A man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with murder and attempted murder following the Finsbury Park terror attack. Darren Osborne was arrested after a van was allegedly driven into Muslim worshippers as they emerged from evening prayers at the north London mosque. Today people have been gathering there again for the…
The man who died in the attack outside Finsbury Park mosque had “multiple injuries” according to a post mortem. Makram Ali was among the victims of a terror attack as he left Ramadan night prayers in the early hours of Monday morning. His family have described the 51-year-old father of six as a “gentle man”,…
The Prime Minister and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who represents the local area, have both visited Finsbury Park Mosque today and spoken to local faith leaders and residents.
Local residents have been holding a vigil to remember those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire. Our correspondent, Keme Nzerem, is just around the corner from here, at a wall where people have been posting messages of condolence and memorial.
For the last year the celebrated transvestite potter Grayson Perry has been exploring the divisions that lead to last June’s Brexit vote. But do they still define us? Perry has a new documentary tomorrow night on Channel 4 – and a new piece of work – two vases representing “leave” and “remain”. And he’s been…
In what many may see as a change from his campaign’s anti-Muslim rhetoric President Trump has spoken of friendship, hope and love to the leaders of over 50 Muslim-majority countries. But he also called on them to ‘drive extremists out of this Earth’.
He was expelled from school at 15, developed one of the most soulful singing voices heard in a generation and won accolades at this year’s Brit Awards as the British Breakthrough Act. And he explains why he’s voting Labour.
It’s no longer a choice between their sport and their faith: Basketball’s governing body has finally changed its rules on religious headgear – allowing athletes to wear hijabs during games.
An autistic man has been found guilty of trying to cause “maximum damage” by making a bomb filled with shrapnel and leaving it on a train.
The football clubs Newcastle United and West Ham United’s grounds have been raided in a fraud investigation, resulting in several arrests.
Remember coalition politics? Today the Lib Dem leader Tim Farron categorically ruled out any deals with any party. And with Brexit looming large, former PM Tony Blair appeared to urge Labour voters to vote tactically if their Labour candidate supported Leave.
Having already ruled out cutting the UK aid budget Theresa May refused to repeat her party’s 2015 manifesto promise not to put up income tax, VAT or national insurance. Labour have already claimed the Conservatives are planning a “tax bombshell” if they are returned to power, but Jeremy Corbyn also refused to rule out tax…
Gentrificiation is, depending on your perspective, either a blessing or a curse. And so it is in the South London suburb of Peckham, where plans for a new shopping area have divided opinion.
The parents of a baby who suffers from a rare genetic condition have urged a judge to give him a chance at a hearing to decide whether he should be allowed to get further treatment.
A High Court judge has heard that a sick baby at the centre of a life support dispute might suffer unnecessarily if he’s taken abroad for treatment.