Shyama Perera is a writer and broadcaster. She has written three novels, co-presented The Six O'Clock Show Show on LWT and Eastern Eye on Channel Four and spent five years at a Home News reporter for The Guardian. www.shyamaperera.com
07 April 2013 07:53 PM
Kent Youth PCC Paris Brown has been forced to apologise for 'offensive' Twitter posts, but isn't this just further proof of her suitability for the role?
12 December 2012 06:59 PM
This week we learned that the number of mixed race people in the UK has doubled to 1.2 million. I'm adding my children to the arsenal of weapons for change
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Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more