UK News

  • November 30, 2015

    Climate campaigners mobilised by Christian Aid, Tearfund, CAFOD and the Church of England marked the end of their 200-mile ‘Pilgrimage2Paris’ yesterday by joining faith leaders and pilgrims from across the world, to deliver petitions with nearly 1.8 million signatures to the UN climate chief.

  • November 30, 2015

    At the weekend, ahead of the Paris climate summit, Quakers joined thousands across the world on the People's March for Climate, Justice and Jobs to call for climate justice.

  • November 28, 2015

    Senior leaders of four major UK Churches have welcomed the Government's commitment to limiting climate change, and have called for more to be done to keep global warming below 2°C.

  • November 27, 2015

    Britain is continuing to attempt to send asylum seekers back to other EU countries to have their claims examined, despite the chaotic conditions in Europe’s bordering nations as countries struggle to cope with the number of people arriving via the Mediterranean Sea.

  • November 26, 2015

    Jewish, Muslim and Christian organisations will march together calling for action to address climate change on 29 November, united by a shared concern for protection of the earth and all who live on it.

  • November 26, 2015

    A new film, Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food, launched today by UNISON and War on Want, lays bare the grave threat a new trade deal poses to the food we eat.

  • November 25, 2015

    The Chancellor has today (November 25) set out the state of the economy in the Autumn Statement and his spending plans for the next four years in the Spending Review.

  • November 25, 2015

    Tim Annan has been elected as Methodist Youth President designate to begin his term in September 2016, following his election at this year's 3Generate, the Methodist Children and Youth Assembly, which took place from 20-23 November.

  • November 25, 2015

    Occupy Democracy launches a legal challenge today against the Mayor of London’s decision to fence off Parliament Square Gardens halfway through a 10-day peaceful protest in October 2014.

  • November 24, 2015

    As Parliament prepares to debate next steps in Syria, Quakers in Britain have issued a statement.