Blogs

18 Sep 2014

A confident and independent Scotland, far from deserting its neighbours, might actually end up being a better friend, argues writer Nick Thorpe, analysing the language used to describe the referendum choices and how it can both lead and mislead.

18 Sep 2014

A busy start to voting in Scotland's independence referendum today indicates that predictions of a high turnout will be confirmed.

18 Sep 2014

On UN International Day of Peace, 21 September, Quakers will say that building peace is about tough choices and will challenge the stereotype of peace as the soft option.

18 Sep 2014

Urgent action is needed by the EU to ensure no further migrant deaths in the seas on Europe’s borders, says Amnesty International.

17 Sep 2014

The different approaches of the Yes and No campaigns have been on display in the final appeals to voters in Scotland.

17 Sep 2014

Whether or not Scotland votes for independence, the UK is set to change fundamentally, says the Electoral Reform Society.

17 Sep 2014

The UN General Assembly has opened its 69th annual session with its new President declaring it a historic opportunity to formulate a transformative development agenda