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Newsline 30 May 2014

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EU rejects anti-stem cell and anti-choice citizen initiative

EU rejects anti-stem cell and anti-choice citizen initiative

News | Thu, 29 May 2014

The European Commission announced this week that it was to take no further action on the 'One of Us' citizen initiative.

A woman is stoned. We politely look away

A woman is stoned. We politely look away

Opinion | Fri, 30 May 2014

Our reluctance to fight 'small' battles – over forced marriage and the burka – merely emboldens the fundamentalists, argues Matthew Syed

NSS Speaks Out

NSS executive director Keith Porteous Wood appeared on BBC local radio and was quoted by BBC Kent after Canterbury is announced plans to amend its policy on cut price parking for worshippers. Canterbury's new approach makes concessionary parking permits available to everyone who does work in the community.

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