Daily Update: Thursday 3rd September 2020
3rd September 2020   •   snippet

  • Happy Publication Day! Nadiya Jamir Hussain MBE has a new book out today, which is already #1 on Amazon in the Gastronomy section.

  • Kick It Out, a group that campaigns against racism in professional football, has found "shocking" increases in reports of racist and homophobic abuse. Its chair Sanjay Bhandari said the findings painted a worrying picture.

  • London-based poet and author Meena Kandasamy has been threatened with a police complaint filed in India over alleged "criminal intimidation" over the cancellation of a book there.

  • The family of 11-year-old Vivek Saxena were "let down" after being told he would no longer be able to get a school place due to special needs schools being full, after his family applied for his place in December 2019

  • Yorkshire Cricket Club have begun an investigation into "institutional racism" after Azeem Rafiq, the former England Under-19 captain, said his experiences left him close to taking his own life.

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