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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.
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.
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
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.
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has rejected claims that Trident could be relocated to England in the event of Scottish independence.
Campaign Against Arms Trade has condemned the UK government's response to its own review of licensed exports to Israel.
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.
A US District Court judge has ordered that independent doctors be allowed into Guantanamo Bay to evaluate a hunger striker whose health has deteriorated so much that there are concerns for his life.