News Brief

  • March 15, 2016

    The Chancellor should practice what he preaches in his Budget on Wednesday and stop UK based multinational companies hiding their tax dodging from public view, says Christian Aid.

  • March 15, 2016

    David Cameron has been urged to intervene with Saudi Arabia to prevent the execution of three Saudi juveniles, after reports suggested their sentences may soon be carried out.

  • March 15, 2016

    Yesterday I wrote an email to an editor about a book I have written for 5-8 year olds and which will be published later this year.

  • March 15, 2016

    March 2nd 2016 marked 100 years since the first inclusive right of conscientious objection became law in the United Kingdom. To commemorate the centenary, the NGO Conscience: Taxes for Peace not War hosted a discussion evening featuring MPs from three different parties and Sir Richard Jolly, a former United Nations Assistant Secretary General.

  • March 15, 2016

    The Conservative Party has borrowed more than its Labour opponents when in power,

  • March 15, 2016

    Africa is one of the biggest continents in the world, and also has wide disparities between the poor and rich in access to water, according to reports from the United Nations and other independent groups.

  • March 15, 2016

    Law firm Leigh Day, representing Campaign Against Arms Trade, has begun formal legal action in the High Court to challenge the government's decision to export arms to Saudi Arabia. This follows increasing evidence that Saudi forces are violating international humanitarian law in Yemen.

  • March 14, 2016

    As the Syria conflict enters its sixth year and peace talks resume today in Geneva, Christian Aid has implored the international community to keep on working for peace.

  • March 14, 2016

    Unless the needs and rights of the more than eight million Syrian children are addressed, an entire generation will be lost, along with decades of development progress,UNICEF warns in a new report ) that calls on the international community to protect the youngest civilians amidst “a children's crisis.”

  • March 14, 2016

    The UK economy is £140 billion smaller than the government predicted in 2010, according to new analysis published yesterday (13 March) by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in its Budget statement.