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First woman bishop likely next year
General Synod rule changes should enable the appointment of the first women bishops next year, it is claimed

First woman bishop likely next year

The first female Church of England bishop is likely to be appointed in 2015, a senior official has said.

World news

Canary Islands oil poll challenged

Canary Islands oil poll challenged

The Spanish government plans to ask the courts to block proposals by the Canary Islands regional government to stage a referendum on oil exploration in waters off the popular tourist destination.

Sport news

Poulter: Bishop comments 'shocking'

Poulter: Bishop comments 'shocking'

Ian Poulter has hit back at the president of the PGA of America for calling him a "Lil Girl", labelling the comments "pretty shocking and disappointing".

Business news

TSB hails current account boost

TSB hails current account boost

TSB hailed an above-target performance in the current account market today but said it was being held back by the low level of switching among UK bank customers.

Technology news

'Smart deficit could cost UK £9bn'

'Smart deficit could cost UK £9bn'

The UK economy stands to lose more than £9 billion over the next 12 months unless more is done to increase the adoption of smart technology, according to new findings by electronics giant Samsung.

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