Media Centre

Daily Media Briefing 30 November

Daily Briefing for Friday 30th November 2012

Issued at 08.45 by NC


Andrew the Apostle
Tomorrow: Charles de Foucauld, hermit, 1916

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1.  News from the Church of England
Leveson Report - Bishop of Norwich calls for an end to current self-regulation
The Bishop of Norwich has called for an end to the current self-regulation in light of the publication of the Leveson Report.

http://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2012/11/leveson-report-bishop-of-norwich-calls-for-an-end-to-current-self-regulation.aspx

2.  Today's press coverage

Letters
Times p43 Rt Revd Tom Wright
Women Bishops
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/letters/article3615618.ece

Mail p84 Ted Richardson
Let us pray, girls
No online link

Guard p19
Report that free schools will be compelled to teach evolution in science lessons
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/nov/30/free-schools-teach-evolution-ministers

Tel p14
Reports that the new chairman of the Charity Commission has warned charities to "stay out of politics and wean themselves off reliance on taxpayers money".
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9711825/Charities-warned-to-stop-interfering-in-politics-by-new-watchdog-chief.html

Even Stand p24
Reports that plans to build Britain's "biggest place of worship" - a mosque in East London - are set to be rejected despite 25,000 letters in favour.
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/protesters-scent-victory-in-fight-to-halt-newham-megamosque-8367634.html

More Letters
Guard p24 Peter Walker
Free schools must teach evolution, say ministers
No online link

Ends