Blogs

3 Sep 2014

This morning, 40 men in black suits gathered at City Hall, Cardiff, surrounding one Afghan woman in bright colourful clothing holding a sign that read "Talk to me, not about me".

3 Sep 2014

Opponents of National Health Service privatisation have today hung a banner from Westminster Bridge in central London reading “Save Our NHS”.

3 Sep 2014

Since the start of the latest round of violence in Gaza, Christian Aid’s partners have provided urgent healthcare to more than 18,000 people, clean water for 128,640 and food for 4,650.

3 Sep 2014

Three in five of the UK’s top directors now receive cash payments – almost £33m last year – instead of contributions to their pension schemes, says the TUC in its latest annual PensionsWatch survey.

2 Sep 2014

Partly as a result of developments in biblical scholarship, many Christians now believe that it can be acceptable to enter a same-sex partnership. Savi Hensman examines differing interpretations of Christ's call: “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”

2 Sep 2014

Amnesty International says the Israeli authorities’ plan to expropriate nearly 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank as 'outrageous' and illegal and that it must be rescinded immediately.

2 Sep 2014

Copeland in West Cumbria is the last local authority area in England where the average house price is less than three times the average annual salary, according to new analysis published by the TUC.

1 Sep 2014

The execution of two men in Japan on 28 August is "dismal news" and part of a grim pattern of a return to the death penalty in Japan under Prime Minister Abe, says Amnesty International.

1 Sep 2014

The government is being asked to take action against British firm G4S, after it emerged the company has won a £71mllion contract to provide a range of ‘base support’ services at Guantánamo Bay.