The plight of Christians in Pakistan illustrates some of the reasons why the West should care about Christian persecution. Photograph: iStock

Last Wednesday, the UK’s foreign office and some 120 other UK public buildings and churches were bathed in red light as part of Red Wednesday. The lat(...)

Richard Ratcliffe, husband of jailed British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe speaks to journalists after giving a press conference in London to mark the start of her hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin prison. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

A British-Iranian aid worker who has been jailed in Tehran is going on hunger strike in protest at her treatment, her employer and her husband have s(...)

British tourist Kay Longstaff speaks to press in Pula, Croatia, after being rescued from the Adriatic Sea. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

A British cruise ship passenger rescued after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea has credited singing and her fitness through yoga with helping her(...)

The British government has published guidance on Irish citizens’ rights in relation to Brexit. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Citizens of Ireland and the United Kingdom living in each other’s countries will not have to apply for residency rights to protect existing social and(...)

Bahraini soldiers take part in a training exercise. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images

An international human rights organisation has called for a Northern Ireland company to stop training security forces in Bahrain amid concerns about (...)