We are heartened by this month's announcement by DFID of up to £35 million to address the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM) overseas and strongly commend the department on its new initiative.
Meet cycling enthusiast Cathy Bussey, who, on Monday, wrote a piece for the Telegraph. Apparently, "it's not just high heels and road safety fears that stops normal women from getting on bikes". Take note the young influential teenage girl who may be reading this: if you don't wear high heels, you're not normal, ok?
Eyes may be the windows of the soul but, when it comes to expressing our emotions, the eyebrows do it in one quick motion. But, this vital part of our...
My 14 year-old daughter, her best friend, a native of Co. Kildare in the Republic of Ireland, and I, are touring my hometown, Belfast, in Northern Ireland. "Do you know anything about Northern Ireland?" I ask my daughter's friend as we enter Milltown Cemetery on the Falls Road. Silence - and, unfortunately, it's not just the dead.
Recently Samsung announced the 'Eye Scroll' feature for the new Galaxy S4. The function uses the handset's front camera to track the user's eyes and automatically scroll content until they reach the bottom of the screen. What does this mean for mobile?
What came out over the four week trial at Woolwich Crown Court gives rise to serious questions over whether kettling thousands of protesters in a confined space without warning or explanation does more harm than good - inflaming tensions, provoking conflict and increasing the number of injuries and damage that it's supposed to prevent.
Britain is often vocal about human rights abroad, while not meeting its own standards at home.
The recent furore over the British international aid budget exposes a failure by the government and aid giving agencies to communicate the good work that they undertake in the developing world.
Is it possible to have faith in a system of self-regulation when those developing that system are not even opening their discussions to public scrutiny? "Who guards the guardians?" is a question still pertinent today, well over a year after it was first posed by Lord Justice Leveson in launching his inquiry.
Accessible Work For All (AWFA) finds and vets thousands of jobs every single day in an effort to alert the disabled community of roles that are right for them. These roles could be in a local company or working from home as a freelancer.
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On the surface, Britain and India have much in common, including a language, a legal system, and cultural links. However, all this potential is yet to be translated into the unique relationship that Britain says it desires.
The start of 2013 has heralded many good headlines about the health of fine wine investment and it's looking like a positive year for investors.
If weapons would actually bring safety for people in general the USA, the country with the most weapons per capita, would be the safest country of the world.
Treating employees with dignity and respect is not just good for people, it's good for business. Research shows that workers are more productive when they're happier,
Taking a leaf from Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands's book, Pope Benedict XVI announced this week that he was jacking it in and retiring to spend more time with his best buddy, playing golf, raising hell and chasing tail. It was in Latin, so that's a rough translation.