Blogs

28 Aug 2013

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged sabre-rattling Western powers to look for a diplomatic way forward over the Syrian conflict.

28 Aug 2013

Quakers have become the first major church denomination in Britain to speak out against the UK government’s plans for air strikes in Syria.

28 Aug 2013

The Stop the War Coalition has called a protest at Downing Street today (Tuesday 28 August) against western military intervention in Syria.

28 Aug 2013

Critics say the government's badger cull will prove bad for farmers, taxpayers and wildlife, as well as flying in the face of scientific evidence.

28 Aug 2013

The French authorities’ evictions of Roma communities across the country continue to flout international law, say human rights bodies.

27 Aug 2013

According to the US state department, a strike on Syria could come "within days" as military assets are "ready to go". Simon Barrow looks at what underlies both the accusations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and the current US-driven fervour for another military intervention in the troubled region.

27 Aug 2013