Islamic faith school’s segregation of boys and girls ruled unlawful sex discrimination by Court of Appeal

An Islamic faith school’s policy of segregating boys from girls is unlawful sex discrimination, Court of Appeal judges have said in a landmark ruling. Ofsted placed the mixed-sex Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham into special measures last June after it claimed

Islamic faith school’s segregation of boys and girls ruled unlawful sex discrimination by Court of Appeal

An Islamic faith school’s policy of segregating boys from girls is unlawful sex discrimination, Court of Appeal judges have said in a landmark ruling. Ofsted placed the mixed-sex Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham into special measures last June after it claimed

Market trader, 56, is BANNED from town centre after selling Knights Templar coffee mugs that are ‘offensive’ to Muslims

A market stall holder has been banned from having a stand in a town centre because she was selling ‘offensive’ Knights Templar coffee mugs. Tina Gayle has been prohibited from having a stall in Loughborough Market after someone complained about

Market trader, 56, is BANNED from town centre after selling Knights Templar coffee mugs that are ‘offensive’ to Muslims

A market stall holder has been banned from having a stand in a town centre because she was selling ‘offensive’ Knights Templar coffee mugs. Tina Gayle has been prohibited from having a stall in Loughborough Market after someone complained about

Hate crime targeting UK mosques more than doubled in past year, figures show

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled between 2016 and 2017, new figures have revealed. Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at Muslim places of worship between March and July this year, up from 47 over

Hate crime targeting UK mosques more than doubled in past year, figures show

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled between 2016 and 2017, new figures have revealed. Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at Muslim places of worship between March and July this year, up from 47 over

School abandons uniform headscarf plan

PLANS to introduce a uniform headscarf at a Burnley school have been abandoned. Last term bosses at Sir John Thursby Community College announced a uniform covering after concerns were raised that headscarves were not being worn correctly. But hundreds of

School abandons uniform headscarf plan

PLANS to introduce a uniform headscarf at a Burnley school have been abandoned. Last term bosses at Sir John Thursby Community College announced a uniform covering after concerns were raised that headscarves were not being worn correctly. But hundreds of

Concern over rise in animals killed without stunning

The number of animals killed without being stunned has risen sharply under a government exemption for Muslims and Jews from humane slaughter rules. Almost a quarter of lambs had their throats cut without first being made insensible to pain, according

Concern over rise in animals killed without stunning

The number of animals killed without being stunned has risen sharply under a government exemption for Muslims and Jews from humane slaughter rules. Almost a quarter of lambs had their throats cut without first being made insensible to pain, according

Home schooling is blamed for rise of extremist Islam

Unregulated education including home schooling and the segregation of some communities are helping to create extremists and future terrorists, the national police counterterrorism co-ordinator warned. Neil Basu, a deputy assistant commissioner at the Metropolitan Police, said that some “disenfranchised” members

Home schooling is blamed for rise of extremist Islam

Unregulated education including home schooling and the segregation of some communities are helping to create extremists and future terrorists, the national police counterterrorism co-ordinator warned. Neil Basu, a deputy assistant commissioner at the Metropolitan Police, said that some “disenfranchised” members

Why Arab Muslims love Paradise Lost – and their leaders hate it

Three hundred and fifty years to the month since Paradise Lost was published, John Milton’s epic poem continues to cause controversy. An academic who taught it in Egypt has been accused, by her own university, of spreading “destructive ideas” that

Why Arab Muslims love Paradise Lost – and their leaders hate it

Three hundred and fifty years to the month since Paradise Lost was published, John Milton’s epic poem continues to cause controversy. An academic who taught it in Egypt has been accused, by her own university, of spreading “destructive ideas” that