Blogs

6 Dec 2013

The TUC General Secretary has written to the President of the Congress of South African Trade Unions to express sadness at the death of Nelson Mandela.

5 Dec 2013

Former South Africa President and 'father of the nation', Nelson Mandela, died at home surrounded by family this evening, President Jacob Zuma has announced.

5 Dec 2013

The children's charity Barnardo’s has expressed concern about the UK government’s plans to cap spending on parts of Annually Managed Expenditure.

5 Dec 2013

A leading charitable body has joined other NGOs in accusing Chancellor George Osborne of failing the most vulnerable in his Autumn Statement.

5 Dec 2013

Chancellor Osborne’s Autumn Statement was dominated by short-term political considerations and a failure to address structural issues, say opposition parties.

5 Dec 2013

Riot police have used excessive force during the current demonstrations in Ukraine, based on accounts from witnesses, says Human Rights Watch.

5 Dec 2013

A month after Typhoon Haiyan, three leading development NGOs are calling for the debt of the Philippines to be cancelled.