Pope Francis, who last year unexpectedly visited the Russian embassy in Rome, has expressed concerns about what he calls “the great pain” suffered by the people of Ukraine, where the government fears that Russia is preparing a major military offensive. His words came while former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in Ukraine on Sunday after the Western NATO military alliance failed to unite on sending tanks to the war-facing nation over the weekend.
Russian mercenaries say they have found the body of one of two British voluntary aid workers reported missing in eastern wartorn Ukraine. The announcement came as Western intelligence sources said heavy fighting continued around the eastern Ukrainian town of Soledar, where Kyiv claims it killed more than 100 Russian soldiers in a single strike.
A high-ranking UK government lawyer admitted last week that it was wrong of Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service to have argued that sections of the Bible are ‘no longer appropriate in modern society’ when it charged a Christian street preacher with committing a ‘hate crime,’ Christian Concern (CC) reports.
Thousands of Christians are preparing to distribute millions of Gospel tracts to people gathering for the coronation of Britain’s King Charles III next year, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
At least four people died Wednesday after a small boat loaded with migrants heading for British shores from France capsized in the freezing waters of the English Channel, the British government said.
Archaeologists conducting a dig at a burial site in Britain have uncovered an elaborate gold necklace with a cross pendant which likely belonged to an affluent female Christian leader between 630 to 670 A.D, some 1,300 years ago, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
A former Libyan intelligence officer accused of preparing the bomb that brought down Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988, killing 270 people, is in U.S. custody after a spectacular operation.
Britain’s finance minister has confirmed that Britain wants to explore a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) that critics say could lead to a global cashless society in which all transactions are traceable by the government.
A new census shows the number of people identifying as Christian in England and Wales has fallen below 50% for the first time, although researchers say this does not mean Britain has turned its back on religion, Christian Today (CT) reports. The census also shows that the percentage of the English and Welsh population who said they had no religion rose sharply from 25.2% in 2011 to 37.2% in 2021.
Chinese security forces have increased their presence in several cities after days of protests against strict COVID-19 lockdowns turned into the largest anti-government rallies in years.
A UK Christian street preacher charged with a Public Order offense for telling a same-sex married couple that their union is against the Bible’s teaching has had his case dropped after the couple refused to engage with it, Christian Concern (CC) reports.
Rishi Sunak was elected Britain’s next prime minister Monday after securing enough backing from Conservative Party legislators and his rival Penny Mordaunt dropping out of the race.
Boris Johnson will not stand in his Conservative Party leadership race, leaving Rishi Sunak very likely to become Britain’s next prime minister.
A Russian fighter jet last month released a missile near an unarmed British spy plane in international airspace over the Black Sea, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace told Parliament on October 20.
Britain’s embattled Prime Minister Liz Truss fired her Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday and deleted parts of their economic package in a desperate bid to stay in power and reassure markets after financial turmoil.
The coronation of Charles III, the first new monarch for Britain in more than 70 years, has been set for May 6.
Russia said Wednesday that it would recapture areas of annexed territory that fell back into Ukrainian control. Moscow’s warning came as Ukraine continued its counter-offensive, leaving thousands of Russian troops running for their lives.
Britain’s government has dropped plans to cut income tax for top earners, part of a package of unfunded cuts that sent the pound to record lows.
The British pound plunged to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar Monday as investors ran for the exits after the new government’s fiscal plan threatened to stretch Britain’s finances to their limits.
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, has been buried following a private ceremony in Windsor, the Royal Family says.