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Killer speech by Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
“Racism will never end if people still wear white clothes to weddings and black clothes to funerals.”
"Racism will never end as long as white cars are stil using black tyres.
Racism will never end if people still use black to symbolise bad luck and white for peace.
Racism will never end if people still wear white clothes to weddings and black clothes to funerals.
Racism will never end as long as those who don't pay their bills are blacklisted not white listed.
Even when playing snooker, you haven't won until you've sunk the black ball, and the white ball must remain on the table!
But I don't care, as long as I'm still using white toilet paper to wipe my black ass, I'm happy."
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More than 60 MPs sign letter calling for partners to be allowed at births
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Standard Chartered to merge businesses, shrink some senior roles
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London VCs launch joint initiative to expand funding opportunities for underrepresented founders
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NATO think-tank enrolls English-language journalists and activists covering Belarus – and Twitter looks the other way
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Swiss region to take cryptocurrency for tax payments in 2021
A Swiss region that has billed itself as a hub for high-tech finance says it plans to accept cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ether for tax payments starting next year
Assange's extradition trial to the United States resumed in London
A London court resumed the trial on Monday to decide whether the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange , should be extradited to the United States, which wants to try him for esp...
Man, 90, learns to hold funeral prayers on Zoom
A man who helps grieving Hindu families has been holding prayers and ceremonies over the internet during the coronavirus lockdown.
London’s Housing Market Lures Hong Kongers Seeking Safe Haven
Wealthy Hong Kong residents seeking to escape the city’s political upheaval are flocking to London, offering a potential lift to the capital’s ailing luxury housing market.
Moneyval Outlines Money Laundering Risks of COVID-19 Pandemic
Moneyval published new findings Thursday on the emerging financial-crime risks stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, including fraud schemes linked to medical equipment.
Tech stocks slide as Wall Street goes into reverse
Stocks on Wall Street went into reverse on Thursday as shares in the five biggest US companies tumbled.
Technology and The ‘New Normal’: London Showcases How Tech Will Help Navigate Our Fast Evolving World
London Tech Week 2020 launches this week showcasing the best of global tech and how it will play a crucial role in helping us navigate the challenges facing our changing world.
Brazilian island reopens to welcome tourists, but only if they’ve had Covid-19
A Brazilian island is opening for tourists after a five-month shutdown, but there’s a catch: all visitors to Fernando de Noronha must have contracted and recovered from Covid-19.
UK: Switching to four-day week 'could create 500,000 new jobs'
A new report has found that switching to a four-day working week in the public sector could create up to half a million jobs.
How do you know when you’re old?
When does someone hit “old age”? And what does it actually mean to be “old”?
NBA players decide to sit out all of Wednesday’s playoff games - after the shooting of Jacob Blake
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Boris Johnson plans to resign in 6 months because of lingering coronavirus health problems, according to Dominic Cummings' father-in-law
Dominic Cummings' father-in-law, Humphry Wakefield, reportedly told a member of the public that Johnson would stand down early next year.
Former headmaster admits sexual abuse in Aberdeen and Thailand
A former headmaster has admitted subjecting a girl to a catalogue of sexual abuse in Aberdeen and Asia.
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