Blogs

3 Apr 2014

The Church of Scotland has named the Rev John Chalmers as Moderator Designate to take office at the 2014 General Assembly of Scotland's largest Presbyterian Christian denomination.

3 Apr 2014

The UN Security Council must extend the mandate of the peacekeeping mission to Western Sahara to monitor and protect human rights, an all-party group of British MPs said today.

3 Apr 2014

People bereaved by US drone strikes in Yemen have aunched an organisation supporting affected communities and highlighting the civilian impact of the "targeted killing" programme.

2 Apr 2014

The Children's Society has made a strong response to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee report on housing support in the reformed welfare system.

2 Apr 2014

The President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Ruth Gee, says the Arms Trade Treaty is a "legal milestone that should help to protect those who are abused and oppressed".

2 Apr 2014

Around 100 protestors demonstrated today outside the Indonesian embassy in London to call for the unconditional and immediate release of all Papuan political prisoners.

2 Apr 2014

YMCA England has faced a protest at its London offices over its continued participation in “workfare” schemes that force unemployed people to work without pay.