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Free speech under siege in Britain

Free speech under siege in Britain

Freedom of speech is once again  under attack, thanks to a new draft Bill being proposed by parliament which would effectively ban charities and community groups from campaigning on political issues. The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill severely restricts what organisations or individuals can say or publish in the run-up to an election and forces grassroots[Read More…]

Exclusive: Private investigator takes on banks and oil merchants following widespread investment and mortgage scams

Exclusive: Private investigator takes on banks and oil merchants following widespread investment and mortgage scams

A number of banks and investment brokers are under investigation over accusations of widespread fraud and illegal foreclosures, the Akashic Times can reveal. Lawsuits are taking place against the Sun Trust banks, Indy Mac- now known as One West, the Bank of America, JP Morgan, and a number of oil investors and insurance companies in the state of Texas. In[Read More…]

Teenager makes history after becoming the youngest UK lawyer

Teenager makes history after becoming the youngest UK lawyer

A teenager from the US has become one of the youngest people to qualify for the bar, according to recent reports. High flier Gabrielle Turnquest has not only become the first person to qualify for the bar at the age of 18, she has also been given a choice of countries to practice in. Turnquest was always something of a[Read More…]

Border agency sparks race row with racial profiling

Border agency sparks race row with racial profiling

The border agency has been out in force this week after starting a campaign to target dark-skinned people in London. Non-white people in London have been subject to random stop and searches and required to produce their identity for the Border agency. Despite the fact that stop and searches were ruled illegal by the European Court of Human Rights in[Read More…]

Government proposes to bring back national service

Government proposes to bring back national service

Teenagers in the UK may soon be forced to join the army if a new Bill that is currently making the rounds in parliament gets through. The National Service Bill was introduced as a private members Bill and is due to be debated again by the House of Lords in September. If the Bill is passed by both houses of[Read More…]