Douglas Alexander, UK secretary of state for international development, has presented honorary OBE to Dr Daleep Mukarji, director of Christian Aid, in recognition of a career dedicated to the struggle against global poverty.
A perfect gift for an animal lover, why not send a cow to someone who really needs it, as a gift on someone else's behalf?
You can now send a cow through Christian Aid's Present Aid scheme. Visit Christian Aid's Present Aid site here
A woman working with a UK-registered Christian relief group has been killed in Kabul by Taliban militants, who accused her of spreading Christianity among Afghans while helping people with disabilities and training local aid workers.
Environmental campaigners and development groups have welcomed the government’s announcement of its decision to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 rather than 60% by 2050 - but they are calling for action to match the rhetoric.
Eastenders star, Kara Tointon, has made a promotional video featuring Christian Aid's virtual gifts. The clip, which can be seen on You Tube, shows the actress who plays Dawn Swann in the soap, with children from Zambia.
As world leaders gather for make or break talks about halving extreme global poverty, development agencies, including Britain's Christian Aid, warn that progress is being hampered by the activities of rich countries and big business.