Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
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Friday 05 April 2013
Kate Swann has been credited with the turnaround of WH Smith so her departure in July could be bad news for the share price of the stationer. Not so, claim analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald.
'Gay? Prove it then – have you read any Oscar Wilde?': Judges accused of asking lesbian asylum seekers inappropriate questions
Thursday 04 April 2013
Tribunal judges accused of shocking levels of ignorance and prejudice
Thursday 04 April 2013
Joseph Kony, a notorious fugitive warlord, has been thrown a lifeline after a military force hunting him down in Central African Republic (CAR) had to suspend operations due to the recent coup in the country.
Theatre review: The Book of Mormon merely flirts with blasphemy but there is something very winning about it
Thursday 21 March 2013
Prince of Wales Theatre, London
Friday 08 March 2013
She believed the key to Rwanda's reconstruction lay in involving women at the grassroots level
From Eritrea to Israel to Uganda to Egypt and back to Eritrea: army deserter faces death sentence after deportation debacle
Friday 08 March 2013
Tesfamihret Habtemariam spent six days living in Cairo airport room after being refused asylum in Uganda
Thursday 21 February 2013
Keith Prosser starred in The River and the Mountain about a gay businessman in the African country where homosexuality is still illegal
Tuesday 12 February 2013
A British theatre producer was deported from Uganda after staging a play about homosexuality in the increasingly homophobic African nation.
Saturday 19 January 2013
Travel in 2013
I'm always interested in where others are going – but you've missed out the whole of Brazil here. This is the country to go to in 2013: 5,000 miles of undiscovered sandy beaches with as much or as little action as you want, plus history, culture, samba, football and beautiful hidden pousadas to stay at wherever you go.
Thursday 03 January 2013
A court has thrown out a case against a British theatre producer who staged a pro-gay play.
Friday 28 December 2012
More than 175 foreign criminals have been deported under a new crackdown, including a violent sex offender and an Indian man who attempted to defraud department store Harrods.
Monday 10 December 2012
Not The Nine O'Clock News once announced on air that the TV picture of anyone without a TV licence would go black. It did so, then a phone number appeared and a voiceover invited culprits to call the Director-General and explain themselves. From that moment the phone in our production office started ringing. Stifling our laughter, each of us in turn fielded calls from frantic viewers promising to pay up. After 40 years in entertainment, I believe making people laugh is "a Good Thing". But – like power, money, science and religion – comedy is a powerful tool that can be used for good or ill. And, on rare occasions, it can be lethal.
Thursday 06 December 2012
Our writer, who saw an unlikely champion of gay rights fight for his beliefs in an African court, says that there are grounds for optimism in the battle for equality there
Sunday 02 December 2012
A country trying to mend itself needs more, not less, help
Life imprisonment, the death penalty, witch-hunts and eviction: Uganda’s proposed anti-gay law is not so much a Bill as a troll
Tuesday 27 November 2012
What purpose is to be served by the return of this dangerous Bill?
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
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
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
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
- 1 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 3 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Alwaleed bin Talal: Saudi Prince to donate entire $32bn fortune to charity