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FORMER city councillor Shami Khan accused police of being "institutionally racist" after his son was sentenced to 300 hours community service for an attack with an iron bar.
A MUSLIM police officer is taking legal action against Scotland Yard after he was removed from an elite protection squad.
THE city councillor who caused an outcry after suggesting Lothian and Borders Police was "institutionally racist" has escaped censure from the police board.
A HIGH-PROFILE city councillor who caused an outcry when he suggested Lothian and Borders Police was "institutionally racist" has withdrawn his accusation.
ALLEGATIONS that police corruption undermined the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry will be investigated by the independent police watchdog, it was announced yesterday.
THE family of Stephen Lawrence called today for a new inquiry after the BBC claimed police corruption may have stopped their son's killers being brought to justice.
A BBC documentary tonight claims a detective who investigated the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence admitted taking money from the father of one of the accused men, and described the payments as "a good little earner".
ALMOST one in eight black police officers in Scotland has raised complaints of racial discrimination against colleagues in the last two years.
THE two young girls looked angelic as they toddled into the newsagent holding a piece of paper. Barely four-years-old, they held it out to shop manager, Imran Mahmood, who towered above them.
POLICE in Scotland yesterday denied "skewing" the figures to show more ethnic minority officers than there really are.
AN Asian detective who won a race discrimination case against the Metropolitan Police is taking his employers back to a tribunal.
A DAMNING report into the death in police custody of a black former paratrooper found yesterday that officers' behaviour amounted to "unwitting racism" and the "most serious neglect of duty".
SCOTLAND Yard has agreed to pay the surviving victim of the racist attack on Stephen Lawrence compensation of £100,000 following complaints he made about his treatment by the force, it emerged yesterday.
THE mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence claimed that the Government was treating Britain's minority community as an afterthought.
An Asian officer has complained that using the name "Black Museum" for the Metropolitan Police's famous archive of crime artefacts is racist.
A LEADING scientist yesterday claimed he was overlooked for a post as director of an institute because he is Asian and pursuing a race discrimination case against another laboratory.
SCOTLAND'S police forces have failed to recruit sufficient additional officers from ethnic minorities, according to an independent review on how to improve race relations.
SCOTLAND'S police forces were praised today for their efforts to combat racism.