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Boris Johnson says UK will ban online racists from football matches

"I utterly condemn and abhor the racist outpourings that we saw on Sunday night," the British prime minister told the House of Commons on Wednesday

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Johnson also reiterated that social media companies face large fines in the government’s planned legislation if they don’t crack down on online abuse

said the U.K. will ban perpetrators of online racist abuse from attending soccer matches, after Black players were targeted in the wake of England’s defeat to Italy in the European Championship final.

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First Published: Wed, July 14 2021. 21:07 IST

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