Marched on to a Libyan beach in now gruesomely familiar orange jumpsuits, the last moments of 21 Coptic Christians carried the vicious jolt of previous Isis snuff videos, but with an added charge of fear.
When Isis took over Raqqa, a wave of black swept over the city. The group’s dark flags were raised where its members lived or worked, women were required to shroud themselves in black, and black paint
A Scottish woman who travelled to Syria and married an Islamic State (Isis) fighter told her parents she wanted to become a martyr and would see them again on the "day of judgment". Aqsa Mahmood left family
Britain should address the pressures on women, not criminalise them – as happened in the US Today MPs will vote on whether to amend the serious crime bill to make abortion based on foetal gender a crime.
UK Church groups have recently been criticised for campaigning against the legalisation of mitochondrial donation. As their efforts failed, a group of emboldened scientists has vowed to turn the tables
Party distances itself from Christian Soldiers of Ukip after newsletter suggests gay people can be converted from state of vice A Ukip-authorised Christian group has been condemned for distributing a that
What’s the story? Boko Haram fighters have kidnapped about 80 people, many of them children, in a cross-border attack on villages in northern Cameroon, the first time villagers from that country have kidnapped
Staff praise parents for ‘extraordinary generosity’ in consenting to donation from child, who died soon after birth Doctors at Hammersmith hospital have performed the UK’s first organ donation from a in
We must move past the tired debate that pits the modern west against its backward other and recover the Enlightenment ideal of rigorous self-criticism The perpetrators of the unconscionable massacre of
The tidy suburbia of Borehamwood doesn’t feel like the frontline in the fight against the murderous antisemitism that saw four shoppers killed in a Paris kosher supermarket this month. But here in south
As suspicion of Muslims grows in Germany and France, the danger of a vicious spiral is palpable. We need to counter this xenophobia now – before it is too late No, no, surely not. On top of everything
The question raised in your headline (Why did the world ignore Boko Haram’s Baga attacks?, theguardian.com, 12 January) implies the usual western conspiracy and/or neocolonial design, which is often used
The archbishops are not just attacking this government. By bringing the deep questions back into politics, they have bigger ambitions than that The hierarchs of the Church of England have launched themselves
An estimated six million people flocked to Manila’s Rizal park on Sunday to attend the final mass of Pope Francis’ five-day visit to the Philippines. The turnout breaks the record set by the last pope
The world’s largest refugee camp, at Dabaab in Kenya, is piloting a scheme offering voluntary repatriation to Somalis On 8 December, a blue and purple bus made a highly significant and somewhat controversial
UK security and counter-terrorism,Theresa May,Politics,UK news,Counter-terrorism policy,Charlie Hebdo attack,World news,Race issues At service to commemorate Jewish victims of Paris attacks, home secretary