UK News

  • April 14, 2016

    A major new book on how to address urgent housing needs across Britain is being published by the think tank Ekklesia.

  • April 13, 2016

    Hundreds of people attended a day of special events at the Black County Living Museum, Dudley, on 9 April 2016 to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the death of Francis Asbury,.a local man who helped shape modern America.

  • April 12, 2016

    David Cameron has not gone far enough to counter the abuse of UK tax havens, Christian Aid said yesterday (11 April 2016) after the Prime Minister announced that most UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies will create central registers of companies’ beneficial owners.

  • April 11, 2016

    It has emerged that the British government is directly involved in the covert US programme in Yemen, including secret drone strikes, despite having denied such involvement for several years.

  • April 8, 2016

    Global security has been a key concern of the ecumenical movement for more than a century, and was in many ways integral to the very formation of the World Council of Churches. This was at the heart of a lecture given by the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit in a contribution to York Minster’s lecture series Global Security and the United Nations: 70 years on.

  • April 7, 2016

    Conscience, the peace building NGO, is supporting the Global Day of Action on Military Spending this year by raising awareness of the £1.7 trillion spent by governments on war.

  • April 7, 2016

    An independent legal opinion published today warns of years of uncertainty for workers and employers if the UK votes to leave the European Union, says the Trades Union Congress..

  • April 6, 2016

    More than three hundred young Quakers have contributed to a book called Living our beliefs, summing up how they see Quakerism. Playlists, video clips and line drawings accompany inspirational quotations and short passages.

  • April 5, 2016

    Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) has said it will monitor the case of a British father held in Ethiopia, among other cases, amid concerns that the government has lessened its commitment to ending human rights abuses abroad.

  • April 5, 2016

    The Panama Papers have exploded any remaining excuses the UK had for allowing secrecy in its tax havens, Christian Aid said yesterday..