No legal action over Fox News for 'totally Muslim' Birmingham comments

Birmingham City Council has ruled out joining possible legal action to sue Fox News over claims Birmingham is a "totally Muslim city."

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Prime Minister: Steven Emerson is 'clearly an idiot'

The Prime Minister has told ITV News that Steven Emerson is "clearly an idiot".

The Fox News commentator claimed Birmingham is "a totally Muslim city where non-Muslims simply don't go in".

David Cameron said he "choked on his porridge" when he heard Emerson's comments. The Prime Minister added that the Fox News commentator should look to Birmingham as "a fantastic example" of a city that brings people of different faiths together.

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