UK News

  • February 16, 2010

    Christians have joined with others to issue a “call to repentance” over nuclear weapons. They joined a mass protest at the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment that saw the gates of the site brought to a virtual standstill.

  • February 15, 2010

    The Methodist Church in Britain has welcomed news that the drinks industry could be forced to put health warnings on all alcoholic drinks, after public concern about the social impact of heavy consumption.

  • February 15, 2010

    Christian Ecology Link has launched a support network for “Churches in Transition”, part of the Transition Towns movement, and has held a major national conference on the transition to low carbon lives.

  • February 15, 2010

    Around 800 nonviolent protesters have succeeded in blocking access to the majority of gates at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston. Faith groups are playing a major role in the protests, which began at 7.00am.

  • February 15, 2010

    It is absurd that one of Britain's Houses of Parliament continues to consist of political appointments. It is time to ditch a feudal past and have a UK democracy worthy of the name, says a leading campaign group

  • February 15, 2010

    Hundreds of people from varied walks of life are expected to arrive at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston today in an attempt to blockade the site. A range of faith groups, and four bishops, will join the protests.

  • February 14, 2010

    Radical understandings of Christian theology have played a marked role in achieving land reform in Scotland as recently as the last decade, according to new research produced by the University of Strathclyde.

  • February 14, 2010

    A Conservative government would not allow schools that teach creationism as if it was science, the shadow schools secretary has said in a BBC television interview this morning.

  • February 14, 2010

    While the main media focus will be on Valentine's Day today, many churches across the UK have been 'spreading the love' in a rather different way - by showing support for those living with autism and those who support them.

  • February 13, 2010

    The Serious Fraud Office is to face legal action over its “plea bargain” with the arms company BAE Systems. The Campaign Against Arms Trade and The Corner House have begun the process of a judicial review.