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Less than 40% of would-be MPs claim a belief in God

Less than 40% of would-be MPs claim a belief in God

Fri, 24 Apr 2015

A survey carried out by Whitehouse Consultancy has found that 33% of parliamentary candidates contesting marginal seats describe themselves as atheists.

NSS backs parents allocated Sikh school against their wishes

NSS backs parents allocated Sikh school against their wishes

Fri, 24 Apr 2015

The National Secular Society is supporting parents whose children have been allocated a Sikh ethos free school against their wishes.

NUS votes to work with group accused of supporting Islamic extremism

NUS votes to work with group accused of supporting Islamic extremism

Thu, 23 Apr 2015

The National Union of Students has voted to work with Islamic 'civil rights' group Cage, against the Government's counter-terror and counter-radicalisation strategy.

Queen’s University Belfast cancels Charlie Hebdo event for ‘security’ reasons

Queen’s University Belfast cancels Charlie Hebdo event for ‘security’ reasons

Wed, 22 Apr 2015

Queen's University Belfast has cancelled an event on the fallout from the attack on Charlie Hebdo, citing fears over the university's "reputation" and "security" if the talk went ahead.