In a YouTube video with nearly five million views, Scarlett Johansson leans seductively into the camera and purrs: "My real job is saving the world."
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Friday 16 August 2013
Today, I hear ordinary Liberians talk passionately about their country, its future, and their aspirations
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Charity has so far funded only 27 per cent of the estimated £35 million it needs to deal with the Syria crisis
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Astonishing claim from the millionaire welfare minister
Thursday 30 May 2013
The growing use of food banks in Britain shows that some people are "falling through the cracks in the system", the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has admitted.
As Google and Apple are probed on tax avoidance, it's time for political leaders around the world to take a stand and stamp the practice out
Wednesday 22 May 2013
We are losing £100bn annually through aggressive tax avoidance
Friday 10 May 2013
Ten of the world’s tax havens are UK-linked territories - the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies. The clue is in the names.
Thursday 07 March 2013
If you think Trending has thrown its weight behind International Women’s Day, you should see what the rest of the country is doing.
Monday 25 February 2013
Oxfam is to donate its 70-year archive to Oxford University's Bodleian Libraries, it was announced today.
Monday 18 February 2013
Oxfam is looking for Coldplay fans to take part in a groundbreaking global music project to campaign against one of the world’s greatest human injustices.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Aid agencies are struggling to cope with the scale of the humanitarian crisis in West Africa caused by thousands of Malians fleeing conflict, according to a study out this week.
Thursday 03 January 2013
We need to move past the stereotypical images of poverty and helplessness
Friday 09 November 2012
British aid to India is to be brought to an end in 2015 in recognition of the booming sub-continent’s “changing place in the world”.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Two decades of steady progress in reducing world hunger have come to a stop with the recession of the last four years, new figures from the United Nations reveal.
Thursday 04 October 2012
The World Bank has been accused of facilitating land grabs in some of the world's poorest countries after a raft of formal complaints from communities affected by projects it has financed.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
Poverty charity Oxfam achieved record income figures last year despite the downturn in the third sector, which has left many charities struggling for donations.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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