Hundreds attend London protest over strip-search of black schoolgirl

D emonstrators took to the streets in central London to protest against racism after a report revealed a black schoolgirl had been strip searched on her period. A crowd marched on Whitehall... Read more »

‘It changed me forever’: London black cab drivers convoy to rescue Ukrainian refugees

A London taxi driver who led a convoy of black cabs transporting Ukrainian refugees from Poland has said the experience changed him forever. Matt Westfall, 52, raised more than £11,000 to get... Read more »

‘I was stopped because I’m Black’: Caretaker says white children in coats walked past when police said he wasn’t ‘dressed for the climate’

A Black caretaker on the way back from buying toilet roll for his workplace was stopped by police who told him he wasn’t “dressed for the climate” as he had a coat... Read more »

Met police urged to admit racism after strip-search of black girl in Hackney | Metropolitan police

The Metropolitan police has been urged by a council boss to accept that institutional racism is a problem in the force after the treatment of Child Q, a 15-year-old black girl who... Read more »

Black dad ‘has police called on him after 2-year-old son has tantrum’ at Lewisham shopping centre

A Black dad claims the police were called on him and his two-year-old son in a shopping centre because the child was “having a tantrum”. The dad’s wife branded the alleged response... Read more »

Black entrepreneur stopped by Met police because he was ‘not dressed for the climate’ | London

A black entrepreneur was stopped and searched by police officers who said he was “not dressed for the climate” due to him wearing a coat in warm weather. Eric Boateng-Taylor was on... Read more »

Black schoolgirl who was strip-searched while on period to sue Met Police | UK News

A black teenager who was strip-searched by Metropolitan Police officers at school is suing the force. The 15-year-old schoolgirl, known as Child Q, will also be taking civil action against her school... Read more »

Police strip-searched a 15-year-old black girl at school. When will these abuses end? | Diane Abbott

The revelation that a black schoolgirl was strip-searched by police at school in Hackney, east London, after teachers claimed that they smelt marijuana on her, is shocking. But the details of the... Read more »

Black schoolgirl, 15, from Hackney ‘traumatised’ after strip search by police while on her period

A 15-year-old Black girl was strip searched at a London school by Met Police officers while on her period, a new report has revealed. The girl’s intimate body parts were exposed during... Read more »

London news: Panic as thick plumes of black smoke blanket city – huge fire near hospital | UK | News

The London Fire Brigade is fighting the blaze at a storage unit on Pield Heath Road in Uxbridge. Social media images show smoke billowing from behind the nearby Hillingdon Hospital. London Fire... Read more »