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NHS commissioners on course for some ‘unpalatable’ decisions

The NHS in England will struggle to meet the government requirement to save £22bn by 2020, according to a new report by independent health charity

4 stories of Indigenous Peoples’ struggle for climate justice

Fracking, racism, powerful mining companies, colonialism, the oil industry – Indigenous People across the world are fighting so many things in the...

New grammar school backlash

Reports that Theresa May will lift the ban on the creation of new grammar schools has met with strong opposition from MPs, community leaders, union

António Guterres maintains lead after second Security Council 'straw poll'

On Friday 5 August, the UN Security Council held its second round of 'straw polls' – an informal voting system used to identify the leading contend

Columbans support ‘March for Life and Peace’ in Korea

This week has seen the annual ‘March for Life and Peace’ on Jeju Island in South Korea, involving around 600 participants, with 2,000 expected at t

Season of Creation starts 1 September

The Columban Mission Institute’s Centre for Peace, Ecology and Justice in Australia has launched its 2016 Catholic Season of Creation online resour

Have your say on Personal Independence Payments

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Cash sweeteners won't silence fracking concerns

George Street : cycling in the Festival

The Fringe started early for cyclists this year, with an obstacle course for those using George Street.

UNISON launches Nelson Mandela Award

The award will celebrate their achievements, courage and determination within the union and mor


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Striking school support staff in Derby have received a boost, with news that a survey for local...

All We Can:

I always remember a scene in the film Forrest Gump where Gump describes the rain facing him in...

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