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London police repeatedly rebuffed frightened honour killing victim

by - 16th January 2015

WHEN love becomes a capital offence the UK seems helpless to prevent it. DOMINIK LEMANSKI sheds light on the reluctance of the British authorities to deal with 'honour' killings.

Journalists, academics and politicians meet for national consultation on religious literacy

by - 8th January 2015

PHOTOGRAPHS from 'Getting Religion', an event organised jointly by Lapido Media and the Open University to launch the Religion, Security and Global Uncertainties report on 6 January. Photography by GEOFF CRAWFORD.

Getting Religion: journalists must be ‘braver’ says BBC correspondent

by - 7th January 2015

THE BBC’s Religious Affairs Correspondent Caroline Wyatt was speaking at the launch of the Open University’s report on Religion, Security and Global Uncertainties, hosted by Lapido Media. SAM HAILES reports.

MP backs report’s call for greater religious literacy

by - 5th January 2015

THE CHAIR of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Uncertainties, John Glen says there needs to be ‘greater religious literacy’ in the media. SAM HAILES reports.

An Abyssinian moment in the Chiltern Hills

by - 17th December 2014

HIGH WYCOMBE is turning into a horror movie with news today of the arrest of yet another alleged terrorist.  But JENNY TAYLOR who was given unprecedented access to a remarkable interfaith initiative there, finds the town surprisingly sanguine.

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