So close to 250,000 signatures! Kathleen Haase Skipton 11 Oct 2014 — Dear Friends, This will most likely be my last update before our meeting with British Airways on Monday. I am blown away by all your support! Everyone is so behind our efforts to get British Airways to cease business with SeaWorld. Before the weekend …

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110,000 signatures and going! Kathleen Haase York 15 Jul 2014 — Dear Supporters, Thanks to all of you for signing and sharing the petition, we have now reached over 110,000 signatures and keep getting more every day! I am truly amazed by everyone’s support! I had contacted Keith Williams and British Airways via E-Mail on the …

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Thousands of of people have signed a petition against Scots athletes wearing the official Team Scotland Commonwealth Games outfit. The clothing has split opinion, with athletes and organisers said to have given a “favourable reaction” but many people continue to ridicule the outfits on social media. Team Scotland describes the male uniform as a “turquoise, …

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Attracted by high growth rates and untapped markets, big companies like Monsanto, Unilever and Nestlé are setting their sights on Africa. To help them there are a number of initiatives, championed by governments like the UK, that claim to support agricultural production in Africa. However, the real beneficiaries of these schemes are the companies themselves …

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Nigella sativa — more commonly known as fennel flower — has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to skin diseases, and has been widely available in impoverished communities across the Middle East and Asia. But now Nestlé is claiming to own it, and …

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author: Shelter target: Prime Minister David Cameron One child waking up homeless on Christmas Day is a tragedy. 80,000 of them is a disgrace. It seems almost unbelievable but it’s true. Thousands of families need Shelter’s help right now — which means we need your help today. Add your name to this petition to David Cameron asking him to …

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Many of us have the privilege to enjoy a piece of chocolate anytime, while many of the children working long hours on cocoa farms have never even tasted the end product. In the Ivory Coast, the leading supplier of cocoa, more than 200,000 children are reported to work in the cocoa fields, and as many as …

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