The Doomsday Clock is now at 100 seconds to midnight

The world is closer to annihilation than it has ever been according to the Doomsday Clock, which was updated today. That’s 20 metaphorical seconds closer...

World’s 22 richest men have more wealth than all the women in Africa

The 22 richest men in the world have more wealth than all 325 million women in Africa, Oxfam revealed today ahead of the World...

Clear out for a good cause’ says British Red Cross, as more than half...

The British Red Cross is kicking off its 150th year with a campaign called It Starts With Her to show how women in the...

China Cables: Secret documents expose plan for detention and indoctrination of Uighurs

Leaked documents reveal for the first time how China is running a network of high-security prisons designed to brainwash hundreds of thousands of people....

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...

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...

‘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,...

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,...

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...

UK may struggle to maintain influence at the UN after Brexit, study finds

The UK needs to demonstrate its added value to the United Nations and adopt a principled and values-driven foreign policy if it...