RETURNED, ironically enough, from a week on the holy island of Iona in the Inner Hebrides - one of the fountainheads of European civilization : only slowly to awaken to the nightmare erupting all around us here in North London.
Had deliberately fasted from news for two whole weeks and did not get back into the routine until last Monday lunchtime – by which time we were into the third day of riots.Read more »
By guest blogger, Richard McCallum
A rabbi, a priest and an imam are sitting in a cafe drinking coffee and smoking shisha ... And the rabbi says to the imam ...Read more »
This week Baroness Caroline Cox launched a bill in the House of Lords to uphold principles of gender equality for all Britain's women. Without once mentioning the word, it has Britain's so-called sharia courts in its sights.
This proposal reflects a growing groundswell of concern about the impact of these courts upon the lives of Muslim women.