#Appeal

Why UK Co-ops Are Supporting Hurricane And Flood-Hit Areas

Ed Mayo | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK
Ed Mayo

Emergencies like the hurricanes in the Americas or the floods in South Asia are prompts not just for government action but also for a new spirit of self-help and mutual aid.

Sierra Leone Mudslide Disaster - Every Day, Every Hour, I Think About The Women And Children

Maytou Ganda | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK
Maytou Ganda

The landslide is huge in scale and the torrential rains that caused it keep coming - destroying people's livelihoods and crops and leaving survivors hungry and unable to support themselves and their families. Freetown's drainage system is overwhelmed, creating waterways that churn towards us as we try to get things done and we keep having to find new ways of getting access to the communities who so urgently need our help.

My PIP Diary Part Four - The Stacked Deck

Mik Scarlet | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK
Mik Scarlet

They are who PIP was designed to help. Yet we are thrust into a situation where we are having to fight to prove our impairments, battle to describe what that they mean to our lives and give out deeply personal and private information to anyone who asks.

Charity Begins With Us

Jonathan Arnott | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Politics
Jonathan Arnott

Christmas is coming; how about doing something over this festive period to make a difference? Even better, if you're doing something along these lines why not share your own experiences in the comments? It may inspire someone.

Can You Help This Dad Find The Blue Cup That Will 'Save' His Son?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Parents

A father’s emotional appeal to find a little blue cup for his son has been flooded with responses from concerned strangers. Marc Carter, from Devon,...

Syria Conflict: The Consequences of Inadequate Funding

Howard Mollett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Politics
Howard Mollett

Crises at the scale of what has unfolded in Syria and neighbouring countries inevitably upset all norms and test the capacity of all organisations to respond, national or international. There can be no humanitarian solutions for what is fundamentally a political crisis. Yet as we head towards the third anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the international community does need to be asking itself: are we doing enough to assist those affected, and how can we do this better?

Blonde Girl Taken From Roma Family In Ireland

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

A blonde-haired, blue-eyed seven year-old girl has been put into care after being taken from a Roma family in Ireland. A member of the public raise...

Who Is This Little Girl?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

Greek police are desperately trying to identify a young blonde girl who was found living on a Roma settlement with a family she did not resemble. A...

Discrimination May Legal but the Bedroom Tax Is Still Wrong

Stef Benstead | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Politics
Stef Benstead

A judge has ruled that the Bedroom Tax does discriminate against disabled people, but that it is legal. Discrimination is legal where it is considered to be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.

Barry George Fights Test Case For Compensation

PA | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

Barry George, who spent eight years in prison after being wrongly convicted of the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando, is fighting a test case for comp...

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Funding Appeal

Edmond Terakopian | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK
Edmond Terakopian

RNOH Redevelopment Appeal Film from Edmond Terakopian on Vimeo.A documentary film shot over nine months, on the work carried out at the Royal National...

Occupy London Eviction Attempt "Extreme And Draconian", Protesters Claim

PA | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK

The legal steps taken to evict anti-capitalist protesters camping outside St Paul's Cathedral were more "extreme and draconian" than necessary, the Co...