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In its current form the Lobbying Bill could be a "real threat to democracy", the head of the Institute for Government has warned.
Should nudity be off-limits on prime-time TV?
Should the US stop sending aid to developing countries?
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In a statement to mark Human Rights Day , the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned that "armed drones area being deployed, without due legal process, for the remote targeting of individuals," and has called on states to ensure that existing international law is applied.
17 hrs ago | Ekklesia Daily News
Yesterday I received an email from John Lewis inviting me to "be the perfect host this Christmas".
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The general secretary of the World Council of Churches , the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 9 December, to attend events in honour of Nelson Mandela who died Thursday 5 December 2013.
The Commission on Civil Society and Democratic Engagement has published its second report on Part 2 of the Transparency in Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning, and Trade Union Administration Bill 2012-13 on 10 December 2013.
Two and a half years ago, I was walking through north London when I received a phone call from Ruth Gledhill of the Times .
Millions of people are being left behind, and the charities that help them are being shut out from David Cameron's faltering Big Society project, according to a new report published by Civil Exchange on 9 December 2013.
In November 2012 The People's Review of the Work Capability Assessment was published by the Spartacus network of disability researchers and campaigners.
In an important new paper from the Centre for Wefare Reform , leading independent disability campaigner Kaliya Franklin, part of the Spartacus network, carefully analyses how government policy has undermined the objectivity of the medical assessments on sick and disabled people used by the private medical firm ATOS.
The Conference of European Churches has appealed to European governments and people to act now and to provide protection for refugees fleeing Syria.
A Church of England working party report on sexuality suggests that clergy be allowed to hold public services to mark same-sex partnerships.
Westminster's failed economic policy has deepened the challenge of delivering a return to sustainable growth and would see cuts to public spending in Scotland applied for years to come, the Scottish Government's Finance Secretary, John Swinney, said in response to UK Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement on 5 December 2013.
When the government speaks of 'recovery' , it is worth asking, 'what is being recovered by whom?' In the wake of the UK government's Autumn Statement , the ever-stimulating Scriptonite Daily blog offered a good summary response to that question, looking at the contrasts between 'life at the top' and 'life at the bottom'.
Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral , was selected this past week to serve as the new chairperson of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, a diverse national coalition of denominations and faith-based organizations working to end gun violence.
After the Chancellor's Autumn Statement on 5 December 2013, the BBC's Business Editor, Robert Peston, made an extraordinarily political statement which went unchallenged.