Rushdie gathering

Event to mark 30th anniversary of fatwa against Salman Rushdie

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019

An event to commemorate the women who defended the right to publish The Satanic Verses is to be held in London next Thursday. Read More »

Screenshot Manx Independent Worksheet

Isle of Man parents voice concern over RE ‘propaganda’

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019

The National Secular Society has called for improved vetting and standards for religious education resources after parents accused a school of handing religious "propaganda" to pupils. Read More »

Pakistan flag

Pakistani court upholds blasphemy acquittal in death row case

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Pakistan's top court has upheld its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, who spent eight years on death row on blasphemy charges. Read More »

Pill

Contraceptive guideline partly designed to please pope is dropped

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019

A long-standing clause which was partly designed to gain the pope's approval has been dropped from guidance on the contraceptive pill. Read More »

Subscribe to RSS Feed Help for RSS Feeds