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BAME staff account for 60% of Covid-19 health worker deaths

Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) staff account for 60% of frontline healthcare worker deaths with coronavirus, new analysis indicates. The PA news agency has…

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Two arrested after video circulates of white teenagers taunting black boy – telling him to kneel and kiss their shoes

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated offences after a video was widely circulated on social media showing a black youngster being…

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Man arrested after taxi driver subjected to tirade in viral video

A man has been arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence after a viral video was published showing a taxi driver being…

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Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport

Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from June 15, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced. Mr Shapps said “we need to…

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Mark Hamill praises John Boyega following his emotional anti-racism speech

Mark Hamill has praised his Star Wars co-star John Boyega following his emotional speech during anti-racism protests in London. Boyega – who played Finn in…

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Bradford mum who had a kidney transplant speaks of fear as shielding restrictions are eased

A BRADFORD mum has spoken of her fear amid the Government’s easing of restrictions for vulnerable people who are shielding during the Covid-19 crisis. At…

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Volunteer chefs keep Greenwich fed during lockdown

A group of chefs have been cooking and freezing up to 300 meals a day throughout the coronavirus lockdown so the borough’s most vulnerable can…

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Thousands fill Hyde Park for London Black Lives Matter march

Over 10,000 protesters have flocked to Hyde Park today to take part in a London Black Lives Matter march, protesting the death of George Floyd…

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Manningham ‘hate crime’ attack causes £35k damage to new shop windows

THE windows of a newly-renovated building have been smashed up in an apparent hate crime causing £35,000 worth of damage. The project at Express House,…

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Mumbai struck by cyclone as it struggles with Covid-19 pandemic

A cyclone made landfall south of India’s financial capital of Mumbai, with storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggle…

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