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Women drivers? No, says UK Jewish sect

The leaders of a North London Hasidic Jewish sect are attempting to ban women from driving in what is believed to the first formal directive of its kind in the UK. According to this report, several Belz rabbis and educational institution leaders based in Stamford Hill have endorsed a letter that described women drivers as […]

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Making the cut

Making the cut

Again. For the third time this year – and it’s only May – a secular blogger in Bangladesh has been hacked to death with machetes. Ananta Bijoy Das was on his way to work at a bank in Sylhet on Tuesday, May 12, when four men in masks pounced on him and then chased him […]

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Is God Real?

Is God Real?

In 2010, the US-based website Circle of Moms published an anguished question from a woman who begged advice on how to put her 15-year-old – who ‘gave his heart to the Lord when he was four’, but later reclaimed it – back in the arms of Jesus. Over 90 moms responded, suggesting fervent prayer might […]