UK News

  • 4 Jul 2008

    Echoing remarks made early this year by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chief Justice has said that there is no conflict between Sharia principles for conflict resolution and civil law.

  • 4 Jul 2008

    Supporters of inclusive schooling have expressed disappointment at a high court judgment that fails to consider seriously religious discrimination under the European Convention on Human Rights.

  • 4 Jul 2008

    Controversial new London Mayor Boris Johnson's deputy, a former Church of England minister, faces an enquiry into historic claims of inappropriate behaviour and financial misconduct, which he has dubbed "groundless".

  • 3 Jul 2008

    Nonviolence doesn't always seem to work - but neither does military might. That was Professor Norman Kember's response to questions at the annual Global Student Forum (GSF) for sixth formers attended by a Government minister and where conflict resolution was a major theme.

  • 3 Jul 2008

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has reacted to news that there are at least 40 schools in Britain which teach creationism in science lessons. The figures were revealed in a report broadcast on More 4 News on Tuesday.

  • 2 Jul 2008

    Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says that he was "violently ejected" from a major London evangelical church after seeking to mount a protest against a hardline Anglican group.

  • 2 Jul 2008

    A service at Westminster Abbey has been held to mark the 60th anniversary of the National Health Service. During the event the Prime Minister Gordon Brown paid tribute describing it as the "noblest manifestation of the character of our country".

  • 1 Jul 2008

    The congregation of missing Penarth minister, the Rev David Fox, are holding vigils of prayer at 5pm each day, as they wait for news of him. He disappeared more than a week ago, while on a walking holiday in Slovenia.

  • 30 Jun 2008

    An inquiry has said that Britain's asylum system is inhumane and urged the Government to improve the treatment of refugees. The Independent Asylum Commission (IAC), made 46 recommendations to the Home Office.

  • 30 Jun 2008

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has responded to the GAFCON declaration which proposes forming a council of bishops to provide an alternative to churches they say are preaching a 'false gospel' concerning homosexuality.