Since the United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) was created 22 years ago, it has lifted millions out of poverty, sent millions of children to school, and saved millions of lives through vaccination programmes and other innovative initiatives.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
The owners and staff at a Tunisian hotel where 30 British tourists were brutally killed by an Islamic extremist could have done nothing before the attack that would have done more than "possibly make a difference", a coroner said.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2017
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Police in Thailand have insisted they have “concrete” evidence linking two Burmese men to the murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, as they denied reports the suspects have withdrawn their confessions.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014
The Northern Ireland Office report, released by the UK National Archives, details how the escape from the Maze Prison H-Block unfolded, and the UK Government’s determination that the IRA should not be able to gain from the episode.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2013
The British government has been accused of breaching the "fundamental rights" of a British grandmother sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug smuggling by refusing to pay for legal representation as she battles for her life.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013
For eight weeks Mauritius has been transfixed by events in the island’s Supreme Court as two men stood trial and were acquitted for the murder of Irish honeymooner Michaela McAreavey. David Young assesses the Mauritian perspective on proceedings and whether that holiday paradise image has been tarnished forever
Sat, 14 Jul, 2012