The FA "has to modernise itself" to be "fit for purpose for the 21st century," says the chairman of its inclusion advisory board. Paul Elliott says the organisation was "reactive" in the past when it came to dealing with racism complaints, but will now be "proactive". "It can get better," he tells Radio 1 Newsbeat. … Continue reading Racism in football: FA ‘has to be proactive and modernise’
Malorie Blackman talks about the themes of her new book Crossfire. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-malorie-blackman-on-stormzy-racism-and-noughts-crosses
US President Donald Trump is making his first state visit to the UK. We take a look at what he'll get up to in the next few days. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-trumps-visit-to-the-uk
The Jeremy Kyle show has been axed after 15 years on air. It's after a contestant died a week after being on the show. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-jeremy-kyle-gets-cancelled
He was called the gentlest of giants. Chewy actor Peter Mayhew has died aged 74. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-chewbacca-actor-peter-mayhew-dies
We chat to a young farmer about farming's impact on climate change. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-what-are-farmers-doing-about-climate-change
The UK is controversially letting Huawei build some of the tech needed for 5G coverage in the UK. Some people think it might help the Chinese government spy in the UK. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-the-issue-with-huawei
Sri Lanka is in mourning days after the suicide bombings left over 300 people dead and 500 people injured. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-after-the-sri-lanka-attacks
A quick whizz through the history of the EU - via some of the number one songs of the past 60 years. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-a-quick-history-of-the-eu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIaZtzbIzfQ The actor vs the police. An alleged crime… but of assault or fakery? Even President Trump's calling it a national embarrassment. Newsbeat's Imran Rahman-Jones asks What's The Fuss? It's the true story you'd struggle to make up - involving celebrities, police, a city mayor and the most powerful man in America. Best known for … Continue reading Jussie Smollett: WTF?
By Tyler Anderson and Imran Rahman-JonesWe're getting weirdly warm weather for February - which has everyone asking the same question. How much of this is due to a warming climate? Or is this just a freak few days? Read the full article at BBC Newsbeat.
Jussie Smollett has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report, after saying he was attacked in a homophobic and racist incident. The story has taken quite a few twists and turns since the Empire actor first claimed he was attacked by two men. Here's a full timeline of what's happened since January.