UK News

  • 7 May 2009

    The board of multinational arms firm BAE Systems struggled to cope with a string of embarrassing questions at their Annual General Meeting in London yesterday (6th May).

  • 6 May 2009

    A bishop and a member of Parliament are to debate the values that underpin the financial sector and the role of the Church in changing it, later this week.

  • 6 May 2009

    Labour MP Sally Keeble will today lead a group of 12 cross-party MPs in seeking to outlaw the activities of so-called 'Vulture Funds'.

  • 5 May 2009

    The Baptist Assembly, held this weekend in Bournemouth (1-4 May), passed a resolution condemning the use of ‘Mosquito’ alarms to deter anti-social behaviour amongst young people after a passionate speech from an 18-year old Baptist.

  • 5 May 2009

    Thousands of people backed a rally in London and services and events across the country yesterday, calling for an amnesty for three quarters of a million migrants described as "undocumented" or "illegal" by the British authorities.

  • 4 May 2009

    Over 2,000 people have been gathering at the Baptist Union of Great Britain and BMS World Mission's annual assembly in Bournemouth, which ends today. The meeting marks 400 years since the first Baptist church was formed in Amsterdam.

  • 3 May 2009

    The men at the helm of the UK’s ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms may be boardroom Titans, but few outside the profession have heard of them. Christian Aid hopes that is all about to change, however, with its latest call to action for its supporters

  • 2 May 2009

    The Methodist Church has circulated guidance among church leaders in the event of an H1N1 flu pandemic in the UK. Anglican, Catholic, Free Church and independent church leaders are asking people not to overreact to the media hype.

  • 1 May 2009

    In a keynote presentation to a conference in Cambridge on Bank Holiday Monday, an international economist and former advisor to the Treasury will argue that banks ‘too-big-to-fail’ are ‘too big to exist’.

  • 1 May 2009

    Organisations working for a reversal of the tide of violence in the Middle East welcomed the end of the six-year British military mission in Iraq yesterday, and called for continued investment in development, peacebuilding and change.