UK News

  • April 29, 2004

    A maths teacher set to stand for the British National Party (BNP) in June's European elections has been suspended by his school.

  • April 23, 2004

    The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James, has called for the renewal of the BBC Charter and the retention of the licence fee in his maiden speech in the House of Lords.

  • April 2, 2004

    A newspaper has published a "10 commandments of Christian pop" containing tongue-in-cheek advice to Christian pop artists.

  • March 19, 2004

    Bishops have lined up to attack the Government's Asylum and Immigration Bill which had its Second Reading in the House of Lords this week.

  • July 28, 2003

    Clare Short has warned that whilst questions must be answered following the death of the MoD adviser Dr David Kelly, to forget the thousands of Iraqi civilians who died in the Iraq war would be to fail to give equal value to all human life.

  • July 17, 2003

    The Church of England is launching a radical review of its finances after warnings from dioceses that they could face bankruptcy - despite the fact that churchgoers are becoming more generous.

  • May 3, 2003

    Tony Blair has said that he believes he will be called to account for the Iraq War before God, and can justify to his 'Maker' decisions which led to hundreds of deaths.

  • April 28, 2003

    In a statement that will raise concerns amongst many churches, a national spokesman for the far Right British National Party has claimed that many of its members are 'Christians'.

  • April 22, 2003

    In a surprising statement on Good Friday, the International Development Secretary revealed that she thinks in theological terms.

  • March 19, 2003

    International development secretary Clare Short has set off for New York on a 'healing mission' where she will meet with top-level UN officials in a bid to discuss the post-conflict reconstruction of Iraq.