Week commencing 24th October 2022

Religionnews.com carries an article about the ’embrace’ of Rishi Sunak by British people of Indian decent as the UK sees its first Hindu prime minister.

On a similar theme, The Guardian reports on the response from Hindus in London, some of whom are pleased to see Rishi Sunak as PM, but some still wanting a general election.

Also in The Guardian is a gallery of images of Diwali celebrations from around the world.

Al Jazeera reports on the distancing of the Adidas brand from Kanye West following his anti-Semitic remarks.

The BBC reports from Leicester where a teenaged girl wears a traditional hijab in a Miss Teen competition, hoping to inspire other Muslim women and girls.

Also on the BBC news website is a story of a woman who is learning Welsh in order to translate Islamic texts. There is currently no full translation of the Quran in Welsh.

According to the BBC, a teacher who was sacked for refusing to comply with school policy regarding a transgender pupil has lost a legal challenge. The organisation Christian Concern was providing legal counsel and support for the teacher.