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Boris Johnson calls for new word to be used when describing Islamic extremists
by Gareth Vipers
Boris Johnson has insisted that an alternative word needs to be found to describe extremists who claim to act in the name of Islam.
The Mayor of London told worshippers at the Al Falah Islamic Education Centre in West Acton that he was concerned about the level of Islamophobia in the capital.
And Mr Johnson, whose great-grandfather was a Muslim, added that a "problem in the language" needed to be resolved, with the issue discussed with the Muslim Council of Britain.
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