You are what you Eid: Ramadan for vegans

Muslims are coming to the end of a month of fasting, which in Britain often means evening meals featuring heaps of meat. But there is a plant-based option The final days of Islams month of fasting are with us. And as Ramadan draws to a close, so does Veganadan, in which a growing number of Muslims adopt a plant-based diet for four weeks. I am keen to eat less meat in Ramadan, but it can be a challenge when you are invited to iftar, the meal with which Muslims break their day-long fast, and there is only meat on the table. After 18 hours without food (an extra 40 minutes if you are in Scotland), hosts like to lay on …

Prague TV tower under fire as dark reminder of citys antisemitic past

Memorial should be built at site of tourist attraction erected over Jewish cemetery, say campaigners It has been called one of the worlds ugliest structures, pointing above Prague like a jabbing metallic finger while offering visitors panoramic views of the Czech capitals more aesthetically pleasing sites. Now the citys looming Prague Jewish community, which says it is a brooding reminder of the antisemitism of the regime that ruled the former Czechoslovakia for more than 40 years and whose dark history needs to be officially recognised. Part of our community is still present under the ground here and people should know about it, said Pavel Vesely, a history and tourism coordinator with Czech artist, David ern, copies of which were refitted …