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‘a fine culmination to the great work of reconstruction at the Cathedral’. 78 The Cathedral also engaged with new forms of popular culture. Although television had done for the popularity of the Sunday evening service, the Cathedral chapter had been quick to spot its potential, collaborating with both the BBC and Granada TV, whose first day on air in May 1956 had ended with an Epilogue sung by the choristers. Alfred Jowett’s colleague Canon Frank Wright later served as an advisor to Granada, continuing the

in Manchester Cathedral

patterns of migration and immigration. 102 This, as John Inge has pointed out, raises further difficulties for cathedrals when they try to engage with the wider culture: There is a big question here about what cathedrals can do to engage with a greater proportion of the population. They are in a double bind not that dissimilar to the BBC. If they change what they offer in seeking to broaden their appeal, they will be accused of ‘dumbing down’. If they remain as they are they

in Manchester Cathedral
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of the United team. 211 It was during Wicks’s time that broadcasting began to come of age, and from the mid-1950s the choir took part in several live choral evensongs for radio, and some for BBC television: from 1957 the choir was much in demand from the new Manchester-based Granada TV. The 1960s saw the first of the choir tours to Norway, France, and further afield. This must have marked quite a change for the Cathedral authorities. Having become accustomed in recent years to the choir’s absence in August

in Manchester Cathedral
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Ali Riaz

(Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation, 2007), p. 1. 34 Hoffman, The Radicalization of Diaspora and Terrorism, p. 1. 35 ‘Bangladesh, British terrors have links says UK Home Secy’, Daily Star (10 April 2008), p. 1. 36 ‘Bomb maker jailed for 20 years’, BBC News (27 February 2002): http://news. bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/1845218.stm (accessed 8 August 2008); ‘Abe­­­­din team may go abroad’, BBC News (27 February 2002): http://news. bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/1845534.stm (accessed 8 August 2008). 37 ‘Missile plot Briton sent to jail’, BBC News (30 April 2007): http

in Islam and identity politics among British-Bangladeshis
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Laura Schwartz

” Islamic Wife, The Independent, 12 July 2008, www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/no-french-citizenship-for-veiled-radical-islamic-wife-865828.html [accessed 18 July 2008]. 6 See ‘Jack Straw’s Veil Comments Spark Anger’ (BBC News 5 October 2006), www.news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/5410472.stm [accessed 18 July 2008]. Straw did not explicitly state that the

in Infidel feminism
Women as citizens
Shailja Sharma

the subject: its 2004 law banning “conspicuous” religious symbols at state schools, and a 2011 law banning the full-face niqab that was upheld in July 2014. Since 2011, wearing a niqab has incurred a 150€ fine. Anyone forcing a woman to cover her face is liable for a 30,000€ fine. In 2012, the BBC reported that between 2011 and 2012 in France, 425 women had been fined and 66 had been warned for violating the ban on headscarves. Belgium also banned the burka and the niqab. Spain had no ban at all. The United Kingdom has no national ban on veils of any kind. In place

in Postcolonial minorities in Britain and France
Ali Riaz

marker of identity, and the deep divisions within the Bangladeshi community that came to the fore, demand closer examination and analysis. The questions as to why and how the change took place, what factors played a key role, and which actors facilitated the transformation will be addressed in the following chapters. Notes   1 ‘Galloway’s East End street fight’, BBC News (6 May 2005): http://news.bbc. co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4519575.stm (accessed 5 June 2007).   2 The overall result of the election was no surprise: ‘Turnout was only slightly

in Islam and identity politics among British-Bangladeshis
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Ali Riaz

whether the salience of Muslim identity will lead to radicalization and thus pose a challenge to British society. While there are merits to the question, it is my contention in this chapter that securitizing the identity issue will not be helpful in the long term. Notes   1 For election results see, ‘Election 2010’, BBC News: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/ shared/election2010/results/ (accessed 6 June 2010). The historic nature of the 2010 election cannot be overstated. The overall result produced a hung parliament where no party commands a majority leading to a Conservative

in Islam and identity politics among British-Bangladeshis
David Geiringer

realised that it might seem self-serving and in some sense it was. There is a particular tradition of academic interrogation of Catholic ‘subjects’ that might unsettle a potential interviewee. Patricia for example wanted reassurance that the project would not be like the BBC4 documentary Catholics which had recently aired. There were some within the Catholic community who regarded the series as exploitative

in The Pope and the pill
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David Geiringer

For example, this indictment was at the heart of Diarmaid McCulloch’s three-part BBC documentary Sex and the Church . He concluded the series with this comment on the Catholic Church’s problems with both child abuse and women: ‘The problem is an institutional one peculiar to the Western Church and its Catholic successor: compulsory celibacy for the clergy, which

in The Pope and the pill