UK News

  • 28 Feb 2008

    Two organisations with strong church support who have been working to call business and financial institutions to the bar of social responsibility have joined forces, and will redouble their efforts in promoting ethical investment.

  • 28 Feb 2008

    Students across Britain yesterday joined protests against universities' links with the arms trade. They called for an end to university arms investments and to the involvement of arms companies in academic research.

  • 27 Feb 2008

    Protesters from the campaigning group Plane Stupid have today mounted a hight profile protest against the proposed Heathrow third runway by waving banners from the roof the the parliament building, in a major breach of security.

  • 27 Feb 2008

    Big-name, mass supply high street store Topshop is facing increasing criticism from its core customers, with students and young people protesting over charges about sweatshop conditions in the company's supply chain.

  • 26 Feb 2008

    British universities are under renewed pressure to end their investment in the arms trade, with students planning a nationwide day of action tomorrow (27 February). Peaceful protests will take place simultaneously across the UK.

  • 25 Feb 2008

    Manufacturing giant Tate & Lyle's decision to switch its retail cane sugars range to Fair Trade has been welcomed by development campaigners and church aid agencies - but the need to move the social justice agenda in economics remains.

  • 24 Feb 2008

    The managing director of one of the world's most illustrious football clubs, Barcelona FC, has joined other Spanish philanthropists in donating a statue of the Black Madonna to St Aloysius' Roman Catholic Church in Glasgow.

  • 23 Feb 2008

    As questions about the fairness of UK migration policy once more come into the spotlight, the Anglican archbishops of Canterbury and York have been visiting the Oakington Immigration Detention Centre as part of a trip to Cambridge.

  • 22 Feb 2008

    A television documentary 'Angola in the Frame' premieres on the UK Community Channel on 5 March 2008 at 21.00, following war artist John Keane on a moving journey which led to 11 new paintings commissioned by Christian Aid.

  • 21 Feb 2008

    Home Office plans to introduce an "earned citizenship" system for immigrants from outside the European Union who want to become British have been attacked as descriminatory and degrading by campaigners.