Hindu leader calls on Italian brewery to withdraw “inappropriate” beer

Hindu leader calls on Italian brewery to withdraw “inappropriate” beer

Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

The NSS has warned of the need to resist "a competitive offence-taking culture" after a Hindu group asked a brewery to withdraw a beer. Read More »

Council proposes secular remembrance space following NSS intervention

Council proposes secular remembrance space following NSS intervention

Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018

The City of Edinburgh Council has proposed creating a new remembrance space without religious symbols following advice from the National Secular Society. Read More »

NSS urges Irish PM to force Pope to pay abuse compensation debt

NSS urges Irish PM to force Pope to pay abuse compensation debt

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

The National Secular Society has urged the Irish PM to force the Catholic Church to pay a €7 million shortfall in compensation owed to survivors of clerical child abuse. Read More »

High Court dismisses school religious designation review

High Court dismisses school religious designation review

Posted: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

The High Court has refused to grant a judicial review of a decision to merge a non-religious school into a Christian one, resulting in a new faith school. Read More »

Investigation launched after weapons seized at independent faith school

Investigation launched after weapons seized at independent faith school

Posted: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

The Charity Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into Darul Uloom School London after the school's safeguarding lead and headteacher were arrested related to firearms offences. Read More »

Comprehensive sex and relationship education delayed till at least 2020

Comprehensive sex and relationship education delayed till at least 2020

Posted: Tue, 17 Jul 2018

Following mounting equivocation from DfE officials, and growing rumours, it has been confirmed that compulsory relationships and sex education (RSE) has been delayed from 2019 until 2020. Read More »

Head of faith school that hired terrorist banned from teaching

Head of faith school that hired terrorist banned from teaching

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

The head of an Islamic faith school that hired the London Bridge terrorist attack ringleader has been banned from teaching. Read More »

Religious and secular groups launch EU freedom of belief campaign

Religious and secular groups launch EU freedom of belief campaign

Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018

An EU campaign developed by religious and non-religious groups promoting freedom of belief has been launched. Read More »

Church lobbies to make closing rural schools easier

Church lobbies to make closing rural schools easier

Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018

Secular school campaigners have called for the Church of England to "give up some control" where flexibility may save some small rural schools. Read More »

Talk to honour NSS’s longest-serving president in Leicester

Talk to honour NSS’s longest-serving president in Leicester

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018

The NSS and Leicester Secular Society will hold a talk on the longest-serving president of the NSS, Chapman Cohen, in September. Read More »

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