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Gay marriage Bill survives crucial House of Commons vote after government gets support from Labour MPs. Plans to allow same-sex marriage have survived a Conservative backlash after a fraught debate i...

There's been the biggest drop in the proportion of students getting an A to C grade at GCSE in the exam's history. There's been the biggest drop in the proportion of students getting an A to C grade ...

A partial ban on the Burka in Germany has moved a step closer. The proposal would prevent the wearing of full-face veils by public servants.The legislation, which still needs upper house approval bef...

Members will no longer pledge to 'love my God' but instead commit to be 'true to myself and develop my beliefs'. The decision to drop references to God from the Girl Guide Promise is receiving critic...

With signs of economic recovery and increasing business confidence, Chancellor George Osborne might have been expected to be cock a hoop so his New Year speech He acknowledged the recovery and said,...

This week brought us both good news and bad. Domestically, the good news was the biggest quarterly fall in unemployment for 17 years to 7.1%. The jobless total Taken with the fall in inflation to 2....

The father-of-four passed away early this morning in hospital after suffering a heart attack. Gospel singer Derek Wade from The Wades has died aged 47. The father-of-four passed away early this morni...

Three issues raised in Parliament on Monday reveal how challenging the task of government can be. The Prime Minister reported on the previous weekend's meeting Last year he was embarrassed by a Comm...

A third of young people aged between 14 and 18 have been the victims of trolling in the past six months. A third of young people aged between 14 and 18 have been the victims of online abuse in the pa...

Around one fifth of the 3,000 people questioned for the survey also claim they never see their neighbours to even say hello. Nearly 40 percent of Brits don't think they'd have anything in common with...

Christian charity says churches should do more to prepare couples for the difficulties of married life. Churches should do more to prepare couples for the difficulties of married life, according to a...

The cost of living remains the hottest political issue as prices rise faster than most people's incomes. Energy price rises in the last week have sharpened the Economic recovery is all well and good...

In both domestic and foreign policy voices of caution prevailed this week. Domestically this was surprising. With a growth rate of 1.9% last year and forecasts Economists predict that by mid-year th...

Even though Fitch, the Ratings Agency, has downgraded the UK's credit worthiness from AAA to AA+, the Chancellor will take some comfort from the latest economic £120.6 billion of government borrowin...

The health watchdog for England and Wales is insisting its plan to pay for overweight and obese people to go to slimming clubs will save the NHS money. The health watchdog for England and Wales is in...

The Scottish Government could face a legal challenge over its controversial decision to allow women to take abortion pills at home. While pro-choice campaigners welcomed the move, the Society for the...

It comes after court rules some shelters which rely on benefit payments for money can't be described as a dwellings. Hundreds of vulnerable homeless people could be forced out of sheltered accom...

In one sense conference speeches follow a predictable pattern. They rubbish their opponents and trumpet their own achievements. At the same time they can be ver Nick Clegg claimed credit for all the ...

Last week's local elections created a stir when UKIP took a quarter of the votes cast but impartial analysis suggests it is too soon to draw conclusions for the These elections were for 35 English Co...

Christian charity backs proposals in new Modern Day Slavery Bill which also aims to create Anti-Slavery Commissioner post. Human traffickers could be given maximum life sentences in jail under propos...