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31 October 2017
Today a group of Churches and faith-based organisations have welcomed the Government's announcement of a consultation on proposals for changes to gaming machines and social responsibility measures, but warned that the range of options presented for a maximum stake for fixed odds betting terminals is too wide.
30 October 2017
This year marks historic anniversaries in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: 100 years since the Balfour Declaration conveying British support for a national homeland for the Jewish people in Palestine; 50 years since the start of the Israeli military occupation of Palestine; and 10 years since the beginning of the blockade of Gaza.
26 October 2017
Two young peace campaigners were found not guilty today of criminal damage.
9 October 2017
Quakers in Britain have congratulated the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
4 October 2017
Quakers in Britain welcome the decision by the Scottish Government to ban fracking. They say the decision is a key step in tackling the climate crisis.
29 September 2017
Thousands of Quakers across Britain are marking the eleventh annual Quaker Week (30 September to 8 October) to invite people to discover the faith that shapes their way of life. World Quaker Day is also on Sunday 1 October.