Racism

CCTV appeal after woman racially assaulted at London supermarket

November 19, 2020

Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to after a shopper was racially assaulted during an attempted robbery in a supermarket in north London. The victim, in her 20s, was was physically assaulted while queuing at a shop in Tottenham Hale Retail Park on August 11. The suspect also hurled […]

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Commuter hurls racist abuse at Tube worker who asked him to wear a mask

November 12, 2020

A manhunt is underway after a London Underground worker was racially abused when she asked a customer to put a mask on. The man approached the member of staff just before 6pm on October 13 and asked for help with his Oyster card. Noticing how he wasn’t wearing a face mask, the worker asked him […]

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Black police officer lodges complaint after ‘clearly racist’ colleagues stopped his car

August 18, 2020

A black Metropolitan Police inspector has made a formal complaint against his colleagues after they stopped him while driving home from work. Charles Ehikioya was pulled over by Met officers in Croydon, south London on May 23, the force said. A spokesperson said the officers decided to stop him on the way home from his shift because […]

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White man floored with single punch after calling black people ‘pets’ on Tube

August 17, 2020

A white man was knocked out with a single punch after chanting ‘lesser than us’ at a group of black people during a racist tirade on the London Underground. In footage posted online, the man can be seen screaming at the group of young black men while swinging from a handrail, which is understood to […]

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White man calls passenger ‘black c**t’ and says ‘get off the ‘f*****g bus’

July 17, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video This is the moment two men hurl racist abuse at a teenager and threaten to ‘knock him out’ if he doesn’t get off the bus. Trey Robinson, 17, says the pair were ‘staring’ at him on the […]

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Met Police officer suspended over video of suspect shouting ‘get off my neck’

July 17, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A Metropolitan Police officer has been suspended and another placed on restricted duties after a video appeared to show one of them kneeling on man’s neck. The force’s Deputy Commissioner Sir Steve House described the footage as […]

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Mum says police ‘dehumanised’ her daughters by ‘taking selfies at murder scene’

June 27, 2020

The mother of two sisters who were murdered in a London park has hit out at the Metropolitan Police after officers allegedly shared ‘inappropriate’ photos of the crime scene. No one has been charged over the deaths of Nicole Smallman, 27, and Bibaa Henry, 46, who are believed to have been stabbed to death by […]

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Black Lives Matter protesters call for race inequality commission head to quit

June 20, 2020

Anti-racism protesters in London have said the head of the Government’s new Race Inequality Commission Munira Mirza must quit her post. Today thousands of activists marched from Hyde Park, to Parliament Square and then down Whitehall to Trafalgar Square calling. Up to 14 police vans were on hand as Scotland Yard warned previous tallies had […]

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Clashes between police and ‘statue defenders’ in fourth weekend of protests

June 20, 2020

As more anti-racism demonstrations are being held in cities across Britain, clashes have broken out between counter-protesters and police in Glasgow. Police were forced to form a barrier between groups supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and self-appointed ‘statue defenders’. It follows scenes of ‘racist thuggery’ on Wednesday when far-right Scottish loyalists from the National […]

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Man who helped rescue white far-right protester says ‘we just did what we could’

June 15, 2020

The organiser of a London-based protection group who were pictured saving a white man during a far-right protest, said they ‘just did what we could’ to save his life. Pierre Noah, 47, who heads up protection group Ark Security, admitted that if his team had not rescued the injured man, he would have ‘one hundred […]

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