There is a greater chance of meeting a Jedi Knight in the south of England
'They’re basically labelling me a racist and an extremist for speaking out against Islam and Islamism'
Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh was only meant to work on Coronation Street for two months. Her character was intended as little more than a gimmick to help the Manchester-based soap opera compete in the ratings battle with then-dominant EastEnders. Fifteen years later, her character’s story has finally come to a close, and with it, one of soap’s most enduring and touching romances: that of oddball Roy and his kind-hearted wife, Hayley.
A supervisor on the case, said: 'The decision represents an important recognition that a lack of religious belief is in itself a thoughtful and seriously-held philosophical position'
That's the one thing all religions have in common
Douglas Yim now faces 126 years to life in prison
This study exhibits more prejudice than worthwhile research
He posted: 'All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge'
The Boy Scouts of America has thrown open its ranks to gay youngsters, but not adult leaders, in a compromise that some warned could fracture the organisation and lead to mass defections.
Pope Francis has said that atheists should be seen as good people as long as they do good, in a move to urge people of all religions - or no religion at all - to get along.
Was this shock bigger than Wimbledon in 1988? Was it the biggest since Sunderland in 1973? These were the questions being asked here last night, but it was another FA Cup final that came to mind while watching Callum McManaman tear Manchester City apart.
A London university has banned an Islamic organisation from its campus, after it attempted to segregate an audience at one of its debates by gender.
The US Scout movement is signalling its readiness to end a ban on gay members and leaders after a wave of protest.
When I first heard that Julie Bentley had called the Guides "the ultimate feminist organisation", I thought steady on. Then I realised how true this is
A pensioner claiming to be a Catholic nun who sent envelopes containing white powder to parliamentary figures including Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was given a community order today.
Being an atheist godfather would be like a vegetarian who eats fish.