Ozil leaves the German national team amidst racism allegations

Ozil leaves the German national team amidst racism allegations

Mesut Ozil has left Germany’s national football team over scapegoating and racism allegations, which stemmed from his performance in the 2018 World cup. There are approximately three million Turks in Germany, of which the majority are Muslim, in a country where around 58.3% of the population are Christians. Ozil was...

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Theresa May’s much awaited response to Trump Charlottesville rhetoric

Theresa May’s much awaited response to Trump Charlottesville rhetoric

Theresa May has spoken to criticise Donald Trump’s response to white supremacist violence and demonstrations in Charlottesville. Her words come after the PM originally declined to condemn the President’s remarks. On Monday, her spokesman said, “What the president says is a matter for him.” Trump claimed there was “blame on...

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London sees 30,000 march for UN anti-racism day

London sees 30,000 march for UN anti-racism day

As many as 30,000 people turned out for the March Against Racism in London in an expression of unity against a rise in racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. In the wake of Brexit last June, hate crimes spiked by almost 50 per cent across Britain. The march was part of a...

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New police training set to eradicate prejudice in stop and searches

New police training set to eradicate prejudice in stop and searches

The College of Policing is launching new guidelines on stop and search protocol today. Police will have to complete an online course and an exam which will test when they should use the powers and challenge any ‘unconscious bias’ they have. The new online course and recording standards have been...

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Police investigating racist graffiti discovered on Polish cultural centre

The Metropolitan Police are investigating after ‘racist’ graffiti was discovered on a Polish cultural centre’s building in Hammersmith. They had been tipped off about the building’s (the Polish Social and Cultural Association) alleged “racially motivated” defacement on Sunday (June 26th) “Shortly before 11am police were informed of an incident of alleged racially-motivated...

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Julia Bradbury supports charity’s Birth Centre Appeal

Television presenter Julia Bradbury is supporting a charity appeal at the hospital where she gave birth to all three of her children. The 45-year-old had twin daughters Xanthe and Zena in March this year and son Zephyr four years earlier at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital. Julia was so impressed...

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