Windrush scandal: Almost 1,000 people deported to Caribbean

AROUND 1,000 people suspected to be illegal immigrants were deported to countries in the Caribbean in the year before the news of the Windrush scandal broke. In total 991 people were deported to Caribbean countries, according to official figures shared by Caroline Nokes, the immigration minister. Nokes provided the figures in response to parliamentary questions.…

Morgan Freeman responds to sexual harassment accusations

AMERICAN ACTOR Morgan Freeman has responded to accusations of sexual harassment made against him by eight women. The 80-year-old’s alleged misconduct was originally reported by CNN. The news outlet’s entertainment reporter Chloe Melas, who co-authored the article on Freeman, has claimed that she is a victim of the Shawshank Redemption star’s inappropriate behaviour. One production…

J Cole talks Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West + more in new i’view

Rapper J. Cole shared an extended interview with Angie Martinez on his YouTube account. The hour-and-a-half long talk was filmed in Miami at Salaam Remi's house before Cole's performance at Rolling Loud - a hip-hop festival in the States. During the interview, the KOD rapper discussed the highly-anticipated collaborative album with Kendrick Lamar - which…

PM announces Stephen Lawrence commemoration day

THE PRIME minister has announced, with Baroness Lawrence’s blessing, that the Government will work with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust to establish a national, annual commemoration of Stephen’s life and legacy, to take place on the 22nd of April each year: Stephen Lawrence Day. Prime Minister Theresa May said: "Before I hand over to the…

The UK’s Windrush generation: What’s the scandal about?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to 12 Caribbean nations for the treatment of people from the so-called "Windrush generation". On Tuesday, May told leaders and diplomats attending a summit of Commonwealth heads of government in London that she was "genuinely sorry for any anxiety that has been caused". Her statement came amid a…
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