The Liberal Democrats and Greens both support the decriminalisation of prostitution - in the hope of making it "safe". But Germany legalised it in 2002 and it still isn't "a job like any other".
Detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi's account of the camp is heartbreaking. But it is crucial the truth is told.
Moazzam Begg was imprisoned as a terror suspect but never tried. Who is he? What does he want? And why are the security services so interested in him?
As the Spanish election approaches, a surge in support for the party has set the clock ticking.
The ubiquitous unit of global commerce has infiltrated every sphere of modern life – whether as a means of trafficking, a symbol of gentrification, or a part of political protest.
Eugene de Kock, the former commander of the apartheid government’s infamous Vlakplaas unit, has been granted parole after serving 20 years of his two life sentences.
We are horrified and disgusted by the reaction to the rape and death of Rehtaeh Parsons, but we aren’t surprised.
Opposing the logic of neoliberal economics does not mean the Greeks have become Marxists.
A religious revival is just one of the factors leaving Christians deserting the Middle East. Diversity must be upheld.
Broadchurch, Page 3, inequality, and the importance of journalistic independence.
Can new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, political economist and game theory academic, negotiate solutions to inequality?
In this article first published on 23 June 1945, the future Labour minister and New Statesman editor Richard Crossman recounts the experiences of “K”, a survivor of the Buchenwald concentration camp.
The controversial church has a firm hold on many of its members. But Nate Phelps, son of the church’s infamous patriarch, wanted out.
"Thank you Dr".
The party’s leader, and future prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has vowed to end Greece’s “five years of humiliation and pain”.
If the pollsters are right, Syriza could win by a large margin, ending four decades of two-party rule in Greece.
The thesis developed by Capital author Thomas Piketty is set to be vindicated, with the most prominent critiques of inequality now economic.
In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting, we must address France's long war with its Arabs. Andrew Hussey reports from Paris.
Arlene Harrison runs a tight ship managing Gramercy Park.
The school day often lasts nine hours – with breaks for eye massages to reduce eye strain and physical activity to keep concentration levels high.
Despite the crackdown at home, Saudi Arabia is angling to present itself as a supporter of free expression abroad.
How fragile the belief of an Islamist must be if he feels threatened by a stupid caricature in a weekly satirical newspaper, says the Slovenian philosopher.
By targeting the French magazine, the attackers were able to deepen already profound rifts in French society and establish an atmosphere ripe for the recruitment of alienated youths.
Coordinated assaults by the French police have killed the gunmen behind Wednesday's attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine, and a gunman holding hostages in a Jewish supermarket.
Police in France are still tracking the three men responsible for killing 12 people yesterday at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Mass vigils are held around the world.
In Ukraine’s battle against Russian-backed separatists, civilians keep the army equipped.
Angela Merkel claims she no longer fears the "Grexit", but will the public be drawn to extreme means?
How cartoonists around the world reacted to the murder of journalists and cartoonists at the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.
Reports have 12 killed at Paris offices by men with automatic rifles.
South Africa’s ruling party appears to be forging ever-closer ties with the Chinese government.