UK News

  • August 2, 2007

    Responding on behalf of the Methodist Church in Britain, Anthea Cox, the denomination's Coordinating Secretary for Public Life and Social Justice, has welcomed the Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Climate Change Bill.

  • August 2, 2007

    The Church of England, would shut down were it not for the ministrations of its gay members, including clergy, says Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire – interviewed by Scottish journalist Andrew Collier.

  • August 1, 2007

    The renowned war artist John Keane has produced a series of eleven new paintings for a challenging new exhibition, Children in Conflict, which is due to open at Wolverhampton Art Gallery on 24 November 2007.

  • July 31, 2007

    Sponsored by Christian Aid, an agency of 41 denominations in Britain and Ireland, the 'Cut the Carbon' marchers began their 1000-mile (1610 kilometre) trek on 14 July in Bangor, Northern Ireland. ENI report on their progress.

  • July 30, 2007

    The exploits of Bart, Lisa, Maggie, Marge and Homer Simpson - alongside the other animated residents of Springfield - are being used to encourage children to reflect on the big issues in life in a new book from the Church of England.

  • July 29, 2007

    New British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be walking a political tightrope over the coming hours, by seeking to cement positive relations with the USA, while staking out his own international policy platform.

  • July 28, 2007

    As part of the Oxfordshire 2007 celebrations, a theatre company is taking the traditional street theatre of the Mystery Play and transforming it into a striking contemporary production of Christ's Passion, featuring a large community chorus.

  • July 27, 2007

    At this year’s WOMAD world music festival (27-29 July 2007) Christian Aid is asking visitors to join its Climate Changed campaign as they listen to acts from countries struggling to adapt to devastating climate change.

  • July 27, 2007

    A Church Urban Fund (CUF) Disaster Relief appeal has been established to provide help to those devastated by the recent floods across England. It was launched yesterda by Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu.

  • July 26, 2007

    Amid continued speculation about how they will get on, and their differences on religion and other issues, the announcement was made today that new UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown will meet US President George W. Bush.