Anti-Semitism whistleblowers threaten to sue Labour Party

Labour denied the comments were defamatory and said it would contest any legal action.

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Jordi Osei-Tutu backed by Arsenal following alleged racist incident

The 20-year-old defender walked off the pitch just before half-time.

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Gordon Brown urges culture change over anti-Semitism claims in Labour

The former prime minister says Jeremy Corbyn has to show he can implement the necessary changes.

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Linguistic shifts and poisoned words

The meaning of words, so the etymologists tell us, can be changed through the centuries by fashion, foreign influences, and carelessness. English is especially vulnerable to mutations that can enrich the vocabulary and sometimes infuriate. To flirt in the 1600s was to make an unexpected sharp movement. Nice began as a negative description of an idiot, stance described an ungainly position.

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Fifa clampdown takes aim at discrimination scourge

Fifa is conducting racism risk assessments for all 2022 World Cup qualifiers and sending observers to matches where there is a high prospect of discriminatory incidents.

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Irish Rail doing everything they can to help gardaí investigate 'shocking and upsetting racial abuse' on train

Irish Rail is describing an incident of alleged racial-abuse on a train as "shocking" and "upsetting".

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Pogba determined to turn racist jeers into smiles of joy

The Manchester United and France midfielder has been the subject of racist abuse in the past.

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'Undercurrent' of low-level racist violence in Ireland, says European human rights group

An undercurrent of low-level racist violence in Ireland must be tackled, a European human rights organisation has urged.

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Dominic Raab attacks Labour for failing to stamp out anti-Semitism

The former Brexit secretary has released a video in which he speaks about his father fleeing the Holocaust as a child.

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Palace support ‘gobsmacked’ club doctor after racist abuse near ground

Dr Zafar Iqbal says pre-match incident left him devastated and speechless.

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Tip of an iceberg - Racism disguised as humour

The BBC could hardly have made any decision other than to fire radio presenter Danny Baker, over his social media posting of an image showing a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption, “Royal Baby leaves hospital”.

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Callum Hudson-Odoi calls for end to ‘evil’ racist abuse

The Chelsea winger was subjected to abuse while playing for England in Montenegro.

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Gardaí investigating racial attack and assault on taxi driver

Gardaí are investigating the alleged assault of a taxi driver after a dashcam video of an apparent attack went viral.

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PFA gathering evidence to highlight racist abuse to government

The PFA’s #Enough campaign urged players to stay off social media for 24 hours.

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Rangers captain Tavernier targeted by racist abuse

The defender shared an image of the abuse on Instagram.

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Sterling hopes player power helps eradicate racism from football in next decade

The 24-year-old has been a prominent figure in the fight against abuse and discrimination from the stands.

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Anita Asante: Raheem Sterling is right, football must do more to tackle racism

An ambassador for Amnesty International, the England Women defender wants tougher penalties for racism and more diversity at the top.

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Facebook and Instagram respond to PFA’s anti-racism campaign

The Professional Footballers’ Association’s #Enough campaign urged players to stay off social media from 9am this morning.

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Manchester United condemn racial abuse of Ashley Young

The full-back was subject to abuse on social media after the Champions League defeat to Barcelona.

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Kick It Out calls for action after Ashley Young is targeted with racial abuse

The United full-back is the latest player to be targeted.

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Hennessey defence shows need for education – Kick It Out

The goalkeeper was pictured with his right arm in the air and left hand above his mouth but was cleared of making a Nazi salute.

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MK Dons appalled by Aneke racist abuse

The abuse of Aneke is the latest of several incidents of racism recently.

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West Ham vows to ban supporters filmed singing anti-Semitic abuse on tram

Police have launched an investigation into the incident which happened ahead of the club’s match against Manchester United.

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West Ham ‘disgusted’ by fans’ anti-Semitic chants on Manchester tram

Club seek to identify offenders and pass details to police.

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Klopp calls for fans involved in racist abuse to be banned for life

The Reds boss branded the behaviour “disgusting”.

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'It did affect me massively': Ireland's Derrick Williams on racial abuse from club fan

Ireland's Derrick Williams has spoken out about being on the end of online racist abuse from one of his club's own supporters.

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Aubameyang: Racist abuse is ‘painful’

The Arsenal forward is disappointed with the numerous recent cases of racist abuse.

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Arsenal bid to identify fan who racially abusd Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly

Arsenal have condemned racist abuse directed at Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly during Thursday night's Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium.

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Bernardo: Lock up the racists shaming football

Brighton midfielder speaks out after recent incidents highlighted problems in the game.

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Chelsea to seek bans for supporters filmed singing racially abusive Salah chant

The video emerged as Chelsea took a slender lead in their Europa League tie.

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Fitzmaurice wants to make 'strong stand' after Kerry school player hit with racist chants

Éamonn Fitzmaurice said the parents of a boy who suffered alleged racist chants in a football match were "quite unsettled" by it and that his school wants to take a "strong stand" against it.

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Campaigner calls for jail for football racists as another player highlights abuse

A number of racism-related incidents have plagued English football in the last number of months.

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Northampton players praised for reaction to alleged racist abuse

The Cobblers said a number of their players were victims of racial abuse.

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Sterling: ‘If more players speak up, the better’

One of the biggest games of the English football season was yesterday overshadowed by the ongoing fight against racism inside the game.

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Walking off the pitch would let the racists win, says Raheem Sterling

‘My mum always told me to love myself and who I am,’ said the Manchester City star.

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Bert Trautmann’s son laments racism blighting modern game

The former Manchester City goalkeeper, who died in 2013, was subjected to intense hatred and discrimination when he joined the club in 1949.

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Watford striker Deeney the latest player to suggest he was racially abused

The Hornets skipper scored a last-gasp equaliser at Wembley.

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The racist incidents shaming football

The problem of racism in the game has again been highlighted.

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Man arrested after racist Twitter abuse of Wigan’s Byrne

The 20-year-old handed himself in at Blackpool Police Station on Saturday.

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PFA calls for tougher action on racism after Danny Rose comments

The Tottenham and England defender says he cannot wait to see the back of football.

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Roy Hodgson satisfied as Wayne Hennessey cleared by FA

Team-mate Max Meyer had posted a picture on social media.

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Juventus boss Allegri feels Bonucci ‘expressed himself badly’ in racism row

The Juve captain claimed team-mate Moise Kean was not blameless after he was subjected to abuse.

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Players ready to follow Rose and take stronger steps in racism fight – Townsend

The Tottenham defender has described current punishments for racist incidents as farcical.

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Wayne Hennessey cleared by FA of making racist gesture

A picture was posted on Instagram by his German team-mate Max Meyer.

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Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini defends Moise Kean’s celebration at Cagliari

The 19-year-old was subject to persistent racial abuse by Cagliari fans in Juventus’ 2-0 victory.

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Raheem Sterling calls criticism of Moise Kean laughable after racist abuse

The Juventus teenager was racially abused by Cagliari fans on Tuesday.

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Lukaku: England should have walked off after racial abuse in Montenegro

Three Lions players including Danny Rose and Callum Hudson-Odoi were racially abused in Montenegro.

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YouTube clamps down on Tommy Robinson but avoids complete ban

The activist’s videos will be harder to find and less visible on the only big online space not to ban him.

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Charlton involve police after Taylor subjected to racist abuse

The striker scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Bradford.

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UEFA hits two more European sides with full or partial venue closures for racism

GNK Dinamo and Dynamo Kiev have been hit with sanctions.

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Premier League managers call for severe punishment towards racism in football

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro, including a charge of racist behaviour.

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Lewis Hamilton: Racism may not be stamped out for a long time yet

Hamilton was addressing the subject in the wake of taunts subjected to England’s black footballers in Montenegro earlier this week.

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Chris Hughton urges tougher punishments to deter racist abuse

A number of England players were subject to racist chanting during England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Montenegro.

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Ceferin and FA condemn ‘abhorrent’ racist abuse of England players in Montenegro

UEFA has announced disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro including a charge of racist behaviour.

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One in five say antisemitism is a problem in Ireland

One in five people believe antisemitism is a problem in the Republic, but they are divided over whether their views on Jews are influenced by the ongoing conflict in the Middle East (45% felt it was a factor; 43% didn’t).

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Tommy Robinson Facebook ban: All you need to know

The controversial figure has been given a permanent ban on Facebook and Instagram.

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Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook for breaking rules on ‘organised hate’

The activist’s page ‘repeatedly’ broke standards and ‘called for violence targeted at Muslims’, the company said.

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Racist tirade air passenger will not face charges in the UK

The CPS said they had no jurisdiction over the case because the Ryanair plane was in Barcelona at the time of the verbal attack.

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Hundreds gather for Tommy Robinson's BBC protest

Hundreds of Tommy Robinson supporters had gathered in front of the big screen by 1pm.

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Millwall charged by FA over alleged racist chanting by supporters

There was also violence between rival fans near the ground before kick-off.

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