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The Value of Shooting Report 2024

New report underlines the importance of shooting, conservation and the rural vote ahead of the general election. With the main political parties having fired the starter pistol on their general election campaigns, rural organisations are set to publish  (Tuesday 4 June) the latest ‘Value of Shooting’ report which will set out in detail the benefits… Read more »

Wales Humanists launches report on 100 years of disestablishment
Jersey votes to legalise assisted dying

The States Assembly of Jersey has voted to legalise assisted dying for terminally ill people. In a landmark vote, Jersey’s politicians have voted in favour of compassion, autonomy, and the rights of people who are dying. Humanists UK and Channel Islands Humanists have welcomed the historic vote. A significant majority of 31 Assembly members vote… Read more »

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A tougher approach is needed to combat Russian aggression
A tougher approach is needed to combat Russian aggression

After months of aggressive rhetoric, Russia has finally invaded Ukraine, leading to calls that the crisis may widen into a larger conflict that threatens not only the political integrity of Ukraine, but the whole of Europe. Russia’s brazen acts are serious and harmful to civilians, with lives already reportedly lost following to airstrikes on Ukrainian… Read more »

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PM: ‘Putin’s squalid venture should be seen to fail’

Boris Johnson says Russian president Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine must “be seen to fail” Updating the House of Commons on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the prime minister announced sanctions on “more than 100 new entities and individuals” and told MPs that “this includes all major manufacturers that support Putin’s war machine”. Johnson stressed… Read more »