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The United Nations at 70 - celebrations across the UK

UNA-UK, along with its local UNA branches and supporters across the country, celebrated the UN's 70th birthday in style. 
Scots groups join forces to march for climate, justice and jobs

Scots groups join forces to march for climate, justice and jobs

Representatives of Scotland’s Nepalese community, business sector and students came together today to highlight the different reasons they will b


Starting on Friday 13th November in London a group of pilgrims will walk to Paris and are due to arrive on Friday 27th November, just before the Un

Holding back the tide

UNISON members working for the Environment Agency at the Thames Barrier represent “the epitome of the public service ethic at its very best”, decla

Trade Union Bill clears Commons

The government’s controversial Trade Union Bill passed its final reading in the House of Commons yesterday.

A Sustainable Future? A serious look at the new Sustainable Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were agreed by the United Nations in 2000 and were due to run for fifteen years.

Conservatives line up to slam Government's solar cuts

And with a decision due in early December it's essential as many people as possible put pressure on their MP to save solar. 

Cycling (and driving) in the rain

Our November traffic count encountered the dreichest day of any count, and bike use fell 11% from last year’s dry and mild November count.  But cyc

A conversation about climate change

Schools need teaching assistant standards

Following the government’s decision in October not to publish teaching assistant professional standards, UNISON wrote to Nick Gibb, minister for sc


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Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland:

Oil and Gas company South Western Energy is pulling out of parts of the South West after local...


Commenting on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour party conference in Liverpool today (...

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