BBC star salaries: Gary Lineker takes pay cut as Zoe Ball shoots up list. Match of the Day host Gary Lineker has agreed a £400,000 pay cut, the BBC has revealed as it publishes the latest list of its best-paid presenters.
The chart shows Lineker as the highest-earning star with an unchanged salary of £1.75m in the last financial year. But he has since signed a new contract, which will see that fee cut by 23%. That means he could earn less than Zoe Ball next year. The Radio 2 presenter has seen her pay rise by £1m since taking over the breakfast show in 2019. Fiona Bruce and Lauren Laverne have also moved into the top 10 of the BBC's highest-paid stars, which features four women for the first time. Jesus College Cambridge appoints its first female black master. Image copyright Damian Paul Daniel The first black woman has been appointed to lead an Oxbridge college.
Sonita Alleyne, 51, who has been elected as the next master of Jesus College, Cambridge, will also be its first female appointee and will take up the role from October. Businesswoman and entrepreneur Ms Alleyne said it was "an honour to be elected to lead Jesus College". "I left Cambridge 30 years ago, but it never left me. I am delighted to be returning," she said. Why 56 black men are posing in hoodies. Cephas Williams is tired of how people look at him when he wears his hoodie.
"I am a black man with a degree in architecture, and I find I am not taken seriously when I walk into a room full of strangers. " Cephas is now trying to change perceptions of black men through the use of photography. The 27-year-old is an entrepreneur from New Cross, south-east London, who works in the community. De-switching: How BAME and LGBT people 'blend in'
Image copyright Tom Haire, Shaina West, Getty You'd never chat to your boss in the same way you speak to friends in the pub, that's just common sense.
But changing how you speak and act around different groups of people happens a lot and can affect you in a big way. Serena Williams and the trope of the 'angry black woman' Image copyright AFP Mammies, jezebels, Sapphires.
Black women in America have long been dogged by negative stereotypes, rooted in a history of racism and slavery. In the aftermath of Serena Williams' controversial US Open loss, it's the trope of the "angry black woman" that has once again re-emerged. During the US Open final, Williams received a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for breaking her racquet and a game penalty for calling the umpire a "thief".
And later, a fine of $17,000 (£13,000). British Asians 'treated worse after terror attacks' Image copyright Getty Images Almost a third of British Asians say they have been treated worse following a terrorism attack, a ComRes survey for the Asian Network suggests.
Muslims (40%) were most likely to have experienced a rise in negative treatment, followed by Sikhs (26%). Miss Universe GB: First black winner Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers on 'great achievement' Image copyright Kev Wise The first black woman to be crowned Miss Universe Great Britain in the pageant's 66-year history has called it "a great achievement".
Dee-Ann Kentish Rogers, who's also a competitive athlete and recently passed her exams to be a barrister, says the massive response to the fact she's a black woman has "kind of startled" her. "Although I've been preparing for this pageant for a long time, I've just been preparing as Dee-Ann," she tells Newsbeat. Met Police use more force against black people, figures suggest. Image copyright PA Metropolitan Police officers are four times more likely to use force against black people compared with the white population, new figures suggest.
The Met used force 62,000 times in 2017-18 with more than a third of incidents involving black people. Techniques such as verbal instructions and using firearms were recorded. Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said the "disproportionate use of force is discriminatory". The Met has been approached for comment. Should BAME be ditched as a term for black, Asian and minority ethnic people?
Image copyright Getty Images It's a term often used by politicians, officials and the media - including the BBC - but does anyone in real life ever refer to themselves as BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) or BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic)?
More than 7.6 million people in the UK came under the category of black, Asian and ethnic minority in the most recent census. Ex-cabinet minister Priti Patel would be one of them, as a British Asian. Austerity and immigration rules concern UN racism official. Media playback is unsupported on your device The UK's ethnic minorities have been "disproportionately" affected by the government's austerity and immigration policies, a UN inspector has said.
Tendayi Achiume, the Special Rapporteur on Racism, criticised the "hostile environment" brought in by Theresa May when she was home secretary to clamp down on illegal immigrants. Black Panther: 'Why black people like me are refusing to be sub-plots' The much-anticipated film version of Black Panther, one of the only black Marvel superheroes, is about to be released. It's a moment of special significance for black comic fans, who have only rarely seen a hero on the page who looks like them, and almost never on screen. Here, British graphic illustrator Jacob Joyce explains the importance of the groundbreaking character. Like many children, my imagination came alive through the adventures of cartoon heroes and villains. I learned to read by closely examining the illustrated escapades of Spider-Man, Batman and any other comic book stories I could get my hands on.
Yet, as a black child, these characters looked nothing like me. Dove apologises for 'racist' Facebook advertising campaign - BBC Newsbeat. Austrian ban on full-face veil in public places comes into force. Image copyright Getty Images Legislation banning full-face Muslim veils in public spaces has gone into effect in Austria. The government says the law, which says faces must be visible from the hairline to the chin, is about protecting Austrian values. It comes ahead of a general election later this month which could see gains by the far-right Freedom Party. Muslim groups have condemned the law, saying just a tiny minority of Austrian Muslims wear full-face veils. The law bans Muslim veils such as the burka or niqab, but also places restrictions on the use of medical face masks and clown makeup. Labour's Diane Abbott tells of 'racist and sexist' abuse. News navigation Sections Have Your Say Previous Next.
Dizzee Rascal: 'I should be headlining Glastonbury' In pictures: Male, Muslim and marginalised. Oxford University puts up more portraits of women. Historical dramas 'limit UK black actors' The BAFTAs, the British equivalent of the Oscars, will exclude films that are not diverse starting in 2019. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images In an incredibly bold move, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced last week that, beginning in 2019, works that do not demonstrate inclusivity in their production practices will no longer be eligible for the Outstanding British Film or Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer awards at the annual BAFTAs, often considered the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars.* Eligible projects must showcase this in two of the following ways, as the BBC reported: On-screen characters and themes, senior roles and crew, industry training and career progression, and audience access and appeal to underrepresented audiences.
BAFTA will also remove the requirement that newly admitted voters be recommended by two existing members. Back in 2014, the British Film Institute established similar standards for projects seeking National Lottery funding in an effort to improve representation within the filmmaking industry. Segregation at 'worrying levels' in parts of Britain, Dame Louise Casey warns. Image copyright Alamy. Where are the blue plaques for black and Asian people? Image copyright English Heritage. Oxford University accused of bias against ethnic minority applicants.
Oxford University has been accused of "institutional bias" against black and minority ethnic students after figures revealed that white applicants to some of the most competitive courses are up to twice as likely to get a place as others, even when they get the same A-level grades. Figures for applications to the university in 2010 and 2011, obtained by the Guardian under the Freedom of Information Act, revealed that 25.7% of white applicants received an offer to attend the university, compared with 17.2% of students from ethnic minorities.
Airbnb introduces new anti-discrimination policy. Image copyright Getty Images. Theresa May launches race audit of public services. France Burkini Ban. 2010 to 2015 government policy: community integration. Issue We want to achieve more integrated communities and to create the conditions for everyone to live and work successfully alongside each other. Integration is a vital local issue and requires a local response. Statistics on race and the criminal justice system 2014. How are ethnic inequalities in education changing. Ethnic minorities face 'entrenched' racial inequality - watchdog. Image copyright Getty Images Black and ethnic minority people in Britain still face "entrenched" race inequality in many areas, including education and health, a watchdog warns.
A review by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, which also looked at employment, housing, pay, and criminal justice, found an "alarming picture". Black graduates earn on average 23.1% less than white ones, and more ethnic minorities are unemployed, it found. The government said it was committed to "delivering real social reform". Nadiya Hussain: The Great British Bake Off winner reveals racial abuse. Muslim women at 'disadvantage' in workplace. Muslim women are most likely to be at an economic disadvantage than other social groups in the UK, according to a report by MPs. In numbers: Has Britain really become more racist? Image copyright other. Black Lives Matter movement 'needed in UK' EthnicPenalties341summ.
Hundreds join Black Lives Matter march through London. Why don't black and white Americans live together? The Majority Of UK Police Forces Are Still Disproportionately White, Figures Reveal.