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Politics Today

Premier's political editor, Martyn Eden, looks at what is happening in the corridors of power through a Christian perspective.

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We live in an increasingly secular culture. This should challenge Christians to consider what this means for how we live and behave. More

The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has announced changes to immigration rules intended to prevent low-skilled workers from coming to live and work... More

Controversy is normal and inevitable in politics, even between Christians. Politics is more often about means than ends. Politicians usually... More

The last ten years have been a period of austerity in Government spending to reduce the national debt inherited from the thirteen years of the... More

At the heart of the Christian faith is a duty to love God and one’s neighbour. My focus here is on how we love our needy neighbours. People of... More

In many ways the world is shrinking – culturally, economically and politically. One can travel to the other side of the world in less than a... More

We live in an ageing society. In 2007, 15.9% of the population were aged 65 or older. Ten years later that statistic had increased to 18.2% and... More

Winston Churchill is reported to have said that “democracy is the worst form of Government except for all the others”. It deters the possibility... More

The idea of “Global Britain” has appeared in the speeches of both Boris Johnson and Theresa May before him. What does it mean and how seriously... More

The assassination of General Soleimani by an American drone has suddenly made the world very scary. Soleimani had blood on his hands but he was... More