Pan-African women of faith from Africa and the African diaspora have in a spiritual pilgrimage deliberated on issues affecting women’s empowerment and the importance of lifting their voices and votes to end hunger and poverty.
The Attorney General has given consent for the family of Private Sean Benton, who died at Deepcut barracks 21 years ago, to apply to the High Court for a fresh inquest into the circumstances around his death.
On the second day of his visit to Brussels the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the opening ceremony of the European Development Days forum and participated in a commemoration for the victims of the March airport bombing attacks in the city.
Campaigners are warning of a low turnout and a "worrying demographic divide" in the EU referendum - which alongside a close result could lead to the perception that the result on 23 June will be ‘inconclusive’.
New research by the national charity Turn2us has found that almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of low income households claiming means-tested benefits are worried about future changes to the welfare system.
An expert panel of the World Health Organisation has concluded that while the Zika virus and its associated disorders continue to be a public health emergency of international concern, there is a “very low” risk of further international spread of the virus as a result of the forthcoming Olympic Games.