Manchester stands behind Christchurch after attacks

The leader of Manchester City Council has sent a message to the people of Christchurch, New Zealand, following the the mass shootings...

Greater Manchester charity warns a “victory at all costs” mentality in Syria will “kill...

Human Appeal, a humanitarian aid NGO from Greater Manchester, have released a statement saying all military actors involved in the current heightening of violence...

The decline of the Middle classes

The middle class is shrinking in developed economies as increases in workers' wages have failed to keep up with the rising cost of housing,...

Carbon dioxide levels surge to new high in 2016, UN weather agency reports

Levels of carbon dioxide  surged at “record-breaking speed” to new highs in 2016, the United Nations weather agency has announced . “Atmospheric change occurring 10...

‘Unaffordable’ vending machine at Piccadilly Station reflects inflated food prices in Yemen

It’s a vending machine but not necessary one that you would recognise. Stocked with unaffordable products, the vending machine reflects inflated food prices in Yemen,...

Medics fly out from Manchester Airport to tackle Bangladesh Diphtheria outbreak

More than 40 British doctors, nurses and firefighters from the UK’s Emergency Medical Team have flown out from Manchester Airport today to Bangladesh to...

British Government matches land mine clearing funding after Harry visit

The International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has announced UK aid match support for the demining charity The HALO Trust. Zimbabwe is still one of the...

More than 80 per cent of new global wealth goes to top 1 per...

Eighty-two percent of wealth generated last year across the world went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion...

Cocoa industry relies on forced labour and exploits women workers, research shows

Workers in the cocoa industry’s global supply chains experience forced labour and widespread exploitation, according to new research. Experts at the Sheffield Political Economy Research...

World Cup workers film to be screened

THE MANCHESTER premier of a film documenting the lives of migrant workers building infrastructure for the 2022 football World Cup will be hosted by...