...

BIG CASH REWARD -  'Man in The Mask'

THE-LATEST   -   WORLD EXCLUSIVE    "Please beat me if I fail to satisfy." Those were the immortal words of the famous  'man in the mask' whose identity has been a closely guarded establishment secret ever ...

Online battle for St George's Bank Holiday

It was former British Prime Minister and Statesman Winston Churchill who said: “There is a forgotten, nay almost forbidden word, which means more to me than any other. That word is England”. A website dedicated to the promotion and wider recogn ...

A Pharaoh's Tale

 People are closely watched by CCTV and a wax statue of the owner Mohamed Al-Fayed atop a golden pillar when they walk into the UK's world famous department store Harrods. Alert security guards pay close attention shoppers and staff. It is a bit ...

The Night Tragic Victoria Died

It’s the seventh anniversary of little Victoria Climbe’s death this month. An eyewitness tells The-Latest about the tragic events of the night of February 24 1999, when he desperately fought to save her life and unwittingly became inv ...

Meningitis Alert

By Christine HoseinParents are being given urgent new advice about recognising signs of a killer disease in children. This follows publication in highly-respected medical journal The Lancet of a study of meningitis by a team of Oxford University doctors. T ...

Navy's Boozer Blunder

Jemma TippingThere were red faces among Royal Navy top brass after a sensitive document was left in a Portsmouth pub popular with sailors. The dossier, marked "restricted", detailed the planned exact movements of the frigate HMS St Albans in the ...

Who said 'Marriage'?

Apparently it is in the name of equality. The words marriage and wedding are to be removed from register offices in the UK following the introduction of gay civil unions. Staff have been advised to change all signs to ensure equal treatment for homosexual ...

Web History-Making

Tsunami - the Asian tidal wave disaster of a year ago - has been named by the Webby Awards as one of its 10 web moments that changed the world. It marked the coming of age of citizen media, when "ordinary people armed only with digital cameras and int ...

Trail Blazing News

By Jemima KissReaction to the massive fires at the Buncefield oil depot  demonstrated how citizen reporting is becoming an instinctive public response to major news events. The BBC received 6,500 emails containing mobile phone photos and video clips - ...

Bingeing Britain

By Jemma Tipping Streets covered in vomit. Violence spiralling out of control. A nation of drunken hooligans. Critics say that 24-hour licensing laws in Britain will result in chaos. Pubs and clubs are now able to stay open round the clock. Some commentat ...

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