UK News

  • 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.

  • November 15, 2007

    An all-star concert in London on 7 December 2007 will highlight the plight of the people of Bethlehem this Christmas, as they live in social isolation and impoverishment as a result of the separation wall built by Israel.

  • November 14, 2007

    An amalgam of research projects prepared by members of an expert panel examining published newspaper articles and reporting the experiences of Muslim journalists has revealed a "torrent" of negative stories and widespread prejudice.

  • November 14, 2007

    Britain’s black communities have still to throw off the mentality of slavery and need to invest in the future of its young people and rediscover their self-confidence, leading US civil rights campaigner the Rev Jesse Jackson says.

  • November 14, 2007

    The head of the Muslim Council of Britain has condemned what he describes as "the climate of fear" and prejudice experienced by many Muslims in the UK, and has called on the authorities to stamp out prejudice and promote fair treatment.