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Government to approve first Jedi faith school

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019

The government is set to announce that a Jedi academy will be among a series of new schools which it plans to open in England. Read More »

Religious education

NSS expresses support for RE and RSE reform in Wales

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019

The NSS has expressed qualified support for proposed reforms to religious education and relationships and sexuality education in Wales. Read More »

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Brunei introduces death for gay sex and adultery under sharia law

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Brunei will impose death by stoning to punish gay sex and adultery as it implements a draconian form of Islamic law from next week. Read More »

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Home Office uses Bible passages to justify asylum refusal

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019

The NSS has criticised the Home Office for citing Bible passages as it refused asylum to a man who converted from Islam to Christianity. Read More »

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NSS questions public benefit of Islamic “anti-Ahmadi” charity

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019

The NSS has questioned why an organisation that displayed literature calling for the killing of Ahmadi Muslims has charitable status. Read More »

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More schools suspend diversity teaching under Muslim pressure

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Four more primary schools in Birmingham have stopped teaching lessons about diversity amid complaints from mainly Muslim parents. Read More »

Classroom

Birmingham school suspends diversity lessons despite Ofsted backing

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

A school has suspended lessons about diversity amid objections from predominantly Muslim parents. Read More »

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Senior French Catholic cardinal convicted of covering up abuse

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019

The most senior Catholic official in France, the archbishop of Lyon Philippe Barbarin, has been convicted of covering up sexual abuse. Read More »

Swimming

Campaigners renew offer to fund Sunday swimming on Lewis

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019

A community group has renewed an offer to pay for Sunday openings of a leisure centre on the Isle of Lewis amid Sabbatarian opposition. Read More »

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