Unicef Ambassador Ewan McGregor travelled to northern Iraq last week to see how the conflicts sweeping Iraq and Syria are devastating the lives of children. Tens of thousands of children in Iraq and Syria have been killed, injured, separated from their parents, forced into work, tortured or recruited into fighting.
The Energy Saving Trust publishes its vision for transforming the UK energy system post-Brexit and calls for cross-party support to create jobs, growth and better health for households.
The new international development secretary Priti Patel is being asked what steps are being taken for the 200 NHS workers and academics, who risked their lives in combating the deadly Ebola virus disease, to receive the more than £4,000 bonus that was paid to colleagues working for Public Health England (PHE).
Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, Unicef representative in Syria, on the killings of children in northern Syria
Britons should worry about this week's ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on China’s maritime claims, says Lord West, 'because it reveals to us the type of superpower China is becoming.'
Nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished in Borno state, northeast Nigeria, and face a high risk of death, UNICEF said today, as the scale of the humanitarian crisis caused by the Boko Haram emergency continues to unfold.
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants' Manj Kalar analyses what Brexit could mean for the public sector in financial terms.
5 July 2016- The latest attack on Khan Eishieh Refugee Camp, home to Palestinian refugees and internally displaced Syrians, is the latest example in the Syria conflict of the inhumane disregard for life, particularly that of children and infrastructure on which they depend.
The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom hosted a conference in parliament on UK policy toward Iran attended by MPs and peers.
Prof Alison Harcourt from the University of Exeter writes about the processes which now follow the EU referendum result.
Shadow Minister & Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, writes that Britain is 'still the inclusive, open and outward-looking nation we know it to be'.
The UK waste industry will be plunged into financial, policy and legal uncertainty, say trade groups in the sector, as Britain votes to leave the European Union.
26 June 2016- According to Unicef’s local partners in Syria, 25 children were reportedly killed yesterday in air-strikes on al-Quriyah town, in the eastern countryside of Deir-ez-Zor.
Leaving the EU puts at risk all rights guaranteed by EU legislation, says trade union GMB, with the economic shock of the vote holding potential for another economic crash
Following the result of the United Kingdom’s referendum on membership of the European Union, Dawn Howard, Chief Executive of the National Association of Animal Health (NOAH) said:
In response to the outcome of the UK EU referendum today, Steve Lee, Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, said:
President of the British Veterinary Association Sean Wensley said:
MEPs calls for the Commission to drive energy efficiency by making it a European energy infrastructure priority
UK road hauliers call for action to steady markets and nerves at ‘earthquake moment’
Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK said:
Bjorn Conway, EY’s UK Government & Public Sector Leader comments:
The Government must ensure that our new system of immigration provides the construction sector with enough skilled workers to build the homes and infrastructure projects we need, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has warned.
Arctic waters have been the subject of great interest and activity recently, with China and Russia increasing their presence. Elisabeth Braw considers the implications for the UK and its allies
Labour MP Rupa Huq believes that the consequences of leaving the EU will be huge and that 'the once Great Britain will be a shadow of its former self'.