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Italy administrator caught up in racism row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:06

Carlo Tavecchio, the favourite to become the next Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president, has been caught up in a racism storm after referring to African players as "banana eaters". 

Kim Kardashian`s daughter victim of racial slur

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 21:03

Socialite Kim Kardashian says her baby daughter North became the victim of a racial attack while on a plane last month.

Lisa Haydon roped in as online shopping site brand ambassador

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 19:46

Model and actress Lisa Haydon, who was appreciated for her work in `Queen`, has been roped in to endorse Myntra, an online shopping portal. She hopes her association yields more customers for the e-commerce platform.

`Racist` maid advert draws anger in Hong Kong

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:10

A "racist" insurance commercial depicting a male Chinese actor as a Filipina maid has drawn outrage on social media in Hong Kong, with groups representing the city`s legions of domestic helpers calling for an apology.

Nido Tania murder case: One accused gets bail

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 00:19

An accused named in the charge sheet in the Nido Tania murder case here in January was granted bail by a Delhi court on Monday.

Somnath Bharti terms NHRC report as biased

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 01:17

Former Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Friday termed the NHRC report which indicted him of "racial prejudice", as biased and asked Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to "remove the perception" that shows him in bad light.

One-third of Britons have racist opinions: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:28

A study by NatCen Social Research published Wednesday showed that 30 percent of 2,000 Britons who were interviewed confirmed that they have racist prior opinions.

Obama marks anniversary of key school desegregation ruling

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 04:48

President Barack Obama marked the 60-year anniversary of a landmark ruling that ordered the desegregation of US schools, citing a "long struggle to stamp out bigotry and racism."

Indian-origin leader quits British party alleging racism

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 22:01

An Indian-origin member has quit a political party in Britain, branding it "racist" and "terrifying".

Embattled Sterling slams Johnson

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 11:30

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling`s televised apology aimed at cooling a racism row only fueled the fire Monday when he took a vicious swipe at NBA icon Magic Johnson.

BBC Radio Devon DJ David Lowe loses job over racist word

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 23:05

A veteran BBC local radio DJ has lost his job after playing a song on his golden oldies show containing a racist word.

Kim Kardashian disgusted by racism

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 18:19

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has vowed to fight racism so that her baby daughter North can grow up in a world free of prejudice.