Police arrest 500 for spreading "doomsday" rumour: Chinese swoop on believers challenging government

Police arrest 500 for spreading 'doomsday' rumour: Chinese swoop on believers challenging governmentThose arrested are reported to be members of a fringe Christian group Almighty God – also known as Eastern LightningThe group preaches that Jesus has reappeared as a woman in central China | UPDATED: 18:15 GMT, 18 December 2012 Chinese police have detained more than 500 people from a fringe Christian group for spreading rumors about the world's impending end, state media reported today. In western China's Qinghai province alone, police arrested more than 400 members from the religious cult group, state-run China Central Television reported. Police seized leaflets, video discs, books and other apocalyptic materials as they arrested more than 500 people across eight provinces and regions, from the prosperous east coast to less developed western China, state media reports said

Ken Barlow"s son handed top job with a mystic leader: Actor moves to New York to take role with controversial sect

Ken Barlow's son handed top job with mystic leader: Actor moves to New York to take role with controversial sect | UPDATED: 22:34 GMT, 11 December 2012 They'd certainly have some down to earth comments about it on Coronation Street.