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Legacy of Charlie Hebdo honoured in event at Parliament

Legacy of Charlie Hebdo honoured in event at Parliament

Thu, 19 Jan 2017

Members and supporters of the National Secular Society gathered in Portcullis House on Wednesday night to discuss the future of free speech, two years after the attack on Charlie Hebdo.

The need for a secular state “has never been greater”, says new report

The need for a secular state “has never been greater”, says new report

Wed, 18 Jan 2017

A secularist report produced by academics and campaigners has urged the Government to reject calls for more religious privilege.

Latest religious takeover will see two community schools run by the Church

Latest religious takeover will see two community schools run by the Church

Tue, 17 Jan 2017

Two community schools in Kent are to be folded into an academy trust under Church control, in the latest Church takeover of community schools, a trend warned of by the National Secular Society last year.

Local community rallies against religious ethos for new school

Local community rallies against religious ethos for new school

Tue, 17 Jan 2017

Hundreds of people have protested against a new school in Bala having a Church in Wales ethos, and a local councillor has called on the Church to back away from the project.