Blogs

2 Sep 2014

Partly as a result of developments in biblical scholarship, many Christians now believe that it can be acceptable to enter a same-sex partnership. Savi Hensman examines differing interpretations of Christ's call: “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”

2 Sep 2014

Amnesty International says the Israeli authorities’ plan to expropriate nearly 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank as 'outrageous' and illegal and that it must be rescinded immediately.

2 Sep 2014

Copeland in West Cumbria is the last local authority area in England where the average house price is less than three times the average annual salary, according to new analysis published by the TUC.

1 Sep 2014

The execution of two men in Japan on 28 August is "dismal news" and part of a grim pattern of a return to the death penalty in Japan under Prime Minister Abe, says Amnesty International.

1 Sep 2014

The government is being asked to take action against British firm G4S, after it emerged the company has won a £71mllion contract to provide a range of ‘base support’ services at Guantánamo Bay.

31 Aug 2014

The UN says its peacekeepers in the Golan were attacked by armed elements on 30 August, as efforts continue to achieve the safe release of 44 blue helmets previously detained.

30 Aug 2014

More than one in three (37 per cent) working parents in England are having to cut back on buying food to be able to afford their rent or mortgage, new research from Shelter revealed yesterday.