UK Racism

Jessica Elgot

Antisemitic Attacks Soar In Britain Even Before Middle East Conflict Kicked Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Anti-Jewish attacks and abuse shot up by 36% in the first six months of 2014, with experts predicting they will climb even further once incidents trig...

Irrelevant Party Leader Stops Leading Irrelevant Party

Chris York | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics
Chris York

Nick Griffin has stepped down as leader of the British National Party. In fact he stepped down on Saturday but such is the irrelevance of the party, no one actually noticed until two days later. Now he has an even less relevant job...

Why Is it Acceptable to Be Racist Against White People?

Steven Stewart | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK
Steven Stewart

She is freely espousing racist beliefs that black people can have one thing which white people are, in no way, allowed to enjoy or emulate, but what if the situation was the reverse? ... Why is it acceptable for members of ethnic minority groups to do it to poor old whitey?

Acting for a Change

Phina Oruche | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Phina Oruche

I have just left the Young Vic in London where the Act for Change project took place. It's started after actor Danny Lee Wynter watched a trailer from ITV for their impeding TV releases and saw all white characters and decided along with his partners, a group of actors of all colours genders and ages, that enough is enough and something had to be done.

Olympics Poster Girl Police Officer Wins Racist And Sexist Discrimination Claim

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

The Metropolitan Police deleted its records of sexist and racist discrimination against one of its few black, female firearms officers, it has been re...

Half Naked German Princess Arrested Over 'Killing Muslims' Abuse At Posh Uni Party

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A German princess was arrested after stripping off her clothes and racially abusing a first aider at a posh university party - and was even put in leg...

Asa Bennett

'Go Back To Your Own Country," Diner Told At This London Cafe

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

A British woman was left "flabbergasted" after being told by a waiter at the trendy Sông Quê Café in East London to "go back to your own country". ...

Warwick University Students Lead "Inspiring" Rally Against Neo-Nazis

The Huffington Post UK | Harriet Pavey | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Hundreds of Warwick University students gathered together on Thursday to protest against a neo-Nazi group that believes “there is no legitimate reas...

Mehdi Hasan

Sadiq Khan On Bold Policies, Lazy MPs And Growing Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

It is difficult to believe Sadiq Khan was once, in his own words, "an angry young man". The MP for Tooting and shadow justice secretary joined the Lab...

"Refugees Welcome -- Bring Your Families"

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Politics
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

A modern economy needs a constant flow of new labour -- both skilled and unskilled -- and immigration is the only way to get it. Germany, UK and America have built their economies on this and I met a lady from Silicone Valley, the centre of America's IT industry who said her industry's message to the US Government is simple: "give us more Indians."

Blatter Slams 'Racist' British Media

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Sport

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has dismissed allegations of corruption surrounding the controversial Qatar 2022 World Cup bid, saying British journalists...

'We're Going To Arm For The Upcoming Battle': KKK Trains For 'Race War'

Barcroft | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

A group of Ku Klux Klan members says it is planning military style combat training for the first time in KKK history - exactly 60 years after the birt...

There Is More To This Racist Graffiti Story Than Meets The Eye

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

A concerned mother has hit out at media coverage of racist graffiti at her local school after a series of articles claimed that white pupils alone wer...

Jack Sommers

Double Standards? A Tale Of Two Police Racism Complaints

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

One police officer was accused of calling a man "a black bastard". Another was accused of racially abusing a black woman. The first was let off whe...

Ukip: Racism, Spitefulness and the Rotten Apple Tree

Kamran Hussain | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kamran Hussain

Nigel Farage often says that there are only a "few bad apples" in his party. It's more than a few bad apples though isn't it? It appears that the entire UKIP tree is putrescent and only grows rotten apples...

Manchester Bride And Groom Arrested For Allegedly Hurling Racist Abuse At Hotel Staff

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK

A newly married couple spent their wedding night in police cells after a fight broke out at a hotel. The bride and groom were still in their formal dr...

Does the Attitude Survey Show the Real Level of Racism in the UK?

Bob Morgan | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Bob Morgan

Understandably the findings of a recent Attitude Survey - that people in the UK are reporting that they have more racist attitudes in 2013 than before - has been the subject of comment and debate. But how useful is this information?

Parliamentarian 'Considering Leaving The Country' Over Race Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK

The UK's sole China-born parliamentarian is to quit at the next election because of the intimidation and abuse she receives. Anna Lo, a Northern Ir...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The (Botched) Coup Against Clegg

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 28 May 2014... 1) THE (BOTCHED) COUP AGAINST CLEGG The Independent splashes on the story ...

Newly-Elected Ukip Councillor Suspended After Five Days

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Newly-elected councillor Dave Small was sacked by Ukip on Wednesday evening for "clearly bringing the party into disrepute". It only took...

Luis Suarez: The Acceptable Face of Racism

Jake Rudman | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Sport
Jake Rudman

The extent to which Suarez is lauded without qualification is as symptomatic of our society's tolerant stance on xenophobia as UKIP's surge into relevance.

Increased Expectations of Disabled People

Simon Stevens | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Stevens

My biggest complaint about being disabled is not that people are hostile to me, but that they are too kind to me with patronising pity, and believe me people can be harmed by kindness as much as hostility.

UPDATED: The Ukip Map Of The World

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Comedy

We thought our previous map called for some updates - not least because it's polling day... (Cartographers: David Schneider and David Beresfor...

FLOWCHART: Should You Vote Ukip?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Not sure whether Ukip should get your vote? Use our handy flowchart: (Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by @unnamedinsider, David Schneider and Da...

Croydon Is A Dump.. Says Ukip's Former Candidate For Croydon

Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Politics

A Ukip politician has said Nigel Farage should be forgiven for failing to turn up to his own party's 'carnival' in Croydon because the London borough ...