News Brief

  • June 6, 2016

    Last weekend, strolling round a nature reserve, I saw something so beautiful it took my breath for a moment – a rabbit, nibbling on summer-lit grass with

  • June 6, 2016

    Anti-nuclear campaigners will gather at AWE Burghfield today (6 June 2016) to highlight the role the site plays in the manufacture and maintenance of nuclear warheads for Trident, the UK's nuclear weapons system.

  • June 6, 2016

    Nearly 30 young ecumenical leaders from 14 Asian countries have gathered at the Jakarta Theological Seminary in Indonesia for the third Youth in Asia Training Programme for Religious Amity (YATRA)

  • June 6, 2016

    A group of MPs has made a series of recommendations calling on the Government to improve the support and protection it gives to asylum seekers and refugees.

  • June 3, 2016

    The Coroner in the inquest into the 1995 death of Private Cheryl James at Deepcut Barracks has today (3 June 2016) recorded a verdict of suicide, delivering a narrative verdict that severely criticised serious failures in duty of care at Deepcut barracks.

  • June 3, 2016

    For his book

  • June 3, 2016

    Prominent church leaders and thinkers have issued a call to action for all the UK's churches, echoing Pope Francis' wish to see "a poor church, for the poor".

  • June 2, 2016

    The peacebuilding organisation International Alert, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, has announced the appointment of a new Chair and two new members to its Board of Trustees.

  • June 2, 2016

    A group of staff from Britain Yearly Meeting, the charity which manages the central policy, property, staff and work of Quakers in Britain, have had a request rejected by the Treasury. They wanted to exercise their right of conscientious objection to war by ensuring that none of their taxes are used for military purposes.

  • June 2, 2016

    Some 4.6 million people in Burundi are food insecure, with more than 500,000 of them requiring urgent emergency food assistance, the UN food relief agency has said, warning that food stocks are stretched as a result of the fragile socio-economic context in the country.