Bill and Melinda Gates use letter to quash ‘three myths’ about world poverty
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Saturday 10 August 2013
TaxPayers' Alliance says countries with space programmes should not be receiving money from UK mean to be going to world's poorest
Friday 19 July 2013
Former prime minister attacks new policy as ‘an abdication of our basic humanity’
Monday 17 June 2013
Activists warn against creating a 'rich man’s club'
Monday 17 June 2013
The PM has a chance to strike a blow against persistent poverty
Give us access to information on tax havens and tax avoiders, African leaders tell David Cameron ahead of G8 Summit
Sunday 16 June 2013
African leaders will warn David Cameron on Monday that his plans for a global crackdown on tax avoidance may be of little value to the world's poorest countries.
Saturday 15 June 2013
David Cameron has been warned that his plan to crack down on tax avoidance at next week’s G8 summit will benefit the world’s richest nations but could “freeze out” the poorest countries.
As Britain leads the G8 conference, it's time to move on from the outdated idea of a divide between the developed and developing world
Friday 14 June 2013
We are more interconnected than ever. And efforts to reduce tax avoidance and improve transparency will require co-operation across international borders
David Cameron may be forced to water down key G8 aim over public disclosure of shell companies to stop tax evasion
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Prime Minister had promised to fight for transparency over the fake firms that exist only to cover up tax evasion and corruption, but the odds could be stacked against him
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Google is reported to have plans to connect developing markets to the internet through a WiFi enabled network of blimps, balloons and other “high-altitude platforms” (HAPS).
Thursday 23 May 2013
Report says one single transaction could have provided every Indian primary school child with a subsidised meal for a year if it been taxed fully
Friday 17 May 2013
Who needs to fly off to Milan? Clerkenwell Design Week is a fabulous showcase for British design talent, says Trish Lorenz
US man attempting to dribble ball to 2014 World Cup in Brazil is killed just two-weeks into his quest
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Richard Swanson was attempting to trek 10,000 to promote a charity
Thursday 02 May 2013
Outlook The lethal collapse of a building in Bangladesh, where workers were churning out cheap clothes for retailers such as Primark, has prompted scrutiny of the supply chains of some of our big retailers.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
You can economise on everything from train tickets to phone bills – and get hold of lots of free stuff – if you know where to click
Monday 11 March 2013
The UK has dramatically switched the focus of its overseas aid spending from simply fighting poverty to helping recipient countries develop their economies.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 4 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly