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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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