A strictly Orthodox Jewish nursery in London that sacked a Jewish teacher who revealed she lived with her boyfriend has won
an appeal against a religious discrimination ruling. But an employment tribunal upheld a previous decision that Zelda De Groen had been the victim of sex-based
discrimination and harassment.
The charities regulator has opened an
inquiry into the charity behind the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Birmingham because of safeguarding concerns. The Birmingham Diocesan Trust was selected as a
case study by the Independent Inquiry on Child Sexual Abuse last year.
On the day that Pope Francis's sexual abuse summit is due to start, a potentially explosive book will be published claiming to lift the lid on gay
priests in the Vatican and the double lives of senior officials.
A government-backed bill to crack down on female genital mutilation could come before the
Commons within days after the prime minister threw her weight behind the proposals. Meanwhile medics in Scotland's biggest cities have treated victims of FGM on more than 230 occasions in the past two years.
An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared following a frenzy of outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation.
Instagram has since denied that it removed the account
at the request of the Indonesian government.
An Oxford University college is considering a request from students to
serve halal and kosher meat its dining hall – but only if it is stunned before slaughter.
North Lanarkshire Council in the Lowlands of Scotland has been criticised
for awarding £500 of taxpayers' money to the Orange Order.