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Mayors defiant after French burkini ban suspended by Council of State

Mayors defiant after French burkini ban suspended by Council of State

Tue, 30 Aug 2016

The majority of French mayors who have imposed 'burkini' bans are refusing to revoke them, despite a ruling from France's highest administrative court against the ban in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet.

NSS welcomes calls for more sophisticated approach to extremism and radicalisation

NSS welcomes calls for more sophisticated approach to extremism and radicalisation

Thu, 25 Aug 2016

The NSS has tentatively welcomed parts of a report by the Home Affairs Committee on counter extremism and radicalisation. Aspects of the report have been criticised by free speech and counter-extremism advocates.

Last chance to buy tickets for Secularism 2016 conference

Last chance to buy tickets for Secularism 2016 conference

Fri, 19 Aug 2016

Our conference – 'Secularism 2016: Living better together' – is fast approaching, and it's your last chance to buy tickets for the day and for the evening gala dinner.

Risk of religious and spiritual intimidation of voters “may be increasing”

Risk of religious and spiritual intimidation of voters “may be increasing”

Mon, 15 Aug 2016

Sir Eric Pickles, the former Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has warned of the danger of religious leaders to "abuse their influence" over voters in a report on electoral fraud.