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And amid the religious debate swirling in the UK, matters were further stirred when a former London mayor seeking to return to office, Ken Livingstone, vowed in a speech to make the British capital a “beacon of Islam,” according to the Daily Telegraph’s London Editor Andrew Gilligan.

Speaking at the North London Central Mosque, Livingstone proclaimed “I want to spend the next four years making sure that every non-Muslim in London knows and understands [Islam’s] words and message. That will help to cement our city as a beacon that demonstrates the meaning of the words of the Prophet.”

The ex-mayor and Labour Party candidate described the Prophet Mohammed’s words as “an agenda for all humanity.”

The ex-mayor and Labour Party candidate described the Prophet Mohammed’s words as “an agenda for all humanity.”

Will crucifix necklaces soon be illegal in England?

Amid all the controversy, a discussion group has popped up on the Internet exploring the topic: “England have you gone completely nuts??” 

Indeed, have government officials in Great Britain decided they are the only ones to make personal choices of right and wrong -- of faith and tradition? The consensus seems to be that perhaps not all is well in the British Isles.

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