Sarah Morrison

Sarah Morrison is the Human Rights Correspondent at The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday

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Petchley: Entrepreneur and founder of The Jack Petchey Foundation

Jack Petchey: 'It's easier now for people to get on than ever before'

The multimillionaire philanthropist left school at 13 and has no truck with defeatism. But he readily gives a hand up to the less able. Sarah Morrison meets him
Women on the march
Twin brothers Todd (right) and Aaron Furnell. Two-year-old Aaron Furnell spent six weeks in St Thomas's Hospital in London after suffering acute kidney failure following an E.coli outbreak at Godstone Farm
Balancing act: City workers at the launch of Cityfathers

Cityfathers tackles long-hours culture that causes men to miss out on seeing their children

The organisation is the brainchild of Louisa Symington-Mills, a chief operating officer who set up Citymothers in 2012 - a group that now boasts more than 3,000 members

Najneen Nazma with six-month-old Junayed

No compensation for Rana Plaza widow, one year on

The victims are still suffering, but progress is being made to prevent a repeat of the tragedy

United Nations special rapporteur Rashida Manjoo addresses journalists in central London

UN human rights investigator denied access to Yarl's Wood immigration centre

A UN human rights investigator has revealed she was denied access to the controversial Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre on Monday by the Government, in a move that she said was “disturbing.”

UN special rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, said the UK’s sexist culture was more ‘in-your-face’ than in other countries

Boys' club Britain is more sexist than Italy, Azerbaijan and India, says UN human rights expert

Special rapporteur on violence against women Rashida Manjoo said the UK’s sexist culture was more ‘in-your-face’ than in other countries

Baroness refused to be drawn 'off script' when discussing human rights

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi: Stirring the Eton Mess

The Foreign Office minister who boldly condemns her own party can be just as frank about her own profile. But on human rights, Sarah Morrison finds her unhelpfully reticent

Without further action, temperatures will increase from about four to five per cent compared with pre-industrial levels

Leaked climate change report: Scientific body warns of 'devastating rise of 4-5C if we carry on as we are'

The Independent on Sunday has seen a draft of the latest IPCC report, which says the world is not doing enough to combat problem. But, with sufficient political will, all is not lost

Theresa May has been ordered to reach a new decision by 9 August

Defeat for Theresa May in legal battle over three-year freeze in money granted to asylum seekers

The Home Secretary Theresa May has been ordered to review the amount of money given to support asylum seekers after the  High Court ruled that she had used “insufficient” evidence when deciding to freeze government payments to cover their essential living needs.

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Bribery and abuses of power soar in China

The bribery is fuelled by the surge in China's economy but the rules of corruption are subtle and unspoken, finds Evan Osnos, as he learns the dark arts from a master
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Highland terriers steal the show at opening ceremony

Gillian Orr explores why a dog loved by film stars and presidents is finally having its day
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Brewing the fat from artwork angers widow of sculptor

Part of Joseph Beuys' 1982 sculpture 'Fettecke' used to distil schnapps
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BBC takes viewers back down memory lane

The Secret History of Our Streets, which returns with three films looking at Scottish streets, is the inverse of Benefits Street - delivering warmth instead of cynicism
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Nicolas Cage shines in low-budget drama Joe

Cage plays an ex-con in David Gordon Green's independent drama, which has been adapted from a novel by Larry Brown
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Make your own ice lollies and frozen yoghurt

Think outside the cool box for this summer's tempting frozen treats
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Fiesta is UK's most popular car of all-time

Sales have topped 4.1 million since 1976. To celebrate this milestone, four Independent writers recall their Fiestas with pride
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Keep your rooms smelling summery and fresh with one of these subtle but distinctive home fragrances that’ll last you months
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Female boxers set to compete at Commonwealth Games for first time

There’s no favourites and with no headguards anything could happen
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Five things we’ve learned so far about United under Van Gaal

It’s impossible to avoid the impression that the Dutch manager is playing to the gallery a little
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Screwing your way to the top?

Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth, says Grace Dent
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Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

Tony Blair's Terrorism Act 2006 has made it an offence to take part in military action abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive"
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Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter

The wartime poster girl became the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment
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The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones

Earphones don't fit properly, offer mediocre audio quality and can even be painful. So the quest to design the perfect pair is music to Seth Stevenson's ears
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Meet the US Army's shooting star

Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform