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Labour demands changes to Brexit repeal bill
The party wants six changes to the repeal bill, including Parliament approval of the exit agreement.
Catalonia independence: Puigdemont 'will not accept' Rajoy plan
President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb the region's powers.
Home-buying to be 'faster and less stressful' following review
Ministers are asking the industry how best to streamline the home-buying process in England.
Japan goes to the polls in snap election
Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month.
Taxpayer-funded drugs 'too expensive for patients’
Campaigners say UK taxpayers "effectively pay twice" for medicines, increasing NHS budget pressures.
The 85-year-old rocket scientist behind the 1,000mph car
Ron Ayres's fascination with engineering started as a boy during the Blitz.
WHO chief 'rethinking' Robert Mugabe's appointment
The proposal to appoint the Zimbabwean president as a WHO goodwill ambassador sparked an outcry.
Prison investment to fund body cameras and 'incapacitant spray'
A £3m investment will "ensure prison officers have the right resources for the job", the government says.
Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files
The US president says he will allow scheduled release of classified files relating to Kennedy's assassination.
Kyron Webb Moston stabbing: Teens charged with murder
Two boys, aged 16 and 17, are charged with the murder of "gifted and talented" Kyron Webb.
Titanic letter sells for world record price at auction
Passenger's letter home, written a day before the ship hit an iceberg, fetches £126,000 at auction.
Why Soviet prison-style tattoos are gaining popularity
How the body art of the Moscow underworld is coming back into fashion.
Lewis Hamilton on pole for United States Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the United States GP and will have title rival Sebastian Vettel alongside on the front row.
The Papers: May's 'climbdown' and gambling sites curbed
Theresa May's "climbdown" and a crackdown on British gambling companies are among the stories to lead the newspapers.
The football club with no gender pay gap
Lewes FC are setting a new trend in football, by paying their men and women equally.
Lewis Hine and the photos changed America
An exhibition in New York highlights the child labour photos of Lewis Hine that shocked the US.
Ivory Coast's hair sculptor Laetitia Ky
Laetitia Ky uses coat hangers, wires and pins to make "hair sculptures" for her Instagram fans.
Your pictures: On toast
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "on toast".
The woman without legs who became an equestrian champion
Angelika Trabert's won 24 medals - six at the Paralympics. When not riding, she works as an anaesthetist.
Huge waves crash over seafronts in Storm Brian surge
Storm Brian has hit the UK with gale-force winds and high seas - closing roads and causing flooding.
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The Methodist Church in Britain | Latest News
Methodist Council October 2017
The Methodist Council, the body which undertakes work on behalf of the Methodist Conference, met at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, on 16 and 17 October 2017.
Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal
All We Can and the Methodist Church in Britain are calling for support for this urgent appeal for refugees displaced by the recent violence in Myanmar.
Train to be named after John Wesley
A new train on the Great Western Railway is to be named after John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Church.
President of the Methodist Conference welcomed at URC Church House
Church House, the London offices of the United Reformed Church (URC), welcomed a special guest on 11 October for a tour of the newly-refurbished building and an informal chat about sustaining current ecumenical relationships and building new ones.
Methodist Church congratulates ICAN on Nobel Peace Prize
The Revd Loraine N Mellor and Jill Baker, the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, have congratulated the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today.
An update from the Methodist Ministers' Housing Society
It is with deep sadness that the Methodist Ministers' Housing Society announces the sudden death on 29th September 2017 of the Chair of its board, Debbie Faulkner MBE, at age 55.
Remembering places affected by tragedy and violence
Following the tragic and violent events earlier today in Las Vegas and over the weekend in Catalonia and Marseilles, below we offer prayers and readings for you to use by yourself or in groups.
The Chairs of the London District, the Revds Michaela Youngson, Nigel Cowgill and Jongi Zihle, and the President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Loraine N Mellor, offer their thoughts and prayers following today's explosion at Parsons Green, London.
Caribbean Hurricane Appeal
The Methodist Church in Britain is raising money to support the humanitarian aid and relief work following the heavy rains and winds causing disaster across the Caribbean.
Youth President 2017-18 Inaugural Address
Michael Pryke, 18, has been welcomed as the new Youth President of the Methodist Church with a service at Oswald Elliott Hall, Stamford.
Girls' Brigade appoint new Director
Girls' Brigade Ministries has appointed a new Director, Julie Murdy. Julie (known as Jules) started in her new role on Monday 7 August 2017, replacing former Director Ruth Gilson who stepped down to train for ordained ministry in the Methodist Church.
The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have shared their thoughts and prayers for the people of Spain, following the spate of terrorist attacks this week, calling the Methodist people to pray for peace in our world.
Sierra Leone appeal
Following the terrible destruction of homes, properties and lives in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the World Church Relationships Team are collecting donations toward relief work in the area.
It was with great shock and sympathy that we watched the destruction of homes, properties and lives of the flood victims in Sierra Leone on the 14 August 2017.
MHA announces new Chair of Board of Trustees
Methodist Homes, MHA, has announced the appointment of John Robinson as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees.
Cholera outbreak adds to Yemen’s misery- All We Can responds
Yemen is facing one of the largest cholera outbreaks in recent recorded history. All We Can has extended its work in the country to meet the needs of people not only facing the threat of starvation but the risk of contracting this deadly disease too. Yemen facing largest cholera outbreak anywhere in the world
Methodist Council gains living wage accreditation
The Methodist Council has been accredited as a living wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.
President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference meets the Archbishop of Canterbury
The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference visited Lambeth Palace on Friday (14th July) for a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury. Image courtesy of Lambeth Palace
UK High Court judgement fails to offer protection to civilians
The Methodist Church has expressed its disappointment and concern following a ruling of the High Court, announced earlier this week, allowing the UK to continue to export weapons to Saudi Arabia.
Religious persecution in Sri Lanka
The Revd Loraine N Mellor, President of the Methodist Conference, has written to MP Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, expressing the concern of the Methodist Church over the escalating level of religious persecution in Sri Lanka.