Helping ‘seriously ill’ people to end their lives will no longer be a criminal offence in Austria, following a judgment from the country’s top court. Humanists UK, which campaigns for legal assisted dying across the UK, has welcomed the move as a victory for reason, compassion, and empathy. News of the decision comes just weeks after… Read more »
The Northern Ireland Department of Health has proposed introducing an opt-out system for organ donation, where a person is presumed to have consented to donate their organs after death unless they have specifically opted out. Northern Ireland Humanists has welcomed the move, and has called on the public to support the plans. Moving to an… Read more »
The Home Office is facing numerous investigations into its conduct after a spate of hard-line initiatives against immigration raised concerns about its conduct.
The home secretary was accused of censoring an official report in order to save her own skin today, after a document on UK border controls was extensively redacted before being presented to parliament.