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Brexit: David Davis 'pretty sure' of free trade deal
The Brexit secretary also backs Theresa May and agrees a leadership contest would be "catastrophic".
Six hurt after car hits people
Child critically hurt and woman arrested after car ran into bystanders marking end of Ramadan in Newcastle.
London tower block residents 'must leave' says council
Camden Council says householders who have chosen to stay risk delaying work to improve safety.
Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 140
People were killed as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned tanker, officials say.
Prince Harry 'wanted out' of Royal Family
The prince says he considered giving up his title but decided to remain and "work out a role".
Air Asia plane suffers 'washing machine' fault
An AirAsia X plane is forced to turn back to Perth after suffering a "technical fault".
Boy arrested after attempted rape of girl, 8, in Manchester
The teenage suspect was reportedly chased off by members of the public on Saturday evening.
US mother held after children die in hot car
The Texas woman admitted she shut the car door to teach her girl and boy "a lesson", police say.
Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN
There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.
Free trade deals for 'poorest countries' to be maintained post-Brexit
The government commits to maintaining duty-free imports for 48 developing countries.
Extra security for 'Europe's largest Eid party' in Birmingham
Armed police are at a Birmingham event where thousands of people are marking the end of Ramadan.
London Eye evacuated after 'wartime bomb' found in Thames
A "suspected WW1 or WW2 ordnance" was found in the River Thames", police say.
Trump gift leaves Australian PM Turnbull bemused
Australian PM sees the funny side after receiving a tie emblazoned with the words "Donald Trump".
In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr festival
The Islamic world has begun marking the holiday which ends the Ramadan fast.
Here's what made us smile this week
Here's what made us smile this week.
Newspaper headlines: 'I wanted out' says Prince Harry
The Mail on Sunday leads on an interview with Prince Harry - who it calls the 'reluctant prince'.
Gay in Northern Ireland: 'He spat in my face'
Josh felt he had to leave Northern Ireland because of homophobia.
'Cuba Libro': The Communist island's only English bookshop
Cuba’s only English-language bookshop is flourishing. Our correspondent, Will Grant, popped in.
10 things we didn't know last week
Brian Cant sat in a cardboard box during his Play School audition - and other news nuggets.
Longboarding women - it's not about boys
It can be hard to get into longboarding when you are the only girl at the skate park.
9:30am - 11:30am Playgroup
10:00am - 12:00pm Church Open for Prayer - 10am - 12pm
The Methodist Church in Britain | Latest News
New Vice-President reflects on the importance of laughter and lament in Church life
In her inaugural address made earlier today, Jill Baker, the newly elected Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, reflected on the need for both laughter and lament in the Church's life.
"Let's change the culture" says new Methodist President in Inaugural Address
In her inaugural address made earlier today, the Revd Loraine N Mellor, the newly elected President of the Methodist Conference, asked: “How are we disturbing the present in the Church today?” as she shared her concerns with the current state of the Church and her vision for taking radical risks to change its culture.
Statement and Prayer following the Finsbury Park Attack
From the President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Roger Walton, and Vice-President Rachel Lampard
Response to the fire at Grenfell Tower and appeal for donations
Statement and prayer from the London District Chairs in response to the fire at Grenfell Tower and appeal for donations.
Message from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference following fire at Grenfell Tower.
Message from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Rev Dr Roger Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard, following the fire at Grenfell Tower.
Former Vice-President awarded Lambeth Cross for contribution to ecumenism
A former Vice-President of the Methodist Conference (2002-2003) and Emeritus Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Leeds, Professor Peter Howdle, has been awarded the Lambeth Cross for Ecumenism by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby.
Media Highlights - The Methodist Conference 2017
Highlights and Invite for Journalists The Methodist Conference 2017 22 June to 29 June Hilton Birmingham Metropole National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
Appointment of the next Principal of Cliff College
Cliff College is pleased to announce that the Methodist Council has approved the appointment of the Revd Ashley Cooper as the next Principal of Cliff College.
Statement following General Election
Following the election results, the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Roger L Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard MBE, have issued a statement.
Response to attack at London Bridge and Borough Market
A statement from the Chairs of the London District in response to the attack at London Bridge and Borough Market.
Church leaders' statement in advance of the General Election
“I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” Leaders of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church have called for Christians to be guided by their faith in discerning what sort of society they wish the government to create.
New scholarship announced by Central Finance Board
The Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church (“the CFB”) has announced a new academic scholarship in honour of Bill Seddon.
Statement and prayer following Manchester attack
The Revd Dr Roger Walton, President of the Methodist Conference and Vice-President, Rachel Lampard, have responded to last night's attack in Manchester. With prayers from Andrew Lunn, Chair of Manchester and Stockport District and Paul Martin Chair of Bolton and Rochdale District and a statement from Youth President, Tim Annan.
New Director of Online Learning at Wesley House, Cambridge
The recently rededicated Methodist College, Wesley House Cambridge, has taken a step into the digital age in appointing the Revd Hannah Bucke as Director of Online Learning, to help develop accessible resources and flexible patterns of study for online learning.
Methodist 'Fab Four' receive national award for dedication to tackling global issues
Methodist fundraisers Dick and Monica Sinden and Alan and Pauline Grassam have been recognised by the international aid and development charity, Christian Aid, for their years of dedicated fundraising.
Dr Pauline Webb
It is with sadness that the death has been announced of the former Vice-President of the Methodist Conference (1965–1966), Dr Pauline Webb.
Bookings open for 3Generate youth event
Promising to be the biggest 3Generate yet, bookings have now opened for this year’s children and youth assembly of the Methodist Church, taking place at a new, bigger, venue, with up to 1,000 young people and leaders expected to attend.
New ONE Intern scheme launched to link faith and work
The Methodist Church is seeking young people to take part in a new scheme to develop their careers and faith. These exciting opportunities for 21-26 year-olds offer a year exploring faith alongside a paid placement with a range of professional organisations across a variety of business sectors.
Hope in the midst of despair
More than £340,000 has been given in response to the East Africa Famine Appeal, launched at the end of February by All We Can and the World Church Relationships Team of the Methodist Church in Britain.
The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Roger Walton and Ms Rachel Lampard MBE, speak about confidence, suffering and hope in this year's Easter Message. "Do we sometimes race over the reflection on of holy week and the pain of Good Friday, in order to reach the joy of Easter?"