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Polling stationAs Party leaders and candidates take to the streets for the final day of campaigning before the general election polls open, Dr Andrew Bradstock, United Reformed Church secretary for church and society, offers the following reflection on why we should vote:

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nepalThe United Reformed Church calls for prayers for all those affected following the tragic news of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal and parts of northern India on Saturday 25 April – killing at least 3,617 people and injuring more than 6,500, with many more feared dead or missing. The Revd Jane Rowell, the United Reformed Church secretary for world church relations, and the Revd David Grosch-Miller, moderator of the General Assembly of the URC, have issued the following prayer statement:

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ranaplaza28 April is International Workers Memorial Day – an occasion to remember those who have tragically lost their lives because of un-safe working conditions. All over the world workers and their representatives conduct events, demonstrations, vigils and a whole host of other activities to “remember the dead and fight for the living”.

Read more: Remembering the victims of the Rana Plaza disaster on International Workers Memorial Day