Taxpayers in Britain are picking up costs for the refurbishment of faith schools that should be met by religious groups, according to a report in the TES. Campaigners cite this as another example of unfairness.
An international group of Christians have marked the eighth anniversary of the beginning of the war in Afghanistan by blockading a key military base while sharing holy communion, music and Bible readings.
Only 37% of the UK public support the war in Afghanistan, according to research published today, eight years after it began. Despite the government's attempts to increase support for the war, it is opposed by 56% of the population.
Sales of products in the United Kingdom carrying the Fairtrade mark reached an estimated retail value in excess of £700 million by the end of last year, research into the latest trends has demonstrated.