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NSS signs up Joey Barton

NSS signs up Joey Barton

Thu, 16 Apr 2015

The National Secular Society has welcomed professional footballer and student of philosophy Joey Barton as an honorary associate.

Canadian Supreme Court rules unanimously against council prayers

Canadian Supreme Court rules unanimously against council prayers

Thu, 16 Apr 2015

The Canadian Supreme Court has ruled that a municipal council in a Quebec town may not hold prayers as part of its official meetings.

Survey: UK is one of the least religious countries in the world

Survey: UK is one of the least religious countries in the world

Mon, 13 Apr 2015

A survey by WIN/Gallup international, which questioned 64,000 people in 65 different countries, has found that the UK is the sixth least religious country in the world.

Failed Orthodox school prioritised “narrow” religious education over reading, maths and science -Ofsted

Failed Orthodox school prioritised “narrow” religious education over reading, maths and science -Ofsted

Mon, 13 Apr 2015

An Independent Jewish faith school has failed all five Ofsted assessment criteria and been branded "inadequate" for its "narrow" focus on religious studies and students' lack of basic skills.