Rowan Williams

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Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and carefully encouraged scandals
The long read: Its knack for creating tension and controversy has helped it remain an energising force in publishing for more than 50 years – but how do writers, publishers and judges cope with the annual agony of the Booker?

Charlotte Higgins

05, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Booker prize reveals globe-spanning longlist of ‘engrossing stories’
Kazuo Ishiguro makes cut alongside Rachel Cusk and Richard Powers, and novels from Sri Lanka and South Africa compete with choices from the US and UK

Alison Flood

26, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Rowan Williams urges UK universities to divest from fossil fuels
Former archbishop says oil firm holdings not compatible with duty to next generation

Matthew Taylor

17, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Faith leaders join forces to warn of Uighur ‘genocide’
Statement signed by Rowan Williams, bishops, imams and rabbis says Chinese Muslim minority faces ‘human tragedy’

Harriet Sherwood

08, Aug, 2020 @9:01 PM

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UK faith leaders urge chancellor to press G20 to cancel debts of poor countries
Letter to Rishi Sunak warns of risks that coronavirus pandemic poses to poverty reduction efforts

Harriet Sherwood

12, Jul, 2020 @11:38 AM

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Just 6% of UK public 'want a return to pre-pandemic economy'
Poll comes as 350 union, business and religious leaders issue call for fair and green recovery

Kate Proctor Political correspondent

28, Jun, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Sunak rejects church leaders' call to bar tax-haven firms from bailouts
Letter signed by ex-archbishop said some large corporations ‘continue to avoid responsibility’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

27, Apr, 2020 @5:19 PM

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Rowan Williams warns against scrapping overseas aid office
Former archbishop and leading charities say Whitehall department is crucial to help world’s poorest

Michael Savage

29, Dec, 2019 @9:13 AM

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The best recent poetry – review roundup
The Mizzy by Paul Farley; The Book of Taliesin by Gwyneth Lewis and Rowan Williams; After Cézanne by Maitreyabandhu; and Afterwardness by Mimi Khalvati

Fiona Sampson

02, Nov, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Party allegiances now becoming 'irrelevant' compared to views on Brexit, says Farage – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen as the government/Labour cross-party Brexit talks resume

Andrew Sparrow

13, May, 2019 @4:40 PM

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Cambridge University agrees to explore fossil fuel divestment plan
Ex-archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomes plans for fully costed proposals

Matthew Taylor

07, May, 2019 @9:46 AM

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Extinction Rebellion rushes activists' handbook This Is Not a Drill into print
With contributions from Rowan Williams and Green MP
Caroline Lucas, the book is being given an ‘emergency’ release by Penguin

Alison Flood

26, Apr, 2019 @11:01 AM

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