Campaigners are celebrating after winning a High Court battle to stop a town hall
in west London from being rented out to a Hindu temple next door for 250 years. The NSS backed the campaign earlier this month.
Theresa May has said
her religious faith gives her "confidence" that she is "doing the right thing" as prime minister.
A director of the Christian Institute has responded to a high-profile ruling on
divorce this week by telling the BBC a "pure no-fault" system would lead to a "race to the bottom", with quicker divorces that would "trivialise marriage".
A leading abuse lawyer in Scotland has
said religious organisations and charities are failing to take responsibility for past crimes.
The Welsh town of Merthyr Tydfil is considering merging its Catholic schools.
Public hospitals in Ireland may be taken
out of religious ownership to ensure that the Catholic church is no longer at "the centre of public life", the country's prime minister has said.
A coroner's service in north London is to provide evening and weekend provision
for dealing with urgent matters, in a move heralded by a large Jewish burial society. The decision has led to pressure on Mary Hassell, a neighbouring coroner whose
'cab rank' policy was recently challenged in court, to provide a similar service.
To get all the latest news and views on secularism from the media in your inbox every morning, you can sign up to receive your daily media