• July 26, 2020

    If Boris Johnson wants a healthier population, his government needs to reduce poverty and inequality, something which is completely within its power to do, but which it shows no credible intention

  • November 1, 2018

    Nearly half of people claiming Universal Credit in Scotland have chosen for their payments to be paid in a different way when offered the choice by the Scottish Government.

  • October 17, 2018

    A new investigation has concluded the legal and policy framework around faith schools in England is overly deferential towards parental choice and gives too little consideration to the interests of individual pupils and wider society.

  • June 1, 2018

    Free schools are failing to fulfil the programme’s original purpose of offering innovative and parent-led approaches to the curriculum, says a new report.

  • December 21, 2017

    NICE has recommended that five therapies for MS should no longer be available for new patients in England and Wales. This will not affect anyone currently taking them.

  • April 5, 2010

    "Choice" in all things, including religion, has become an American mantra, says Martin Marty. But what does it mean, how healthy is an increasing profusion of choices, and what will Anabaptists have to say to all this?

  • October 16, 2007

    There is a continuing row between Amnesty International and the Vatican over access to abortion by women who have been abused and raped. Here AI explains its policy and contests representations of it by some critics and campaigners.

  • December 7, 2006

    Concern has been raised over whether a new law in Russia will have an impact on religious organizations there - writes Linda Bloom, a New York-based journalist for the United Methodist Church.