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The racism row at Buckingham Palace involving Prince William's godmother
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The racism row at Buckingham Palace involving Prince William's godmother

Lady Susan Hussey, the godmother to Prince William, has resigned from her royal duties after repeatedly asking a Black woman who runs a charity for survivors of domestic abuse what country she 'came from', despite her insistence she was a British national

The princess and the shaman: Why Norway isn't in love with this royal romance
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The princess and the shaman: Why Norway isn't in love with this royal romance

Princess Martha Louise, the divorced 51-year-old daughter of King Harald, has found love with Durek Verrett, a popular Hollywood spiritual guru. However, Durek has been dubbed as an 'imposter, charlatan and a crook' by the people of Norway

Vinicius Jr gets Pele, Neymar's support after racist slur aimed at Real Madrid forward
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Vinicius Jr gets Pele, Neymar's support after racist slur aimed at Real Madrid forward

Pedro Bravo, the head of the Spanish Football Agents' Association, made the comment Thursday on the Chiringuito Show — one of Spain's top football TV programs — telling Vinicius to stop "acting like a monkey" after scoring.

Why Orania, an all-whites town in South Africa, says it is not racist
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Why Orania, an all-whites town in South Africa, says it is not racist

South Africa's Orania, which has only white residents, insist they are not apartheid-era nostalgics but a community pursuing 'freedom with responsibility'

Is race an issue for Rishi Sunak? Difficult question for pollsters but information is telling
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Is race an issue for Rishi Sunak? Difficult question for pollsters but information is telling

Respondents to an online survey were asked if they thought that policies aimed at giving ethnic minorities equal opportunities in society had ‘gone too far’ or had not ‘gone far enough’. Eleven per cent Conservative voters thought these policies had ‘gone much too far’

Indian-American lawmakers 'concerned' after viral video shows Indian-origin boy being assaulted in school
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Indian-American lawmakers 'concerned' after viral video shows Indian-origin boy being assaulted in school

Indian-American members of the US Congress expressed deep concern saying that the possibility of a young being targeted is extremely disturbing

Buffalo shooting: Joe Biden mourns with grieving families, urges nation to reject 'poison' of white supremacy
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Buffalo shooting: Joe Biden mourns with grieving families, urges nation to reject 'poison' of white supremacy

US president Joe Biden laid the blame for the Buffalo incident and others not just on 'wackos' who commit hate crimes, but also those who 'fill their brains with false ideas'

US: Indian American student 'choked for four minutes' by classmate in Texas school, video sparks outrage
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US: Indian American student 'choked for four minutes' by classmate in Texas school, video sparks outrage

According to reports, the school suspended the assaulted student for three days while the student who choked him was suspended for a day

Explained: Why UEFA directed Atlético Madrid to put up #NoToRacism banner across 5,000 seats in stadium
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Explained: Why UEFA directed Atlético Madrid to put up #NoToRacism banner across 5,000 seats in stadium

The club must close a section of at least 5,000 seats at Metropolitano Stadium for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City and display a UEFA banner there reading “#NoToRacism.”

Champions League: UEFA sanction Atletico Madrid for racism ahead of quarter-final second leg against Manchester City
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Champions League: UEFA sanction Atletico Madrid for racism ahead of quarter-final second leg against Manchester City

European football chiefs said Atletico Madrid fans had shown 'discriminatory behaviour' during the first-leg of their quarter-final at Manchester City.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Ukraine crisis leads to 'disturbing' reports of racism against students, says Nelson Mandela Foundation
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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Ukraine crisis leads to 'disturbing' reports of racism against students, says Nelson Mandela Foundation

According to reports in the international media in the past few days, Indian, South African, Nigerian and students of other nationalities have been debarred from using transport to reach neighbouring Poland

South African players support coach Mark Boucher, says captain Dean Elgar
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South African players support coach Mark Boucher, says captain Dean Elgar

Elgar was non-committal about whether he personally would testify in Boucher’s defence in hearings which have been delayed until May because Boucher intends to call some current players to testify

WHO employees accuse top Asia official of racism and abuse
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WHO employees accuse top Asia official of racism and abuse

The internal complaint describe 'a culture of systemic bullying and public ridiculing' at WHO’s Western Pacific headquarters in Manila, led by Dr. Takeshi Kasai, director of a vast region that includes China and Japan

English cricket comes under fresh fire over racism
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English cricket comes under fresh fire over racism

English cricket is back in the firing line over racism in the game after "stereotypical" and "outdated" views were expressed about the reasons for a lack of interest in the game among Britain's ethnic-minority communities.

Yorkshire announce partnership with PSL's Lahore Qalandars in aftermath of racism scandal
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Yorkshire announce partnership with PSL's Lahore Qalandars in aftermath of racism scandal

Yorkshire said the new partnership was a chance to "learn from and emulate" the Qalandars' player development programme

Anderlecth coach Vincent Kompany 'disgusted and disappointed' by racist insults hurled at him and his team
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Anderlecth coach Vincent Kompany 'disgusted and disappointed' by racist insults hurled at him and his team

The former Manchester City captain said he was targeted by racist insults during the game against Club Brugge and said his players and staff were also subjected to racist abuse.

Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith rejects charges of racism
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Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith rejects charges of racism

"Some of the findings are entirely questionable and without any basis," said David Becker, Smith's lawyer

Yorkshire appoint former England bowler Darren Gough as director of cricket after racism scandal
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Yorkshire appoint former England bowler Darren Gough as director of cricket after racism scandal

Gough, 51, who had two playing spells with Yorkshire, captaining them in the second, has been appointed initially until the end of the 2022 season.

England captain Joe Root reiterates he cannot recall racism at Yorkshire
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England captain Joe Root reiterates he cannot recall racism at Yorkshire

Root, who said he had exchanged messages with Rafiq since he gave his evidence, insisted again on Monday that he had never heard anything untoward.

Michael Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row
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Michael Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row

Following Rafiq's comments, which have sparked a tidal wave of accusations of racism within English cricket, the 47-year-old Vaughan was stood down from his BBC radio show earlier this month.