Politics

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March 30, 2018

Can calamitous May stay on as PM?

A year ago, British Prime Minister Theresa May was riding high. Having triggered Article 50, she had the Conservative party lock-step behind her and a 20-point lead over the Labour Party....

Paper forced to climb down over untrue migrants story

British tabloid newspaper the Daily Mail has been forced to retract claims made about flights and buses being “fully booked” by economic migrants from Romania and Bulgaria. As restrictions on workers from the EU accession countries were s ...

Black rights hero Simon de Banya dies

An activist who played a leading role in top black community campaigns he helped put in the headlines has died after suffering a stroke. Simon de Banya was campaign co-ordinator of the Justice for Stephen Lawrence campaign in the year leading up ...

Social media plays crucial role in Brazil's mass protests

Demonstrations that started over a week ago with a public call to lower bus fares in São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, have reverberated far and wide on the internet. During the protests, and as national support has grown, a number of new websites, bl ...

Why Black MPs should stand up to be counted

 Why Black MPs Should Stand Up to Be Counted My friends at Operation Black Vote and previously the Labour Party Black Sections have worked their butts off to help increase the number of African Caribbean and Asian members of the British parliamen ...

Mayor's aides in crisis

London Mayor Boris Johnson's City Hall troubles deepened this week with the revelation that his Chief of Staff has joined two other key aides who are no longer in their posts. Nick Boles is the latest apparatchik to go. Last month the Mayor's senio ...

The-Latest forces sacking of Mayor's 'race gaffe' aide

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEIt was my genuine concern that new Mayor of London Boris Johnson might allow his closest policy-makers to quietly dump the race equality agenda that prompted me to find out for myself.I was put in touch with "his ...

Bloody Unacceptable Delay

Murdered Innocents MuralPatsy O'Donnell, 74, died in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, last week, 34 years after being shot by British paratroopers on 'Bloody Sunday'. It was also five years since he had given evidence to High Court Judge Lord Saville's inqu ...

George And Tony's Iraq War Lies

Scott Ritter (Former Senior UN Weapons Inspector) One has to wonder as to what must have been going through the minds of those who were advising George W Bush and Tony Blair to "come clean", so to speak, about their respective shortcomings r ...

UK Courts Chief Attacks 'Tory' Media

Lord Chancellor Charles Falconer launched an astonishing assault on the British media which he branded ‘anti-Labour’ on Monday night, The-Latest can exclusively reveal. The senior Cabinet minister, who is Secretary of State for Constituti ...

MP Says Don't Call Me 'Black'

Multi-millionaire MP Adam Afriyie has given The-Latest a fascinating insight into the thinking of a national Black British Conservative politician. Afriyie told the website that he would not raise “race issues” in parliament because he refused ...

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