UK News

  • February 3, 2016

    George Osborne’s announcement that multinationals should have to publish currently secret information about their global affairs could hail a tremendous breakthrough in the war against tax dodging, Christian Aid said yesterday.

  • February 2, 2016

    Black workers with degrees earn 23.1 per cent less on average than white workers with degrees, according to new analysis published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) yesterday.

  • February 1, 2016

    A fresh inquest into the death of Private Cheryl James who was found dead at Deepcut Barracks in 1995 will begin at Woking Coroner’s Court today.

  • January 29, 2016

    The Jewish human rights charity, René Cassin, and the civil liberties and human rights organisation Liberty have marked Holocaust Memorial Day by emphasising the link between the Holocaust and the development of safeguards to protect human rights.

  • January 28, 2016

    £139 million of ‘made-up money’ will count as UK aid and contribute towards meeting the UK government’s target for spending 0.7 per cent of national income on aid, documents released under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed.

  • January 27, 2016

    A new report, Secure Voting, from Webroots Democracy provides expert testimony from companies and academics specialising in online voting systems. It makes the case that electronic balloting is safe and secure and will increase voter engagement.

  • January 26, 2016

    Average pay (median) in Britain is still worth £2,270 less in real terms than it was in 2008 – a shortfall of £44 a week – according to new analysis published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

  • January 25, 2016

    In the midst of World War I, as conscription came into force, Quakers worked with parliament to ensure men had the right to refuse to kill

  • January 22, 2016

    The government must use the African Union summit which runs from 21-26 Juanuary in Addis Ababa to urge the release of a British man kidnapped to Ethiopia nearly two years ago, says the human rights organisation Reprieve.

  • January 21, 2016

    The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is to debate whether congregations should be allowed to consider calling a person in a same-sex marriage as a minister or deacon.