Nicky Morgan, Education Secretary and minister for women and equalities, has defied Parliament and appointed a millionaire lawyer to chair the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
A senior civil servant will be given a fresh chance on May 3 to explain the more than £1 billion of criminal assets that should have been seized by the …
Britain had more than three times as many high-earning bankers as the rest of the EU combined.
Around 390,000 women suffer negative and potentially discriminatory treatment at work each year, according the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
The Government is complicit in a system that is undermining productivity and perpetuating the gender pay gap, says the cross-party Women and Equalities Select Committee.
A glimmer of hope for the British steel industry emerged with indications that Tata might retain its Port Talbot plant amid improving prospects for the UK business.
Labour leaders are braced for historically poor local election results in the first national test under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
The Government treats disabled people as an “afterthought” and laws designed to outlaw discrimination in Britain “simply aren’t working in practice”, a House of Lords report has claimed.
Greece is heading for another knife-edged crunch with international creditors which could threaten its economic survival and raise fresh questions over the stability of the eurozone.
Austria’s far-right anti-immigration party has shocked the political mainstream across Europe with a sweeping victory in the first round of the country’s presidential elections.
The British Polling Council (BPC) reported that opinion polls before the 2015 election were among the most inaccurate since surveying began more than 70 years ago
Supporters of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff have pledged a campaign of “democratic resistance” if next month’s vote on her impeachment leads to her removal from office.
American President Barack Obama intervened in the UK referendum on European Union membership with a hint at punitive action if Brexit wins the day, saying that Britain would have to …
Key jobs in a “Northern Powerhouse” department are being moved south to London where it will cost more than six times the cost of office space.
A Japanese private rail company has been given approval by the British Government to bid for rail franchises in an attempt to increase foreign competitors seeking to run the UK’s …