Muslim businessman told to remove sign from home proclaiming Allah is the only god 30 January 2013
By Richard Alleyne

Mahmood Ali, 54, fell out with residents and planners over the Arabic slogan which reads: "There is no god but Allah and Mohammed is his messenger". He claims it is just a proclamation of his faith and he should be allowed to write whatever he wants in a free country.

But the council said it contravenes planning laws which are designed to stop people placing advertising hoardings on their homes. (continue reading...)