Peter Hitchens: The new census reveals a Britain that would be unrecognisable even to our grandparents

Alien nation: The new census reveals a Britain that would be unrecognisable even to our grandparentsPeter Hitchens says that the Census is not just a description of the state of things on a day in 2011 but a prophetic document telling us where we are goingChristianity is on the decline while Islam is on the up and fewer of us are married for the first time ever | UPDATED: 11:15 GMT, 16 December 2012 Unrecognisable: Peter Hitchens argues that a real and irreversible transformation has only just begun The future will be another country. They will do things differently there

Byker Grove youth club building to become an Islamic school after council approved plans

Setting of Byker Grove youth club to become an Islamic school after council approved plans Grade II-Listed Benwell Towers was bought by BAHR Academy for 400,000Was the setting of BBC series for 17 years but has been empty since 2006The building in Benwell, Newcastle, will cater for 340 boys and girlsAcademy principal welcomed decision by Newcastle City Council to bring derelict building back to life By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 16:39 GMT, 15 December 2012 | UPDATED: 16:42 GMT, 15 December 2012 A building made famous as the setting for children's series Byker Grove will be transformed into an Islamic school. Plans to convert the former Bishop's Palace into a fee-paying faith school have been given the go-ahead.

Alien nation: The new census reveals a Britain that would be unrecognisable even to our grandparents

Alien nation: The new census reveals a Britain that would be unrecognisable even to our grandparentsPeter Hitchens says that the Census is not just a description of the state of things on a day in 2011 but a prophetic document telling us where we are goingChristianity is on the decline while Islam is on the up and fewer of us are married for the first time ever | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 15 December 2012 Unrecognisable: Peter Hitchens argues that a real and irreversible transformation has only just begun The future will be another country. They will do things differently there. The Census is not just a description of the state of things on a day in 2011, it is a prophetic document telling us where we are going, whether we like it or not

Tory MP who thanks God hes still alive

Tory MP who thanks God he’s still alive By Quentin Letts PUBLISHED: 22:34 GMT, 14 December 2012 | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 15 December 2012 Anglican faith: Previously a sporadic churchgoer, Mr Opperman has become an 'enthusiastic' member of the Church of England A backbench MP has undergone a religious transformation after recovering from a brain tumour. Guy Opperman (Con, Hexham), 47, was taken ill last year and told that even if he lived he might lose his speech, his eyesight and be paralysed