Blogs

23 Aug 2013

A woman subjected to years of forced domestic labour has received a full apology from the police force which initially failed to protect her.

23 Aug 2013

A sentence of flogging against a 15-year-old rape victim in the Maldives has been annulled, but the girl should never have been prosecuted at all, says Amnesty.

23 Aug 2013

The decline in UK oil and gas, seen as "worrying" by the industry, should be taken as good news by everyone else, say Scottish Greens.

22 Aug 2013

The TUC says its new Traineeships Charter will provide assistance for young people, union representatives, employers and training providers.

22 Aug 2013

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his shock at reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus as a UN team continues to investigate the matter.

21 Aug 2013

One ForTen is a series of interactive documentary short films about innocence and death row. Directors’ Mark Pizzey and Will Francome visited Edinburgh recently as part of Just Festival to share the real stories of ten exonerees across the United States. Coralie Tapper reports and comments.