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If it’s the “so-called Islamic State”, why is Mohammed not the “so-called Prophet”?

The BBC and Channel 4 News appear to have a policy of referring to the ISIS/ISIL/Daesh as the "so-called Islamic State". Senior BBC News Producer David Waddell has explained why (he might even have coined the phrase), which he summarised…

The cult of Comrade Corbyn

  A cult is a small, unpopular religion. A religion is a large and fashionable cult. When the disesteemed and shunned become desirable and popular, there follows respect, if not…