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Raising the flag for the Commonwealth

Mar 12, 2014 12:07 GMT Bury Council Bury’s civic leaders joined communities across the land in flying the flag for the Commonwealth.

Christians in peace demonstration at North Korean border

Nov 05, 2013 12:24 GMT Church of Sweden Christians from all over the world took part in a demonstration for peace and reconciliation between North and South Korea. The demonstration took place beside the military demarcation line, which is under heavy military surveillance, between the two countries on the Korean peninsula. Participants came from the Assembly of the World Council of Churches, taking place in Busan, South Korea.

The Church of Sweden want to inspire and engage people on global issues at the event Världens fest

Aug 21, 2012 09:54 BST Church of Sweden The festival is the Church of Sweden’s regular gathering focused on international work. The theologian Fulata Moyo, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Margot Wallström, former Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict and the Lutheran World Federation General Secretary Martin Junge are some of the participants.

Sep 26, 2011 08:50 BST Cafod As the current president of the CIDSE network of Catholic charities, CAFOD has recently been working together with other European Member Organisations on a joint Paper on the situation in Palestine.

Sep 21, 2011 09:15 BST Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Britain and Poland have called for radical reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), ahead of the European Commission’s publication of proposals for change. The two countries share ambitious plans for reform, centred on a more competitive agriculture sector and better incentives to improve the environment.

Sep 17, 2010 10:32 BST UK Government

May 27, 2010 14:29 BST The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK Sweden strengthens its position in north east England. In May 2010 the Swedish Chamber of Commerce opens Chapter in Newcastle-upon-Tyne serving the north east region. The Chapter will aim to link, develop and inform about Anglo-Swedish business and trade.