Bill and Melinda Gates use letter to quash ‘three myths’ about world poverty
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Friday 22 February 2013
Cardinal Keith O'Brien says new Pope could consider changing rules on priestly celibacy
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Campaign targets multinationals who control 90 per cent of produce
Monday 31 December 2012
Now that fighting here in the Central African Republic is forcing thousands of families to flee their homes, Unicef's role is more important than ever.
Friday 28 December 2012
Increase in British couples turning to poor foreign surrogate mothers to have their babies
Saturday 08 December 2012
United Nations global-warming talks bogged down as envoys from more than 190 nations worked into a third night in Doha to settle differences on climate aid and fossil-fuel emissions that would pave the way to a new treaty by 2015.
Monday 03 December 2012
Concerns raised by tech giants that new rules could be used by China and Russia to justify further online monitoring
Sunday 25 November 2012
The continent sees little of the vast profits made from its natural resources
Wednesday 21 November 2012
China, India, South Africa and Brazil say a climate agreement expected to take effect in 2020 won't be a "new regime," potentially setting up a confrontation with the United States, which is seeking to eliminate a firewall in negotiations between developed and developing nations.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
The Government will today pledge to donate more than £1 billion to help family planning services in the developing world.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Claims of discrimination over Green's plan for a two-tier system to end delays at Heathrow
Saturday 23 June 2012
People were cheered up when the unemployment numbers came out midweek and with good reason.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
In the 20 years since the first Earth Summit, there has been sadly little progress
Population growth and over-consumption could have 'potentially catastrophic implications for human wellbeing'
Thursday 14 June 2012
On the eve of the Rio+20 conference, the world’s 105 science academies have warned international leaders that a failure to act now on population growth and over-consumption will have “potentially catastrophic implications for human wellbeing”.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Firms which find ways to dodge paying tax are facing a PR disaster which could hit their shares.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
George Osborne has been accused of depriving poor countries of up to £4bn a year by changing the tax rules for multi-national companies.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan