A Sun column which used the phrase "The Muslim Problem" has been cleared of breaching the Editors' Code by press regulator IPSO.

IPSO said in its adjudication: "The committee acknowledged that the question posed at the end of the column – 'What will we do about The Muslim Problem then' – was capable of causing serious offence, given it could be interpreted as a reference to the rhetoric preceding the Holocaust.

"The committee made clear that there is no clause in the Editors' Code which prohibits publication of offensive content. It was clear that many, including the complainant, were offended by this aspect of the article, but there was no breach of the code on this point."

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