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St Albans & Harpenden Review
'We can make a tremendous difference to people’s lives': Two week fundraising marathon for Christian Aidagainst the historic Rose Window at St Albans’ Cathedral brought to a close a s
'We can make a tremendous difference to people’s lives': Two week fundraising marathon for Christian Aid
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
against the historic Rose Window at St Albans’ Cathedral brought to a close a successful two week fundraising marathon for Christian Aid this week. The St Albans’ community regularly donates around £30,000 a year to the scheme which this year has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Localise Global Disaster Response, Christian Aid Urges World Humanitarian Summitcrisis on its doorstep Turkey is a fitting location to host the world's first H
Localise Global Disaster Response, Christian Aid Urges World Humanitarian Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
crisis on its doorstep Turkey is a fitting location to host the world's first Humanitarian Summit (Monday, May 23-24) Christian Aid putting its money where its mouth is and promising 10% of future funding appeals will be spent on disaster risk... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Aid Summit Urged to Invest More in Avoiding Costly DisastersSzoke, Oxfam Australia's chief executive, said the figure should be increased t
UN Aid Summit Urged to Invest More in Avoiding Costly Disasters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Szoke, Oxfam Australia's chief executive, said the figure should be increased to 5 percent, echoing a call from Christian Aid earlier this week. Szoke noted that the Sendai framework, an international plan for advancing disaster risk... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: We should love all our neighboursneeds good neighbours’. This has been true through the ages. Loving our neighbo
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: We should love all our neighbours
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
needs good neighbours’. This has been true through the ages. Loving our neighbours across the world was the subject of Christian Aid Week last week. Many years ago, Jesus was asked a question on this very subject, which was: ‘Who is my... Read more
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DW
Can heaven help the UN World Humanitarian Summit? |infected corpses had greatly increased the spread of Ebola. According to the "
Can heaven help the UN World Humanitarian Summit? |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
infected corpses had greatly increased the spread of Ebola. According to the "Keeping the Faith" report by CAFOD, IRW, Christian Aid and Tearfund, a member of the Ebola Task Force said that "Sierra Leone would have saved more lives and more... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'The ground shook and everything was destroyed' - in Nepal's earthquake zone with Christian Aidafter two powerful earthquakes. In the second of two features, Tim Hughes repor
'The ground shook and everything was destroyed' - in Nepal's earthquake zone with Christian Aid
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
after two powerful earthquakes. In the second of two features, Tim Hughes reports from the Himalayas on how support from Christian Aid in Oxfordshire is helping survivors rebuild their shattered lives Durga Badapur Shrestha frowns, picks up a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'The ground shook and everything was destroyed' - Nepal rebuilds with help of Christian AidA year ago Nepal was left devastated after two powerful earthquakes. Among the
'The ground shook and everything was destroyed' - Nepal rebuilds with help of Christian Aid
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
A year ago Nepal was left devastated after two powerful earthquakes. Among the first on the ground was Christian Aid. As the charity holds its annual Christian Aid Week, Tim Hughes reports from the Himalayan country on what has been done to help... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Samaritan's Purse heading to Fort Macwith plans to wait in Edmonton until re-entry to the wildfire ravaged city begi
Samaritan's Purse heading to Fort Mac
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
with plans to wait in Edmonton until re-entry to the wildfire ravaged city begins. The fleet of vehicles, sent by Christian aid organization Samaritan’s Purse, includes equipment ranging from generators and satellite phones to wheelbarrows... Read more
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Northern Echo
Durham Cathedral hosts omelette challenge for Christian Aid WeekRevd Thorns said: “I’m proud to work with Christian Aid and want to commend all
Durham Cathedral hosts omelette challenge for Christian Aid Week
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
Revd Thorns said: “I’m proud to work with Christian Aid and want to commend all those people in Durham and throughout the North-East who give their time and energy volunteering for Christian Aid Week; people who, through running collections, Big... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Helping people in need in the UK and around the worldwith Will Aid.” Funds raised by Will Aid are shared by nine well-known UK char
Helping people in need in the UK and around the world
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
with Will Aid.” Funds raised by Will Aid are shared by nine well-known UK charities: ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save the Children, Sightsavers, SCIAF (Scotland) and Trocaire (Northern Ireland). The achievement is a... Read more
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Christian Today
Should Christians give up meat to save the world?gases." There are other adverse factors too – such as increased water consumpti
Should Christians give up meat to save the world?
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
gases." There are other adverse factors too – such as increased water consumption and increased pollution from waste. Christian Aid says a billion people are going to face global flooding by 2060 if we don't stop climate change. Our meat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackle UK Tax Haven Secrecy If You're Serious About Corruption, Christian Aid Tells Prime MinisterThe UK will only successfully tackle corruption when its tax havens apply UK le
Tackle UK Tax Haven Secrecy If You're Serious About Corruption, Christian Aid Tells Prime Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The UK will only successfully tackle corruption when its tax havens apply UK levels of transparency, Christian Aid said today after the Queen's Speech highlighted plans for action against money laundering, corruption and tax evasion. "If the Prime... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Hungry churchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goodwillchurchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goo
Hungry churchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goodwill
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
churchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goodwill this weekend at the culmination of Christian Aid Week. People across the country are being encouraged to host a 'big brekkie' on Saturday in aid of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN aid summit urged to invest more in avoiding costly disastersSzoke, Oxfam Australia's chief executive, said the figure should be increased t
UN aid summit urged to invest more in avoiding costly disasters
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
Szoke, Oxfam Australia's chief executive, said the figure should be increased to 5 percent, echoing a call from Christian Aid earlier this week. Szoke noted that the Sendai framework, an international plan for advancing disaster risk... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hungry churchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goodwillchurchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goo
Hungry churchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goodwill
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
churchgoers in Blackbird Leys will be treated to a feast of bacon, eggs and goodwill this weekend at the culmination of Christian Aid Week. People across the country are being encouraged to host a 'big brekkie' on Saturday in aid of the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid challenges David Cameron on tax haven secrecyThe UK will only successfully tackle corruption when its tax havens apply UK le
Christian Aid challenges David Cameron on tax haven secrecy
Ekklesia / Posted 6 days ago
The UK will only successfully tackle corruption when its tax havens apply UK levels of transparency, Christian Aid said yesterday (18 May 2016) after the Queen’s Speech highlighted plans for action against money laundering, corruption and tax... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Rising from the ruins: Christian Aid helps Nepal rebuild after earthquake devastationAs Oxfordshire people join fundraising for Christian Aid Week, Tim Hughes repor
Rising from the ruins: Christian Aid helps Nepal rebuild after earthquake devastation
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
As Oxfordshire people join fundraising for Christian Aid Week, Tim Hughes reports from Nepal on how money raised here in Oxfordshire is helping people get back on their feet a year after two powerful quakes IT is hard to imagine a more beautiful... Read more
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Op-Ed News
U.S. financial regulations increase starvation among Syria's childrenstarting a major program to feed hundreds of displaced children and others in w
U.S. financial regulations increase starvation among Syria's children
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
starting a major program to feed hundreds of displaced children and others in war-torn Syria. Guy, the Middle East head of Christian Aid, had secured funds and found partners. But there was one obstacle she couldn't overcome: The charity's bank,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Sewing up donationsif the workers can't sew. Mongeon said there are plenty of jobs to go around.
Sewing up donations
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
if the workers can't sew. Mongeon said there are plenty of jobs to go around. Recently, 15 of the volunteers went to Christian Aid Ministries in Wallenstein, Ontario where they helped to sort, fold, count, tape, weigh, label and load all of... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
What events are happening in North Devon this week?from 9pm approx. COFFEE MORNING: Barnstaple Parish Church, 10am-12noon. CHARI
What events are happening in North Devon this week?
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
from 9pm approx. COFFEE MORNING: Barnstaple Parish Church, 10am-12noon. CHARITY CONCERT: Barnstaple Jubilee Singers, for Christian Aid, St John the Baptist Church, Newport, 7.30pm, £5 at door inc refreshments. CONCERT: Barnstaple Ladies Choir,... Read more
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Ekklesia
Nepalese earthquake survivors feed back on aidIn the run-up to the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul (23-24 Ma
Nepalese earthquake survivors feed back on aid
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
In the run-up to the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul (23-24 May), Christian Aid has launched Nepal Aftershocks: the people’s truth about aid, a new multimedia project that asked nearly 200 people who survived the 2015 earthquakes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Report - Cities in Polluting Countries Most At Risk From Climate-Induced Coastal FloodingA new report launched yesterday by the Christian Aid charity highlights the wor
New Report - Cities in Polluting Countries Most At Risk From Climate-Induced Coastal Flooding
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A new report launched yesterday by the Christian Aid charity highlights the world cities most at risk from future coastal flooding. Act Now Or Pay Later: Protecting a billion people in climate-threatened coastal cities, shows that more than a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bonn Climate Talks - Countries Must Avoid a Paris Hangovermeet in Bonn, Germany, for the first UN climate talks since the Paris Agreement
Bonn Climate Talks - Countries Must Avoid a Paris Hangover
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
meet in Bonn, Germany, for the first UN climate talks since the Paris Agreement was successfully negotiated in December, Christian Aid has warned that countries must not let momentum stall. Mohamed Adow, Christian Aid's Senior Climate Advisor,... Read more
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The Comet
North Herts Road Runners fourth in British Masters Road Relay raceWright 19:22 and James Walsh 17:37. Jo Summers and Sue Foot notched up yet ano
North Herts Road Runners fourth in British Masters Road Relay race
The Comet / Posted 8 days ago
Wright 19:22 and James Walsh 17:37. Jo Summers and Sue Foot notched up yet another marathon at the weekend completing the Christian Aid Challenge. Summers finished the 26.5 mile off road course in four hours 34 minutes with Foot finishing in 5... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Report - Cities in Polluting Countries Most At Risk From Climate Induced Coastal FloodingTo mark the start of Christian Aid Week, a new report launched today by the cha
New Report - Cities in Polluting Countries Most At Risk From Climate Induced Coastal Flooding
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
To mark the start of Christian Aid Week, a new report launched today by the charity highlights the world cities most at risk from future coastal flooding. Act Now Or Pay Later: Protecting a billion people in climate-threatened coastal cities, shows... Read more
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Ekklesia
Cities in polluting countries most at risk from floodingTo mark the start of Christian Aid Week 2016 (15-21 May), a new report by the c
Cities in polluting countries most at risk from flooding
Ekklesia / Posted 9 days ago
To mark the start of Christian Aid Week 2016 (15-21 May), a new report by the charity highlights the world cities most at risk from future coastal flooding. The report, Act Now Or Pay Later: Protecting a billion people in climate-threatened coastal... Read more
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Oxford Mail
CHRISTIAN AID WEEK: How to get involved with the charity's workCHRISTIAN Aid are at the forefront of relief efforts in more than 50 countries
CHRISTIAN AID WEEK: How to get involved with the charity's work
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
CHRISTIAN Aid are at the forefront of relief efforts in more than 50 countries worldwide. And staff at the charity's Oxford office are closely involved in its efforts in disaster relief and reconstruction, reducing the effects of poverty and climate... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Fight poverty and injustice by getting involved in Christian Aid WeekCHRISTIAN Aid are at the forefront of relief efforts in more than 50 countries
Fight poverty and injustice by getting involved in Christian Aid Week
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
CHRISTIAN Aid are at the forefront of relief efforts in more than 50 countries worldwide. And staff at the charity's Oxford office are closely involved in its efforts in disaster relief and reconstruction, reducing the effects of poverty and climate... Read more
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BBC News
Billion people face global flooding risk by 2060, charity warnsa billion people worldwide will live in cities at risk of catastrophic flooding
Billion people face global flooding risk by 2060, charity warns
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
a billion people worldwide will live in cities at risk of catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change. A study by Christian Aid says the US, China and India are among the countries most threatened. It says the Indian cities of Kolkata and... Read more
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dna
Mumbai, Kolkata top list of cities most prone to coastal floodingA new report on climate change, released by the international charity Christian
Mumbai, Kolkata top list of cities most prone to coastal flooding
dna / Posted 9 days ago
A new report on climate change, released by the international charity Christian Aid, says Mumbai and Kolkata top list of the cities most prone to coastal flooding. The report – Act now or pay later: Protecting a billion people in climate-threatened... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Christian Aid Week shows that we can love our neighbours just as Jesus told usEvery May, the Christian Aid banner flutters outside Kendal Town Hall. If you l
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Christian Aid Week shows that we can love our neighbours just as Jesus told us
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Every May, the Christian Aid banner flutters outside Kendal Town Hall. If you look up at it this year, you might see that it has some stains. They are the result of storing it in a cellar which was flooded last December. As so many people will now,... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
On your marks for an avalanche of Aid as collectors start work in Herts and Beds Hitchin supporters get ready for Christian Aid Week 2016 Charity supporters
On your marks for an avalanche of Aid as collectors start work in Herts and Beds
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 10 days ago
Hitchin supporters get ready for Christian Aid Week 2016 Charity supporters across North Herts are getting ready to hit the streets for this year’s Christian Aid Week,... Read more
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The Comet
On your marks for an avalanche of Aid as collectors start work in Herts and Beds Hitchin supporters get ready for Christian Aid Week 2016 Charity supporters
On your marks for an avalanche of Aid as collectors start work in Herts and Beds
The Comet / Posted 10 days ago
Hitchin supporters get ready for Christian Aid Week 2016 Charity supporters across North Herts are getting ready to hit the streets for this year’s Christian Aid Week,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Paris agreement fleshed outcooperation shown in Paris will mean nothing if we descend into petty squabbles
Paris agreement fleshed out
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
cooperation shown in Paris will mean nothing if we descend into petty squabbles,” Mohamed Adow, a climate expert with Christian Aid, said in a commentary on the Climate Home website. The most urgent question is how to ramp up national plans... Read more
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The Manila Times
Brass tacks time for UN climate forumcooperation shown in Paris will mean nothing if we descend into petty squabbles
Brass tacks time for UN climate forum
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
cooperation shown in Paris will mean nothing if we descend into petty squabbles,” Mohamed Adow, a climate expert with Christian Aid, said in a commentary on the ClimateHome website. The most urgent question is how to ramp up national plans... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Nepal: Rising up from the rubble « Shropshire Starthe monsoon hit, nor in time for the freezing winter. Bleak landscape - a budd
Nepal: Rising up from the rubble « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
the monsoon hit, nor in time for the freezing winter. Bleak landscape - a buddhist temple between Charikot and Kathmandu Christian Aid was one of the agencies which targeted its efforts to those harder to reach areas. Geo-polictical problems such... Read more
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Express and Star
Nepal: Rising up from the rubble « Express & Starthe monsoon hit, nor in time for the freezing winter. Bleak landscape - a budd
Nepal: Rising up from the rubble « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 11 days ago
the monsoon hit, nor in time for the freezing winter. Bleak landscape - a buddhist temple between Charikot and Kathmandu Christian Aid was one of the agencies which targeted its efforts to those harder to reach areas. Geo-polictical problems such... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Trafalgar Square turned into a 'Tropical Tax Haven'Square turned into a 'Tropical Tax Haven' Trafalgar Square is turned into a 'T
Trafalgar Square turned into a 'Tropical Tax Haven'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Square turned into a 'Tropical Tax Haven' Trafalgar Square is turned into a 'Tropical Tax Haven' by Oxfam, Action Aid and Christian Aid, to highlight the issue of tax avoidance to world leaders. The charities are calling on David Cameron to close... Read more
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Christian Today
Anti-Corruption Summit reactions: Cameron failed to deliver 'major surgery needed'but he has failed to take the action he urged on others," said Toby Quantrill,
Anti-Corruption Summit reactions: Cameron failed to deliver 'major surgery needed'
Christian Today / Posted 12 days ago
but he has failed to take the action he urged on others," said Toby Quantrill, principal economic justice adviser at Christian Aid. "Soon countries like Nigeria, Kenya and Afghanistan will be more transparent than UK-controlled tax havens.... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid criticises Cameron over UK tax havenshavens while other world leaders announced plans to introduce public registers
Christian Aid criticises Cameron over UK tax havens
Ekklesia / Posted 12 days ago
havens while other world leaders announced plans to introduce public registers of company owners in their own countries, Christian Aid warned yesterday (12 May 2016) as the Prime Minister’s Anti-Corruption Summit ended. “Today was David... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Former Archbishop of Canterbury to kick off Christian Aid Week in St AlbansThe former Archbishop of Canterbury is launching St Albans’ annual Christian Ai
Former Archbishop of Canterbury to kick off Christian Aid Week in St Albans
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 days ago
The former Archbishop of Canterbury is launching St Albans’ annual Christian Aid Week. Lord Rowan Williams, who is also chairman of Christian Aid, will be preaching at the 9.30am and 11.15am services at St Albans Cathedral on Sunday, May 15, to mark... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury clergy and mayor make tea in a stream to celebrate Christian Aid WeekCHURCH leaders joined Thornbury’s mayor this week for an event to highlight cli
Thornbury clergy and mayor make tea in a stream to celebrate Christian Aid Week
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
CHURCH leaders joined Thornbury’s mayor this week for an event to highlight climate change ahead of Christian Aid Week, which starts on Sunday. The meeting yesterday between Mayor Helen Harrison, Methodist minister the Rev Pete Brazier, Thornbury... Read more
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Sussex Express
Nevill10.30am for Pentecost will be led by Douglas Scott and there will be a Sunday C
Nevill
Sussex Express / Posted 12 days ago
10.30am for Pentecost will be led by Douglas Scott and there will be a Sunday Club for children. Sunday marks the start of Christian Aid Week. We will be delivering and collecting envelopes in the church neighbourhood for Christian Aid so do look... Read more
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International Business Times
Anti-corruption summit: Protesters turn London's Trafalgar Square into 'tropical tax haven' The protest, organised by Oxfam, Action Aid and Christian Aid, saw the iconic l
Anti-corruption summit: Protesters turn London's Trafalgar Square into 'tropical tax haven'
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
The protest, organised by Oxfam, Action Aid and Christian Aid, saw the iconic landmark taken over by a fake beach, complete with deck chairs, lobsters and palm trees. A number of people dressed in suits fanned themselves with wads of cash on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Summit Delivers Underwhelming Response to Panama Papersto editors: London's iconic Trafalgar Square was transformed into a tropical t
Summit Delivers Underwhelming Response to Panama Papers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
to editors: London's iconic Trafalgar Square was transformed into a tropical tax haven by Oxfam, Action Aid and Christian Aid today to pressure governments, attending an international anti-corruption summit, to clamp down... Read more
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Gazette News
Bishop serves up Bangladeshi breakfast to help launch Christian Aid weekA BANGLADESHI breakfast banquet was served up by the Bishop of Colchester to he
Bishop serves up Bangladeshi breakfast to help launch Christian Aid week
Gazette News / Posted 12 days ago
A BANGLADESHI breakfast banquet was served up by the Bishop of Colchester to help launch Christian Aid week. The Rt Rev Roger Morris cooked up a storm for a group of long-serving volunteers as the charity prepares for its annual fundraising week... Read more
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Mashable
Protesters transform London's Trafalgar Square into tropical tax havenas part of a protest timed to coincide with a high-profile anti-corruption summ
Protesters transform London's Trafalgar Square into tropical tax haven
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
as part of a protest timed to coincide with a high-profile anti-corruption summit in London. Oxfam, Action Aid and Christian Aid campaigners dressed up as bankers with suits and bowler hats in central London to urge prime minister David... Read more
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Christian Today
UK accused of 'enabling corruption' as Cameron hosts global summitwas accused of facilitating global corruption through tax havens. In an interv
UK accused of 'enabling corruption' as Cameron hosts global summit
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
was accused of facilitating global corruption through tax havens. In an interview with Christian Today, a spokeswoman for Christian Aid said the "UK is enabling corruption around the world" and called on the Prime Minister to "focus on what he can... Read more
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London24
Trafalgar Square turned into huge tropical tax haven with palm treesfight against tax havens. People can have their photos taken, to show their su
Trafalgar Square turned into huge tropical tax haven with palm trees
London24 / Posted 13 days ago
fight against tax havens. People can have their photos taken, to show their support for the cause as Oxfam, Action Aid and Christian Aid urge the pubic to ‘stand up for the world’s poorest people’. The protest is timed to coincide with the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid welcomes release of new Panama Papers dataChristian Aid has welcomed the release of data from the Panama Papers on 9 May
Christian Aid welcomes release of new Panama Papers data
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
Christian Aid has welcomed the release of data from the Panama Papers on 9 May 2016, which it says will help create new pressure for vital reform. “The release of this new information will be hugely important,” said Toby Quantrill, the charity’s... Read more
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