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Iran bans English from being taught in primary schools

Iran has banned teaching the English language in primary schools, calling the subject a “cultural invasion”. The education ministry “envisages strengthening Persian language skills and Iranian Islamic culture of pupils at the primary school stage”, its secretary told state media. Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has previously expressed concern about the teaching of English. It is seen as an ... Read More »

Overseas students ‘add £20bn’ to UK economy

International students are worth £20bn to the UK economy, says a report from the Higher Education Policy Institute. The analysis says on top of tuition fees, their spending has become a major factor in supporting local economies. London alone gains £4.6bn – with Sheffield the biggest beneficiary in proportion to its economy. The think tank’s director, Nick Hillman, says the ... Read More »

Apple faces lawsuits over slowed iPhones

Two class action lawsuits have been launched against Apple in the US following the tech giant’s admission that it slows down older models of the iPhone as they age. Apple has said that it did this to “prolong the life” of the devices and maximise diminishing battery power. The lawsuits were filed in California and Chicago by groups of iPhone ... Read More »

London Zoo fire: Seventy firefighters tackle cafe blaze

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said the fire that spread to most of the Adventure Cafe and shop, which contains an animal petting area, was now under control. No injuries have been reported and the LFB said it was not yet known if any animals were involved. The cause of the fire is not yet known. London Zoo tweeted it would ... Read More »

Tahajjud Prayer it’s Importance

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Europe’s top rabbi calls for solidarity with Muslims

Passover message says extremism gives religions ‘common cause’ Jews and Muslims in Europe have a common cause in resisting attacks on minority religions and defending religious freedom, Europe’s top rabbi has said. Speaking on the eve of Passover, which begins on Monday, chief rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt warned that the rise of ultra-nationalist parties and damage to the European Union caused ... Read More »

Casey report criticised for focus on UK Muslim communities

RACISM IN UK Muslim groups have raised concerns about the government’s community cohesion report, arguing that it confuses race, religion and immigration and focuses too heavily on Muslim communities. The study, commissioned by David Cameron as prime minister and carried out by Dame Louise Casey, recommends a new strategy to help bridge divides in the UK, including an “integration oath” ... Read More »

Mayor of the small southern Spanish

When the mayor of the small southern Spanish town of Osuna called Jesus Cansino to tell him “Game of Thrones” was coming to shoot part of season five, he wouldn’t believe it. Read More »

Hungarian Muslim group criticises town’s ‘xenophobic’ decrees

Hungarian Islamic Community attacks ban on mosques, muezzins and clothes such as niqab and burkini by mayor of Ásotthalom One of Hungary’s main Muslim organisations has decried what it said are “xenophobic” steps taken by an ultra-nationalist local mayor. The town of Ásotthalom on the Serbian border last week banned mosque construction, the use of a muezzin at prayer times ... Read More »

Dutch parliament paves way for approval of partial Islamic veil ban

Lower house approves ban on clothing that covers faces, including burqa and niqab, in official buildings, schools and hospitals The lower house of the Dutch parliament has approved a limited ban on “face-covering clothing”, including the burqa and niqab. The legislation, approved on Tuesday by a large majority in the 150-seat house of representatives, must be approved by the upper ... Read More »