Society

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If one thing is clear from the results of last night’s general election, it’s that politicians still haven’t realised that they cannot use their positions of power to do whatever they like, and that they are ultimately held to account by the electorate. The Liberal Democrats learnt the hard way in 2015 when, following their… Continue reading >

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Buying gifts should be simple, but the weeks leading up to Christmas seem to cause so much stress for many people. Budgets are stretched to breaking point as credit cards are filled up, and the amount of trips to shopping centres and cities that are required is seemingly endless – beginning long before December, and… Continue reading >

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The government yesterday backed a Lords amendment to remove the word ‘insulting’ from Section 5 of the Public Order Act. Section 5(1) of the Act reads as follows: (1) A person is guilty of an offence if he — (a) uses threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, or disorderly behaviour, or (b) displays any… Continue reading >

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Regardless of how anti-religion you may be, you have to admit that it does have some advantages. Christmas, for example. A few days off work for many people across the country to enjoy the company of family and friends you seldom see; to indulge in a festive food and drink feast; to make the most… Continue reading >

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It’s no wonder that so many people get fed up with religion. Headline news detailing division within denominations is hardly the sort of thing which would attract non-believers to attend church. Instead, all that such public rows will achieve is cause people outside of the church to become even more turned off than ever –… Continue reading >

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Having missed out on a Euro 2012 place after struggling with injuries over the final months of the season, England striker Darren Bent recently expressed how his faith in God helps him to cope much more easily with such disappointments. Bent is not the only footballer to believe in God, but his comments further highlight… Continue reading >