UK News

  • 28 Apr 2009

    Baptist Christians will be heading to Bournemouth this Friday to celebrate 400 years in Europe. tThe first ever Baptist congregation in the world was founded in Amsterdam in 1609.

  • 27 Apr 2009

    As the world prepares for this December’s crunch UN summit in Copenhagen, two of the Church of England’s leaders are to join forces with Operation Noah, and ecumenical organisation that campaigns on climate change.

  • 27 Apr 2009

    Over 100 protestors including both gay and heterosexual Christians gathered in London on Saturday to demonstrate peacefully against a conference promoting ‘cures’ for lesbian and gay people.

  • 26 Apr 2009

    Jubilee Debt Campaign called on Finance Ministers meeting in Washington this weekend to take radical steps to clean up global finance, in the first serious test of the G20's plan to revive the global economy.

  • 25 Apr 2009

    Topping the agenda when World Bank and International Monetary Fund meet in Washington this weekend will be global financial stability.

  • 24 Apr 2009

    British foreign secretary David Miliband has been attacked for backing the use of mercenary troops, which the charity War on Want says will increase the risk of human rights abuse.

  • 23 Apr 2009

    The Government’s decision to require all new coal power stations to use carbon capture and storage (CCS) by 2025 is a courageous step forward, Christian Aid said today.

  • 23 Apr 2009

    Representatives of the Presbyterian Church of Wales will publicly voice their support for further devolution today as they present evidence to the All Wales Convention in Wrexham.

  • 22 Apr 2009

    The global development and aid agency Oxfam says that today's budget is a step forward on climate change, good news on the government's aid promises, but a missed opportunity as far as tackling UK poverty is concerned.

  • 22 Apr 2009

    The anti-poverty charity War on Want says that the 2009 UK budget has failed to provide a breakthrough on tax avoidance and tax havens, which cost Britain billions and contribute toward impoverishment across the world.