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Humanists UK comment on Catholic threat to close Guernsey state schools

The Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth, Philip Egan, who has responsibility for Guernsey, has threatened to close three state schools on the Bailiwick after objecting to an aspect of the proposed new anti-discrimination law. The Discrimination Ordinance, which will be debated by the States of Guernsey tomorrow, is set to outlaw religious discrimination, including teaching staff in schools, so… Read more »

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Gay marriage still some way off under a Tory govt
Gay rights campaigners unimpressed by Tory pledge

By Alex Stevenson The Conservatives will consider the case for legalising same-sex marriages, but gay rights campaigners remain sceptical. Yesterday a protest outside Tory party headquarters in central London took place to put pressure David Cameron’s party, after shadow home secretary Chris Grayling backed bed-and-breakfast owners who would not accept gay couples. Shadow chancellor George… Read more »

David Tennant, former Dr Who
Labour secure Dr Who for first election broadcast

By politics.co.uk staff Dr Who star David Tennant has taken part in Labour’s first election video. The video, which will begin being broadcast today, has a voiceover by former Dr Who actor Mr Tennant, and stars film star Sean Pertwee. Mr Pertwee is shown walking down a road describing the path to recovery taken by… Read more »