Matt Hancock has insisted the UK remains on track to offer a Covid-19 vaccine to all adults by the end of July.
One of Britain’s leading imams has said he believes the “the tide has turned” on Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in black and Asian communities.
Tottenham have condemned “abhorrent” racist abuse directed at Son Heung-min on social media following Sunday’s 3-1 home loss to Manchester United.
Yuh-Jung Youn quipped that she was honoured to be recognised by the “snobbish” Brits after being named best supporting actress at the Bafta film awards.
Stuart Broad believes the England cricket team would be willing to “make a stand” against online abuse by joining football’s wave of social media boycotts.
Varying coronavirus health outcomes are the result of “intersecting forms of disadvantage”, including structural inequalities faced by certain communities, experts have said.
Bear Grylls has urged the public to get fit outdoors and enjoy “that little bit of grit” as coronavirus restrictions are eased.
“Inflammatory” language in a landmark report on racial disparities could put the lives of black, Asian and minority ethnic communities “at further risk”, according to more than 30 health groups.
Yorkshire’s first British-Asian cricketer, Ajmal Shahzad, has responded to the racism allegations which have engulfed the county for the past six months, revealing he looks back on his Headingley days with fond memories and pride.
Deprivation is a central driver of coronavirus disparities among minority ethnic groups, research suggests.
Institutional racism exists across the health service and the public sector, according to an independent body set up by the NHS to tackle inequalities experienced by ethnic minorities in England.
Minari director Lee Isaac Chung has spoken of the “sorrow and disappointment” he felt that his American film was only eligible in the foreign language category at the Golden Globes.
The proportion of black or black British adults reporting hesitancy over coronavirus vaccines has halved in roughly a month, official figures show.
A former government adviser on race has said a report into racial disparity is “steeped in denial”.
The Government-backed review of racial disparities in Britain is “out of step” with public opinion, an education union has said.
Urgent action with cross-party backing is needed to prevent violence against women and girls, the Scottish Liberal Democrats say.
Britain is no longer a country where the “system is deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities”, according to a landmark review that has been criticised as insulting and divisive.
The chairman of a Government-backed review of racial disparities in Britain has been been accused of putting a “positive spin on slavery and empire” when explaining its recommendation on teaching history in schools.
Here is a selection of the latest available figures on ethnic diversity in areas of UK society.
Britain is no longer a country where the “system is deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities”, a landmark review commissioned in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement has argued.
There is no evidence of “institutional racism” in Britain, although there is evidence that “overt” prejudice exists, the man behind a landmark study set up in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement has said.
Britain is not a “post-racial” society, and racism persists – but issues around race and racism are becoming “less important”, according to a landmark study by the Commission on Race and Ethnic disparities.
Minority ethnic health leaders have told the head of the NHS they feel a “deep sense of disappointment” over inequalities within the health service.
K-pop superstars BTS have condemned anti-Asian racism following a wave of violence across the US.
Older people from black African backgrounds are more than seven times as likely as white British people to have not received a coronavirus vaccine, official analysis suggests.
A six-year-old boy has found a fossil dating back millions of years in his garden after receiving a fossil-hunting kit for Christmas.
Boris Johnson has said he is wary of the prospect of rising coronavirus infection rates but sees “absolutely nothing in the data” to halt the easing of the lockdown.
The over-70s could begin getting booster shots in September to protect them against new coronavirus variants under plans for the future of the vaccine rollout.
Devices which measure blood oxygen levels could be giving “seriously misleading” results for black and minority ethnic people, possibly contributing to increased Covid-19 mortality, experts have warned.
Academics are asking people from ethnic minority communities to share their experiences of the Covid pandemic for a vital research project that could shape future policies.