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Flooded Britain

Dredging and drilling are both recipes for disaster

The floods in Britain are telling us that we urgently need to address their cause, not just mop up their effects, argues James Dyke.

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Take a day off for St George!

England’s patron saint is also one of the country’s most famous immigrants. Aliena Amicus explains the rationale behind a day of (in)action on 23 April.

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Compassion and conscience

Yahia Lababidi reflects on politics, morality and fear through a series of aphorisms.

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DSEi protesters ‘Not Guilty’ – but will the real villains ever face the dock?

Peaceful demonstrators are acquitted of ‘aggravated trespass’ but arms dealers remain free to pursue dodgy deals with dubious buyers, says Symon Hill. 

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Typhoon Haiyan, three months on

Filipino NGO worker Maila Quiring, reports on efforts to rebuild the worst affected areas in Eastern Samar.

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Why is northern Kenya’s hunger crisis being ignored?

Henry Owino investigates the impact of drought in long-neglected Turkana County.

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Around the world, one border at a time

Steve Rushton meets Earthian, a man who will soon be embarking on his second international peace mission.

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The promise to end child detention in the UK – and how it was broken

Tom Sanderson is frustrated with Barnardo’s refusal to terminate its involvement in ‘state-sponsored cruelty’.

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SodaStream, Scarlett and the bridge of peace that isn’t

Noreen Sadik is unimpressed by the whole sorry debacle and reveals some hard-to-hear truths.

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A border-crossing project for peace

In her second report from Afghanistan, Ewa Jasiewicz meets young volunteers on a mission.

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Campaigners cheer a bad week for Shell

Sponsorship rejected, a lawsuit to stop Arctic drilling – Kevin Smith considers the impact on Big Oil.

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