#UK

  • Article: The UK Has Plunged Into a Recession Due to COVID-19. The Poorest Will Be Hit the Hardest.

    The UK Has Plunged Into a Recession Due to COVID-19. The Poorest Will Be Hit the Hardest.

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 13, 2020

    The economy fell by a record 20.4% during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read more

  • Article: Rape Case Targets to Be Set in England and Wales Following Record-Low Prosecutions

    Rape Case Targets to Be Set in England and Wales Following Record-Low Prosecutions

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 10, 2020

    Rape prosecutions and convictions have hit record lows. So the government is intervening. Read more

  • Article: A Museum in England Is Changing Its Name to Reckon With Britain's Colonial Past

    A Museum in England Is Changing Its Name to Reckon With Britain's Colonial Past

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 7, 2020

    Rhodes Arts Complex will become South Mill Arts after protests from anti-racism campaigners. Read more

  • Article: Tesco Calls on UK Government to Ensure All Food in Britain Is Deforestation-Free

    Tesco Calls on UK Government to Ensure All Food in Britain Is Deforestation-Free

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 5, 2020

    The call follows a Greenpeace campaign calling out suppliers linked to Amazon destruction. Read more

  • Article: Britain’s LGBTQ+ Community Face ‘Unbearable’ Mental Health Crisis During Lockdown: Report

    Britain’s LGBTQ+ Community Face ‘Unbearable’ Mental Health Crisis During Lockdown: Report

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 5, 2020

    The study reveals how people who are LGBTQ+ in the UK have been fighting off depression. Read more

  • Article: Marcus Rashford & Adwoa Aboah Star on Front Cover of British Vogue in Issue Celebrating Activists

    Marcus Rashford & Adwoa Aboah Star on Front Cover of British Vogue in Issue Celebrating Activists

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 5, 2020

    The magazine features inspiring activists working on racial equality, climate change, and more. Read more

  • Article: New Campaign Calls for UK Ban on Adverts for Large Cars That Pollute the Planet

    New Campaign Calls for UK Ban on Adverts for Large Cars That Pollute the Planet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 4, 2020

    Activists wants to ban adverts for SUVs in the same way that you can no longer promote smoking. Read more

  • Article: Rita Ora, Little Mix, and Niall Horan Join Hundreds of British Stars for ‘Rock Against Racism' Letter

    Rita Ora, Little Mix, and Niall Horan Join Hundreds of British Stars for ‘Rock Against Racism' Letter

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 4, 2020

    Over 700 artists and executives pledge to "wipe out racism" in the music industry. Read more