Almost thirty years ago, I went to the Yorkshire Dales with a group of friends to undertake an ascent of the Three Peaks. Penyghent, Whernside and Ingleborough make for a stiff day's walking. But we were very young and the challenge of quantity was more significant to us than the quality of more leisured ascent.
The UK Christian think tank Ekklesia backs a call today by the progressive New Generation Network for a better debate on race and faith issues, in the wake of the 30th anniversary of the Race Relations Act.
As the world digs in for saturation coverage of the World Cup, the UK Christian think-tank Ekklesia is highlighting research and resources to enable lovers and haters of the game to put aside their differences (including religious ones) ‚Ä' and do something to make the world a fairer place.
British chancellor Gordon Brown will today propose that Remembrance Sunday might be developed further into a patriotic national day to celebrate British history, achievements and culture, reports the Guardian newspaper.