Travelling to Birmingham

Travelling to Birmingham

31.07.2014
Many years passed before I realised you can "travel" in your own country, that we are actually surrounded by exotic locations, places we've...
Man Tested For Ebola In Birmingham As Fears Grow Over Virus Spread

Man Tested For Ebola In Birmingham As Fears Grow Over Virus Spread

30.07.2014
The British government views Ebola as a "very serious threat", Philip Hammond said today, as it emerged that man has been tested at a hospital...
'A Coordinated Agenda To Impose Hardline Islam In Schools'

'A Coordinated Agenda To Impose Hardline Islam In Schools'

18.07.2014
Key individuals were "promoting and encouraging certain Islamic principles" in Birmingham classrooms amid poor oversight from education...

Another Dramatic Twist To 'Trojan Horse' Scandal

15.07.2014
The chairman of the Educational Trust which was at the centre of the alleged "Trojan Horse" Muslim takeover plot in Birmingham schools,...
Birmingham - A City on the Edge (of Great Things)

Birmingham - A City on the Edge (of Great Things)

13.07.2014
With renovation and entrepreneurial enthusiasm happening across the city and spring boarding, for me, from the re-opening of the Bullring...
Woman Gives Birth Outside Primark In Birmingham

Woman Gives Birth Outside Primark In Birmingham

2.07.2014
A baby girl delivered in the street outside a branch of clothing store Primark is "doing fine", according to medics. Emergency services...
Book Review: Medina in Birmingham, Najaf in Brent: Inside British Islam by Innes Bowen

Book Review: Medina in Birmingham, Najaf in Brent: Inside British Islam by Innes Bowen

1.07.2014
The author has called it a "labour of love". Seven years of painstaking research and interviews all done alongside a full-time role at...
'Young People Will Now Be Googling Extremism'

'Young People Will Now Be Googling Extremism'

27.06.2014
A crackdown on the so-called "Trojan horse" schools in Birmingham has only increased the risk of children being radicalised, through the...
Trojan Horse School Board Resigns In Protest

Trojan Horse School Board Resigns In Protest

20.06.2014
Governors at a school placed in special measures over the alleged hardline Muslim plot to take over governing boards have resigned in protest,...
The Barefoot Boy With No Name: Lad Found Wandering Streets Of Birmingham At Night

The Barefoot Boy With No Name: Lad Found Wandering Streets Of Birmingham At Night

13.06.2014
Police who found a three-year-old boy wandering the streets barefooted are to reunite him with his family. The boy was found walking alone...

Why I Loathe Gove's 'British Values'

13.06.2014
Education secretary Michael Gove recently declared that all 20,000 primary and secondary schools in the UK, stating that this government...

Green Street F4.0: A DIY Photography Exhibition

10.06.2014
The Arts have seen better days, a time when they were wined and dined and had sweet nothings whispered in their ears before being paraded...
Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Not-So-Trojan-Horse?

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Not-So-Trojan-Horse?

Mehdi Hasan  9.06.2014
Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 9 June 2014... 1) THE NOT-SO-TROJAN HORSE? The schools in Birmingham at the centre...

Michael Gove Is Not Happy When He's Asked About The 'Islamist School Plot'

7.06.2014
Michael Gove has been forced to deny that the Government has been irrevocably damaged by his public spat with cabinet colleague Theresa...