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Ex-Muslims accused of 'inciting hatred' after criticising Islamic homophobia at Pride

Ex-Muslims accused of 'inciting hatred' after criticising Islamic homophobia at Pride

Mon, 17 Jul 2017

A prominent group of ex-Muslims are facing calls to be banned from future Pride marches in London after a mosque complained about their criticisms of Islam.

Scottish government plans to roll back religious influence over education

Scottish government plans to roll back religious influence over education

Thu, 13 Jul 2017

The Scottish government is planning to curtail the influence of religious leaders over state education.

Vetting in Scottish Catholic schools 'putting off non-Catholic teachers'

Vetting in Scottish Catholic schools 'putting off non-Catholic teachers'

Tue, 11 Jul 2017

The leader of Scotland's biggest teachers' union has said fewer non-Catholics are teaching in the country's Catholic schools because teachers can be vetted according to their religious views.

Women’s groups back appeal on gender segregation in schools

Women’s groups back appeal on gender segregation in schools

Fri, 07 Jul 2017

The schools inspectorate Ofsted is to appeal against a ruling on gender segregation in a landmark case at the Court of Appeal next week.

More Brits than ever are non-religious, NSS analysis suggests

More Brits than ever are non-religious, NSS analysis suggests

Thu, 06 Jul 2017

More British people are becoming non-religious, according to the National Secular Society's initial analysis of the latest British Social Attitudes survey.