Maurice Mcleod

Maurice Mcleod is a London-based journalist, a regular blogger (at http://marmosetmowords.wordpress.com/), and a member of Writers of Colour (www.mediadiversityuk.com). He was a communications manager at voluntary sector champion NCVO and is the director of communications company Marmoset Media.

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Stop and Search: Drugs and the aggravating factor of being black

A study has found that in forces across England and Wales, drug policy was a major cause of racial inequality in the justice system

Blair defends handling of fuel crisis

In a specially arranged press conference Prime Minister Tony Blair today said that he had handled Britain's week-long fuel crisis in the best way possible.

Farmers block Chunnel freight

Demonstrating French farmers have blocked freight traffic into the Channel tunnel at Calais.

Slow but sure start for England

England have started their quest to make this West Indian team the first to lose a series in England for 31 years in reasonably assured form.

AltaVista chief quits

The UK managing director of internet service provider AltaVista has paid for his failure to provide an unmetered service for the company's customers by resigning from his job.

French fishermen strike brings holiday chaos

Thousands of British holidaymakers are facing major disruptions as they try to board ferries in the south of England today as French fisherman stage a blockade over the price of fuel.

Man's head found in giant cod

Australian police have launched an investigation after a man's head was found inside a giant cod at a processing plant.

England win quickest test for 54 years

West Indies 172 and 61 lost to England 272

Airshow pilot dead after crash

The pilot of a single seater jet died after his plane crashed into the sea during an air show today.

Body found in hunt for Jake

The body of a small boy has been found in the North Sea by lifeboat men searching for missing five-year-old Jake Parker.

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Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

Robert Fisk on Gaza conflict

Dress the situation up all you like, but the truth hurts
Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reveals she has flying robot ... to take photos of her farm

Martha Stewart has flying robot

The lifestyle guru used the drone to get a bird's eye view her 153-acre farm in Bedford, New York
Former Labour minister Meg Hillier has demanded 'pootling lanes' for women cyclists

Do women cyclists need 'pootling lanes'?

Simon Usborne (who's more of a hurtler) explains why winning the space race is key to happy riding
A tale of two presidents: George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story

A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover

The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
Gallery rage: How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?

Gallery rage

How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?
Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players

Eye on the prize

Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players
Women's rugby: Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup

Women's rugby

Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup
Save the tiger: The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
We will remember them: relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War

We will remember them

Relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War
Star Wars Episode VII is being shot on film - and now Kodak is launching a last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Kodak's last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Director J J Abrams and a few digital refuseniks shoot movies on film. Simon Usborne wonders what the fuss is about
Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover

Acting in video games gets a makeover

David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices