Blogs

3 Dec 2014

Unemployed people in the UK have more monthly disposable income than part-time and zero-hour workers according to a new report out this week.

3 Dec 2014

The Obama administration has today appealed against a federal judge’s ruling that videotapes showing force-feeding of a Guantanamo prisoner should be released.

2 Dec 2014

Quakers in Britain are responding to the recently escalating cycles of violence and retribution in Palestine and Israel, with a new initiative to support those seeking peace.

2 Dec 2014

The government is collecting £17bn less than forecast in income tax because of the lack of earnings growth in the UK, according to the TUC.

2 Dec 2014

In Africa, where up to 40 per cent of the health care facilities are provided by faith related organisations, Dr Mirfin Mpundu, executive director of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN), says that due to their unique position, churches can play a special role in eliminating HIV and AIDS and bringing improvements in the lives of people living with the virus.

2 Dec 2014

The World Council of Churches wants all countries to take special measures to protect and support refugees and displaced people from the Middle East.