Blogs

9 Aug 2014

A seven-mile scarf knitted by over 5,000 people has been rolled out between the Atomic Weapons Establishment sites at Aldermaston and Burghfield in Berkshire.

9 Aug 2014

The 22 new peers appointed yesterday (8 August) have donated nearly £7 million to political parties, says the Electoral
Reform Society (ERS)

9 Aug 2014

Quakers in Britain have called on the UK Government to recognise Palestine as a nation state; for a comprehensive arms embargo on all sides and an end to the blockade of Gaza and occupation of Palestine.

8 Aug 2014

Thousands of families across London are stuck in housing limbo for years on end, an investigtion by the housing and homelessness charity Shelter has revealed.

8 Aug 2014

New analysis published by the TUC shows that the majority of claimants who will be hit by the new five-week wait welfare reform are short-term claimants who only claim benefit for a few weeks.

8 Aug 2014

A United Nations-backed court has found the two most senior surviving leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life in prison.

7 Aug 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the UK will continue to raise with UAE authorities the case of a British student who was tortured by police into signing a confession to drugs offences.

7 Aug 2014

This Saturday, a giant peace scarf measuring seven miles will be stretched between the UK’s two nuclear bomb factories in protest at plans to spend £100bn replacing the Trident nuclear weapons system.

6 Aug 2014

To mark UN Indigenous Day on 9 August, Survival International reveals five tribal peoples who have been victims of genocide during the 20th century and warns of a potential genocide in the 21st.