Economy and Politics

  • 21 Jul 2011

    Human rights campaigner Jemima Khan today spoke out in support of refugees in the UK at a Refugee Council event celebrating the 60th anniversary of the charity

  • 20 Jul 2011

    European Union leaders have been urged to deliver “debt justice” as they prepare for an emergency summit on the economic crisis.

  • 20 Jul 2011

    The Christian Socialist Movement has said that controversies over banking, phone hacking and MPs' expenses all show a failure to exercise power responsibly.

  • 19 Jul 2011

    Multinational arms firm BAE Systems was grilled by MPs over the methods by which it proposes to pay almost £30 million to the people of Tanzania.

  • 19 Jul 2011

    As the MPs' questioning of the Murdochs came to an end this afternoon (19 July 2011), there was a clear reminder that some politicians' have not overcome their fear of Rupert Murdoch. Louise Mensch (formerly Louise Bagshawe) threw the Murdochs a lifeline by suggesting that hacking was common at British tabloid newspapers. She admittedly threw in some soundbites about Rupert Murdoch resigning, before telling him she admired his "immense courage" for carrying on with the hearing after being hit by some sort of custard pie.

  • 19 Jul 2011

    The News Corp hacking scandal highlights key issues for business ethics and corporate responsibility, says a church-based research group.

  • 18 Jul 2011

    Amid the moral turmoil and instability surrounding News International, there is a message for our own times in the steadfast pursuit of truth shown by the Seekers who gathered to listen to George Fox on Firbank Fell in 1652, says Jill Segger

  • 18 Jul 2011

    Jubilee Scotland has once more condemned the UK government's Export Credit Guarantee Department (ECGD), following the release of its annual report.

  • 17 Jul 2011

    Speaking in Britain, Desmond Tutu has said that God calls us to be his partners in changing a "crazy" world of extreme inequality.

  • 15 Jul 2011

    Yesterday I did a 12-minute discussion pre-record for BBC Radio Scotland on the issue of church investments: should Christian churches not be putting their money where their mouth is in terms of ethics? That was the way the question was posed.