Racism

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Boris Johnson condemns ‘vile’ racism against England footballers

Boris Johnson condemns ‘vile’ racism against England footballers

The PM has shown his support for the England football team after players were subjected to racist abuse during their match against Bulgaria.

Reports of hate crimes hit record high

Reports of hate crimes hit record high

The number of reported hate crimes in England and Wales rose by 10 per cent over the past year.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Opinion: We shouldn't 'cancel' people because of past mistakes

Opinion: We shouldn't 'cancel' people because of past mistakes

Sociologist Dr Ashley Frawley says it is dangerous to judge people from mistakes they have made in the past, amid the emergence of photos of the Canadian PM wearing 'brownface'.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau regrets ‘racist’ costume

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau regrets ‘racist’ costume

Mr Trudeau said he is “p****d off at himself” after a 2001 yearbook photo of him in 'brownface' emerged.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

British Army paratroopers win racial harassment claim

British Army paratroopers win racial harassment claim

Two former soldiers have won a claim that the Ministry of Defence did not do enough to stop racial harassment that was "highly offensive".

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Chicken box knife-crime plans 'crude and offensive'

Chicken box knife-crime plans 'crude and offensive'

Plans by the Home Office to put anti-knife messages on fried chicken boxes have been slammed as “embarrassing”, “offensive” and “racist”.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Man jailed for ‘racist’ email to Labour MP Naz Shah

Man jailed for ‘racist’ email to Labour MP Naz Shah

A man who sent an offensive email to Labour’s shadow minister for women and equalities has been jailed for 12 weeks.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

House of Representatives condemns Trump’s ‘racist' tweets

House of Representatives condemns Trump’s ‘racist' tweets

House lawmakers have voted to denounce tweets by president Trump telling four congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Nigel Evans said Boris Johnson’s criticism of Donald Trump for tweets aimed at four US congresswomen should not hurt any future trade deal.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Theresa May: Trump tweets 'unacceptable'

Theresa May: Trump tweets 'unacceptable'

She said the language used in the tweets aimed at four congresswomen was "completely unacceptable".

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

British Army officer 'questioned why n-word was racist'

British Army officer 'questioned why n-word was racist'

A British Army officer described black people as “coloured” and questioned why he was not allowed to say the n-word.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Paratroopers sue British Army for 'racial abuse'

Paratroopers sue British Army for 'racial abuse'

Two black paratroopers claim to have suffered racial abuse from soldiers who "decorated their barracks with Nazi flags".

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Royal baby tweet is ‘professional suicide’ for Danny Baker

Royal baby tweet ‘a professional suicide note’ for Danny Baker

Royal baby tweet ‘a professional suicide note’ for Danny Baker

Media commentator Paul Connew has described Danny Baker’s tweet, in which he shared a photo of a monkey in response to the birth of a royal baby, as a “professional suicide note”.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Man who vandalised mosque 'not a racist’, says mother

Man who vandalised mosque 'not a racist’, says mother

The mother of a man who left abusive graffiti on a mosques in Preston has insisted he is "not a racist".

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Ducklings

Waitrose pulls 'racist' chocolate ducks from sale

Waitrose pulls 'racist' chocolate ducks from sale

The supermarket chain was accused of racism after labelling its dark chocolate ducks 'ugly' on packaging.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Highfield School

School apologises for requesting 'white British' taxi driver

School apologises for requesting 'white British' taxi driver

A West Yorkshire headteacher has apologised after a staff member insisted on a ‘white British’ taxi driver for a student.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

John Barnes

John Barnes: 'Invisible banana skins' thrown at black people everyday

John Barnes: 'Invisible banana skins' thrown at black people everyday

The sports star said the racial abuse suffered by footballers was "nothing like" what the average black person went through.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Police officer wins appeal against dismissal for using racial slurs

Police officer wins appeal against dismissal for using racial slurs

Police officer wins appeal against dismissal for using racial slurs

A police officer who was sacked for using racist language on a night out with colleagues has won an appeal against her dismissal.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Gardener ‘cannot explain’ why he painted racist graffiti on neighbour’s door

Gardener unable to explain why he painted racially-aggravated graffiti on neighbour’s door

Gardener unable to explain why he painted racially-aggravated graffiti

A self-employed gardener who "would not say boo to a goose" cannot explain why he painted "no blacks" at the home of a man and his 10-year-old son, a court has heard.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Diane Abbott calls Amber Rudd’s ‘coloured woman’ comment ‘offensive’

Diane Abbott debate: Why is 'coloured' offensive?

Diane Abbott debate: Why is 'coloured' offensive?

Diane Abbott has said it was “offensive” for Amber Rudd to call her a “coloured woman”, after the work and pensions secretary used the phrase during an interview on Thursday.

James Cleverly: ‘It is unfortunate Diane-lovers’ are focusing on ‘coloured’ comment

James Cleverly: ‘It is unfortunate Diane-lovers’ are focusing on ‘coloured’ comment

‘It is unfortunate Diane-lovers’ are focusing on ‘coloured’ comment

The deputy chairman of the Conservative party has said it is “unfortunate that Diane-lovers” are focusing on Amber Rudd’s ‘coloured woman’ comment, when she was addressing the abuse the Labour MP receives.

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘We would do well not to call Amber Rudd a racist’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘We would do well not to call Amber Rudd a racist’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘We would do well not to call Amber Rudd a racist’

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has said Amber Rudd should not be called a “racist” after the Work and Pensions Secretary referred to Diane Abbott as a “coloured woman”.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Diane Abbott

John McDonnell: Amber Rudd's 'coloured' comments upsetting

John McDonnell: Amber Rudd's 'coloured' comments upsetting

The shadow chancellor revealed he was "shocked" when he heard Amber Rudd refer to Diane Abbott as a "coloured woman" in an interview today.

Amber Rudd

Amber Rudd calls Diane Abbott 'coloured' during interview

Amber Rudd calls Diane Abbott 'coloured' during interview

Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has apologised to Diane Abbott after describing her as a "coloured woman".

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Tory peer hits out at ‘institutional islamophobia’ in her party

Tory peer hits out at ‘institutional islamophobia’

Tory peer hits out at ‘institutional islamophobia’

A senior Conservative peer has called for an independent inquiry into "institutional Islamophobia" in the party.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Conservative Council candidate in Facebook race row

Conservative council candidate in Facebook race row

Conservative council candidate in Facebook race row

A Conservative Party councillor has been suspended tonight after a Facebook group was found to contain messages supporting the setting on fire of black people and referring to Muslims as “ragheads”.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Jussie Smollett staged attack to 'promote his career', say police

Jussie Smollett staged attack to 'promote his career', say police

Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago's police superintendent has said.

Graffiti

Man charged over racist graffiti in Salford

Man charged over racist graffiti in Salford

A 54-year-old man has been charged for painting "no blacks" on the door of a flat belonging to a family from Africa.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Man arrested over ‘no blacks’ graffiti

Man arrested over ‘no blacks’ graffiti

Man arrested over ‘no blacks’ graffiti

A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage after “no blacks” was written on a door.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Graffiti

Police investigating after photo of racist graffiti goes viral

Police investigating after photo of racist graffiti goes viral

Police in Salford are investigating a hate crime where racist graffiti was spray-painted across the front door of a father and son's home.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Liam Neeson

Psychotherapist on Liam Neeson comments: 'We don't realise how deep some of our racism goes'

Psychotherapist on Neeson: 'We don't realise how deep some of our racism goes'

Psychotherapist Philip Hodson claimed the actor Liam Neeson needed "six months in a reorientation facility" following his comments about wanting to kill a black person.

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson sparks racism row after admitting he wanted to 'kill' a black person

Liam Neeson sparks racism row after admitting he wanted to 'kill' a black person

The actor has come under fire for comments he made during a press junket, in which he revealed he wanted to kill a "black b*****d" after someone close to him was raped by a black man.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Holocaust victims laid to rest in UK synagogue ceremony

Holocaust victims laid to rest in UK synagogue ceremony

Holocaust victims laid to rest in UK synagogue ceremony

The remains of six Holocaust victims murdered at Auschwitz have been buried as the Chief Rabbi urged an end to an "increase in anti-Semitism".

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

RE lessons should be mandatory to stop ‘vacuum of stupidity’, says Channel 4’s ex-Head of Religion

RE lessons should be mandatory to stop ‘vacuum of stupidity’, says Channel 4’s former Head of Religion

RE lessons stop ‘vacuum of stupidity’, says Channel 4’s former Head of Religion

Channel 4’s former Head of Religion Aaqil Ahmed has said Religious Education lessons are important to stop the “vacuum of stupidity”, after it was revealed that parents are removing their children from the lessons.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

John Barnes

John Barnes: 'I would love to meet Tommy Robinson'

John Barnes: 'I would love to meet Tommy Robinson'

The former Liverpool and England footballer said he would love to meet political activist Tommy Robinson to find out "why he feels the way he does".

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

'No evidence' racist crime has increased since Brexit, says former Equalities chair

'No evidence' racist crime has increased since Brexit, says former Equalities chair

'No evidence' Brexit has increased racist crime, says former Equalities chair

Trevor Phillips told an audience that he did not believe 'racial violence' had increased since the Brexit vote

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Ryanair David Mesher

Ryanair passenger who launched tirade at elderly woman denies he is 'racist'

Ryanair passenger who launched tirade at elderly woman denies he is 'racist'

A Ryanair passenger who was filmed shouting abuse at an elderly woman has denied he is racist, blaming his outburst on a "fit of temper".

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

A man who was filmed verbally abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight has been identified, police said.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Man who filmed ‘racist’ incident on Ryanair flight does not regret it

Man who filmed ‘racist’ incident on Ryanair flight does not regret it

Man who filmed ‘racist’ incident on Ryanair flight does not regret it

A man who filmed a viral ‘racist’ incident on a Ryanair flight said he chose not to intervene so that he could publicise what happened.

Ryanair racist: MPs condemn budget airline for failure to remove abusive passenger

Ryanair 'racist': MPs condemn budget airline for failure to remove abusive passenger

Ryanair 'racist': MPs condemn budget airline for failure to remove abusive man

Karl Turner and David Lammy have criticised Ryanair for failing to remove a man who shouted racist abuse at a fellow passenger

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Julia and Melanie

Serena Williams cartoon uses 'racist iconography' says chair of Black British Business Awards

Serena Williams cartoon uses 'racist iconography' says Melanie Eusebe

The chair of the Black British Business Awards says the Serena Williams caricature features "racist iconography" that "can't be ignored"

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

ABC cancel Roseanne Barr's show after racist tweets

ABC cancel Roseanne Barr's show after racist tweets

The US network cancelled the show after she compared former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Labour activist expelled over anti-Semitism row

Labour activist expelled over anti-Semitism row

Labour activist expelled over anti-Semitism row

'Abuse, bullying and intimidation have no place in our movement,' says Stoke-on-Trent North MP

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Stephen Lawrence, who was 18 when he was murdered in April 1993

'No new lines of inquiry' in Stephen Lawrence murder probe

'No new lines of inquiry' in Stephen Lawrence murder probe

As 25th anniversary of teenager’s death approaches, murder investigation 'unlikely to progress'

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

National Union of Students claims universities care more about reputation than racism

National Union of Students claims universities care more about reputation than racism

NUS claims universities care more about reputation than racism

Shakira Martin is calling on universities and the Government to crack down on racism

'There's a perception murders are one black criminal killing another black criminal', says former police officer

Former police officer: 'There's a perception murders are one black criminal killing another'

'There's a perception murders are one black criminal killing another'

Former police officer Norman Brennan spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the recent spate of violent crimes

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says dog behaviourist

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says animal behaviourist

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says animal behaviourist

Dog behaviourist Stan Rawlinson says dogs can come across as racist

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts following Paris terror attacks

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts following Paris terror attacks

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts

Craig Melville sent the texts to a woman he was having an affair with

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The incident took place at Nottingham Trent university's hall of residence

Nottingham Trent racism: Two men arrested over 'we hate the blacks' chant

Two men arrested over 'we hate the blacks' chant at Nottingham Trent university

Rufaro Chisango tweeted the chants while locked in her room

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

John Edgar Rust allegedly posted 'it’s not murder if they’re black' online

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Majority of Americans think Donald Trump is racist, polls finds

Majority of Americans think Donald Trump is racist, polls finds

Majority of Americans think Donald Trump is racist, polls finds

A majority of those who took part in the survey also said the President's policies have had a negative affect on Hispanics and Muslims

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

Senior police officer resigns over 'racist views posted under fake name'

A police officer in Australia has said he regrets the type of language used on the account

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Sikh claims man who tried to pull off his turban said 'Muslim go back' during racist attack

Sikh claims man who tried to pull off his turban said 'Muslim go back' during racist attack at Westminster

Sikh claims man who tried to pull off his turban said 'Muslim go back'

The alleged incident took place outside Parliament whilst Ravneet Singh was waiting to meet an MP

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Driver racially abused and punched in the face in Leicester

Driver racially abused and punched in the face in Leicester

Driver racially abused and punched in the face in Leicester

Police are searching for the suspect who was thought to be driving a black Ford Focus Titanium

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Students hold protest after racist Snapchat photo is shared

Students hold protest after racist Snapchat photo is shared

Students hold protest after racist Snapchat photo is shared

The photo reportedly included he n-word and referenced "lynching" black people

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