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‘Sporadic outbreaks of disorder’ and arrests at EDL demo in Rotherham

‘Sporadic outbreaks of disorder’ and arrests at EDL demo in Rotherham

The Guardian, Daily Express, The Star and ITV News all report on the English Defence League march in Rotherham at the weekend. The march, which was organised following the publication of a report by Professor Alexis Jay into sex groomingContinue Reading

Man fined £150 for racist rant outside Scottish mosque

Man fined £150 for racist rant outside Scottish mosque

Edinburgh Evening News reports on a fine imposed upon a man who hurled racist abuse outside a Scottish mosque in the wake of Lee Rigby’s murder last May. Grant Gallagher was heard shouting abuse at Muslims including taunts such asContinue Reading

Tory Councillor apologises for claiming headscarf wearing councillor received ‘privileged treatment’

Tory Councillor apologises for claiming headscarf wearing councillor received ‘privileged treatment’

The Birmingham Mail reports on a claim of ‘privileged treatment’ made by a senior Conservative councillor and education spokesman for Birmingham City Council, James Hutchings, toward a headscarf-clad Muslim Labour councillor. At a watchdog committee discussing the Trojan Horse scandal,Continue Reading

Man investigated for hate incident after “Ice Mosque Challenge” uploaded on YouTube

Man investigated for hate incident after “Ice Mosque Challenge” uploaded on YouTube

The Bolton News reports on a video that has surfaced showing a semi-naked man wearing a homemade ‘burqa’ while doing an ice bucket challenge outside Zakariyya mosque. The challenge has been nicknamed “Ice Mosque Challenge”. The footage, seen by theContinue Reading

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