Press releases

Where’s the money gone? The mystery of the ‘missing’ £88 million allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children

Where’s the money gone? The mystery of the ‘missing’ £88 million allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children

Jun 27, 2019 12:05 BST
MILLIONS of pounds allocated by the government to feed some of the poorest children in ...

Age Scotland and Paul Sweeney MP urges local residents to claim Pension Credit and Housing Benefit now before UK Government changes rules

Age Scotland and Paul Sweeney MP urges local residents to claim Pension Credit and Housing Benefit now before UK Government changes rules

May 07, 2019 09:17 BST
Age Scotland and Paul Sweeney MP are urging anyone who may be entitled to claim benefit...

IT skills shortage after Brexit could affect UK security and economy

IT skills shortage after Brexit could affect UK security and economy

Jan 08, 2019 10:35 GMT
A massive shortage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills and knowled...

Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, statement on the shock life sentencing of UK student Matthew Hedges for "spying" in UAE.

Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai, statement on the shock life sentencing of UK student Matthew Hedges for "spying" in UAE.

Nov 21, 2018 13:35 GMT
UK student Matthew Hedges faces life behind bars in the UAE for allegedly spying agains...

Young British academic detained in UAE for ‘spying’

Young British academic detained in UAE for ‘spying’

Oct 11, 2018 12:02 BST
Matthew Hedges being held in solitary confinement, incommunicado, since May over nation...

British/Irish grandfather’s UAE jail nightmare after disagreement with hotel staff over visiting friend

British/Irish grandfather’s UAE jail nightmare after disagreement with hotel staff over visiting friend

Aug 22, 2018 16:18 BST
John Murphy, a 52 year old family man has already spent 6 weeks in “hellish” UAE jail a...

Sweden invests 1 billion SEK in testbed for electromobility

Sweden invests 1 billion SEK in testbed for electromobility

Jun 29, 2018 09:31 BST
RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden), and Chalmers University of Technology have now be...

Oman puts heroic Frenchman on trial for helping Sheikha Latifa escape ‘years of abuse’

Oman puts heroic Frenchman on trial for helping Sheikha Latifa escape ‘years of abuse’

Mar 27, 2018 11:15 BST
French national Christian Elombo should be honoured for his role in helping Sheikha Lat...