14 February, 2011 - 17:41
There has been wide and vociferous criticism of Cameron’s “multiculturalism has failed” speech, while his social scapegoating stance has been welcomed by France’s National Front leader, Marine Le Pen. Sign the petition at UAF.
11 February, 2011 - 13:07
Earth Hour 2011 will take place on Saturday 26 March at 8.30pm (local time). Organised by WWF, whose mission is to stop the degradation of the Earth’s natural environment and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.
7 February, 2011 - 15:18
Iryna Khalip and her familyA second lawyer has abandoned Iryna Khalip’s defence. She is under house arrest following protests against the rigged Belarusian presidential elections on 19 December.
4 February, 2011 - 12:42
Every city in the world will have its own Tahrir Square. Join the worldwide sit-in at your nearest Egyptian embassy and show the Egyptian people that the whole world is supporting their struggle for democracy.
27 January, 2011 - 13:43
©Survival InternationalWith support from Survival International, the Bushmen have at last overturned a 2010 High Court judgment that denied them access to water on their ancestral lands.
19 January, 2011 - 16:25
The Soil Association has objected to a planning application for an indoor pig factory for 2,500 sows and 20,000 piglets. But Midland Pig Producers have used libel lawyers to stifle their objections.
18 January, 2011 - 11:25
UK weapons were “almost certainly” used in Israel’s Operation Cast Lead in Gaza. 350 children were killed. The government says it has no “embarrassment” about arms exports, and wants to do even more to promote arms sales.
4 January, 2011 - 17:50
There’s never a taxman around when you need one. Like when HMRC can’t recover £120bn in tax because its budget has been slashed and 1000s of jobs will be cut.
17 December, 2010 - 12:16
Amnesty InternationalSweden has the highest incidence of reported rapes in Europe but the lowest conviction rate, and worsening levels of violence against women, despite its good reputation for gender equality.
13 December, 2010 - 13:56
400 jobs are at risk of closure because of the council's plan to adopt a 'nil policy' on clubs that would put an end to the renewal of licenses.