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Resistance is fertile: take back our world from corporate power

Campaigners working from the grassroots up have the power to change the world, major conference hears

17th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Game of Thrones star battles gender inequality

Charity gets top celebrity backing in its fight for global gender equality

17th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Win £20,000 for a post-graduate green idea

The People's Postcode Lottery has launched a scholarship programme for people with business ideas that will improve the environment

13th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Brexit expert tells charities to get more involved in debate

It is imperative the sector explores what the impact will be says Professor Alan Miller, former chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission

13th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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National protest against Trump to take place in Edinburgh on Saturday

Human rights, refugee, abortion rights and LGBT campaigners are urging the public to attend a mass demonstration in Edinburgh

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Millions throughout the globe condemn Trump

More than 5 million people have signed an open letter to US president Donald Trump, rejecting his “fear, hate-mongering and bigotry"

9th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Six Red Cross workers killed in “despicable” attack

Aid work suspended after suspected Islamic State ambush left six dead and two missing

9th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Refugee doctors get funding to work in NHS

Project aims to train refugee doctors for Scotland's NHS

8th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Public secure crucial wildlife site

A public appeal has helped secure a critical site on the Solway Firth for nature

7th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Unicef defends David Beckham

Charity says the global icon has generously given his money, time, energy and support

7th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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John Wilkes to leave Scottish Refugee Council

Chief executive will depart post in March

6th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Dungavel reprieved - and suffering of asylum seekers will go on

Campaigners said there should be no detention of asylum seekers in Scotland – as it was announced that the controversial Dungavel facility is to stay open

3rd February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Trump’s election sees huge surge in charity donations

​People are protesting against the election of Trump by donating to causes his policies directly affect

3rd February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Coldplay to give vital support to refugee charity

Band back rescue charity saving thousands of migrant lives in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas

3rd February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Bid to put an end to the brutal slaughter of foxes for fun once and for all

Legal loopholes that have enabled hunters to continue killing foxes are to be closed at last say campaigners

31st January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scotland tells Trump: no division, no hatred, no racism

After the success of the demonstrations, Scots are now being urged to converge on Edinburgh for a mass demo on 11 February

31st January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Campaigners crowdfund for Scot stranded by Trump travel ban

Thousands raised in days for vet stranded by President Trump's travel ban

30th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Deadly air pollution epidemic grips Scotland

Scotland is in the grip of a deadly air pollution epidemic, a green group has warned

27th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Take part in RSPB Scotland’s Big Garden Birdwatch

Thousands of people across Scotland are expected to watch and count their garden birds for this year’s RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch

27th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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