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'The Birthplace of Islam in Britain': Toxteth's Victorian Mosque Reopens
Offbeat  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Merseyside, England, Victorian, Britain, UK )

- 14 days ago -
The first mosque founded in England, which has stood as a derelict shell for many years, has been refurbished and reopened to Merseyside's 20,000 Muslims. But how did it come to be there in the first place?
Muslims 'Could Be Banned' From Becoming UK School Governors
Offbeat  (tags: Schools, Education, Governors, Muslims, Religion, Scandal, Security, UK )

- 14 days ago -
A set of rules aimed at promoting "British values" in schools could ban conservative Muslims from becoming governors, a religious rights group says. The new regulations follow allegations of a "Trojan Horse" plot to Islamisize schools in the UK.
Deadly Joy: Pakistani Villagers Face Death for Wedding Dance
Offbeat  (tags: Asia, History, Human rights, Internet, Pakistan, Psychology, Scandal, Thrills&Spills )

- 13 days ago -
A joyful wedding dance may cost six Pakistani villagers their lives after they allegedly violated tribal customs. A local police chief is racing to rescue two women, waiting for death tied up and starving, and the four men, who are now on the run.
Victorian Strangeness: The Cyclist Chased By a Lion
Offbeat  (tags: cyclists, Lion, Victorian Strangeness )

- 13 days ago -
Next weekend, elite cyclists from around the world will race in Yorkshire in the Grand Depart of the Tour de France. No matter how hard they strain, it's doubtful any will put in more effort on a bike than Mr Robertson, of Galashiels.
Pakistani Couple's Throats Slit Over Marriage Without Parents' Consent
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Law, Pakistan, Religion )

- 13 days ago -
A young couple in Pakistan were tied up and had their throats slit by the girl's parents after they married for love, police said on Saturday.
America's Mushy Middle: Eight Types of Voters
Offbeat  (tags: America, Politcs, Voters, Liberal, Conservatives )

- 12 days ago -
It's easy to assume American politics is defined by liberals on one side, and conservatives on the other. But it turns out thBut it turns out the reality is far more nuanced, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.
How Can I Cut Down on Sugar?
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition, food, sugar, health, wellness )

- 12 days ago -
Let me confess. I love sugar. I don't have it in tea or coffee, but I'm partial to biscuits, cakes, sweets and fruit juice, which are packed with the stuff.
Builder Has Tumour Removed From Head in 'Balloon Surgery'
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, tumour, balloon surgery )

- 12 days ago -
Pictures have been released which show how a man's head was expanded like a balloon for groundbreaking surgery. Surgeons used the method to stretch Chris Stoyanov's skin over his scalp to get rid of a tumour
S. Korean 'Comfort Women' for US Military Sue State for Forced Prostitution
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Army, Military, North Korea, South Korea, USA )

- 10 days ago -
A group of South Korean former "comfort women", who worked in state-controlled brothels for the US military after the 1950-53 Korean War, has reportedly filed a suit demanding compensation from the authorities for forced prostitution.
Jeb Bush Catching Up With Hillary Clinton in Presidential Polls
Offbeat  (tags: Election, History, Politics, Scandal, USA )

- 10 days ago -
Hillary Clinton may still be leading potential Republican rivals Jeb Bush and Rand Paul in polling for the 2016 presidential election, but a new poll shows her advantage is shrinking considerably.
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