UK News

  • March 16, 2016

    The BMA has expressed real concern about the future of the NHS in England as a result of today’s UK Budget announcement.

  • March 16, 2016

    One of Britain’s leading charities, the Children’s Society, says that Chancellor Osborne’s latest budget is letting down the upcoming generation.

  • March 15, 2016

    The Chancellor should practice what he preaches in his Budget on Wednesday and stop UK based multinational companies hiding their tax dodging from public view, says Christian Aid.

  • March 15, 2016

    David Cameron has been urged to intervene with Saudi Arabia to prevent the execution of three Saudi juveniles, after reports suggested their sentences may soon be carried out.

  • March 15, 2016

    March 2nd 2016 marked 100 years since the first inclusive right of conscientious objection became law in the United Kingdom. To commemorate the centenary, the NGO Conscience: Taxes for Peace not War hosted a discussion evening featuring MPs from three different parties and Sir Richard Jolly, a former United Nations Assistant Secretary General.

  • March 15, 2016

    Law firm Leigh Day, representing Campaign Against Arms Trade, has begun formal legal action in the High Court to challenge the government's decision to export arms to Saudi Arabia. This follows increasing evidence that Saudi forces are violating international humanitarian law in Yemen.

  • March 14, 2016

    The UK economy is £140 billion smaller than the government predicted in 2010, according to new analysis published yesterday (13 March) by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in its Budget statement.

  • March 13, 2016

    The Howard League for Penal Reform has helped to produce the first European Practical Guide dedicated to the monitoring of places of deprivation of liberty for children.

  • March 11, 2016

    An Ipsos MORI Scotland for Shelter Scotland shows that 90 per cent of people in Scotland think that the children of today will find it harder to buy or rent a home than the generation before them.

  • March 10, 2016

    The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Eritrea was launched yesterday (9 March) following months of campaigning by  Eritrea Focus.