The Chancellor told the BBC One’s The Andrew Marr Show there would be an inquiry into ‘anti-Muslim hatred’ which would start this year.Read the full story ›
The magazine, which has made countless headlines for its covers, has caused controversy among some Muslims over its most recent edition.Read the full story ›
Decathlon initially said the runner’s hijab responded to the needs of some runners before a backlash forced it to pull the garment.Read the full story ›
In Stornoway, on the devoutly Christian Isle of Lewis, 100 miles away from the nearest Muslim place of worship, a mosque is being built.Read the full story ›
Residents have responded to Islamaphobic attacks by 'love-bombing' mosque in support after attacks in Sweden.Read the full story ›
More than 100 Muslim leaders from across the UK have signed an open letter calling for the release of British aid worker Alan Henning.
The letter, printed in The Independent, is also supported by the Muslim Council of Britain which represents more than 500 Muslim organisations:
We, the undersigned British Muslim Imams, organisations and individuals, wish to express our horror and revulsion at the senseless murder of David Haines and the threat to the life of our fellow British citizen, Alan Henning ...
We plead with those holding Alan Henning to see the errors of their ways. To embrace the word of the Quran and accept that what they are now doing constitutes the worst condemnable sin.
A social media campaign imitating the popular Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral. Its target is Islamic State.Read the full story ›
The broadcast of the Muslim call to prayer during Ramadan was Channel 4's most complained about programme last year.
The channel received 2,011 complaints about its 4Ramadan series of programmes, with 1,658 specifically about the call to prayer.
Channel 4's head of factual, Ralph Lee, said the response had shown a "level of Islamophobia" that was "unexpected".
The second most complained about show was Crazy About One Direction, a show following the popular boyband's most devoted fans that received over 1,000 complaints.
A US appeals court has rejected Google's request to put on hold an order requiring the company to remove an anti-Islamic video from YouTube while litigation around the issue continued, according to Reuters.
The film "Innocence of Muslims" was thought to have stoked violent protests across the Muslim world in 2012. However, a copyright lawsuit was brought by actress Cindy Lee Garcia who said she was duped into appearing in the film.
Google Inc, who is the parent-company of YouTube, took down the video last week, when it first received the order, accompanied by a gag order. In court, it argued that an order to remove the film would violate First Amendment protection of free speech.
The Skills Minister has said that the case of a Muslim free school in Derby which faces the prospect of closure unless "swift action" is taken, does not mean free schools are risky.
Matt Hancock told ITV News: "This one school has broken the rules, it's broken its funding requirements.
"We're having robust discussions with it and if it doesn't abide by the rules that are very clearly set out then we will close it.
He added: "But make no mistake. The free school agenda is vital for driving up standards, it's having an effect and it's hugely welcomes in local communities where these schools open