UK News Briefing

  • April 15, 2003

    Robertson: Iraq war fought with Christian principle

    -15/4/03

    The decision to minimize civilian casualties in the war in Iraq shows that the conflict is being fo

    Robertson: Iraq war fought with Christian principle -15/4/03 The decision to minimize civilian casualties in the war in Iraq shows that the conflict is being fought in accordance with Christian principles, supporters of the military campaign in the...
  • April 14, 2003

    Belief in resurrection undergoes revival

    -14/4/04

    Nearly half of the population believes that Jesus Christ rose from the dead, reports the Daily Telegraph.

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    Belief in resurrection undergoes revival -14/4/04 Nearly half of the population believes that Jesus Christ rose from the dead, reports the Daily Telegraph. The findings in a new survey challenge the widespread view that Easter is seen as little more...
  • April 14, 2003

    Campaign against peace activists in Israel

    -14/4/03

    Fears are mounting that a campaign has been mounted against peace activists in Israel following the shooting

    Campaign against peace activists in Israel -14/4/03 Fears are mounting that a campaign has been mounted against peace activists in Israel following the shooting of a British man at the weekend, as he tried to help a Palestinian woman and her...
  • April 14, 2003

    Security fears hamper aid effort

    -14/4/03

    Widespread looting and violence across Iraq is hampering the efforts of humanitarian agencies to provide vital assista

    Security fears hamper aid effort -14/4/03 Widespread looting and violence across Iraq is hampering the efforts of humanitarian agencies to provide vital assistance to thousands of Iraqis caught up in the conflict, a Catholic aid agency has said. In...
  • April 14, 2003

    Archbishop to wash feet of the poor

    -14/4/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced that he plans to wash the feet of the poor on Maundy Thursday.

    Archbishop to wash feet of the poor -14/4/03 The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced that he plans to wash the feet of the poor on Maundy Thursday. Maundy Thursday is traditionally the day when the Queen, who is the supreme governor of the...
  • April 10, 2003

    Public opinion may be behind embryo experiements

    -10/4/03

    A survey commissioned by a coalition of organisations with a common interest in stem cell research,

    Public opinion may be behind embryo experiements -10/4/03 A survey commissioned by a coalition of organisations with a common interest in stem cell research, has found that a significant majority of the British public supports the use of human...
  • April 10, 2003

    Welcome for review of children's employment needs

    -10/4/03

    The Children's Society has welcomed the announcement that the government is to undertake a review o

    Welcome for review of children's employment needs -10/4/03 The Children's Society has welcomed the announcement that the government is to undertake a review of training, pay and employment needs for 16 to 19 year olds. The church-based society also...
  • April 10, 2003

    Christian sportsman to get Ofcom job

    -10/4/03

    A well known Christian is today expected to take on a new role overseeing standards of taste and decency on televi

    Christian sportsman to get Ofcom job -10/4/03 A well known Christian is today expected to take on a new role overseeing standards of taste and decency on television. Jonathan Edwards, Olympic gold medallist triple jumper who now presents BBC's Songs...
  • April 10, 2003

    Budget helps alternative mortgages

    -10/4/03

    An alternative system which avoids the payment of interest on mortgages received help from the Chancellor in the

    Budget helps alternative mortgages -10/4/03 An alternative system which avoids the payment of interest on mortgages received help from the Chancellor in the Budget. Based on principles from the Old Testament which prohibits the charging of interest...
  • April 10, 2003

    Food running out in northern Iraq

    -10/4/03

    A spokesman for Save the Children has said that people are running out of food in northern Iraq, and need large-sc

    Food running out in northern Iraq -10/4/03 A spokesman for Save the Children has said that people are running out of food in northern Iraq, and need large-scale distribution from the U.N. World Food Programme. Although the northern enclave has been...