Scottish Opera, Scotland’s national opera company, officially withdrew its nomination for a South Bank Sky Arts Award after being criticized for using “yellowface” in its 2020 production of John Adam’s “Nixon in China.”
The criticism: Several advocacy groups and social media users called out Scottish Opera for its portrayal of some of the play’s East Asian characters, South China Morning Post reported.
A man threatened to burn a Chinese restaurant in Glasgow, Scotland “to the ground” after his chicken fried rice came with gravy.
The unidentified customer, who claimed to have been coming to the establishment since he was 7, was apparently disappointed after receiving gravy instead of extra soy sauce.
A Scottish crash victim stunned physicians when he opened his mouth to speak in Malay — and only Malay — after waking up from a 24-hour coma in 1983.
Fraser Watt, now 60, was 24 years old when he encountered a terrifying car accident that nearly took his life.
Meet Keisuke Hashimoto, a Japanese man who is regarded by fans online as the “Lebron James of Stone Skipping” after winning the World Stone Skimming Championships in Scotland.
Stone skimming, or stone skipping, is the act of throwing a flat stone across the water — usually in a sidearm fashion — to make it bounce off the surface as many times as possible.
Airbnb recently banned a host in Scotland after he specifically barred Asian guests from renting his property.
Identified only by his first name Stephen, the Airbnb host from Edinburgh reportedly wrote “please don’t book if you are Asian” on his accommodation listing on the booking website.
A Scottish man is now under fire after he deliberately posted a video of him throwing racial slur towards an group of what appears to be Asian tourists at Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
The short clip was posted on Twitter by a user who goes by the handle @_IamMunz_, and with the caption, “Wit the f*cks wrong with me.”