UK News

  • February 22, 2010

    Campaigners working to cancel debt in the developing world have today welcomed the publishing of the Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Bill.

  • February 22, 2010

    Campaigners have demonstrated outside a conference in Northern Ireland which promoted “therapy” for people attracted to members of their own sex and suggested they could be "saved" from homosexuality.

  • February 22, 2010

    Sales of fairtrade goods increased 12% during 2009 despite the recession, it was announced today, at the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight.

  • February 22, 2010

    Christian students from across Britain have prayed for courage to engage in activism and mission at the end of the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM), which took place in Derbyshire this weekend.

  • February 21, 2010

    On Sunday 21 February South Leith Parish in Edinburgh, Scotland, was presented with an Eco-Congregation Award following an extensive campaign to cut their carbon footprint.

  • February 20, 2010

    The mission of Christians requires humility as well as the bravery to make committed decisions, according to former Christian Aid director Michael Taylor. He was speaking at the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement.

  • February 20, 2010

    Twenty-six leading poverty experts, including many church leaders, have challenged the Chancellor and Opposition finance ministers to seize a once-in-a-generation opportunity to close the gap between rich and poor.

  • February 19, 2010

    A disagreement has broken out between equalities, education and children's groups and Government minister Ed Balls over the Children, Schools and Families Bill’s amendments concerning Personal, Social and Health Education.

  • February 19, 2010

    The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has called on Kirk members to find ways of being better Christians, rather than avoiding things such as chocolate, alcohol or cigarettes during Lent.

  • February 19, 2010

    Christian students from across Britain are gathering in Derbyshire this weekend to explore “spirituality, vocation, activism and mission”. The weekend forms the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM).