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Zimbabwe crowds rejoice as they demand end to Mugabe rule
Pressure grows on President Mugabe to stand aside, with crowds marching on his office and residence.
Gaia Pope case: Mass searches underway around Swanage
Her sister says the family "chooses to believe" she is alive, despite the police murder inquiry.
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64
The Australian's powerful rhythm guitar riffs helped propel the heavy rock group to stardom.
Dugdale in I'm A Celebrity suspension row
New leader of Scottish Labour says Kezia Dugdale may be suspended over I'm A Celebrity.
Waddesdon air crash: Families visit wreckage site
Investigations continue after helicopter and light aircraft crash in Buckinghamshire
Azzedine Alaïa: Popular Tunisian couturier dies aged 77
The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.
Argentina missing navy submarine: Search stepped up
A Nasa research plane joins the search for the vessel, now missing in the Atlantic for three days.
Airlander 10 'breaks in two' and collapses at Cardington
The hybrid plane and airship comes down at its base a day after a successful test flight.
Tributes paid to race death motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty
Daniel Hegarty died from his injuries before arriving at hospital in Macau, the BBC understands.
Universal credit: Households to miss out on benefits over festive season
People who work and are paid weekly may miss out in December because of the way it is calculated.
Highlights of Children in Need
The annual fundraiser included a Blue Peter Strictly special and a singing EastEnders cast.
The man helping turn young lives around
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.
Rare Tintin art fetches $500,000 at Paris auction
The picture from the album King Ottokar's Sceptre was among items by Belgian artist Hergé
How worried should we be about melting ice caps?
As the UN climate change conference ends, BBC Science's David Shukman takes a look at melting ice caps.
Meet the baby born at London's Waterloo station
Baby Reign arrived early after his mother went into labour on a train.
Primary school children get elderly pen pals from local care homes
A primary school has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.
Why an 'epidemic' of loneliness affects health
A former US surgeon general warns there is a growing "epidemic" of loneliness threatening our health.
Gamer predicts that eSports is going to be 'bigger than soccer'
A day in the life of Travis "Castaway" Waters, the South African who gets paid to play video games.
The world's biggest lithium battery farm
The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.
US Navy: Penis in sky drawn by jet trail was 'unacceptable'
The phallic outline over an airbase in Washington State provoked mirth, but not everyone was amused.
10:45am - 12:00pm Morning Worship
The Methodist Church in Britain | Latest News
Churches call on UK Government to support stateless people
A new initiative calling for improved rights and better support for ‘stateless’ people has been backed by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams and Rabbi Hercshel Gluck OBE, chairman of the Arab-Jewish Forum.
Methodist Church pledges support to UK Armed Forces
The Methodist Church of Britain has signed the Armed Forces Covenant pledging its commitment to fair treatment and support to the whole Armed Forces community including regulars, reserves, veterans, and their families. The signing took place at Methodist Church House on Tuesday 14 November.
Churches and faith groups urge Government to be strong and not to fudge reform of FOBTs
Today a group of Churches and faith-based organisations have welcomed the Government’s announcement of a consultation on proposals for changes to gaming machines and social responsibility measures, but warned that the range of options presented for a maximum stake for fixed-odd betting terminals is too wide.
Global agencies unite to respond and raise awareness of humanitarian catastrophe
Methodist relief funds across the world have united to respond and raise awareness of the humanitarian catastrophe in Myanmar's Rakhine State.
Methodist Council October 2017
The Methodist Council, the body which undertakes work on behalf of the Methodist Conference, met at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, on 16 and 17 October 2017.
Celebrating 50 years of Methodist-Catholic dialogue
A delegation of Methodists, including representatives from the World Methodist Council and the Methodist Ecumenical Office in Rome, met with Pope Francis to celebrate 50 years of Methodist-Catholic dialogue, marking the formation of the Joint International Methodist-Catholic Dialogue Commission in 1967.
Rohingya Refugee Crisis Appeal
All We Can and the Methodist Church in Britain are calling for support for this urgent appeal for refugees displaced by the recent violence in Myanmar.
Train to be named after John Wesley
A new train on the Great Western Railway is to be named after John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Church.
President of the Methodist Conference welcomed at URC Church House
Church House, the London offices of the United Reformed Church (URC), welcomed a special guest on 11 October for a tour of the newly-refurbished building and an informal chat about sustaining current ecumenical relationships and building new ones.
Methodist Church congratulates ICAN on Nobel Peace Prize
The Revd Loraine N Mellor and Jill Baker, the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, have congratulated the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today.
An update from the Methodist Ministers' Housing Society
It is with deep sadness that the Methodist Ministers' Housing Society announces the sudden death on 29th September 2017 of the Chair of its board, Debbie Faulkner MBE, at age 55.
Remembering places affected by tragedy and violence
Following the tragic and violent events earlier today in Las Vegas and over the weekend in Catalonia and Marseilles, below we offer prayers and readings for you to use by yourself or in groups.
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.
Youth President 2017-18 Inaugural Address
Michael Pryke, 18, has been welcomed as the new Youth President of the Methodist Church with a service at Oswald Elliott Hall, Stamford.
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.