Blogs

20 Oct 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has dismissed concerns over the abuse of British Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer, in a letter to his lawyer at the legal charity Reprieve.

18 Oct 2014

Within hours over 550 people have signed a petition to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, calling for reinstatement of eight sacked seminary professors.

18 Oct 2014

The future of a flagship Episcopal seminary in the US is in doubt after its board ignored pleas from across the world to reinstate sacked faculty members.

17 Oct 2014

A public hearing of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal has revealed details of UK security services’ policies on the interception of private calls between lawyers and clients.

17 Oct 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to step up its efforts to respond to the Ebola crisis and turn pledges into action.

17 Oct 2014

Can Nicola Sturgeon, as new leader of the SNP and Scotland's First Minister, inject some fresh energy and spirit into politics at Holyrood, and honour the desire for transformational change that came out of the referendum? Simon Barrow looks at her outlook and style as she steps further into the limelight.

16 Oct 2014

The Methodist Council has has agreed to nominate the Rev Gareth Powell to serve as the Secretary of the Conference from 1 September 2015.