Blogs

30 Jul 2013

The environment spokesperson for the Scottish Greens has given a cautious welcome to the launch of a consultation on Marine Protected Areas.

30 Jul 2013

New research show the rush for farmland and industrial-scale plantation agriculture by foreign investors in Sierra Leone has increased poverty and food shortages.

30 Jul 2013

More than 50 dancers aged 18-75 will surprise passers-by with a flamenco flashmob on 1 August as part of opening events for the 2013 Just Festival.

29 Jul 2013
29 Jul 2013

Leading UK refugee charities have called on the Government to work with EU member states to establish a resettlement programme for Syrian refugees.

29 Jul 2013

The children of British resident and Gunatanamo detainee Shaker Aamer have submitted statements to a US Senate hearing, describing life without their father.

29 Jul 2013

The TUC hascriticised new laws that will force employees to pay upfront fees to pursue a sexual harassment or race discrimination complaint against their employer.

28 Jul 2013

Along with other faith-based groups, the WCC has helped develop the United Nations refugee agency declaration on protection for refugees, displaced and stateless people.

28 Jul 2013

The UN Secretary- General has condemned the upsurge of violence in Egypt, calling for peaceful protest and respect for the right to free speech and assembly.