12 Bad Travel Things which should be banned immediately

At last, a modicum of common sense in a world drowning in insanity. Milan has done what millions of adults the world over have been dreaming of for several years – it has banned the use of selfie sticks in the middle of the city. To be specific, Italy’s grand fashion capital has clamped down on “holding, carrying, leaving on the ground, disposing of, or receiving any kind of glass bottles or containers, cans, and selfie sticks” in a core area of town. It has also banned fireworks and firecrackers…

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Teachers at Trojan Horse-linked school banned from profession

Two teachers who worked at a “Trojan Horse”-linked school where pupils were “fed on a diet of Islam” have been banned from the classroom. Inamulhaq Anwar, aged 34, and 41-year-old Akeel Ahmed had denied the allegation they had agreed with others, on or before March of 2014, on the inclusion of “an undue amount of religious influence in pupils’ education”. At the end of last year a professional standards panel handed both the former staff members at Park View Academy in Birmingham interim teaching bans after finding the allegation proven,…

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Trojan Horse scandal: Teachers banned indefinitely

Two teachers who worked at the school at the centre of the “Trojan Horse” scandal have been banned from the classroom for life. Inamulhaq Anwar, 34, and Akeel Ahmed, 41, had denied stepping up religious influence in education at Park View Academy in Alum Rock, Birmingham. A professional standards panel handed the men interim teaching bans in 2015. Mr Anwar and Mr Ahmed can apply to have their new bans set aside but only after minimum terms have elapsed. The men had denied a central allegation they had agreed with…

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