From the intellectual hotbed of late antiquity emerged some key Christian values – and some humanist ones too.
Europe’s failure to accommodate the refugees on its doorstep is more than a humanitarian crisis – it has disturbing historical roots.
The Bill being debated by MPs on Friday is far from ideal, but it is the first glimmer of a more compassionate approach to personal choice.
Historian Diarmaid MacCulloch talks to Ralph Jones about how personal experience has shaped his ideas about sex and Christianity.
A new report by Oxfam heralds a sea change in attitudes towards inequality.
How the UK's legal system cast a black man beyond justice.
The kingdom responds to criticism over harsh punishment of liberal blogger Raif Badawi.
The country's polarised politics provide fertile ground for extremism to grow.
Raif Badawi's plight is indicative of much wider-scale human rights abuses.
Over the last 20 years, 17 indigenous communities have "disappeared" as a result of the expansion of the Cerrejon mine.
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