Tag archive for ‘Britain’
By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 26th, 2015

UK Christian schools shutdown, investigated over tolerance

A Christian school in the United Kingdom is being shut down and another under scrutiny after investigators quizzed random students and found them to have “discriminatory views” toward others. The Office for More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

‘The Imitation Game’ Review: Benedict Cumberbatch shines in amazing film

The Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch, raised his game even further with his amazing performance in the Alan Turing biopic, The Imitation Game. During the height of Nazi expansion, Britain develops the MI6 program More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

UK lawsuit: Christian nurse Victoria Wasteney suspended after praying for Muslim co-worker

A Christian nurse says the NHS made her look like a “religious nutcase” after she prayed with a Muslim co-worker and was suspended. Victoria Wasteney, 37, was suspended for alleged bullying and harassment after More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

UK’s ‘Youth With a Mission’ battling to keep visa status after audit

The England and Wales office of YWAM (Youth With A Mission) may lose more than 350 missionaries and their families by April in the wake of British immigration officials suspending the ministry’s visa sponsor More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Car Free Cities: Impossible Dream or Future Reality?

Though Washington State Republican Ed Orcutt blames heavy breathing while cycling as a culprit for global warming, most environmentalists agree that the bike is better for the environment than the car. With the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Peter Kassig beheading video reveals Nasser Muthana as ISIS member

A former medical student from Britain has been identified as part of the latest ISIS beheadings. American aide worker Peter Kassig, abducted in 2013, was the victim killed by the Islamic State members. Peter Kassig More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

British court: Disabled 12-year-old, Nancy Fitzmaurice, can be euthanized

A high court in Britain has ruled that a mother of a severely disabled twelve-year-old girl can have her euthanized. Critics argue that this sets a dangerous precedent, calling it “horrific” and “terrifying.”   Nancy More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Canon Andrew White on Iraq crisis: troops on the ground needed against ISIS as Christians still flee

A new report revealed that Christians in the Nineveh region of northern Iraq are unable to celebrate communion for the first time in two thousand year after Islamic State militants captured the area and took More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 26th, 2014

FBI says ISIS leader ‘Jihadi John’ from videos, but doesn’t name Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary

The FBI believes it has identified the masked Islamic State militant responsible for beheading Westerners in ISIS videos, but law enforcement will not reveal the identity of the man known only as “Jihadi John,” More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 19th, 2014

Simmer Down: Keeping Workers Cool When Temperatures Go Up

The mention of heatwaves and the UK didn’t use to be words used words together in the same sentence, but it seems hot summers leading to difficult working conditions may become a regular feature, if forecasters More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 19th, 2014

Scotland remains with the UK after landslide vote

Scottish voters early Friday chose to remain with the United Kingdom following a campaign that was marked by extraordinary turnout and profound division. The “no” vote was decisively 55-percent of the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Cheltenham Set For Redevelopment

Work is well underway to build a new grandstand at Cheltenham Racecourse which is scheduled to be complete in time for the 2016 Festival, the biggest meeting of the year on the National Hunt calendar. Although Cheltenham More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Students in England school to be fingerprinted for monitoring diets

A school in England is implementing a biometric system to better track what students are eating each day. The Express & Star reports that students at Redhill School in Stourbridge, England will be fingerprinted More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 15th, 2014

British Muslims ask leaders, media to stop calling ISIS ‘Islamic State’

Some British Muslim leaders have called on Prime Minister David Cameron and other politicians to stop referring to the Sunni militant jihadist group as the “Islamic State” and have instead suggested the media More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 14th, 2014

David Haines, British aid worker beheaded by ISIS, Alan Henning next

Islamic State Sunni militants released a new video on social media on Saturday showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines. In the video the masked Muslim with a British accent addresses U.K. Prime More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 8th, 2014

From battling cancer to coping with phobias – lessons from Ashya King

The recent news story concerning British youngster Ashya King whose parents were imprisoned for taking their seriously ill young son out of hospital demonstrated an incredible level of bravery. Ashya King is a five More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Government initiative called ECO (the Energy Companies Obligation)

The Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) has been in the news a lot lately, so you have probably heard about it at some point. However, if you don’t know the full details of the scheme then you might like to take More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Fear of racism allegations linked to silence of sexual abuse, trafficking of 1400 children by Muslims

The sexual abuse and the trafficking of  at least 1400 children went unreported in the United Kingdom due to fears of being branded racist for identifying the perpetrators as Muslim men. “Children as young More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

UK Liberal Democrats call for sex education at age 7 to make ‘informed choices’

The movement grows in England to begin sex education at the age of seven. The proposed curriculum would be made “age appropriate” for the children says “Liberal Democrats” in the new Guardian More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

We All Scream for Ice Cream: The Story of the Good Humor Man

It seems incredible that there was once a world without the ice cream man. But, it’s true. Not all children have experienced an ice cream truck roving through their neighborhood. And, in fact, the history of the More...

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