David Cameron visits the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on 13 March 2014
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Cameron risks 'alienation' over Christianity remarks, group claims

Prime Minister David Cameron risks causing "alienation" in society by saying Britain is a "Christian country", a group of public figures has warned.

Author Sir Terry Prachett was among a group of more than 50 prominent figures who signed a letter to the Daily Telegraph making the claim.

The UK should be "more confident about our status as a Christian country", Mr Cameron said.

Robert Pigott reports.

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