Iranian woman pictured dining without a headscarf thrown in Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s old jail

Iran has arrested a young woman who defied morality police by eating in a restaurant without wearing a hijab, in an image that went viral on social media and inspired thousands of anti-regime protesters. The photograph showed Donya Rad eating breakfast in a restaurant in Tehran, alongside a female friend who was also not wearing … Read more

Islamist preacher accused of ‘stirring up hatred’ in Leicester

While there, he targeted Jewish passers-by, asking them for their views on Israel and giving speeches about “the killing of children” while standing in front of a billboard with the words: “Did we not learn from the Holocaust?” Allegations of anti-Semitism by Mr Hijab were reported to the Metropolitan Police by the Community Security Trust, … Read more

Sinn Fein wants referendum plan as Catholics outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland for first time

Sinn Fein has called for preparations for an Irish reunification referendum after a census showed Catholics outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland for the first time in the country’s history. During partition in 1921, Northern Ireland’s borders were drawn to ensure a Protestant majority. Unionists are traditionally Protestant, while historically nationalists are mostly Catholic. However, in … Read more

Anthem for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral contained ‘hidden Unionist code’ claim Scottish nationalists

Sir James, who was a high-profile supporter of the Union ahead of the 2014 independence referendum, said he and Ms Weir, who was born in England to Scottish parents, were considered “the Wrong Kind of Scots”. He wrote: “One patriot tweeted angrily that I ‘have to move back to England’ because I’m ‘not a Scottish … Read more