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North Korea accuses US of declaring war
But the White House dismisses the comments by North Korea's foreign minister as "absurd".
John McDonnell 'would bring existing PFI contracts in-house'
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says "wasteful" contracts will be brought back into public sector.
Third of state schools in cash deficit
With warnings over school funding shortages, figures show more than 9,000 in England are in deficit.
Oxford student Lavinia Woodward spared jail for knife attack
Oxford student Lavinia Woodward admitted stabbing a man but a judge said jail could harm her career.
Model Chloe Ayling kidnap case a publicity stunt, court told
Lawyers for an alleged kidnapper of Chloe Ayling tell a court hearing the case could be a "sham".
First appearance together for Harry and Meghan
Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle are seen holding hands at the Invictus Games.
Child 'was shown IS beheading video by Leicester man'
Zameer Ghumra "brainwashed" two children, telling them not to have non-Muslim friends, a court hears.
Brexit: Davis sees 'no excuse for standing in way of progress'
David Davis says the UK has made "concrete proposals" as EU's Michel Barnier says clock is ticking.
German election: Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters
The German chancellor is set for a fourth term despite losing a million votes to nationalists.
Man jailed for hitting Woking teacher with car
A man has been jailed for 10 months for attacking a teacher with his car in Woking.
Altrincham mosque stabbing suspect charged
The 28-year-old man is due to appear before magistrates on Tuesday.
Six-hour rescue to pull man from mineshaft
More than 50 people were involved in the six hour rescue near St Just in Cornwall.
Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months for sexting underage girl
The ex-congressman is sentenced to 21 months in prison for sending explicit messages to a teen.
Morning rituals: Why celebrities don't do soggy cornflakes
The morning routines of the rich and famous seem to feature more meditation then Marmite.
US man cycles in 'wrong Birmingham' race
John Hoopingarner accidentally signed up for a race he thought was in Alabama, but came to the UK anyway.
Canada groom saves child from drowning in river
The bride and groom were getting their photo taken when they saw a young boy struggling to swim in a river.
Why are these US stars 'taking a knee'?
More and more public figures in the US are taking a knee at big events. But why now?
'Most diverse Turner Prize to date'
Once known for outrageous young nominees, the Turner Prize is celebrating overlooked older artists.
Girl, 13, does backflip in her wheelchair
Thirteen-year-old Lily Rice becomes the first female in Europe to perform a backflip in her wheelchair.
Is Bali volcano about to erupt?
Mount Agung on Bali is an active volcano that may be about to erupt for the first time in 54 years.
10:45am - 12:00pm Morning Worship
The Methodist Church in Britain | Latest News
The Chairs of the London District, the Revds Michaela Youngson, Nigel Cowgill and Jongi Zihle, and the President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Loraine N Mellor, offer their thoughts and prayers following today's explosion at Parsons Green, London.
Caribbean Hurricane Appeal
The Methodist Church in Britain is raising money to support the humanitarian aid and relief work following the heavy rains and winds causing disaster across the Caribbean.
Girls' Brigade appoint new Director
Girls' Brigade Ministries has appointed a new Director, Julie Murdy. Julie (known as Jules) started in her new role on Monday 7 August 2017, replacing former Director Ruth Gilson who stepped down to train for ordained ministry in the Methodist Church.
The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have shared their thoughts and prayers for the people of Spain, following the spate of terrorist attacks this week, calling the Methodist people to pray for peace in our world.
Sierra Leone appeal
Following the terrible destruction of homes, properties and lives in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the World Church Relationships Team are collecting donations toward relief work in the area.
It was with great shock and sympathy that we watched the destruction of homes, properties and lives of the flood victims in Sierra Leone on the 14 August 2017.
MHA announces new Chair of Board of Trustees
Methodist Homes, MHA, has announced the appointment of John Robinson as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees.
Cholera outbreak adds to Yemen’s misery- All We Can responds
Yemen is facing one of the largest cholera outbreaks in recent recorded history. All We Can has extended its work in the country to meet the needs of people not only facing the threat of starvation but the risk of contracting this deadly disease too. Yemen facing largest cholera outbreak anywhere in the world
Methodist Council gains living wage accreditation
The Methodist Council has been accredited as a living wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.
President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference meets the Archbishop of Canterbury
The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference visited Lambeth Palace on Friday (14th July) for a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury. Image courtesy of Lambeth Palace
UK High Court judgement fails to offer protection to civilians
The Methodist Church has expressed its disappointment and concern following a ruling of the High Court, announced earlier this week, allowing the UK to continue to export weapons to Saudi Arabia.
Religious persecution in Sri Lanka
The Revd Loraine N Mellor, President of the Methodist Conference, has written to MP Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, expressing the concern of the Methodist Church over the escalating level of religious persecution in Sri Lanka.
Paul Taylor to join Cliff College as Operations Director
Paul Taylor, currently the Director of Learning and Development (Regions) with the Methodist Church’s Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network (DMLN), will be joining the staff at Cliff College as its new Operations Director from September.
Epworth Old Rectory celebrates diamond jubilee
A Lincolnshire museum, which attracts visitors from throughout the world, is celrbating its diamond jubilee this year.
"Membership figures don't tell the whole story"
The Methodist Church in Britain has revealed a 3.5% year-on-year decline in membership over the past decade, with membership now at 188,000.
Professional Supervision for Ministers
The Methodist Conference, currently taking place in Birmingham, has confirmed that “social worker style” supervision is to be introduced for its ordained ministers.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI): a central agenda for the Methodist Church
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI): a central agenda for the Methodist Church with much more to do
Methodists call for Brexit compassion
The Methodist Church has called upon its members to contact their MPs and MEPs to ask the UK and EU Government to finalise, as a matter of urgency, the future rights of EU citizens and UK citizens living elsewhere in the EU.
Safeguarding Implementation - Past Cases Review
The Methodist Conference, currently being held in Birmingham, has announced that significant progress has been made on implementing all the recommendations of the 2015 report into non-recent abuse.
The Revd Michaela Youngson and Bala Gnanapragasam elected as President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference for 2018/19
The Methodist Conference has elected the Revd Michaela Youngson to serve as President, and Bala Gnanapragasam to serve as Vice-President, starting their year of office when the Representative Session of the Methodist Conference meets in Nottingham next year.