Blogs

16 Jul 2014

The President of the Methodist Conference has welcomed the Church of England's General Synod vote in favour of allowing women to become bishops.

16 Jul 2014

Most people who lose their jobs will soon have to wait five weeks before they get any cash help, according to small print in the Universal Credit rules, say the TUC.

16 Jul 2014

British judges have ruled that a proposed cut to legal aid known as the ‘residence test’ is “unlawful” and “discriminatory.”

15 Jul 2014

The government’s support for a flawed Kenyan prosecution was based on an incorrect analysis that may put it in breach of its own death penalty policy, says the legal charity Reprieve

15 Jul 2014

Plans for a major building project on an illegal road notorious for its 'human safaris' have been condemned over fears of its effect on the Jarawa tribe's protected reserve on India’s Andaman Islands.

14 Jul 2014

The General Synod of the Church of England has given its final approval for women to become bishops in the Church of England.

14 Jul 2014

Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, has written to the president of Peru, urging him to protect the lands of uncontacted tribes from illegal logging and drug trafficking.

14 Jul 2014

Unemployment rates and levels of joblessness are higher today than before the recession in every region and nation of the UK and across all working age groups, says the TUC.