Blogs

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.

31 Aug 2014

The UN says its peacekeepers in the Golan were attacked by armed elements on 30 August, as efforts continue to achieve the safe release of 44 blue helmets previously detained.

30 Aug 2014

More than one in three (37 per cent) working parents in England are having to cut back on buying food to be able to afford their rent or mortgage, new research from Shelter revealed yesterday.

29 Aug 2014

Three days after returning from Greenbelt, I've had some time to process my impressions of this year's festival. I've realised that the main division at Greenbelt - a leading Christian festival - is not between liberals and conservatives but between liberals and radicals.

29 Aug 2014

As international tensions affect relations between communities at home, an arts programme in Shoreditch is seeking to bring people from different backgrounds together.

29 Aug 2014

The UN Secretary-General has expresssed alarm at what seems to be a “dangerous escalation” in the crisis in Ukraine, as the Security Council held emergency talks on the latest developments.

29 Aug 2014

The British and Portuguese trade union movements have signed a co-operation protocol aimed at ensuring Portuguese migrant workers in the UK can join unions and enforce their rights at work.