#Government

  • Article: Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government
    Girls & Women

    Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 19, 2018

    The backbencher who blocked the bill on Friday had knicker bunting draped on his office door. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London
    Environment

    The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 8, 2018

    It would be the most significant expansion of the UK's "Blue Belt" to date. Read more

  • Article: Ocean Plastic Could Triple in a Decade Without Serious Action, Report Warns
    Environment

    Ocean Plastic Could Triple in a Decade Without Serious Action, Report Warns

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 21, 2018

    We have to address our “sea blindness” to drive change, say scientists. Read more

  • Article: MPs Just Backed a Bill to Allow Child Refugees to Unite with Family in the UK
    Citizenship

    MPs Just Backed a Bill to Allow Child Refugees to Unite with Family in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 19, 2018

    Britain and Denmark are the only European countries that deny children the right. Read more

  • Article: Outright Ban on Disposable Coffee Cups Rejected by Government
    Environment

    Outright Ban on Disposable Coffee Cups Rejected by Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 9, 2018

    2.5 billion single-use cups are thrown out in the UK every year. Read more

  • Article: UK Charities Agree on 'Tough New Standards' to End Aid Sector Abuse
    Citizenship

    UK Charities Agree on 'Tough New Standards' to End Aid Sector Abuse

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 6, 2018

    The UK aid sector standards will “world-leading,” pledged Penny Mordaunt. Read more

  • Article: UK's Plans to Tackle Air Pollution Declared ‘Unlawful’ in Third Court Defeat
    Environment

    UK's Plans to Tackle Air Pollution Declared ‘Unlawful’ in Third Court Defeat

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 22, 2018

    The landmark ruling will force urgent changes to policy. Read more

  • Article: After South African President Resigns, Country Looks to Future With Hope
    Citizenship

    After South African President Resigns, Country Looks to Future With Hope

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 15, 2018

    Jacob Zuma was a charismatic leader who always seemed to be embroiled in controversy. Read more