UK News

  • August 15, 2016

    The killing of almost 100 street protestors in Ethiopia and a new round of political trials have raised fears for a British political activist on death row there, international human rights charity Reprieve has said.

  • August 12, 2016

    More than half  of women, and nearly two-thirds of women aged 18-24, said they have experienced sexual harassment at work, according to a new research from the Trades Union Congress in collaboration with the Everyday Sexism Project.

  • August 11, 2016

    The Echo Chamber, a sound and photography exibition marking 100 years of conscientious objection, is to be held at Friends House in London.

  • August 10, 2016

    One in three working families in England could not afford to pay their rent or mortgage for more than a month if they lost their job, new figures from Shelter has revealed

  • August 9, 2016

    The civil and human rights organisation Liberty has written to the Home Office condemning unprecedented new guidance that would allow detainees at immigration removal centres to be placed in solitary confinement for being ‘stubborn’.

  • August 8, 2016

    Unions, employers and the government must redouble efforts to tackle the increase in racism following the vote to leave the EU, according to a new Trades Union Congress report released today.

  • August 6, 2016

    British prosecutors have stuck by a decision not to bring charges against the UK Government over its role in the 2004 kidnap and rendition of two Libyan families, including a pregnant woman and children aged 6 to 12.

  • August 5, 2016

    The Crown Prosecutions Service is today expected to announce the result of a ‘victims’ review’ of the decision not to bring charges over the UK Government’s involvement in the kidnap and ‘rendition’ of two families to Libya.

  • August 5, 2016

    The Electoral Reform Society has expressed disappointment at the news that David Cameron has appointed 16 Peers in his resignation honours list, making the second chamber more bloated and costly than ever.

  • August 4, 2016

    The Trades Union Congress has published Managing migration better for Britain: what the government should be doing now, which proposes practical policies to address the concerns expressed by many voters before and during the EU referendum campaign.