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Judge rules seriously ill teenager should receive treatment involving “blood products” against mother’s religious objections

Judge rules seriously ill teenager should receive treatment involving “blood products” against mother’s religious objections

Fri, 01 Aug 2014

A High Court Judge has ruled that doctors can administer "plasma exchange treatment" to a seriously ill teenager after the boy's mother objected on religious grounds.

Labour party equality statement excludes non-religious people

Labour party equality statement excludes non-religious people

Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Labour's policy making body – the National Policy Forum – has come under fire for adopting an equality statement appears not to cover non-religious people.

There should be no embarrassment over challenging Muslim treatment of women, says Justice Minister

There should be no embarrassment over challenging Muslim treatment of women, says Justice Minister

Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Justice Minister Simon Hughes has said Britain should not be "culturally embarrassed" about challenging Muslims over the wearing of the veil or the segregation of women.

German newspaper forced to apologise over criticism of Islam piece

German newspaper forced to apologise over criticism of Islam piece

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Germany's biggest selling newspaper, Bild am Sonntag, has had to apologise for an editorial comment piece which has sparked debate and controversy in the country for its criticism of Islam.