Posted: Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The NSS has called for a 'fundamental rethink' about religious education after research showed that many English schools are not offering the subject.
Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Only 6% of adults in Britain are practising Christians and very few of them decided to become Christians during adulthood, a survey has found.
Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Feminist campaigners are calling for a "robust" response to the rise of the hijab in state primary schools.
Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017
The NSS has called on Britain to celebrate equality and respect for secular democracy, the rule of law and human rights.
Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2017
The National Secular Society has called for "a serious debate about religion's place in our society" after a study found the proportion of non-religious Britons had reached record levels.
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The National Secular Society has called for clearer labelling on meat slaughtered by religious methods after new quality standards were proposed for halal sheepmeat.
Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017
A new £17m campus which houses Catholic and Jewish faith schools together has opened in East Renfrewshire.
Posted: Mon, 14 Aug 2017
Dozens of countries from all corners of the globe retain laws which punish blasphemy and most of them punish the 'crime' severely, according a report from the US government.
Posted: Thu, 10 Aug 2017
Lobbyists attempting to undermine and spread misinformation about Prevent – the government's counter-radicalisation safeguarding strategy - have suffered three setbacks in two weeks.
Posted: Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Malaysia's government says it will re-educate ex-Muslims who took part in an atheist meeting after a photo of the event went viral.
Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2017
An NHS worker who was disciplined for using her position to evangelise will not be allowed to appeal against a decision that she did not face discrimination.
Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017
A congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses has been severely criticised by the Charity Commission over its handling of allegations of child abuse.
Posted: Thu, 27 Jul 2017
The Department for Education hopes to open at least another 140 Church of England schools in the next five years, according to the Church Times.
Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Organisers of a major conference on free thought say it has brought together "the largest gathering of ex-Muslims in history".
Posted: Mon, 24 Jul 2017
The chief inspector of schools has criticised Government proposals to allow some faith schools to select all of their pupils on the basis of faith and suggested the plans may be dropped.
Posted: Sun, 23 Jul 2017
Councils across Wales no longer hold prayers as part of their official business after the National Secular Society won a court battle over the practice.
Posted: Mon, 17 Jul 2017
A prominent group of ex-Muslims are facing calls to be banned from future Pride marches in London after a mosque complained about their criticisms of Islam.
Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017
The Scottish government is planning to curtail the influence of religious leaders over state education.
Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017
The leader of Scotland's biggest teachers' union has said fewer non-Catholics are teaching in the country's Catholic schools because teachers can be vetted according to their religious views.
Posted: Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The schools inspectorate Ofsted is to appeal against a ruling on gender segregation in a landmark case at the Court of Appeal next week.