LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to tackle slave-like conditions in the tea industry got a boost on Friday when Typhoo became the final major British tea brand pledging to release a list of its suppliers.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British drivers uncovered almost 1,000 potential cases of modern slavery at car washes in five months using the "Safe Car Wash App" yet less than a fifth called the anti-slavery helpline to report their concerns, the creators of the app said on Sunday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - J.K. Rowling's revelation that two "Harry Potter" characters were in a gay relationship has sparked an angry backlash, with some fans accusing her of changing her books to keep up with social trends.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The premier on Friday of a documentary highlighting the struggles of intersex people was followed by a call for an end to gender assignment surgery at birth by the film's director and lead subject.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Air pollution is killing more people every year than smoking, according to research published on Tuesday that called for urgent action to stop burning fossil fuels.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Marks & Spencer has become the first British supermarket chain to publish details of its tea suppliers, responding to a campaign to address worker abuses on plantations.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 80 percent of high earners in Britain are male and the gender pay gap among the nation's richest will not close for another 36 years at current rates of progress, a study showed on Monday.
KLANG, Malaysia/LONDON, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
- M alaysia said on Monday it would take action against Top Glove
Corp. Bhd, the world's top medical glovemaker, which
admitted breaching labour laws after a Thomson Reuters
Foundation expose found some migrants working illegal overtime.
LONDON, Sept 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dutch
cyclists rode down the world's first bike path made entirely of
discarded plastic this week, in a move aimed at reducing the
millions of tonnes wasted every year.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British and U.S. law enforcement agencies said on Friday they would join forces to tackle female genital mutilation by sharing intelligence and staging joint operations in major airports and train stations in a drive to secure landmark convictions.