UK News

  • February 27, 2008

    Big-name, mass supply high street store Topshop is facing increasing criticism from its core customers, with students and young people protesting over charges about sweatshop conditions in the company's supply chain.

  • February 26, 2008

    British universities are under renewed pressure to end their investment in the arms trade, with students planning a nationwide day of action tomorrow (27 February). Peaceful protests will take place simultaneously across the UK.

  • February 25, 2008

    Manufacturing giant Tate & Lyle's decision to switch its retail cane sugars range to Fair Trade has been welcomed by development campaigners and church aid agencies - but the need to move the social justice agenda in economics remains.

  • February 24, 2008

    The managing director of one of the world's most illustrious football clubs, Barcelona FC, has joined other Spanish philanthropists in donating a statue of the Black Madonna to St Aloysius' Roman Catholic Church in Glasgow.

  • February 23, 2008

    As questions about the fairness of UK migration policy once more come into the spotlight, the Anglican archbishops of Canterbury and York have been visiting the Oakington Immigration Detention Centre as part of a trip to Cambridge.

  • February 22, 2008

    A television documentary 'Angola in the Frame' premieres on the UK Community Channel on 5 March 2008 at 21.00, following war artist John Keane on a moving journey which led to 11 new paintings commissioned by Christian Aid.

  • February 21, 2008

    Home Office plans to introduce an "earned citizenship" system for immigrants from outside the European Union who want to become British have been attacked as descriminatory and degrading by campaigners.

  • February 21, 2008

    Anthropologists, neurologists, philosophers, psychologists, theologians and other specialists are to conduct a £2 million three-year study into the nature and formation of religious belief.

  • February 20, 2008

    The Church of England has teamed up with Premier Christian Radio to produce podcast interviews with a range of people connected to the life of the Church and its community involvement across the country.

  • February 20, 2008

    Evangelical Alliance leader Joel Edwards is seeking to rehabilitate the word 'evangelical' and restore its links with the sense of good news (gospel) in which it has its roots. He is touring a new book called Agenda for Change.