Monday, 25 October 2021

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Robinson apologises for revolting tweets

Source: Supplied LONDON – England fast bowler Ollie Robinson apologised Wednesday after a series of tweets of a racist and sexist nature came to light during his Test debut against New Zealand at Lord’s. The 27-year-old led England s attack with 2-50 on the first day of the two-match series, but ...

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Norway mosque shooter who killed step-sister had racist motive

OSLO: A Norwegian man accused of killing his step-sister before opening fire in a mosque near Oslo in August had racist motives, police said, confirming he shot her because of her Chinese origin. Philip Manshaus, 22, was arrested after opening fire in the Al-Noor mosque in an affluent Oslo suburb ...

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US House votes to condemn Trump’s ‘racist comments’

The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism. Top Republican leaders rallied around Trump, but four members of the president’s party voted with the 235 Democrats to ...

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Trump digs in amid censure of racist tweets about lawmakers

WASHINGTON: Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of colour should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three were born in the U.S. His attack ...

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Sara Ali Khan trolled for ‘racist’ photoshoot

BOLLYWOOD: Unlike her acting career, Sara Ali Khan’s magazine cover debut has not been met with the best reactions. The budding starlet has graced the cover of Filmfare’s March issue, which was revealed on Tuesday. The pictures for the cover story were shot in Kenya with a few Masai tribesmen and women, reported ...

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Esha Gupta apologizes for racist slur against Nigerian footballer

BOLLYWOOD star Esha Gupta faced major backlash for her racist comments against Nigerian footballer Alex Iwobi. The actress, who is a die-hard football fan, is also an ambassador of the team Arsenal. The actress recently shared a screenshot of a conversation between her and her friend Varun Gupta in which ...

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Sexist, racist jokes are not funny: Sonam Kapoor

BOLLYWOOD: Sonam Kapoor has penned down a note about how people must learn to deal with the #MeToo wave. The actress said that “We shouldn’t stay quiet because we fear hurting someone.” She remarked that the sexist jokes are not funny, especially in an environment which is rife with sexism ...

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Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

SYDNEY: An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using – what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as – “racist and sexist tropes”. Mark Knight’s caricature, published in Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at ...

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Labour suspend councillor over racist comments towards Anas Sarwar

MANCHESTER: Labour has suspended a senior councillor after Scottish party leadership candidate Anas Sarwar alleged he had been the victim of racist comments. A Scottish Labour Party spokesman confirmed it has suspended Davie McLachlan, the leader of the party’s group on South Lanarkshire Council. It comes after Anas Sarwar claimed ...

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