Ukip member and candidate for election in Enfield, William Henwood, has suggested on Twitter that the comedian Lenny Henry should leave Britain to live in a “black country.”
He was responding to tweets from Henry suggesting there were not enough ethnic minority faces on the BBC.
More top news
After the heatwave come the storms, with lightning flashes illuminating the night sky across much of the country last night.
An Independence Day event at a UK base has been cancelled by the US Air Force over security fears.
British firms predict the economy should sustain a "solid" pace of growth for the rest of the year thanks to lower oil prices and inflation.