UK News

  • June 29, 2009

    In the face of attempts by many in the Church of England to talk up its health, a senior figure has said that the Church is unlikely to survive for more than 30 years.

  • June 29, 2009

    The world is in the grip of a "virulent" new strain of anti-Semitism, says the Chief Rabbi of Orthodox Jews in Britain. Britain itself is facing an increasing number of anti-Semitic attacks.

  • June 28, 2009

    As Cardiff was officially announced as host for the second annual Armed Forces Day celebrations in 2010, the government was urged to develop a defence policy focused on conflict resolution.

  • June 27, 2009

    Church leaders in Northern Ireland are amongst those who have welcomed news that unionist paramilitaries have destroyed their weapons. The Ulster Volunteer Force has decommissioned its arsenal in front of independent witnesses.

  • June 27, 2009

    The UK's first Armed Forces Day has got underway this morning amidst controversy over the agenda behind it. Critics suggest that the government is using the Day to avoid the real issues around its military policies.

  • June 26, 2009

    Lancaster scientist and Anglican priest Canon Professor John Rodwell was yesterday awarded the 2009 President’s Medal by the Institute for Ecology and Environmental Management.

  • June 26, 2009

    A senior Church of Scotland minister has welcomed new climate change targets, but warned they were doomed to fail unless the people of Scotland were involved at a grassroots level.

  • June 25, 2009

    Teenagers in England are contributing £300 million each year to the economy, through voluntary work and donations to charity, a report by the Evangelical Alliance has found.

  • June 25, 2009

    Millions in developing and developed countries face growing hardship after Britain along with European countries and the US blocked a radical UN response to the global financial crisis.

  • June 25, 2009

    Britain should re-examine its voting system in the light of ‘the constitutional crisis’, the Bishop of Blackburn, the Rt Rev Nicholas Reade, said last night.