UK News

  • July 16, 2007

    Church Action on Poverty has expressed satisfaction at Prime Minister Gordon Brown's recent announcement to review, and quite possibly to­ scrap, controversial plans for a Manchester super-casino.

  • July 16, 2007

    British MPs have been warned by Christian Aid, at a special briefing at the House of Commons, that unless the UK government commits to reducing emissions by 80% by 2050 millions of people in the developing world will suffer.

  • July 14, 2007

    Methodists all over Britain will mark Lent 2008 by only shopping for essential items. They will try to reduce their carbon footprint and focus on the essentials of life, raising awareness of the true cost of consumerism.

  • July 10, 2007

    The Methodist Church in Britain is seeking to offer help with the often hidden mental health issues and problems faced within society at large - and not least within the churches. Its concern is for carers as well as suffers.

  • July 10, 2007

    On 14 July Christian Aid will launch the longest ever UK protest march, backed by celebrities including singers Lemar and Amy Macdonald and actors Leonardo Di Caprio and Katie Leung, as part of its 'Climate Changed' campaign.

  • July 7, 2007

    Following the recent bomb threats in London and Glasgow, the Islamic Medical Association UK has sent the following letter to the media. Many other Muslim groups have also joined the condemnations.

  • July 7, 2007

    Gordon Brown has been challenged by Scottish Catholic Cardinal Keith O'Brien for not including mention of the repeal of the Act of Settlement, which ensures only a Protestant can take the British throne, in constitutional proposals.

  • July 6, 2007

    T in the Park, the biggest carbon neutral music festival in the world, is this year supporting development agency Christian Aid’s Cut the Carbon campaign and helping promote its 1,000 mile Cut the Carbon March across the UK.

  • July 5, 2007

    Christian Aid has issued ‘Ministerial Survival Kits’ to UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and five of his newly appointed Secretaries of State - in a bid to ensure tackling world poverty is at the top of their agenda.

  • July 5, 2007

    A British and Irish inter-church study group has entered the heated debate on migration by devising a set of principles to enable churches to contribute to the discussion. It calls for understanding and support of migrants.