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Comedy writer David Javerbaum on religion, satire and controversial humour
God Almighty has been brought to life on the stage.
Sajid Javid: Tory party ‘recognise talent… no matter what your background, your religion, your race’
Home Secretary Sajid Javid came fourth in today’s round of voting, with 38 votes.
Labour and Tories under fire over race and religion issues
Both parties have faced criticism – including over comments from the Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom.
Christmas messages: royalty to religion
The Queen has missed the Royal family’s annual Christmas day church service at Sandringham this morning for the first time in decades – after Buckingham Palace said she was recovering from a heavy cold.
Is religion to blame for war?
A new book argues that religion is not the cause of warfare, rather the unequal accumulation of wealth in society. The book’s author, Karen Armstrong, discusses with campaigner Peter Tatchell.
Islamic State’s war on religion – clickable graphic
Militants from the Islamic State have embarked on a campaign of religious destruction in the “caliphate”, erasing shrines and mosques connected to the Shia Muslim and Christian faiths.
Values, race and religion: a very fiery debate
“I have no words to express how much I loathe you”, “You’ve got the wrong end of the stick as usual”: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Rod Liddle in a fiery row over race and British values.
Should religion and state education be kept separate?
In a fiery Channel 4 News debate on an alleged Muslim “plot” to take over Birmingham schools, Labour MP Khalid Mahmood says “you have got to keep education secular” – but what do you think?
‘A great religion has a lot of ruin in it’
David Cameron risks causing “alienation” by saying the UK is a Christian country, says a group of leading public figures. Krishnan speaks to author and columnist Joan Smith and historian Tom Holland.
Iran support for Syria is more politics than religion -video
Iran’s support of Syria in its civil war is not about the common Shia religious belief, but more about politics – with Iranians blaming the west for backing the rebel “terrorists” fighting Assad.
Birmingham murders ‘not about race or religion’
The family of two of men killed by a car in Birmingham have called for justice as police are given more time to question suspects.
Pope attacks ‘marginalisation of religion’
The Pope attacks the “increasing marginalisation of religion” in an historic address to MPs after earlier meeting the Archbishop of Canterbury. Alex Thomson looks at the careful words of the Pope.
Series 3, Episode 16: Richard Dawkins
Richard Dawkins is one of the world’s most famous atheists. An evolutionary biology at Oxford and best-selling author of The God Delusion – his new book ‘Outgrowing God – A Beginner’s Guide’ aims to inform young people about religion and atheism.
The Pope v the populists
Under Pope Francis, the Catholic Church has become a radical, pro-migrant voice. From washing the feet of refugees to calling for open borders, his message of love-thy-neighbour is clear. But on the other side, there’s Matteo Salvini, who fronts Italy’s populist Lega party.
FactCheck: viral video doesn’t show violence in a ‘Sharia Law Zone’ in London
This video is shockingly violent – but it doesn’t show what many people say it does.