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UK presenter denies using racial slur

Footage allegedly shows Jeremy Clarkson, a host on the BBC's Top Gear programme, using the slur during filming.

Last updated: 02 May 2014 20:44
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Jeremy Clarkson, a British presenter on a TV programme called Top Gear, has issued an apology after video footage was released of him allegedly using a racial slur.

Clarkson denied that he said the slur during a filming of the BBC programme and released a video on Twitter to defend himself and apologise.

The situation ignited a storm of controversy and raised questions about racism in British society.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports.

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