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The government has been accused of undermining marriage through its new proposals to open up civil partnerships to heterosexual couples. Ministers said the move, announced at the Conservative Party c...

Around three-quarters of children say they wish their parents would play with them more. A study by Lego also found those who play together for at least 5 hours per week are happier.Nearly half of fa...

The Christian charity Tearfund has urged government ministers to consider the moral arguments against selling arms to Saudi Arabia following a High Court decisi Writing in the Times on Wednesday, Chi...

Ambassadors are more affective when they're passionate about the organisation's cause and not just being paid, a Christian charity has told Premier. Tearfund has said it does not pay celebrities mone...

A Christian charity has added its voice to fresh calls for "outdated" divorce laws in England and Wales to be changed. The Nuffield Foundation's new report called 'Finding Fault' claims sixty per c...

Spurgeons Children's Charity has found that self-harm admissions to A&E for young people have increased for the seventh year running. Data obtained through freedom of information requests from 32 NHS...

Christian charity Mary's Meals has launched an emergency campaign to increase the number of children it can feed in war-torn South Sudan. Officials said seven million people in the African country ar...

The biggest network of foodbanks has appealed for donations to deal with an expected increase in demand for emergency supplies for children this summer. The Trussell Trust said its 420 foodbanks, whi...

Habitat for Humanity wants Christians to remember struggling mothers in the developing world. It's 100 years since Mother's Day was re-launched in the UK.Nottinghamshire churchgoer Constance Penswi...

Christian charity CARE has given its support to a bill, which would see all prostitution adverts banned. The legislation, which has been put forward by Lord McColl of Dulwich, is being debated in the...

A Christian environmental charity has welcomed Government plans that could see straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds made of plastic banned from shops in Engl A consultation aimed at cutting the nu...

A Christian charity is backing calls for gambling firms to be banned from advertising on football shirts. CARE has been responding after the Labour Party said it was wrong for young fans to be expose...

Christian charity Care for the Family has welcomed Tim Farron's proposed "Daddy Month." The party leader said fathers would get an extra month of paid parental leave if the Liberal Democrats gain pow...

A Christian charity has backed calls for betting companies to be taxed to pay for addiction treatment. The head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, has condemned the "fraction" spent by the industry compa...

The Christian charity Family Matters Institute has told Premier it would support a change in the law to make smacking children at home illegal. CEO Chris Muwanguzi said he backed a called from the Un...

The Christian drugs education charity Hope UK has welcomed government plans to ban all legal high drugs. Producing or selling them could carry a prison sentence of up to seven years under new laws an...

NHS England wants 100,000 people to sign a pledge saying they'll look in on an elderly friend or neighbour over winter months. An army of good samaritans is being asked to care for the nation's elder...

A scheme's been launched to tackle alcohol-related crime by forcing offenders to wear a drink detecting ankle tag. It will be tested in parts of London where some criminals will face a drinking ban a...

A Christian charity has given its backing to a government backed review which says head teachers and schools in England should still be held accountable for exp It is claimed that there is 'too much ...

An international study of 200,000 people has found that being in a relationship makes people much happier than getting money. London School of Economics found good mental health also gave people much...