Oxfam

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Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe (left) with borther John Collison, president and co-founder. “The internet economy is so vast and so much smaller than it will be,” said Patrick Collison.

With only 5 per cent of global commerce taking place online at present there is still a huge growth opportunity for payments firm Stripe, according to(...)

Ditch the chocolate fountain: Kristen Wiig had the right idea in ‘Bridemaids’.

1. Be ruthless with your list. Must you invite every aunt and uncle and all your nephews and nieces, people in your office that you hate and that pers(...)

The DFS Avenue bed.

Sleepover in style Pack your PJs and shake out your slippers: the adult sleepover is trending big-time. After all, why should teenagers be allowed to(...)

 Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring visiting a refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, in April 2013. File photograph: Majed Jaber/Reuters

Oxfam’s chief executive is to step down from his role at the charity in the wake of its sex scandal in Haiti. Mark Goldring announced on Wednesday he(...)

John  and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe. The company is valued at $9.2 billion

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has acquired a payments firm that previou(...)

President Michael D Higgins and  Sabina Higgins visit a refugee camp in Athens, Greece, in February. The Irish Refugee Council, Nasc and Oxfam Ireland are calling on the Government to expand the definition of family within the International Protection Act 2015. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Refugees separated from their families are more likely to experience anxiety and depression in their new home and less likely to be able to learn Engl(...)

The  Swiss-based charity, which was set up in 1863 to help victims of war. Photograph: iStock

More than 20 workers at the International Committee of the Red Cross were sacked or quit their roles following cases of sexual misconduct. The charit(...)

Allowing material possessions to be the controlling principle of our lives leaves us morally stunted and spiritually dead

Charles the Great, better known as Charlemagne, became King of the Franks in the year AD 768. He united much of Europe during his reign and reached th(...)

Norah Casey pictured this week receiving an award. Several facts used to promote her Planet Woman initiative are wrong or have been largely discredited.

This week, former Dragon’s Den panellist and magazine publisher Norah Casey launched her annual Planet Woman Academy initiative. It is essentially a m(...)

Oxfam International regional director for Latin America, Simon Ticehurst (right), speaks to Haiti’s minister of planning and external cooperation Aviol Fleurant (left) at a meeting in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Thursday. Mr Fleurant said Oxfam will be suspended in the country for two months pending an investigation into sexual misconduct by employees of the aid group. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Photo

Oxfam Great Britain will be suspended in Haiti for two months pending an investigation into sexual misconduct by employees of the aid group, a Haitian(...)

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