A Chinese teenager was left injured and traumatized after being knocked down by a woman during an unprovoked attack in the U.K.
The incident: The victim, a 19-year-old female student from Sheffield University, was out shopping for the first time in a year when she was attacked by a woman in Sheffield City Centre at around 3 p.m. on April 25, The Star reported.
British celebrities are uniting for a campaign to stop the growing Asian hate in the United Kingdom.
The details: Gemma Chan joins fellow Marvel actor Benedict Wong, actress Jessica Henwick, “Crazy Rich Asians” co-star Henry Golding, and others in launching the East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) Community Fund, according to The Observer.
Kit Kat Japan has developed more flavors than anywhere in the world, the latest of which comes from aged whisky barrels in Scotland.
The new flavor, aptly called Whisky Barrel Aged, is created from cacao nibs that were kept for 180 days in barrels once used for aging whisky.
Avon and Somerset Police are looking for four men in relation to two attacks on a Chinese restaurant in Bristol last month.
The first attack happened on Oct. 26 around 8:45 p.m. when the group threw bricks at the window of a Chinese restaurant, which was not named, in Bedminster, Bristol, according to Bristol Post. Another attack occurred the following day at 9:30 p.m. when an unidentified person lit a firecracker and threw it in the same restaurant before it exploded, with staff still inside.
Amazon has come under fire for selling Chinese costumes that are advertised with models in yellowface.
At least one of the costumes is sold by a brand called Widmann, which calls the product an “Oriental Chinese Fancy Dress.”
A 30-year-old Indian man in London, who single-handedly killed three men in self-defense, has been cleared of charges related to the incident.
What happened: Gurjeet Singh, the first person not to be charged over a self-defense triple killing in the United Kingdom, reportedly “went all Bruce Lee” during the clash The Times reported. A witness described the bloody aftermath as something out of a movie.
A 41-year-old man was brutally assaulted and robbed by a group of people in the English town of Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
The victim, identified in a GoFundMe campaign to aid him as Rajitkumar, was reportedly attacked at around 1 p.m. on Friday, May 8, as he was walking down an alleyway. The attack, which happened on Victory in Europe Day (VE Day), was captured on CCTV.
Suryakant “Suri” Nathwani, an 81-year-old COVID-19 patient, made an incredible recovery under the care of his son after he was sent home by a London hospital.
Watford General Hospital reportedly told the patient’s family that due to his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), he would not be able to handle ventilation in the hospital should his condition worsen.
A shipment of 20,000 face masks were recently sent from Vietnam to Britain where personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers are in very short supply.
The life-saving package came from two children in Hanoi who used years-worth of saved “lucky money” to buy and donate the masks, according to The Independent.
A British Asian actor called out a racist while shopping at a neighborhood store in London, England after claiming the man “was scared that I was Chinese.”
Jason Wong, 34, was out shopping in a newsagent in Queen’s Park in London when a stranger suddenly approached him and asked if he was Chinese, according to AsAm News.
Geoff Leong, a celebrity restaurateur based in London, England and owner of Dumplings’ Legend, experienced firsthand the racism brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic after his car tires were slashed.
Leong encountered the damage to his car on April 22 when he was about to drive with his children in Hackney, northeast London, according to Daily Mail. The 43-year-old businessman linked the attack as retaliation for COVID-19.