South African university apologises for running survey saying white people are 'more attractive' than black people University of Cape Town student newspaper Varsity conducted the pollFound that 38% think white people were the most attractiveAfrican people came last with only 8% of the vote Student bodies and human rights activists have criticised the article.
Labour suspends controversial peer over claims he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his dangerous driving jail sentenceLord Ahmed was jailed in 2009 for dangerous driving after texting minutes before a fatal crashInterview emerges where he links his prosecution to Jewish-owned mediaLabour condemns anti-Semitism and suspends 55-year-old form the party By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 09:48 GMT, 14 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 14 March 2013 Labour peer Lord Ahmed has been suspended by the party over reports that he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his jail sentence A Muslim peer has been suspended from the Labour Party for allegedly blaming his prison sentence for dangerous driving on a Jewish conspiracy. Lord Ahmed was sentenced to three months for sending text messages shortly before his car was in a motorway crash that killed a father of two. But, in an extraordinary rant on Pakistani television, Lord Ahmed is alleged to have blamed his imprisonment on pressure from Jews ‘who own newspapers and TV channels’
Classic hits that only got to No. 2 …and the very surprising rivals that kept them off the top spotThe Rolling Stones, Oasis and Wham among those finishing second best | UPDATED: 00:52 GMT, 29 December 2012 Some of the most iconic songs in pop only made it to No. 2 in the charts — and you won't believe it when you find out who beat them to the top
What do you have to do to go to jail, part two X Factor hopeful who was booted off talent show after glassing her boyfriend escapes prison termLucie Slater attacked her DJ boyfriend William Aitken after seeing a message on Facebook Slater was part of girl band Quantro but the group was thrown off the ITV talent show when the attack came to light'I still love her' admits anguished former boyfriend She was sentenced to 51 weeks in prison suspended for two yearsSlater's escape from jail comes day after a thug punched a headmistress after she told his son off for racial abuseRomanian victim who ran 3million cashpoint scam with 9,000 victims also wallked free from court yesterday | UPDATED: 17:30 GMT, 21 December 2012 Booted out: Slater, a bar promotion worker, was part of girl band Quantro but the group was thrown off the ITV talent show when the attack came to light An X Factor hopeful who was thrown off the talent show after glassing her boyfriend in the face has avoided jail. Lucie Slater, from Ryton, Gateshead, was drinking wine at the home of her DJ boyfriend William Aitken when she came across a message on Facebook which upset her. The 21-year-old almost instantaneously hit her boyfriend with a glass in the face and threw the laptop across the room
At school I was called a half-caste. Today I'm proud: As census reveals over a million Britons were born to inter-racial relationships, one woman's moving story | UPDATED: 23:39 GMT, 11 December 2012 Whenever the moment comes when I have to choose the box on the Census that asks me to describe my national identity, my hand hovers over which one to tick.
Police arrest 13-year-old boy on suspicion of tormenting Muslim family by putting a crucifix of HAM outside their homeThe teenager is accused of waging a campaign of racial abuseHe is suspected of scrawling racist graffiti on a restaurant The youngster is also accused of throwing bricks at a curry house | UPDATED: 19:05 GMT, 10 December 2012 A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of tormenting a Muslim family by putting a crucifix of ham outside their home. The teenager is accused of waging a campaign of racial abuse against the terrified family as well as targeting a business with racist graffiti and throwing bricks at an Indian restaurant.
Police officer who called three black men 'f****** monkeys' weeps in dock as he and colleague cleared of racial harassmentMetropolitan Police constables Kevin Hughes, 36, and Pc David Hair, 42, were both found not guilty on two separate charges each ‘Black people haven’t evolved, they live in mud huts in Africa,’ a colleague heard Hughes sayHair was alleged to have racially abused PC Julia Dacres while travelling in a police minibus Hughes wept and Hair signed with relief as the verdicts were announced at Westminster Magistrates’ Court | UPDATED: 22:51 GMT, 29 November 2012 Two police officers were cleared of racial harassment today after one admitted saying a black man looked like a monkey while another allegedly told a black colleague that she was 'going home to cook bananas'.