A coalition of leading church groups said the British government is knowingly harming vulnerable people with its benefit sanctions regime. The austerity policies are causing widespread dejection and hunger, a report published on Monday suggests.
Britain’s appeal to green energy investors has fallen to its lowest level in 12 years because of the government’s “lack of clarity” over its renewable energy policy. That’s according to a new index, in which the UK has slipped down to eighth place.
UK authorities who insisted activists spend thousands of pounds on a private security firm to steward a peaceful climate change march in London have backed down following intense pressure. Campaigners insist they will not “pay to protest.”
As Greece’s finance minister clashes with the EU and his German counterpart over Athens' debt to the Troika of European lenders, a German show has uploaded a YouTube video spoof of the economic standoff between them, entitled ‘V for Varoufakis’.
World famous physicist Stephen Hawking says humankind should colonize other planets to ensure the future of the species. He claimed armed aggression could end civilization and that space travel would provide somewhere to go.
British arms manufacturer BAE Systems says the growing involvement of Middle Eastern states in the battle against the Islamic State has caused a spike in demand for the support services it provides for aircraft and weaponry sold in the region.