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....

NSA scandal: 'Europe would be better off without Britain'

Like the curious incident of the dog that didn’t bark in the night-time in the classic Sherlock Holmes story Silver Blaze, the most revealing thing about the latest NSA (National Security Agency) spying revelations which made world headlines last wee ...

College 'veil ban' outrage manufactured on Twitter

Those things which make the headlines are often far from the most important parts of a story. Indeed, in some instances the headline is a wilful distortion of the entire issue in question, writes James Bloodworth.In the age of internet news, this is inevit ...

'Right to protect' hypocrisy of America on chemical weapons

How can the US proclamation that it intends to intervene militarily in Syria to protect civilians from chemical warfare be taken seriously, when the US has slaughtered and poisoned hundreds of thousands with chemical weapons itself, in Vietnam, Iraq and el ...

Government's 'racist' billboard vans mocked by right and left

Politicians and campaigners have united to attack a controversial mobile advertising campaign against migrants launched by the British government. They have accused the ruling administration of stirring up racial tension by using the &q ...

Anonymous Facebook user 'dishes dirt' on Zimbabwe politics

A new Facebook phenomenon has Zimbabwe talking as elections approach. An anonymous character calling himself Baba Jukwa (BJ) has become a major focal point as Zimbabweans hungry for political intrigue visit “his” Facebook page to get the latest ...

Too late to complain: 'a message for the EDL'

"It nah good to stay in white man country too long". Still, the author's Jamaican parents stayed, and inevitably assimilated into British culture. This is his message to the English Defence League, who marched through London's Downing Str ...

Syria: 'EU has opened the gates to hell'

In deciding not to extend an arms embargo to factions fighting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the EU (European Union) has made a political blunder of unimaginable proportions. Alas, the EU’s move will only see more arms flood the cou ...

Hoo-hah over gay weddings 'is ridiculous'

It seems that the world and his wife – or husband – has waded into the debate about the proposed legalisation regarding same-sex marriages.David Cameron wants to level the playing field between homosexuals and heterosexuals by granting the form ...

Parliamentary question Carter Ruck and Trafigura want banned

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEBritain’s most notorious libel lawyers have succeeded in banning a top UK newspaper from reporting a parliamentary question both they and the government find extremely embarrassing. But here The-Latest print ...

Pressure mounts on Prime Minister to increase number of Black MPs

David Hencke and Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEGordon Brown is facing a fresh rebellion in Parliament for standing in the way of the aspirations of Black and ethnic minority people by blocking the introduction of all-Black short lists for constitu ...

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