Blogs

8 Sep 2014

A verdict is expected today in the appeal by a British student against his conviction in Sharjah, UAE, which was based on a ‘confession’ extracted from him through torture.

7 Sep 2014

According to a poll commissioned by the TUC to mark the start of Congress 2014, half the workforce think their employer can afford to offer better pay rises.

5 Sep 2014

A diamond mine has opened in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the lands of Africa’s last hunting Bushmen, despite the Botswana government's denials of such a plan.

5 Sep 2014

The shift in employment from higher to lower paying industries, and rising levels of under-employment have helped push earnings growth to a record low, says the TUC.

4 Sep 2014

Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the 'negotiating table', say United Nations officials.

4 Sep 2014

As world leaders gather at the NATO Summit in Celtic Manor Newport, peace protestors will be marching from Newport to the Celtic Manor to hand in peace messages to the Summit.