Weekly News Review from a Christian Viewpoint.  Patrick Woodward talks to Laura Webster,  Head of Policy at the aid agency Tearfund about the latest news from a Christian standpoint. Today, as England celebrates qualifying for the world cup in South Africa, how will the major sporting event highlight the needs and progress of the continent?  Also,  on the anniversary of the fall of Lehman’s Bank, what have we learnt from the financial crash?  And in the fallout from the credit crunch, where will the axe fall as Government sets new budgets?

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World Cup:fifa world cup south Africa 2010

guardian.co.uk Brilliant England swat Croatia aside to seal World Cup passage

telegraph.co.uk World Cup 2010: England fans ‘virtually certain’ to die in South Africa

fifa.com Official site

Lehman’s anniversary:

bbc.co.uk  making a drama out of Lehman Bros

wikipedia.org Lehman Bros

Budget cuts: budget

telegraph.co.uk Labour ‘will cut NHS and overseas aid spending’

guardian.co.uk Public sector workers fear impact of spending cuts, union survey shows