UK Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone has instructed Government lawyers to oppose the right of Christian workers to wear a cross.
They will call on European human rights judges to dismiss the claims of Christian workers who have been banned from displaying the symbol of their faith at work.
Wednesday January 2, 2008 UK
A director of Barclaycard has left the company in disgrace after making a joke deemed offensive to Muslims.
Friday November 2, 2007 UK
Labour’s favourite think-tank says that because it would be hard to “expunge” Christmas from the national calendar, ‘even-handedness’ means public organisations must start giving other religions equal footing.
Monday October 1, 2007 UK
Tower Bridge was raised to make way for the ancient Egyptian jackal-headed God of the Dead as it was transported to its new position in Trafalgar Square.
Wednesday May 16, 2007 UK
A Christian teenager will go to the high court this summer to challenge the decision of her school to ban her from wearing a celibacy ring on the grounds that it is her basic human right to express her religious beliefs.
Monday February 26, 2007 UK
US-style preachers are being allowed on British TV for the first time to appeal for viewers’ cash.
Tuesday February 6, 2007 UK
A couple have been ordered to pay more than £200,000 for repairs to a church, which falls within land they inherited after the death of an elderly relative.
Archeologists working near Stonehenge in England have discovered what appears to be an ancient religious complex containing a wealth of artifacts that may finally illuminate the lives and religious practices of the people who built the mysterious monument 4,600 years ago.
Saturday November 4, 2006 UK
The National Geographic Traveler magazine marked the site 56 out of 100 against criteria including historic preservation and tourism management.
Thursday September 28, 2006 UK
A Wendover resident has spoken of his heartache after a close relative was brainwashed by a cult. Chris Peeler, of Lionel Avenue, has given an account of the cult’s four-year hold on his relative George (not his real name) in a bid to prevent other families from falling victim to the recruitment tactics of certain cults.