By Antony Lerman
By L Alan Winters, Professor of Economics and Director of the UK Trade Policy Observatory at University of Sussex and former Chief Economist at the Department for International Development
Around the world, rape and sexual abuse are everyday occurrences - affecting close to a billion women and girls over a lifetime, irrespective of age, background or country.
By Mat Hope, Editor, Desmog UK
By Richard Collett-White and Tom Ritchie, Desmog UK
Poverty, climate change and mass societal injustice have ushered in a new political era.
With an election around the corner, accusations, allegations and inferences of antisemitism have hit the headlines of media outlets once more, especially those known more for their sensationalism than their serious commitment to combating this evil.
"Although people may not acknowledge it, community ownership is quite a left wing, radical idea."
“One man wrote and said: ‘I have a problem, pain in my heart… I feel pain and I believe it is not right – please believe me, I have pain.’ They didn’t care, and he died."
Before another general election serious questions about current unsafe and outdated electoral rules need answering if it is to be run fairly.
I have written to Michael Gove asking for full disclosure of his knowledge of Vote Leave’s illegal payments. If he does not make disclosure, as Secretary of State responsible for data protection, he is breaking the Ministerial Code.
Was justice served? Will they do it again? Is my child safe?
Hundreds of people face immediate evictions in Calais and Dunkirk.
Thermal imaging camera shows how much heat properties leak out.
Liz Truss, Ben Wallace and civil servants will be plugging arms sales at DSEI to delegates from Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Israel and many more countries associated with abuses and atrocities.
Along with organophosphates that are added as a lubricant to aircraft engine oil, over 120 other toxic substances including insecticides and flame retardants, have been detected.
As Boris Johnson threatens to 'send back' people crossing the channel, Clare Moseley of Care4Calais explains why they are risking their lives.
Richard Graham Corbett has served as Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party since 2017 and as an MEP since 2014.
The Kindle Storyteller Award is open for entries again - but you only have a few days.
The Lib Dem leader has doubled down on her opposition to Jeremy Corbyn becoming caretaker Prime Minister, as the party leaders agree to meeting to discuss blocking a no-deal Brexit.
By Mat Hope and Richard Collett-White, Desmog UK
Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male consent.
Banning people from working denies them the basic right of living in dignity - people who have a wealth of skills, talents and experiences that we need here in Britain, but are simply being put to waste. says Maurice Wren, Chief Executive of the Refugee Council:
Going on a summer holiday doesn’t have to mean airports, security checks and the stress of trying not to forget your passport. The UK staycation is becoming more and more popular with families and couples alike, and if our summer continues the way it is, then there really is no...
As Foreign Secretary, Johnson licensed bombs two days after Saudi forces destroyed a food factory killing 14 people. And a day before a school was bombed, killing 10 children. Two months later, Saudi forces bombed a funeral killing 140 people. In the weeks that followed, Johnson signed another arms transfers...
For years, far too many refugees – people who fled from conflict and persecution, who were forced to leave their homes, their loved ones, their jobs, and their communities to find a place of safety – have experienced homelessness and destitution just at the point when their claim for asylum...
Why the oldest plutocracy in the world is terrified of 'Corbygeddon'
For me it beggars belief that the crime of child sexual abuse could be seen as anything other than serious in any interpretation of the law, yet it seems it is not considered serious when it comes to double jeopardy legislation.
Trying to block PN’s return while flying the rainbow flag is rank hypocrisy on the part of the Home Office. It is clear they are trying to cover up the miscarriage of justice that was done to her.
The main objective of the Conservative Party since 2010 has been supposedly to reduce the deficit but these proposals should show the public where the priorities of our next PM truly lie.
What kind of a person could requisition and abuse the memory of the million + women, men and children gassed to death then reduced to ash in furnaces in Auschwitz Birkenau to score the very cheapest and grubbiest of political points?
Emeritus Professor Mary Mellor debunks the myths behind austerity... Austerity - the culling of public services in response to the spike in public spending following the 2007-8 financial crisis - caused widespread hardship. It reflected two myths: that the market is the sole source of funding for public spending and...
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