Blogs

16 Aug 2014

The Church of Scotland has backed calls from a Convention of Scottish Local Authorities report which states a radical overhaul of the democratic system is required to overturn 50 years of centralisation.

16 Aug 2014

Amnesty International has called for an investigation into allegations that police shot dead an unarmed teenager in Missouri and the heavy-handed tactics used to disperse the subsequent protests.

15 Aug 2014

More than 215,000 households in England are at risk of eviction or repossession. This is the equivalent of 4,140 homes every week, new research reveals today

15 Aug 2014

A second wave of highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians has made contact with outsiders in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, just weeks after experts warned of “genocide” and “extermination” of the tribe.

14 Aug 2014

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has rejected claims that Trident could be relocated to England in the event of Scottish independence.

14 Aug 2014

Campaign Against Arms Trade has condemned the UK government's response to its own review of licensed exports to Israel.

14 Aug 2014

Two senior UN officials have condemned the “barbaric acts” of sexual violence and “savage rapes” the armed group Islamic State (IS) has perpetrated on minorities in areas under its control.