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The Chase's Shaun Wallace becomes Miss Caribbean UK patron

THE CHASE'S Shaun Wallace has been announced as Miss Caribbean UK's first official patron.

Known for being one of the Chasers on ITV’s quiz show The Chase where he has the nickname The Dark Destroyer, Wallace said: "I'm delighted to announce that I've become a Miss Caribbean UK Ppatron. I attended the Miss Caribbean UK pageant last year and had a wonderful time and I think that Miss Caribbean UK is a really positive way to promote the Caribbean in the UK.

Have you seen missing Widad Tchagnaou, 13, from London?

POLICE ARE appealing for the whereabouts of a 13-year-old girl who has gone missing from south London.

Widad Tchagnaou was last seen leaving her home in Penge, Bromley, at 1pm on Tuesday (June 28).

Police describe Widad as described as "black, approximately 5ft 5ins tall and of slim build".

When last seen, she was wearing black tracksuit trousers, a pink T-shirt and a black jumper.

She is known to frequent the Betts Park area.

Anyone with information is asked to call police in Bromley via 101 quoting reference 16MIS027755.

Picnic for Peace: Event to unite after #Brexit ‘hate crimes'

SOUTH LONDON will become a centre of peace this Saturday (July 2) with a picnic to unite the community following a surge in hate crimes after the EU Referendum.

Picnic For Peace wasset up this week by a group of British and multicultural parents from the borough of Lewisham “experienced xenophobic comments in the local neighbourhood” after Britain decided to leave the EU in a historic vote.

"We have created Picnic for Peace in response. We celebrate diversity and stand in solidarity with anyone needing support, anyone scared or suffering since the Referendum” organiser Hana Sutch said.

Calls for unity in Sheffield after series of 'hate crimes'

CHARITY BOSSES in Sheffield have reported incidents of staff being racially abused, while police have confirmed details of a number of racist attacks across Sheffield and South Yorkshire in the past few days.

Seven hate crime incidents have been recorded by South Yorkshire Police between June 23 and June 27, including a racially-aggravated assault in Sheffield and an assault occasioning actual bodily harm in Doncaster.

Croydon schoolboy, 13, has been missing for three weeks

POLICE ARE appealing for help to find a teenager who has been missing from his Croydon home for more than three weeks.

Casey Rooney, 13, was last seen when he left his home in New Addington on Monday, June 6.

Casey is described as a light skinned black boy, approximately 5’ 6” tall of slim build, with distinct freckles across his nose and cheeks.

It is not known what he might be wearing.

Anyone who has seen Casey is asked to contact officers at Croydon via 101 quoting reference 16MIS024094.

Theresa May and Michael Gove in Conservative leadership bid

HOME SECRETARY Theresa May, former mayor of London Boris Johnson and former education minister Michael Gove are set to enter the race to become the next Tory leader and prime minister.

Mr Cameron, who has been Tory leader for 10 years and led the country since May 2010, is stepping down after losing the vote on the UK's future membership of the EU.

He has said fresh leadership is required to take on the task of negotiating the UK's separation from the EU.

Bishop of Manchester: Don't use EU vote as excuse for racism

THE BISHOP of Manchester has called on Leave voters to lead moves to "isolate" those using the EU referendum as an excuse for racist abuse.

The Right Reverend Dr David Walker has urged the city to come together following the divisive EU referendum, saying the majority of Leave voters are not part of the "racist fringe disfiguring our society".

He said it was the job of those who voted for Britain to ditch the EU to lead moves against those using the historic decision as an excuse for racism.

Legal maverick Dr John Anthony Roberts, dies aged 88

WELL-RESPECTED legal maverick Dr John Anthony Roberts has died, aged 88.

Dr Roberts QC CBE who has died, age 88 was a man credited with many firsts, the most notable being the first person of African ancestry to be appointed by the British Government to serve as a High Court judge of the Supreme Courts of the British Virgin Islands, and Anguilla, British West Indies in 1992.

How will Brexit affect football, NHS and employment rights?

WHETHER YOU'RE with triumphant Brexit, or fretting about the referendum result, there are plenty of questions on all kinds of subjects - from football to employment - that need some answers as the country prepares for a prolonged period of economic adjustment.

Here, three experts in their respective field give their insight and opinion on what it will mean now that we're out of Europe.

Simon Chadwick, Professor of Sports Enterprise at the University of Salford:

Project encourages BAMEs to join media and marketing sector

AS THE topic of diversity within the workforce of the media and marketing industry continues to thrive, a new initiative is to place a spotlight on black, asian and ethnic minority (BAME) talent already excelling in the profession to encourage more people to follow their lead.

The #BAME20/20 - Meet the Change Makers project will attempt to attract further talent to the marketing industry and is backed by F1 Search and The Sizzle Agency.