UK News Briefing

  • May 1, 2003

    Archbishop to tackle ethical issues in TV debate

    -1/5/03

    Rowan Williams is to become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to take part in a television series disc

    Archbishop to tackle ethical issues in TV debate -1/5/03 Rowan Williams is to become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to take part in a television series discussing key ethical and moral issues. The four-programme series to be filmed at Lambeth...
  • May 1, 2003

    Charity calls for weapons clean up in Iraq

    -1/5/03

    A leading christian-based charity has called for the clean-up of abandoned weapons in Iraq after its relief w

    Charity calls for weapons clean up in Iraq -1/5/03 A leading christian-based charity has called for the clean-up of abandoned weapons in Iraq after its relief workers inside the country found several children wounded by discarded ammunition. World...
  • April 30, 2003

    Bush pushes controversial AIDS plan

    -30/4/03

    In rare defiance of the moral conservatives within his own party, President Bush has urged Congress to fight AIDS w

    Bush pushes controversial AIDS plan -30/4/03 In rare defiance of the moral conservatives within his own party, President Bush has urged Congress to fight AIDS with a plan that advocates condom use and permits money to go to groups that promote...
  • April 30, 2003

    Second class status for Christians maintained in Iran

    -30/4/03

    The conservative Guardian Council of Iran once again rejected a parliamentary bill on equal diyeh

    Second class status for Christians maintained in Iran -30/4/03 The conservative Guardian Council of Iran once again rejected a parliamentary bill on equal diyeh, or blood-price, for non-Muslim Iranian nationals. This effectively affirms that the...
  • April 30, 2003

    Call for tighter control of arms exports

    -30/4/03

    Two leading charities and the father of a child killed in the Dunblane tragedy have challenged the UK's arms

    Call for tighter control of arms exports -30/4/03 Two leading charities and the father of a child killed in the Dunblane tragedy have challenged the UK's arms control laws. On the day that the UK's domestic gun amnesty ends, Oxfam and Amnesty...
  • April 29, 2003

    Dawkins attacks creationist plans

    -29/4/03

    Richard Dawkins has attacked plans to open more schools teaching a 'creationist' view of the origins of life.

    Dawkins attacks creationist plans -29/4/03 Richard Dawkins has attacked plans to open more schools teaching a 'creationist' view of the origins of life. The Vardy Foundation, which already runs the Emmanuel College in Gateshead, a non-...
  • April 29, 2003

    Christians to compete for London mayor

    -29/4/03

    The Christian People's Alliance (CPA) confirmed yesterday that it will field a candidate in next years election

    Christians to compete for London mayor -29/4/03 The Christian Peopleís Alliance (CPA) confirmed yesterday that it will field a candidate in next years elections for London Mayor, meaning that at least two Christians will compete against each other...
  • April 29, 2003

    Archbishop to address post-modern spirituality

    -29/3/04

    The Archbishop of Canterbury will give a speech this afternoon tackling Benedictine spirituality and its

    Archbishop to address post-modern spirituality -29/3/04 The Archbishop of Canterbury will give a speech this afternoon tackling Benedictine spirituality and its relevance to post-modern culture. His contribution will be part of a live webcast from...
  • April 29, 2003

    Barry Morgan chosen as new Welsh Archbishop

    -29/4/03

    The decision was made yesterday that the Bishop of Llandaff, Barry Morgan, should be the new Archbishop of

    Barry Morgan chosen as new Welsh Archbishop -29/4/03 The decision was made yesterday that the Bishop of Llandaff, Barry Morgan, should be the new Archbishop of Wales. It took the 42-strong electoral college of the Church in Wales just over an hour...
  • April 28, 2003

    New Archbishop of Wales to be chosen

    -28/3/03

    A new Archbishop is about to be chosen by the Church in Wales.

    Dr Barry Morgan - the man currently in charge of

    New Archbishop of Wales to be chosen -28/3/03 A new Archbishop is about to be chosen by the Church in Wales. Dr Barry Morgan - the man currently in charge of the Llandaff diocese in Cardiff - is the favourite to follow Dr Rowan Williams who held the...