Tag Archive: The Times

Aug 31

Muslim Tower Hamlets foster carers in storm over Christian child

A child in care from a Christian family was placed in care with a strict Muslim foster family who ridiculed her Christian beliefs, according to reports. The child, who cannot be named because of family court rules, was placed in foster care by social workers in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Social Services sent …

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Jul 11

Andrea Leadsom gives PM job to May

The reasons Andrea Leadsom MP has given for pulling out of the Conservative leadership race seem perfectly plausible but do not totally convince. Eighty-four colleagues supported her, but she said, “Nevertheless, this is less than 25% of the parliamentary party and after careful consideration I do not believe this is sufficient support to lead a …

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May 24

Boys & girls swop guns & dolls in Scotland

Nursery children in Scotland are the target of a new campaign that aims to end sexism in pre-schools and prevent future domestic violence by encouraging boys to swap their cars for dolls and little girls to dress up as pirates, says The Times. The ‘Just Like a Child’ initiative being launched this week by ‘Zero …

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