British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has instructed his ministers not to use the word "Muslim" in connection with the recent terrorist incidents in Glasgow and London, the Daily Express reports.
The phrase "War on Terror" has also been dropped in an effort to improve community relations with the nation's Islamic community, the paper reported.
“There is clearly a need to strike a consensual tone in relation to all communities across the UK,” a spokesman told the paper. “It is important that the country remains united.”
The move has drawn some criticism from Brown's opponents in the Tory Party.
“I don’t know what purpose is served by this," Tory member Philip Davies told the paper. "I don’t think we need (to) pussyfoot around when talking about terrorism.”