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    1. July 17, 2015

      UK charities set to lose millions after VAT ruling

      UK charities face having to pay tens of millions of pounds in value added tax payments following a clarification of the...

    2. July 12, 2015

      Business of saving the poor arrives in Addis Ababa

      At first glance Power of Nutrition looks like any modern-day charity with a laudable raison d’être. By 2020 it wants to...

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    1. Investing in Haiti

      In spite of positive signs of change, the country continues to be blighted by poor eco...
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    1. June 8, 2015

      G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuels

      The Group of Seven industrial powers have agreed the world should phase out fossil fuel emissions this century, in a...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2015

      Heads of state

      Activists of global anti-poverty charity Oxfam wearing masks depicting leaders of the member countries of the G7...

    3. April 17, 2015

      Clean water is essential to preventing the return of cholera

      In the Village de l’Espoir in northern Haiti’s Kimbé district, a water pump is sealed with a heavy padlock. Twice a...

    4. April 1, 2015

      Yemen citizens struggle as supplies dwindle

      Yemeni civilians already coping with a mounting death toll from street clashes and air raids now face dwindling fuel,...

    5. March 26, 2015

      The Rich Column: Silence is not golden

      About 40 years ago, the 7th Earl Cadogan — landlord of the vast Cadogan estate in London’s wealthy Chelsea district,...

    6. beyondbrics

      February 4, 2015

      Guest post: the global problem of spiralling costs for cancer medicines

      By Mohga Kamal-Yanni, Oxfam senior health advisor Gone are the days when cancer was seen as a problem only faced by...

    7. January 19, 2015

      The Fever, May Fair Hotel, London — review

      “The life I live is irredeemably corrupt.” This is the conclusion of the character in Wallace Shawn’s The Fever. So who...

    8. FT Alphaville

      January 19, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Shares in China’s biggest securities brokerages tumbled this morning and...

    9. January 19, 2015

      Oxfam presses Davos forum with wealth inequality claim

      Campaigners sought to pile pressure on the rich and powerful travelling to the World Economic Forum in Davos this week,...

    10. January 16, 2015

      NGOs fear government crackdown amid Greenpeace India battle

      For the past four years, Greenpeace India, an arm of the global environmental group, has campaigned to stop a coal mine...

    11. The World

      January 15, 2015

      The Haiti earthquake, five years on

      It is five years since a massive earthquake tore through Haiti, leaving tens if not hundreds of thousands dead and...

    12. beyondbrics

      October 29, 2014

      Guest post: time to tackle inequality

      By Mark Goldring of Oxfam From the IMF to the Pope, from President Barack Obama to the World Economic Forum, there is a...

    13. September 21, 2014

      Oxford Photography Festival, Various venues, Oxford, UK – review

      Now that everyone is a photographer, what good is photography? Vexed by this question, the veteran photojournalist...

    14. September 18, 2014

      Oxfam sues SEC over delay in oil and gas payment disclosure rules

      Oxfam America is suing the US Securities and Exchange Commission for a second time over the agency’s delay in issuing...

    15. September 18, 2014

      Thirty years on, little has changed even for Cambridge alumnae Barbara Stocking

      On entering Cambridge university’s Murray Edwards College you come face to face with a life-size wooden Trojan Horse....

    16. June 27, 2014

      Can the inequality between billionaires and the world’s poor be redressed?

      It is perhaps the ultimate killer fact: Oxfam, the aid organisation, estimates the 85 richest people in the world own...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2014

      G7 protesters in Brussels

      EPA/Stephanie Lecocq Members of non-governmental organisation Oxfam play music and wear G7 leaders’ masks during a...

    18. June 1, 2014

      SEC urged to tackle foreign payment disclosure in oil and gas

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission is under growing pressure to tackle the issue of how oil and gas companies...

    19. May 23, 2014

      ‘OxCrimes’, introduced by Ian Rankin

      OxCrimes, introduced by Ian Rankin, Profile Books, RRP£9.99, 464 pages The blurb on the jacket of OxCrimes promises “27...

    20. May 19, 2014

      Food groups under fire from Oxfam over carbon emissions

      The world’s 10 biggest food companies emit more greenhouse gases than the whole of Scandinavia but are failing to...

    21. beyondbrics

      May 5, 2014

      Guest post: developing countries must be at the heart of global tax reform

      By Winnie Byanyima of Oxfam International After the world was plunged into a financial crisis, back in 2009, G20...

    22. February 21, 2014

      Esther Freud on Zambia’s campaign against male violence

      It is the start of Zambia’s 16-day annual national campaign against gender-based violence, and in Lusaka there is a...

    23. February 2, 2014

      SodaStream chief hits back at critics of Scarlett Johansson

      The chief executive of SodaStream, the Israeli maker of home fizzy-drink dispensers, has hit back at critics of his...

    24. January 30, 2014

      Scarlett Johansson severs ties with Oxfam over SodaStream ad deal

      The actress Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with the charity Oxfam after coming under intense criticism...

    25. January 28, 2014

      Scarlett Johansson goes viral in anti-Israel settler campaign

      “If only I could make this message go viral,” Scarlett Johansson muses in her new advertisement for SodaStream, the...

    26. January 24, 2014

      Unequal societies in a more equal world

      ‘The richest 85 people on the globe – who between them control as much wealth as the poorest half of the global...

    27. January 19, 2014

      IMF warns on threat of income inequality

      The International Monetary Fund has highlighted the threat posed to the global economy by growing income inequality as...

    28. January 3, 2014

      Syrian refugees stage Euripides’ ‘The Trojan Women’

      It’s early November and I’m sitting nervously in a huge grey conference room at the Queen Zein Al Sharaf Institute, a...

    29. December 8, 2013

      World diary: December 9 - December 15

      • Companies week ahead • Economic Outlook: Expectations rise of US taper buying decision • See a full guide to the...

    30. FT Alphaville

      November 6, 2013

      Just how big is Barclays in MSBs?

      That’s Money Service Businesses — bureaux de change, cheque-cashing services… money remitters. That makes them sound...

    31. November 4, 2013

      Concern grows as low earners win ‘living wage’ rise

      Tens of thousands of low-paid workers are to receive a pay rise of up to £400 a year as a result of an increase in the...

    32. beyondbrics

      October 2, 2013

      Colombia: Cargill accused of overbuying land

      Land ownership has always been a hot issue in Colombia, and it is regarded as the underlying cause of the internal...

    33. September 29, 2013

      World diary: September 30 – October 6

      • Companies week ahead • Economic Outlook: Attention returns to Eurozone optimism • See a full guide to the week’s...

    34. September 24, 2013

      ‘Stern 2’ to review economic costs of tackling climate change

      The UK has teamed up with Norway, Sweden and four other nations to launch an $8.9m assessment of the economic costs and...

    35. September 12, 2013

      IMF says prospects for West Bank and Gaza Strip are ‘dim’

      International aid organisations on Thursday painted a bleak picture of near-term economic and political prospects for...

    36. beyondbrics

      September 3, 2013

      Guest post: G20 must rewrite global rules on corporate tax

      By Emma Seery of Oxfam While disagreements over Syria are likely to dominate the annual G20 summit in St Petersburg...

    37. August 26, 2013

      Somalis fear loss of remittances as Barclays plans exit

      Each time relatives send cash to Mohamed Ali Mohamud, it helps him not only to pay his own bills, but to sustain dozens...

    38. July 29, 2013

      Pilot programme transfers much-needed money to Syrian refugees

      The Western Union outlet set up just outside the north Lebanon city of Tripoli earlier this month was a far cry from...

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