UK News Briefing

  • April 10, 2003

    Public opinion may be behind embryo experiements

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    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...
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    Iraqi Christians fear for the future

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    Christians in Iraq have said that they are deeply fearful about their future once the war is over.

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    Iraqi Christians fear for the future -9/4/03 Christians in Iraq have said that they are deeply fearful about their future once the war is over. Making up an estimated 3% of the population of Iraq, they have said that when Saddam Hussein's...
  • April 9, 2003

    Bush: Protestants and Catholics must set an example

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    George Bush has endorsed Britain's new peace proposals for Northern Ireland and called on Protest

    Bush: Protestants and Catholics must set an example -9/4/03 George Bush has endorsed Britainís new peace proposals for Northern Ireland and called on Protestants and Catholics to set an example of peacemaking for the world. Bush and Blair devoted...
  • April 9, 2003

    Nuns convicted for prophetic sabotage

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    A jury has convicted three nuns of defacing a missile silo by swinging hammers and painting crosses on it with

    Nuns convicted for prophetic sabotage -9/4/03 A jury has convicted three nuns of defacing a missile silo by swinging hammers and painting crosses on it with their own blood. Sisters Ardeth Platte, 66, Jackie Hudson, 68, and Carol Gilbert, 55, were...
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