OBV CEO Lord Woolley rejects Lord Robathan's BLM swipe during debate on Afghanistan


OBV CEO Lord Simon Woolley pushed back against suggestions that Britain’s enemies now sensed a “collapse in confidence” and “weakness” due to “caving in” to “left wing” causes such as BLM.

Individuals under BME umbrella term see unemployment rise three times faster than white counterparts


The unemployment rate for individuals termed as 'BME' workers has risen at three times the speed of the rate for white workers according to the TUC. The conclusion is drawn from the latest round of unemployment figures from the ONS.

Haiti earthquake: How to help


South Asian Heritage Month: 5 books to read this month and beyond


South Asian Heritage Month may be coming to an end, but it doesn’t mean learning about the British South Asian experience has to. Instead, why not cast an eye over the expanding library of South Asian inspired literature to fill your time between now and the end of the year?

As part of South Asian Heritage Month, here are five books - both fiction and non-fiction - with stories to tell on the British South Asian experience.

Under the microscope: What is the battle of Peterloo and why does it matter?


The Peterloo Massacre occurred 202 years ago and is often considered to be a watershed moment leading leading to the creation of parliamentary democracy, but the events that followed immediately after it are telling of the refusal of power to yield ground.

Under the microscope: The Battle of Lewisham


The Battle of Lewisham is regarded as one of the most important episodes of civil resistance in recent British history. 

New Twitter analysis tells us much of what we largely suspected


Twitter has revealed that tweets from the UK were 'by far' the largest contributor to the racist abuse faced by England players on its platform, following their Euro final disappointment against Italy.

11 people have since been arrested amid an ongoing investigation of the abuse faced by players. The social media giant revealed as many as 1622 tweets were removed in the 24 hours immediately after the game.

Ivy Asia issues apology over "culturally insensitive" video


Ivy Asia, a Chelsea based restaurant have apologised for what they have described as an "inappropriate and culturally insensitive" advertisement.

The 60-second ad features two women dressed as geishas attempting to make their way to a restaurant in a rickshaw. An elderly man, known as 'the driver', is portrayed as lacking strength and struggles to move the pair until a younger, more stoic man dressed in classic 'warrior' attire known as 'the hero' charges the group toward their destination.

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