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Leaders of the Methodist Church, Baptist Union of Great Britain and United Reformed Church have expressed concern about the latest Trussell Trust foodbank figures.
A British man arrested and tortured by Dubai police has been acquitted.
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), meeting in Dundee from 14-16 April 2014), has passed an extensive motion on welfare reform and the effects of poverty in the UK.
Millions of working families in the UK could not pay their rent or mortgage for more than a month if they lost their job, according to new figures from Shelter.
European civil society NGOs have launched a campaign to demand candidates for the European elections stand up against the lobbying of banks and big business.
When the Soviet Union collapsed a small group of people suddenly became extremely rich. They acquired huge State industries at ridiculously low prices. The people referred to this process as "prikhvatizatsiya," or "grabification."
New figures reveal the UK has the world's sixth highest military budget, despite the government's emphasis on cutting public spending to reduce the deficit.
The General Secretary of the WCC has addressed the theme “Free to speak, believe and serve” at the Synod of the Church of Norway.
Self-employment accounts for 44 per cent of the net rise in employment since mid-2010, says the TUC, ahead of the latest employment figures this week.
Rights to free expression and peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty says ahead of the 2014 football World Cup.