Teaching union furious as Islamic free school staff are told they must wear hijab even if they are not Muslim

Staff at Al-Madinah School reportedly spotted removing headscarves as they left premises for lunch

The Associate Editor of Sri Lankan newspaper Sunday Leader , Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema speaks with colleagues

Sri Lankan journalist forced out of country after house attack and death threats

Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema is associate editor of Sunday Leader, which has history of antagonising government

Confocal micrograph showing a lesion in human cervical tissue infected with human papilloma virus (HPV16).

Boys should get HPV cancer jab too, experts say

Public health bodies are calling for a universal vaccine for both girls and boys in the UK

Martin McGuinness stands in front of a projected image of bombing victim Tim Parry, during the press conference in Warrington

Martin McGuinness seeks reconciliation in an English town shattered by the IRA

David McKittrick reports on former terrorist’s visit to Warrington, where two boys died 20 years ago in bombing

David Cameron became leader of the Conservative Party in 2005

Revealed: Almost half of Tory members have quit the party since David Cameron became leader in 2005

There are now 134,000 constituency members - down from the 253,600 who voted in the leadership contest eight years ago

King Willem-Alexander delivers his annual address in The Hague

Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state

Youngest monarch in Europe says people must take responsibility for their own future and create their own social and financial safety nets

Ppackages of condoms readily available on the set as actors prepare to film a porn scene in California

California porn actors free not to use condoms in sex scenes after state fails to pass bill - despite spate of HIV cases

Porn safe-sex law voted down after filmmakers threaten to leave state

As Lib Dem supporters revolt over their party’s direction, Labour supporters tell Ed to do a deal with Clegg

Making the Liberal Democrats a party of government and of the centre are the two elements to the Nick Clegg project. His external critics struggle most with the latter, seeing him as a Conservative, and his internal ones the former, uncomfortable with power's compromises.

Mexico City police use tear gas in clash in Zocalo Square

Thousands of riot police charge at teachers who have lived in a 'tent city' in Zocalo Square for many weeks

Child 'sexual exploitation' probe launched in Northern Ireland focuses on children in care

Police in Northern Ireland have launched a major investigation into child exploitation after identifying up to 22 potential victims.

The News Matrix: Friday 14th September 2013

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Sinn Fein attacks NI Secretary over Omagh ruling

Northern Ireland deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has criticised the British government’s decision not to set up a public inquiry into the Omagh bomb attack which killed 29 people in 1998.

David Cameron at a cycle shop in his constituency yesterday

It's party conference time, and leaders all need to convince the rank and file

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Bangladeshi factory disasters: Leading retailers shun summit on sweatshops

'Nine out of the 28 brands' supplied by the Rana Plaza factory went to the meeting

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