A teenage schoolgirl was arrested by police for racism after refusing to sit with a group of Asian students because some of them did not speak English.
Codie Stott's family claim she was forced to spend three-and-a-half hours in a police cell after she was reported by her teachers...
According to Codie, the five - four boys and a girl - then began talking in a language she didn't understand, thought to be Urdu, so she went to speak to the teacher.
"I said 'I'm not being funny, but can I change groups because I can't understand them?' But she started shouting and screaming, saying 'It's racist, you're going to get done by the police'."
A poster linking eating meat with child abuse has been unveiled by an animal rights group in a County Durham town named as a national obesity blackspot.Update. The Sun:
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) says Easington was targeted because of an obesity rate of 22% above the national average.
It claims feeding meat to children is tantamount to child abuse as it is linked with life-threatening diseases.
A MUSLIM teacher claims she was forced out of her job for not removing her veil in class.Nobody needs to wear a veil. As Rod Liddle says in this week's Spectator, if a non-Muslim woman demanded to cover herself from head to toe because she feared the predatory attentions of men she'd be sent to a psychiatrist.
Pupils said they found English lessons hard to understand because they could not see Aishah Azmi’s lips moving.
Bosses at Headfield Church of England Junior School in Dewsbury, West Yorks, agreed Azmi, 24, could wear the veil around the school, but not while teaching.
But furious Ms Azmi refused to take it off. She claimed her veil was cultural, and was then suspended.
Last night a local authority source said: “How can you teach English to young kids with your face covered?”
The Muslim Council of Britain said Islamic women did not need to wear a veil in the presence of young children.