UK News

  • February 9, 2016

    Soaring house prices, welfare cuts and loss of social housing have sparked a housing crisis. For Quakers at their 2015 Yearly Meeting it was a hot topic and now they are questioning peers who are beginning a line by line examination of The Housing and Planning Bill.

  • February 8, 2016

    The Anabaptist Network are hosting an important event on peace and reconciliation on 12 March 2016 at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church.

  • February 8, 2016

    One in eight people have experienced violence at work, according to research published by the TUC today.

  • February 5, 2016

    Campaign Against Arms Trade has welcomed the International Development Committee's call for the UK to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia and end its opposition to calls for an independent international inquiry into allegations of alleged abuses of international humanitarian law in Yemen.

  • February 4, 2016

    A group of Christians have come together to form the LGBTI Mission, which will campaign for the full acceptance and affirmation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people within the Church of England.

  • February 4, 2016

    Four major UK Churches have called on governments to provide substantial new funding to alleviate the suffering of the people of Syria including refugees in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.

  • February 3, 2016

    George Osborne’s announcement that multinationals should have to publish currently secret information about their global affairs could hail a tremendous breakthrough in the war against tax dodging, Christian Aid said yesterday.

  • February 2, 2016

    Black workers with degrees earn 23.1 per cent less on average than white workers with degrees, according to new analysis published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) yesterday.

  • February 1, 2016

    A fresh inquest into the death of Private Cheryl James who was found dead at Deepcut Barracks in 1995 will begin at Woking Coroner’s Court today.

  • January 29, 2016

    The Jewish human rights charity, René Cassin, and the civil liberties and human rights organisation Liberty have marked Holocaust Memorial Day by emphasising the link between the Holocaust and the development of safeguards to protect human rights.