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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# black pete

All time
# old saint nick
Meet 'Black Pete', the Dutch Christmas tradition that's under fire for being racist blackface
About 100 protesters were arrested today.
# Racism
60 arrested at protests against St Nicholas sidekick 'Black Pete'
The debate around Black Pete has divided The Netherlands. Some say he’s a racist stereotype, others say he’s black from coming down the chimney.
Video column: Gay X-Factor contestant abused, protests in Ukraine and Black Pete
The Unemployed Graduate’s news round-up discusses international stories that have sparked interest across the globe this week.
# wise move?
Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients
We wonder what Rio Ferdinand makes of this?