Tag: United Kingdom

Franklin Graham banned in Britain!

All seven of the venues in the United Kingdom scheduled to host Franklin Graham, son of the late Billy Graham, have been canceled because of the evangelist’s biblically based views on human sexuality and marriage. “Pastor Graham peddles controversial, repulsive views about LGBT people which are in direct conflict with the values we hold dear […]

Franklin Graham surprised by backlash over UK evangelistic tour

Evangelist Franklin Graham has said in a media interview that he’s surprised to see all the confirmed venues in the United Kingdom pulling out due to his views on homosexuality, even as his supporters have started an online petition calling it “bullying” and a “hate crime.” “I have been surprised… I’m not coming to speak […]

UK is set to exit the EU next month: Here are some important Brexit-related dates of 2020

The U.K. is set to leave the European Union on January 31, but this will not be the end of the Brexit process. Both sides of the English Channel will be entering detailed negotiations on their future relationship from then. Failure to reach a second deal by the end of the 2020 would still mean […]

Boris Johnson Goes North to Celebrate Crushing Election Win

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class heartland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party and helped give him an 80-seat majority in Thursday’s election. Speaking to cheering supporters at a cricket club in Sedgefield — the constituency once held by Labour former prime minister […]

Israel hails Jeremy Corbyn’s crushing defeat as ‘a milestone in the fight against hatred… and the spectre of anti-Semitism’

Israel today hailed Jeremy Corbyn‘s crushing defeat as a ‘milestone in the fight against hatred … and the spectre of anti-Semitism.’ Boris Johnson‘s Conservative party wiped Labour off the map on Thursday night after a campaign dominated by accusations of anti-Semitism within Corbyn’s party. ‘I congratulate British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the UK Conservative […]

Netanyahu: Boris Johnson’s win a ‘great day for the UK’

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu congratulated his British counterpart Friday, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decisive win in Thursday’s UK general election. “Congratulations my friend Boris Johnson on your historic victory,” Netanyahu’s office tweeted Friday. “This is a great day for the people of Great Britain and for the friendship between us.” Netanyahu’s chief rival […]

Church of England calls Christians to repentance over role in antisemitism

The Church of England has released a teaching document in which it acknowledges the role of Christians in centuries of antisemitism as well as its resurgence in modern times. The document, called God’s Unfailing Word, is the first authoritative statement on the subject from the Church of England and outlines historic failings towards Jews. These include […]

World War 3: The £250m plan for UK nuclear sub east of Suez to ‘engage China immediately’

During the Sixties, the world arguably came the closest to all-out nuclear war in its history as the US and Soviet Union tussled over ultimate supremacy both on the ground and in space. These tensions reached their pinnacle in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, after Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev agreed to fulfil Fidel Castro’s request to place nuclear […]

Parents fight back as schools jam mandatory LGBT lessons on kids

Parents in the United Kingdom infuriated by mandatory LGBT lessons in public schools have launched an organization and a petition demanding the right to exempt their children from the indoctrination. The Premier broadcast network in the U.K. reports the organization is called OCOFOR, Our Children Our Faith Our Rights. Members recently staged a demonstration at […]

And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other’s territory, border arrangements between Ireland and the U.K. and the amount that Britain will pay to get out of previous EU commitments. Both EU negotiator Michel […]