Blogs

29 May 2014

It has been announced that a full evidentiary hearing which could prove his innocence after 27 years in a Florida prison will be held in November for British citizen Krishna Maharaj.

28 May 2014

We must not be trapped in a narrative of overwrought claims if we are to understand and respond to Ukip's increased vote, says Jill Segger. She suggests the mainstream parties must show respect for the voters and humility about their own failures.

28 May 2014

The government has been challenged to explain its support for a Kenyan investigation resulting in a death sentence based on flawed evidence and a ‘confession’ extracted under torture.

28 May 2014

The Security Council has extended the UN Mission in South Sudan and revised its mandate to give priority to protecting civilians.

27 May 2014

Faith leaders in the UK have called for the death sentence on a Christian woman in Sudan to be dropped.

27 May 2014

Legal charity Reprieve has threatened action against the UK government for failure to investigate the role of UK telecoms giant BT in facilitating covert US drone strikes in Yemen.

26 May 2014

Ukip has emerged as the winning party in the European elections with 24 seats, including one in Scotland, with an increase of 11 seats on 2009.