UK News

  • November 18, 2007

    US civil rights leader the Rev Jesse Jackson, speaking at the launch in Oxford of a programme aimed at increasing the number of black students in higher education, has challenged universities to reflect the diversity of society.

  • November 17, 2007

    Christian homelessness charity Housing Justice today welcomed the announcement by London Councils that a ban on soup runs will not be included in the tenth London Local Authorities bill, finalised today.

  • November 16, 2007

    The Government’s chief minister for standards in schools, Lord Adonis, is expected to emphasise the government’s commitment to faith schools at a conference today. He will address head teachers and governors of Church of England schools in Harrogate.

  • November 16, 2007

    The Anglican Bishop of Barking, David Hawkins, who represented the Archbishop of Canterbury at the first worldwide Global Christian Forum meeting held earlier this month, has hailed the gathering as the fulfillment of a vision of unity.

  • November 16, 2007

    The Prince of Wales has met leaders of some of the UK's largest Black-led churches as he sought to lay the groundwork for intended civic collaboration to help tackle the problem of disaffected young people in modern Britain.

  • November 16, 2007

    As more evangelical Christians become involved in ecological causes a leading training college in the UK is to hold a conference exploring the relationship between notions about 'end times' and working for the environment.

  • November 16, 2007

    Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace prize winner and the man who kept hope alive for millions of South Africans during the apartheid era, has been announced by Church Army as it's new President in the society's 125th anniversary year.

  • November 15, 2007

    A church minister in Norfolk is facing a possible fine for dropping litter after he put Scriptural messages into bottles and threw them into the sea in an attempt to spread the gospel to the corners of the earth - or at least, other bits of Europe.

  • November 15, 2007

    In recent years there has been a trend to send animals such as pigs, llamas, alpaca's, goats, sheep, cows and even worms to the developing world. You can give the animal gifts quickly and easily online and then send them to Africa or South America on someone else's behalf as a Christmas gift. A card telling your loved one, friend or relative what has been given is then sent with your personal message.

  • November 15, 2007

    As World AIDS day approaches (1st December), Christmas shoppers are being urged to give virtual gifts that benefit sufferers of HIV and AIDS around the world - from HIV education through to giving condoms.