• January 29, 2012

    My latest 12-minute interview has been with BBC Wiltshire Radio on the evolving situation in Syria. Bishop Declan Lang is Bishop of the Clifton Catholic Diocese and I am his Middle East and North Africa advisor.

  • September 16, 2011

    Professor Jolyon Mitchell focused on the biblical and practical theme of 'swords into ploughshares' for his inaugural lecture in taking up a new personal chair at the University of Edinburgh on 15 September 2011.

  • August 6, 2011

    The Rev Donald Reid, director of the ambitious Festival of Spirituality & Peace (6-29 August 2011) in Edinburgh this year has been interviewed on BBC Radio 4's flagship 'Sunday' programme tomorrow morning, appearing at 7.15am.

  • August 2, 2011

    Thousands of journalists across the BBC yesterday took part in a second 24-hour strike against compulsory redundancies at the Corporation.

  • July 15, 2011

    The Murdoch media ownership debate shows that the BBC licence deal should be examined again, says the National Union of Journalists.

  • July 15, 2011

    Thousands of BBC journalists have begun a 24-hour strike against compulsory redundancies, leaving flagship programmes like Radio 4's 'Today' off-air.

  • May 31, 2011

    BBC One is hosting a live debate tonight about poverty and other social issues arising from its lively 'observational documentary' series, The Scheme, which looks at "the dramatic and often emotional highs and lows of daily life for six families living in a large housing scheme in Kilmarnock."

  • April 6, 2011

    BBC 2’s series, 'The Bible’s Buried Secrets', offers intriguing thoughts, but perhaps not as controversial as some of the promotional material would have it, says Alison Jasper. The world of biblical scholarship is broad and hospitable to different interpretations. And arguably, it is the essentially unanswerable but fertile questions that remain the Bible’s real buried treasure.

  • March 30, 2011

    A YouGov opinion poll has put the Greens ahead of the Lib Dems in Scotland for the first time ever, despite their exclusion from election TV debates.

  • March 29, 2011