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Former South Africa President and 'father of the nation', Nelson Mandela, died at home surrounded by family this evening, President Jacob Zuma has announced.
The children's charity Barnardo’s has expressed concern about the UK government’s plans to cap spending on parts of Annually Managed Expenditure.
A leading charitable body has joined other NGOs in accusing Chancellor George Osborne of failing the most vulnerable in his Autumn Statement.
Chancellor Osborne’s Autumn Statement was dominated by short-term political considerations and a failure to address structural issues, say opposition parties.
Riot police have used excessive force during the current demonstrations in Ukraine, based on accounts from witnesses, says Human Rights Watch.
A month after Typhoon Haiyan, three leading development NGOs are calling for the debt of the Philippines to be cancelled.
The rising number of working people living in poverty is causing the government to spend billions more than planned on social security, says the TUC.
The Government is being asked urgently to examine all cuts affecting sick and disabled people after a landmark petition triggered a Parliamentary debate.