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Historian David Starkey is dropped by his publisher after losing two university jobs for saying slavery was not genocide because there are still ‘so many damn blacks’ around

Historian David Starkey’s career came to a crashing halt yesterday, after universities, publishers and societies dropped all links with him following slavery comments. Whether Mr. Starkey said ‘so many *damn* blacks’ to emphasise his argument, or to express exasperation about the existence of black people had not (and has not) been clarified by the esteemed historian before his employers abandoned him – Mail

Leicester residents could be fined up to £3,200 for breaching new lockdown laws – Guardian

First look inside a Covid-safe pub – Telegraph

Seven police officers are injured as they are showered with bottles and chased away by crowds as they try to break up an illegal block party in west London – Mail

China finally admits coronavirus failure as it announces crackdown on wet markets – Express

‘The future of sex’: Thousands of advanced robots that can learn and talk will soon go on sale for £12,000 – Mail


Boris Johnson’s White House-style briefings will only further trivialise British politics – Andrew Roberts, Telegraph

Tories will rue caving in over food vouchers – Matthew Parris, Times

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Edited by Kathy Gyngell

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