Blogs

29 Aug 2013

A new tariff structure from the energy regulator will not adequately tackle fuel poverty in Scotland, Holyrood has been warned.

29 Aug 2013

Young people of the Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths have recently created a unique community at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Together they seek to break religious stereotypes, promote mutual respect and enhance their understanding of religions beyond the conflict paradigm.

29 Aug 2013

Welcoming and protecting strangers, especially migrants, is "at the core of our mission as churches,” says the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.

28 Aug 2013

Plaid Cymru has welcomed the parliamentary recall, but opposes military action against, claiming that it would prolong the conflict.

28 Aug 2013

The case for armed intervention against Syria has not been made or substantiated, says Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond.

28 Aug 2013

Westminster's only Green MP has warned that an attack on Syria could have severe consequences for civilians, and for the Middle East region.

28 Aug 2013

Despite what may or may not be discovered by the UN Inspectors in Syria in the days to come, all the signs are that Obama and Cameron are not in any mood to pause, says Caroline Lucas MP. She sets out details of her own parliamentary motion on the subject, and issues a call to the Prime Minister to publish solid legal advice.

28 Aug 2013

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is submitting a draft resolution to the UN Security Council seeking use of "all necessary measures" in relation to a strike on Syria.

28 Aug 2013

As Parliament is recalled to debate the unfolding crisis in Syria, Quakers in Britain have issued a statement urging those tempted to respond militarily to think again.

28 Aug 2013

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged sabre-rattling Western powers to look for a diplomatic way forward over the Syrian conflict.