The average UK household spends £443 a week, with £58 on recreation & culture and £62 a week on transport. But what if we didn't? What if we said ‘no’ to all this spending and settled on just buying what we need?
A law in Nigeria that would impose brutal penalties on shows of affection between lesbian and gay people, or even on those who would advocate for lesbian and gay people, has been condemned by more than 250 Christian leaders from the US.
As the UK commemorates the end of the slave trade, an original sculpture has been commissioned by Christian Aid and National Museums Liverpool from a group of Haitian artists representing their continuing struggle for freedom and human rights.
Fairtrade Fortnight which began yesterday (Monday) has been given a boost with the announcement of record fairtrade sales figures - but organisers are warning that change is not happening quickly enough for some of the world's poorest people.