Speaking to BBC Newsnight, bestseller Ian McEwan told Evan Davis: “I’m almost all burka-ed out, I have to say.” Mr McEwan suggested the current...

The ex-Foreign Secretary sparked fury last week by saying Muslim women who wear the full-face veil looked like “bank robbers”. Theresa May...

The former Foreign Secretary branded the housing crisis the “biggest and most urgent” issue in the UK, and accused property developers of building...

Boris Johnson sparked fury earlier this week by saying women who wear the full-face veil looked like “letter boxes” or “bank robbers”. The...

Boris Johnson sparked controversy earlier this week by saying women who wear the full-face veil looked like “bank robbers” or “letter...

Party chairman Brandon Lewis faces growing fury in party ranks and even calls from senior figures to resign over his handling of the affair which started...

Jacob Rees-Mogg has written in The Daily Telegraph, responding to the backlash against Mr Johnson’s comments about people who wear the burka, which...

Numerous complaints have been lodged with the Conservative Party chairman Brandon Lewis, who oversees the party’s code of conduct. The official has...

Mr Johnson stirred up a hornet’s nest after he made the comparison in a column in The Daily Telegraph. However, Taj Hargey, Imam at Oxford Islamic...

The outrage follows a newspaper article in which Mr Johnson said he did not want the full-face veil and gown donned by some Muslim women to be banned...

Writing in his regular newspaper column, Mr Johnson suggested banning the burka could increase tensions between Muslims and other demographic groups. He...