Pastor James McConnell leaving  the magistrates court in Belfast on January 5, 2016 after being found not guilty of making ‘grossly offensive’ remarks about Islam. The judge said while he considered the remarks offensive, he did not consider them “grossly” offensive under the law.  AFP PHOTO / PAUL FAITHPAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images

The bizarre trial of elderly Belfast pastor James McConnell has ended with the right verdict: not guilty. His attack on Islam – made from the platform(...)

Evangelical preacher Pastor James McConnell leaving Belfast Magistrates’ Court after being found not guilty of making grossly offensive remarks about Islam. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An evangelical Protestant pastor who said Islam was “Satanic” and “spawned in hell” has been acquitted of making “grossly offensive” remarks about the(...)

Muhammad Al-Hussaini: “When I sing sean nós I feel I am reciting sacred verses in Irish. It really feels like that. In our hearts, we are all Irish.”

Imam Muhammad Al-Hussaini stands in a white-painted room in the London Irish Centre singing the slow sean nós air, Caoineadh na dTrí­ Muire, the keeni(...)