A reader writes:

This morning I was in an internet cafe in Hackney - of course you'll know it's one of the poorer Inner-London boroughs - checking my emails when I witnessed something odd; the Somalian owner interrupting his morning prayers (which were taking place behind the counter) to help out a middle-aged skinhead who'd managed to crash his computer when posting messages on a British National Party chatroom.

Quite what this says about British multi-culturalism, I don't know.

It says good things, I'd say. Of course, when your computer goes down, prejudice always tends to evaporate.