The Christian Institute - England & Wales News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/england-wales The latest england & wales news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:16:25 +0000 Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:16:25 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Abortion ‘buffer zone’ to stay as court rejects appeal https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-buffer-zone-to-stay-as-court-rejects-appeal/ Campaigners who help women find alternatives to abortion say they are deeply saddened by a legal ruling that backs a ‘buffer zone’ around an abortion centre in London.

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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 12:37:44 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-buffer-zone-to-stay-as-court-rejects-appeal/
Cricket transgender rules ‘shut out women’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cricket-transgender-rules-shut-out-women/ Female cricketers are being excluded by rules that permit men to compete as women, a campaign group has warned.

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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:14:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cricket-transgender-rules-shut-out-women/
Academics challenge attempts to censor them over radical gender ideology concerns https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academics-challenge-attempts-to-censor-them-over-radical-gender-ideology-concerns/ Academics have spoken out against censorship in universities on the issue of radical gender ideology.

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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:52:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academics-challenge-attempts-to-censor-them-over-radical-gender-ideology-concerns/
Tiny babies born a week before abortion limit now thriving https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tiny-babies-born-a-week-before-abortion-limit-now-thriving/ Twin boys born a week before the abortion limit have just celebrated their first birthday.

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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:33:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tiny-babies-born-a-week-before-abortion-limit-now-thriving/
Songs of Praise same-sex promo upsets viewers https://www.christian.org.uk/news/songs-of-praise-same-sex-promo-upsets-viewers/ BBC’s Songs of Praise has alienated its viewers after it featured a same-sex wedding in this week’s programme.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:53:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/songs-of-praise-same-sex-promo-upsets-viewers/
Record number of drug deaths revealed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/record-number-of-drug-deaths-revealed/ Drug deaths in England and Wales have increased to their highest numbers since 1993, official figures have revealed.

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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:05:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/record-number-of-drug-deaths-revealed/
Olympic rules hand trans athletes ‘unfair’ advantage https://www.christian.org.uk/news/olympic-rules-hand-trans-athletes-unfair-advantage/ People who were born male but are allowed to compete against women in sporting competitions are gaining an ‘intolerable unfair advantage’, scientific research has concluded.

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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:07:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/olympic-rules-hand-trans-athletes-unfair-advantage/
Support for bus driver suspended over opposition to LGBT branding https://www.christian.org.uk/news/support-for-bus-driver-suspended-over-opposition-to-lgbt-branding/ Thousands have rallied behind a Norwich bus driver who was suspended after he declined to drive a bus where the service number bore the colours of the LGBT flag.

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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:00:17 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/support-for-bus-driver-suspended-over-opposition-to-lgbt-branding/
One in four babies aborted in England and Wales https://www.christian.org.uk/news/one-in-four-babies-aborted-in-england-and-wales/ Nearly a quarter of babies are aborted in England and Wales, shocking new statistics reveal.

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Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:52:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/one-in-four-babies-aborted-in-england-and-wales/
Ethical stem cells could extend ‘golden hour’ for stroke patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ethical-stem-cells-could-extend-golden-hour-for-stroke-patients/ Stroke patients could have their chances of recovery dramatically increased thanks to a new treatment using adult stem cells.

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Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:26:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ethical-stem-cells-could-extend-golden-hour-for-stroke-patients/
‘The bookies always win on betting’s one-way street’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-bookies-always-win-on-bettings-one-way-street/ One of the UK’s best-known betting companies has been fined nearly £6 million over safeguarding failures, but its boss has claimed “the industry is doing well at looking after its customers”.

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Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:10:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-bookies-always-win-on-bettings-one-way-street/
Teen: ‘Taking puberty blockers was worst decision of my life’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teen-taking-puberty-blockers-was-worst-decision-of-my-life/ A teenager says puberty blockers were sold as a “miracle cure for being trans”, but instead felt like poison which did not solve her problems.

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Wed, 14 Aug 2019 09:35:56 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teen-taking-puberty-blockers-was-worst-decision-of-my-life/
Complaints about gambling firms skyrocket https://www.christian.org.uk/news/complaints-about-gambling-firms-skyrocket/ The number of complaints made about gambling companies has dramatically risen in the last five years.

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Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:53:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/complaints-about-gambling-firms-skyrocket/
Drag Queen Story Time now showing toddlers how to ‘twerk’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/drag-queen-story-time-now-showing-toddlers-how-to-twerk/ Drag Queen Story Time has come under fire yet again after one of its performers was videoed telling young children how to perform a sexually-suggestive dance move.

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Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:11:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/drag-queen-story-time-now-showing-toddlers-how-to-twerk/
MPs seek to close abuse of trust loophole https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-seek-to-close-abuse-of-trust-loophole/ A loophole which allows sports coaches and religious figures to have sexual relationships with young people must be closed, a group of MPs has said.

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Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:07:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-seek-to-close-abuse-of-trust-loophole/
Doctors told: Don’t give out cannabis-based drugs for chronic pain https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-told-dont-give-out-cannabis-based-drugs-for-chronic-pain/ Cannabis-based drugs should not be prescribed to manage chronic pain, draft official guidance says.

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Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:28:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-told-dont-give-out-cannabis-based-drugs-for-chronic-pain/
Christian classic tops survey of most-read books https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-classic-tops-survey-of-most-read-books/ C S Lewis’s classic Narnia story, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has topped a new survey of the most-read fiction books in Britain.

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Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:01:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-classic-tops-survey-of-most-read-books/
‘Christians should be free to practise faith’, counter-terror chief says https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-should-be-free-to-practice-faith-counter-terror-chief-says/ Conservative religious believers, including Christians, should not be ‘condemned’ for practising their faith, Britain’s most senior counter-terrorism police officer has said.

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Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:53:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-should-be-free-to-practice-faith-counter-terror-chief-says/
Youngest lottery winner: My big win went sour fast https://www.christian.org.uk/news/youngest-lottery-winner-my-big-win-went-sour-fast/ A woman who won nearly £2 million on the National Lottery aged just 16 says she’s happier now the money has gone.

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Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:15:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/youngest-lottery-winner-my-big-win-went-sour-fast/
Guide leader axed over trans views begins legal case https://www.christian.org.uk/news/guide-leader-axed-over-trans-views-begins-legal-case/ A Girlguiding leader who was expelled for saying she believed boys could not become girls is starting legal proceedings against the organisation.

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Tue, 06 Aug 2019 15:43:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/guide-leader-axed-over-trans-views-begins-legal-case/