A young boy from London is generating six-figure earnings by selling ownership tokens of digital artworks via blockchain technology, otherwise known as NFTs.
Social media users are not buying London restaurant The Ivy Asia’s apology over its “culturally insensitive” advertisement for its Chelsea branch that portrayed Asian stereotypes.
The controversy and apology: The commercial, released on Aug. 8, shows two women dressed as geishas hailing a rickshaw with its driver wearing a stereotypical East Asian outfit, according to My London.
A British Transport Police (BTP) officer who harassed an Asian woman in London last year got to keep his job following a misconduct investigation.
Inappropriate behavior: The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), which conducted the investigation, said Imran Aftab had inappropriately used his status as a police officer to harass a female jogger and make “sexually inappropriate comments” while he was off-duty back in April 2020, reported The Mirror.
Social media users are praising a live streamer for saving an Asian man from a mugger in London last week.
Kova Patisserie, which also has branches in Soho and South Kensington, was targeted by an unknown assailant on Feb. 21.
A 15-year-old boy has been convicted in a racially-motivated attack against a Singaporean student in London last year.
The incident, which left 23-year-old Jonathan Mok with facial fractures, occurred at around 9:15 p.m. in Oxford Street, London on Feb. 24, 2020.
Two men have been convicted in the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants who were smuggled to the U.K. in a refrigerated trailer last year.
The victims, aged 15 to 44, initially thought to be Chinese, suffocated to death after being sealed in the unit for at least 12 hours, with temperatures reaching an “unbearable” 38.5 degrees Celsius (101 degrees Fahrenheit).
An upcoming Asian American online play titled “Ching Chong Chinaman” has been accused of racism on social media.
The rehearsed reading, based on Lauren Yee’s 2011 book of the same name, follows an Asian American family who acquires an “indentured servant” from mainland China.
A London-based contestant in BBC One’s “Masterchef: The Professionals” faces backlash after reportedly referring to Asian cuisine as “dirty” in her Instagram bio.
Philli Armitage-Mattin, a 28-year-old London-based chef, was called out online for her description of “Dirty food refined.” The line in question has since been removed from her Instagram, according to TODAY.
A woman is being branded as a racist and a “Karen” after refusing to share an elevator with a Black man who seemingly racially insulted her last week.
The incident, which occurred in an apartment building in London, was recorded by local promoter @badguytoba, who says his job is to “film for public property.”
A 15-year-old boy has pleaded guilty for attacking a Singaporean student in London on February 24 in a coronavirus-related attack.
The unnamed boy pleaded guilty to wounding or causing grievous bodily harm without intent at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court, according to BBC.
One man in London found himself knocked flat on the ground after allegedly using racist language in an encounter with a man of South Asian descent.
The incident, which appears to be filmed by the South Asian man, reportedly occurred near the East London Mosque in the Borough of Tower Hamlets.