Councillor who described all Muslims as "terrorists" and asked why people should be "interested in black history" apologises

Councillor who described all Muslims as 'terrorists' and asked why people should be 'interested in black history' apologisesMarjorie Snowden made comments on equality and diversity courseOfficial complained about the offensive comments to a colleagueThe reply was 'well, that's Marjorie', before it was reportedCllr Snowdon is a former mayor of Sherborne in Dorset By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:01 GMT, 18 April 2013 A councillor has formally apologised for labelling 'all Muslims as terrorists' while on an equality and diversity course. Marjorie Snowden, a former mayor of Sherborne in Dorset, also asked why council members should be 'interested in black history' during the training. A horrified official complained about the offensive comments to a colleague but the reply was 'well, that's Marjorie', before it was reported.

Police officers injured in Northern Ireland as Loyalists riot over right to fly the Union Flag

Police officers injured in Northern Ireland as loyalists protests reignite over ban on flying the Union Flag over Belfast City Hall Crowd of up to 300 people hurled fireworks, bricks and petrol bombs PUBLISHED: 02:35 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:36 GMT, 5 January 2013 Several police officers were injured in Northern Ireland last night as loyalist protests reignited over the ban on flying the Union Flag over Belfast City Hall. A crowd of up to 300 people hurled fireworks, bricks and petrol bombs during a sustained attack on officers in east Belfast