Blogs

27 Mar 2014

As the first same-sex marriages take place in England and Wales this weekend, Quakers in Britain are rejoicing with one particular Quaker couple.

26 Mar 2014

The decision by a Moscow court to detain a protester in a psychiatric institution is a “Soviet-era tactic” designed to crush dissent, says Amnesty International.

26 Mar 2014

Churches are calling for the MoD to clarify its deployment of drones in Afghanistan as a Defence Committe report confirms UK drones may have been used by US operators.

25 Mar 2014

Lawyers for a British citizen on trial for drug offences in the UAE have argued for his acquittal after allegations of torture, illegal police conduct and lack of evidence.

25 Mar 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has cited deeper global cooperation as “indispensable” to strengthening nuclear security.

24 Mar 2014

In a landmark lecture at Swansea University this week, a leading Welsh historian and theologian will argue that our thinking about welfare and economics needs to be turned upside down through engagement with disabled people and carers.

24 Mar 2014

Amnesty International has called on the Turkish authorities to immediately reverse a "draconian" decision to block the Twitter social media site.

24 Mar 2014

Wage inequality has soared across London and the South East according to newTUC analysis published today at the beginning of Fair Pay Fortnight (24 March).