Welby ‘would rather see C of E disorganized than divorce over same-sex marriage’ | Anglicanism

The Archbishop of Canterbury said he would rather see the Church of England lose its privileged status as the country’s established church than risk splitting the world church over same-sex marriage disputes, the Guardian said. Justin Welby, who will crown King Charles in a religious ceremony in May, reportedly made the comment in a one-on-one … Read more

Strikers unite across England: ‘Our differences may be separate but we have one goal’ | Industrial action

IIn what has been billed as the biggest day of industrial action in a decade, workers from teachers to train drivers, civil servants to university staff went on strike on Wednesday. Guardian reporters spoke to groups of workers at pickets and demonstrations in Bristol, Birmingham and London. Bristol: “We have to show that we are … Read more

Dominic Raab faces fresh calls for suspension amid investigation into bullying claims | Dominic Raab

Dominic Raab is facing fresh calls to be suspended from his post after the Guardian revealed that three senior civil servants who worked with him had been interviewed by the official inquiry into his alleged bullying. Rishi Sunak has rejected calls to suspend Raab, the justice minister and deputy prime minister, despite the number of … Read more

Ozzy Osbourne tells fans he’s no longer ‘physically fit’ to tour after years of spine surgery after fall | Ents & Arts News

Ozzy Osbourne has announced he is no longer “physically able” to perform scheduled shows in Europe and the UK, telling fans he “never imagined” his touring days would “end this way”. The 74-year-old former Black Sabbath frontman has undergone extensive spinal surgery and other treatments over the past four years after a fall at home … Read more