Online protests as Iranian Zoroastrian councillor suspended

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright IRNA Image caption Iran’s election watchdog said Sepanta Niknam did not have the right to represent a majority-Muslim city The suspension of Sepanta Niknam, an Iranian Zoroastrian councillor suspended on religious grounds, has polarised opinion among senior officials of the Islamic Republic and led to a campaign on social media calling for him [...]

7 days quiz: Who’s moved in with New Zealand’s prime minister?

Warren Fyfe

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world over the past seven days? If you missed last week’s quiz, try it here Picture credits: Getty Images, PA, Reuters Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-41765712