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Trouble bubbles after Muslim worker refuses to sell champagne at M&S – the law

It was reported in the UK press just before Christmas that Marks and Spencer was forced to apologise to a customer after a Muslim employee refused to handle alcohol and so declined, politely and apologetically, to serve a customer trying to buy a bottle of champagne. This issue caused a bit of a Twitter storm, … Continue Reading

Is there an accent on race discrimination?

Judging from the Press, the good people of Great Britain have been up in arms over the past month after news broke of national treasure Cheryl Cole’s axe from the US X-Factor, apparently because her Newcastle accent would be too pronounced for the American public to understand. Many Twitter pages and celebrity gossip columns have … Continue Reading