Blogs

21 Aug 2015

A Scottish university with an important track record of independent, critical enquiry on the impact of religion is planning to scrap its pioneering religion department.

21 Aug 2015

Church of Scotland leaders have urged members to sign a declaration which calls on governments around the world to ensure that every child is able to go to school.

21 Aug 2015

A Government-appointed medical board in Pakistan has confirmed that a prisoner facing execution in the coming weeks has no use of his lower limbs and is “bed bound.”

20 Aug 2015

A new survey by employment law specialists Slater and Gordon finds that almost 60 per cent of people have suffered or observed workplace bullying.

20 Aug 2015

Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrikes and attacks by pro- and anti-Huthi armed groups in Yemen have killed scores of civilians, says a new report from Amnesty International.

19 Aug 2015

The UN has called for the Greek government to strengthen migrant reception facilities and for Europe to bolster humanitarian coordination.

19 Aug 2015

Rail fares for season tickets and other regulated fares, have risen nearly three times faster than wages over the last five years, according to new analysis from the TUC.

18 Aug 2015

The Green Party has accused ministers of waging a "war on young people" after they announced plans to send unemployed young people on three-week “boot camps”.

18 Aug 2015

The UK Bisexual Convention (BiCon) has celebrated a record turnout at its annual three-day gathering, held this year in Nottingham.