• Who behind the 'White Lives Matter' banner above the Etihad?

    Who behind the 'White Lives Matter' banner above the Etihad?

    The man behind the White Lives Matter banner above the Etihad stadium has been sacked from his job at an engineering firm.  Jake Hepple, 24, was dismissed from his role as a welder at Lancashire-based Paradigm Precision this afternoon, with the company saying it ‘did not condone or tolerate racism in any form’.  And his …
  • Organization ran 'White Lives Matter Burnley' banner flight faces scrutiny

    Organization ran 'White Lives Matter Burnley' banner flight faces scrutiny

    A “White Lives Matter Burnley” banner was flown over Etihad Stadium as Manchester City’s game with Burnley began on Monday. Blackpool Airport has announced that it has suspended banner flights from its runway after a plane carrying the message “White Lives Matter Burnley” was flown over a football match. Police investigated the incident after the …
  • 'White Lives Matter' banner flown over Manchester City match

    'White Lives Matter' banner flown over Manchester City match

    The Premier League club brands the banner after it is towed by an aircraft above the Etihad Stadium on Monday evening. Burnley have said they “strongly” condemn those responsible for flying a “White Lives Matter” banner over their Premier League match with Manchester City. The football club branded the banner “offensive” after it was towed …