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10 November 2017
This week's global gathering on climate change brings politicians and activists to Bonn, Germany. The 23rd annual conference of the parties (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) aims to prevent dangerous global warming. Quakers in Britain have signed statements urging the conference to take urgent action.
3 November 2017
In these sombre days of Remembrance, many wear red or white poppies. Some wear both together.
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.