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9/11 terror attacks fuelled decade-long rise in racism in the UK

Experts say national survey data showing increased the levels of self-reported 'racial prejudice' across Britain are caused by fears over immigration and the fall out from the New York terror attacks<p>Racial prejudice in Britain has risen steadily in the decade since the 9/11 terror attacks, an …

'Dumb People Shouldn't Be Able To Vote,' Former Tory Councillor Clare George-Hilley Says

A Tory who saw Labour win her old council seat has hit out at "dumb" voters who "shouldn't be able to vote".<p>Clare George-Hilley, who stood down from …

One third of Britons 'admit being racially prejudiced'

<b>Nearly a third of people in Britain admit being racially prejudiced, research has suggested.</b><p>The British Social Attitudes survey found the proportion had increased since the start of the century, returning to the level of 30 years ago.<p>Some 30% of the 2,000 people polled by social research company …

Ukraine Promises To Crush Insurgency; Chechnya Denies Sending Troops

Chechnya's leader says the country hasn't sent fighters to join rebels in eastern Ukraine, denying a charge that gained substance after Chechens were reportedly found in the aftermath of recent fighting in Donetsk. Ukraine is continuing its offensive against the rebels.<p>Ukraine's President-elect …

Six elderly people in China kill themselves 'before burial ban'

Six elderly people in China are said to have killed themselves to ensure they died before new regulations banning coffin burials come into force, a newspaper has reported.<p>China has a tradition dating back thousands of years of ancestor worship, which usually requires families to bury their …