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Where does UK foreign aid go?
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Where does UK foreign aid go?

Tory rebels given chance to vote on cuts to overseas spending
13 Jul 2021
‘Teenagers shouldn’t have to decide if they’re public figures or jesters’
England cricketer Ollie Robinson has found himself in hot water over social media posts he wrote as a teen
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‘Teenagers shouldn’t have to decide if they’re public figures or jesters’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
9 Jun 2021
The arguments for and against cutting foreign aid
Yemenis receive humanitarian aid
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against cutting foreign aid

Rebel Tories back move to reverse £4bn cut
3 Jun 2021
Psychedelics, peacekeeping and office productivity
The effect of LSD on the brain
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Psychedelics, peacekeeping and office productivity

Could hallucinogenics replace antidepressants? How can peacekeepers be more effective? And what can Google tell us about the post-pandemic workplace?
7 May 2021
Where the £4bn cuts in UK foreign aid might fall
Dominic Raab, foreign secretary
Why we’re talking about . . .

Where the £4bn cuts in UK foreign aid might fall

China is targeted as the government outlines plans for reduced overseas spending
22 Apr 2021
Government criticised for cutting aid to ‘poverty superpower’ Yemen
Starving Yemeni child
In Brief

Government criticised for cutting aid to ‘poverty superpower’ Yemen

Ministers blame Covid cost pressures for decision to more than halve funding to war-torn country
2 Mar 2021
Why China receives £71m a year in UK foreign aid
Chinese rocket
In Depth

Why China receives £71m a year in UK foreign aid

MPs request review into why a country with its own space programme is being sent British aid
23 Jul 2020

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What is in new blueprint for foreign aid?
Western aid agencies have a long and complicated history in Africa
In Depth

What is in new blueprint for foreign aid?

‘Global Britain’ report says Dfid could be folded into Foreign Office
11 Feb 2019
Charity facing sex misconduct claims given £132m in aid
Penny Mordaunt
In Brief

Charity facing sex misconduct claims given £132m in aid

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt had promised to withhold funds from organisations that fail to tackle exploitation
15 Jan 2019
UK to quit Unesco?
Penny Mordaunt arrives at Downing Street
In Depth

UK to quit Unesco?

Proposals for Britain to follow Israel and US in leaving the UN body
13 Nov 2018
Why the UK is halting aid to rebel-held areas of Syria
Syria
In Depth

Why the UK is halting aid to rebel-held areas of Syria

The decision suggests Britain has accepted that the Syrian opposition faces imminent defeat
20 Aug 2018
Oxfam scandal: what is the future for UK foreign aid?
Western aid agencies have a long and complicated history in Africa
In Depth

Oxfam scandal: what is the future for UK foreign aid?

In Depth: Theresa May has not cut the overseas relief budget - yet
22 Feb 2018
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