Vogelenzang case hits the headlines

British and international news reports are highlighting Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang’s innocence after the case against them was dismissed by a Liverpool judge.

Below is a selection from TV, radio and newspapers:

BBC News

BBC North West Tonight

BBC interview

BBC Radio Merseyside

UK newspapers

Comment article, Daily Mail: “It may have been a victory for free speech, but why did breakfast insult of Muslim’s faith case ever come to court?”

Comment article on Guardian website: “Common sense triumphs in Liverpool”

Comment article, The Daily Telegraph: “A victory for free speech”

Comment article, The Daily Express: “Christianity has been demoted by the political class”

BBC News: “Christian hoteliers cleared in Muslim woman abuse row”

The Times: “Hotelier Ben Vogelenzang cleared of insulting Muslim guest”

The Daily Telegraph: “Hoteliers cleared of abusing Muslim guest”

The Guardian: “Christian couple cleared of insulting Muslim hotel guest”

The Independent: “Judge dismisses hijab case against Christian couple”

Liverpool Echo: “Judge dismisses case against Christian couple accused of branding a Muslim mum a “terrorist””

Liverpool Daily Post: “‘Delighted’ Liverpool Christian hoteliers cleared of hijab slur”

Daily Express: “Christian hoteliers cleared in Muslim woman abuse row”

Daily Mirror: “Cheers as Christian hotel pair cleared of abusing Muslim guest over her hijab”

The Sun: “Christians v lies”

Metro: “Liverpool Christian hotel couple cleared of Muslim rant”

Christian Today: “Judge clears Christian couple in row over Islam comments”

Belfast Telegraph:“Hoteliers cleared of insulting Muslim”

International coverage

USA Christian Post:“Judge Clears U.K. Couple of Charges in Muslim ‘Abuse’ Case”

USA USA Today:“Christian hoteliers cleared of verbally abusing Muslim hotel guest dressed in hijab”

USA CBN News:“Christian Hoteliers Acquitted in Muslim Abuse Case”

Australia ABC News: “British hoteliers cleared of abusing Muslim”

Qatar Gulf Times: “Couple cleared”

Holland Trouw (Dutch): “Hotelier acquitted of insulting Muslim”

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