UK News

  • 2 Apr 2009

    Gordon Brown and his fellow G20 leaders must agree an overhaul of the global economy to promote jobs, justice and climate when they meet today in London, according to Put People First an unprecedented alliance of more than 160 unions, development, environment and faith groups.

  • 2 Apr 2009

    Following yesterday’s helicopter tragedy in the North Sea, the UK Oil and Gas Chaplaincy has arranged for an Oil Chapel to be open for those wishing to leave floral tributes and to spend time in prayer and reflection.

  • 1 Apr 2009

    A pioneering prison support project, welcomed by hundreds of inmates and staff, has folded due to lack of Government support. It was designed to be of national benefit by cutting re-offending rates.

  • 1 Apr 2009

    Prime Minister Gordon Brown has told faith leaders and representatives of NGOs at St Paul's Cathedral in London that the world must adopt global economic rules based on common values.

  • 1 Apr 2009

    An alliance of nine UK Christian organisations is calling for the Government to heed evidence that further undermines proposals to double the stake and the prize money for pub gambling machines.

  • 31 Mar 2009

    Protestors carrying a huge dead canary and signs saying ‘Canary Wharf RIP’ will demonstrate tomorrow against the government’s attempts to revive the dead policies of the free market system on the eve of the G20 summit of the world’s leading economies.

  • 31 Mar 2009

    Three British Churches have reminded people of the true Christian message of love for all people following the inclusion of Jesus in a BNP election campaign.

  • 31 Mar 2009

    The African and Caribbean Evangelical Alliance (ACEA) has announced that it is suspending operations after 25 years, due to a shortage of funds compounded by the recession.

  • 30 Mar 2009

    The major church denominations in West Yorkshire have issued resources for local churches to address the threat from the British National Party at the 4 June European elections.

  • 30 Mar 2009

    Religious leaders in Britain have today urged the G20 leaders not to forget their commitments to the world’s poorest people in the current economic crisis.