Lord’s Prayer Advert Rejection Leads Church Of England To Warn Of ‘Chilling’ Effect On Free Speech

Lord’s Prayer Advert Rejection Leads Church Of England To Warn Of ‘Chilling’ Effect On Free Speech

The Huffington Post UK  |  By Sarah Ann Harris Posted: 22/11/2015 10:28 GMT Updated: 22/11/2015 14:59 GMT The Church of England (CoE) has warned of a “chilling” effect on free speech and threatened legal action after UK cinemas refused to show an advertisement featuring the Lord’s Prayer. The Church said that the refusal to show the 60-second film, which it had planned to show around the country ahead of the new Star Wars film, was…

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England made it nine wins out of nine in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign

England made it nine wins out of nine in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign

England made it nine wins out of nine in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a comfortable win over Estonia at Wembley. Roy Hodgson’s side have already qualified for France next summer and even without injured captain Wayne Rooney were able to dismiss Estonia with barely an anxious moment. Rooney received a Golden Boot from Sir Bobby Charlton before kick-off after breaking his England goalscoring record with his 50th goal from the penalty spot in…

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Rugby World Cup 2015: England 60-3 Uruguay

Rugby World Cup 2015: England 60-3 Uruguay

Picture by Benjamin Chappell 10 October 2015Last updated at 21:54 By Tom FordyceChief sports writer at the City of Manchester Stadium England (21) 60 Tries: Watson 2, Easter 3, Slade, Nowell 3, penalty Cons: Farrell 4, Ford Uruguay (3) 3 Pen: Berchesi England’s doomed World Cup campaign ended with a few fireworks as they ran in 10 tries to complete an ultimately hollow final victory. Successive defeats by Wales and Australia had already ensured England…

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No, Theresa May – immigration is not the real threat to national cohesion

No, Theresa May – immigration is not the real threat to national cohesion

Gary Younge The Guardian News If the home secretary fears the UK falling apart she should look to Scotland and Northern Ireland, or her own party’s divisive policies Theresa May at the Conservative conference Tuesday 6 October 2015 19.55 BST Last modified on Wednesday 7 October 2015 08.24 BST the United Kingdom received 50% of the vote and 95% of the seats in Scotland; a report later that month revealed that the average house price in London was…

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Jon Cruddas: Labour is lost in England

Jon Cruddas: Labour is lost in England

22nd September, 2015 7:09 pm This is the full text of Jon Cruddas’ lecture at the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London this evening. Thank you for inviting me here to talk about England and the Labour Party. Thank you Mike  for organising it. Big organisations often require cathartic moments to change and renew themselves. Well this certainly is Labour’s moment. Personally, I had assumed that the defeat in 2010 was of a piece…

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Rural crime: Cost in England and Wales ‘reaches more than £800m’

Rural crime: Cost in England and Wales ‘reaches more than £800m’

    Media caption Cllr John Blackie: “When you need a policeman…we feel virtually abandoned”. Crime in rural parts of England and Wales cost more than £800m last year, a survey of 17,000 people suggests. The National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) said its poll found the average cost to victims was £2,500 for rural households and £4,000 for businesses. These crimes, which include theft of tractors and livestock, cost 21 times more than previous estimates,…

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