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For the third year in a row, Finland topped the UN's World Happiness Report in 2020. Credit: Kostiolavi/Pixabay

Danny Dorling and Annika Koljonen explain how Finland has come to be so equal, peaceful ...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a press conference on 16 March, with Chief Medical Officer Prof Chris Witty and Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance. Picture by Andrew Parsons

Boris Johnson announces billions for the defence industry, peanuts for climate action and nothing to tackle child poverty,...

Migrants and refugees arrive by dinghy behind a huge pile of life vests after crossing from Turkey Migrants and refugees arrive by dinghy behind a huge pile of life vests after crossing from Turkey to the island of Lesbos Greece, Sept. 10, 2015.

Barney Cullum speaks to the young survivors of Somali terrorist cells and sectarian violence who are...

Sanie Gashi Mehmeti, a religious guide and teacher, during one of her classes in Lipjan. Photos: Arianna Pagani

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Most European countries refuse to repatriate the thousands of former ISIS foreign fighters and their families now held in...

The government’s decision to scrap the Department for International Development will set back efforts to fix global...

A father and his young daughter visit the Stone Flower monument at Jasenovac. Designed by the famous Serb architect Bogdan Bogdanović, it is a memorial to the victims of Ustasha atrocities during the Second World War. FERDINANDO PIEZZI/ALAMY

The country’s political class is letting fascists off the hook and allowing history to be distorted. Jelena Prtorić...

Refugee stranded: a little girl stands by the barbed wire fence in a temporary tent camp near the overcrowded Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesvos. Angelos Tzortzinis/PA

As the EU continues to praise Greece as its ‘shield’ against migration, Zoe Holman reports on how refugees...

The entrance graffiti of the Ex-Caserma Livorno. Credit: Stefania D'Ignoti

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Stefania D’ignoti speaks to a group of volunteers met with hostility and legal persecution after returning...

DFID and the UK parliament should – at the very least – insist that investments of the kind the summit is promoting – especially those funded through ODA – are measured against a rigorous ‘development impact’ framework; that they demonstrably tackle poverty, inequality and the climate crisis, and that the money could not be spent better.

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The British government plans to divert taxpayers’ money into private hands – and away from the world’s poorest, warns Labour...

Police officers detain an activist as they block the road during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at Bank, in the City of London, Britain October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

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Kevin Blowe on how allegations of extremism are used to discredit social movements in the United Kingdom....

Irish border: A 'No hard Border' poster is seen below a road sign on the Irish side of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland near Bridgend on 16 October 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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The threat of Brexit has caused great anxiety about the return of a ‘hard border’ in Ireland. Yet it’s minority communities...

Dejected Labour party members after a disasterous UK General Election

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Chris Brazier tries to see beyond the wreckage of the UK’s 2019 election.

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Nick Dearden examines what’s at stake in the UK general election, and how the result is likely to impact...

The first evictions of refugee/migrant squats under New Democracy took place on 26 August. 'Spirou Trikoupi 17' and 'Transito'  next to Exarcheia square were sealed off and 143 people where taken away - amongst them were 86 women and children.

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Ioanna Manoussaki-Adamopoulou and Keira Dignan on the Greek state’s clampdown on migrants...

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The socialist filmmaker explains how his anti-austerity politics translates to the big screen.

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Almost everyone agrees that the EU needs to be reformed. But is it possible? Hilary Wainwright and ...

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