UK News

  • June 27, 2016

    The UK Government has spent over £600,000 on lawyers in an attempt to stop a torture case being heard in court, documents obtained by human rights group Reprieve have revealed – even though the victims bringing the case have offered to settle for an apology and a token payment of £1.

  • June 25, 2016

    The UK must remain an outward-looking country and an international leader against poverty and global threats following voters' historic decision to leave the European Union, says Christian Aid.

  • June 24, 2016

    On 27 June 2016, an alliance of people from different religious traditions will take action against nuclear weapons at the factory where they are made.

  • June 24, 2016

    Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, has issued a statement on the result of the referendum today.

  • June 24, 2016

    On a day when Britain awakes, divided and disappointed by the EU Referendum and bruised by acrimonious campaigning, Quakers in Britain will host a ground-breaking national conference for teachers to learn how to equip pupils to handle conflict in a constructive way and to develop critical thinking skills.

  • June 23, 2016

    People of goodwill should ote against the politics of fear, hated and xenophobia in the EU referendum, says the director of Christan think tank Ekklesia.

  • June 22, 2016

    The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has voiced his support for a charity sleep-out at Lord’s that will raise money for three homelessness charities.

  • June 22, 2016

    The head of the TUC and the chief of Britain’s manufacturing employers’ organisation have joined together to warn that leaving the EU would be a “terrible gamble”.

  • June 22, 2016

    The Methodist Conference 2016 is meeting to discuss matters affecting the life of the Church, the nation and the world at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, in London from 30 June to 7 July.

  • June 21, 2016

    The armed forces have been accused of whitewashing their image with “family fun” events around the UK this Saturday.  The Peace Pledge Union warned that Armed Forces Day events routinely present war and weapons as clean and exciting.