C of E bishop backs prosecution of those who defy ‘gay conversion’ ban


Faith leaders should face prosecution if they fail to comply with the government’s promised ban on so-called gay conversion practices, a senior bishop in the Church of England has said. David Walker, the bishop of Manchester, told the Guardian: “Where activity has harmed someone, the person who has caused the harm should face prosecution.” That … Read more

‘Is this about that article?’ Didsbury locals dismiss ‘no-go areas’ claims


Walking down Burton Road on Monday afternoon, it is hard not to wonder if another Didsbury exists elsewhere after a report at the weekend described “no-go areas” where white people fear the threat of religious violence. The Mail Online report claimed there were a number of towns with no-go areas for white people, and that … Read more