UK Archive

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British Church leaders in Jerry Springer row

A city vicar has defended the Theatre Royal Norwich’s controversial decision to stage a production of Jerry Springer The Opera, but other church leaders have blasted the decision. The West End show, which has sparked outrage among some people in …

Race hate crimes and attacks on Muslims soar

Race hate crime soared by nearly a third last year, according to figures released today. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) prosecuted 4,660 defendants for racially-aggravated offences in England and Wales in 2004/05, up 29.7 per cent from the previous year. …

Vicar fights sex store

A vicar has begun a campaign to oust an Ann Summers sex shop from a quintessential English country town. The Rev John Banner is urging Christians in Tunbridge Wells to rally behind his crusade to banish the lingerie store. The …

Police ‘must not focus on Muslims’

Home Office minister Hazel Blears has urged that controversial police stop-and-search powers should not be used to target Muslims because of their religion. She was speaking after British Transport Police Chief Constable Ian Johnston suggested his officers would be concentrating …

Mosques, madrasas attacked in UK

London, July 11: Backlash and reprisal attacks against British Asians seem to be gaining momentum: three further attacks were reported on mosques and Islamic educational centres in east London and Bristol. In the attack on the east London centre, a …