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 People wearing face masks hold up placards during a Black Lives Matter rally in Millennium Square  in Leeds, England. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty

The new British government commission on racial inequalities is being set up by a Downing Street adviser who has cast doubt on the existence of instit(...)

The report said that people of Bangladeshi ethnicity had approximately twice the risk of death of people who were white British. File photograph: Douglas Las Magno/AFP via Getty Images

Black and Asian people in England are up to 50 per cent more likely to die after becoming infected with Covid-19, an official study said on Tuesday, p(...)

Black males in England and Wales are 4.2 times more likely, while black women are 4.3 times more likely to die after contracting the virus, after accounting for age.

Black men and women are more than four times more likely to die a coronavirus-related death than white people, new analysis by the UK’s Office for Nat(...)

Ed Miliband: Named as the new shadow business secretary. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Former party leader Ed Miliband will return to the Labour front bench under Sir Keir Starmer as the new leader revealed an overhauled shadow cabinet t(...)

Lenny Henry: Who Am I, Again? reveals in painful detail the extent of the racist abuse he received as a young man

“I’m fascinated by it. It’s history.” Lenny Henry is explaining why he has decided to write Who Am I, Again?, an autobiography about his childhood in (...)

Ugandan writer Siima Itabaaza referred to Bono as ‘our favourite white saviour’ at the conference. Photograph: AP/Pool/Juda Ngwenya

An upmarket hotel in Kampala, Uganda’s capital city, was the venue last weekend for the first conference held by No White Saviours, an activist group (...)

Priti Patel: “Let’s take back control of borders, laws and  money.”

Conservative MP Priti Patel has said her comments about Britain preventing food imports to Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit have been “taken o(...)

Governor Mark Carney during the Bank of England’s financial stability report at the Bank of England in the City of London. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Britain risks suffering an even bigger hit to its economy than during the global financial crisis 10 years ago if it leaves the European Union in the (...)

Boris Johnson has said the public do not want a soft Brexit. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has urged British prime minister Theresa May to deliver a “full British Brexit” as cabinet colleagues warned the UK is able to walk away(...)

The silent procession marking the   one-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire  in London in which 72 people lost their lives. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

Survivors and relatives of those who died in Grenfell Tower returned to the building on Thursday to mark the first anniversary of Britain’s worst resi(...)

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