UK News

  • November 23, 2015

    A new report by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) warns that severe spending cuts are already undermining public service quality, and that if the Chancellor does not rethink his plans to cut spending further, public service outcomes are set to plummet

  • November 20, 2015

    Today marks the International Transgender Remembrance Day which has been celebrated every year since 1998.

  • November 20, 2015

    The Howard League for Penal Reform has responded to the House of Commons Justice Committee’s report on the criminal courts charge, published today (20 November).

  • November 19, 2015

    Christian Aid has welcomed Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s announcement that the UK will stop using coal and also notes a new OECD agreement to tighten restrictions on exports of coal technology.

  • November 19, 2015

    New analysis published yesterday by the TUC reveals that the Chancellor’s tax credit cuts will hit the UK’s poorest regions and nations the hardest.

  • November 18, 2015

    NGOs have called on the Irish and British Governments to ensure that any legacy mechanisms that may be agreed at the negotiating table in this week’s Stormont talks are ‘human rights compliant’ and family-centred

  • November 16, 2015

    Research published by the TUC today (16 November) shows that nearly a third of people have been bullied at work.

  • November 14, 2015

    Following last night's attacks in Paris (13 November), Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, has issued a statement:condemning the violence.

  • November 13, 2015

    On 12 November, the first day of a three-day visit to London from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amnesty International said  David Cameron needs to do more than unfurl the red carpet for yet another world leader. 

  • November 12, 2015

    Today Nosy Crow is publishing Refuge, written by Anne Booth and Sam Usher, in aid of War Child. The book will have taken only seven weeks to bring to market from manuscript to publication, and by taking no profit, and asking suppliers and booksellers to take no profit or minimise costs, £5 from each copy sold will go to the charity.