oxfam

  • Oxfam opens 'superstore' with vintage and designer items on sale

    It's not just clothes up for grabs.

  • Second Hand September: What is it and how to get involved

    Can you give up buying new clothes for 30 days?

  • World's richest 62 people as wealthy as poorest 50%

    The gap between the poor and the extremely rich is widening, and it's a troubling trend, according to a new report. The annual Oxfam International report says the world's 62 richest people have the same amount of wealth as the bottom

  • Oxfam discounts to compete with Primark

    Oxfam is struggling to compete with bargain clothes shops like Primark, cut price fashion from the supermarkets, and discounted garments from the likes of Aldi and Lidl. In an effort to keep customers, it's opening a number of discount

  • Oxfam warns over future fuel crisis

    The turmoil in Ukraine should be a wake-up call for Europe's looming fuel and food crisis, campaigners have warned. Ahead of the G7 summit, organised by leaders after they decided to boycott a planned G8 summit in Russia this week, Oxfam

  • Wealthy grabbing power, says Oxfam

    Global inequality has increased to the extent that the £1 trillion combined wealth of the 85 richest people is equal to that of the poorest 3.5 billion - half of the world's population - according to a new report from development charity

  • Oxfam issues supply chain plea

    A British company is among the biggest names in the food and drink industry not doing enough to stop poor people from being forced from their land to make way for crops, according to Oxfam. The charity is calling on Associated British Foods (ABF)

  • £5.2bn 'lost yearly in tax evasion'

    Tax evasion is depriving the UK economy of at least £5.2 billion a year, according to research published by Oxfam. The charity claims tax dodgers are costing the UK nearly £200 per household at a time when many are struggling to make ends meet

  • Negative portrayal harming campaign

    /Eye Ubiquitous/Press Association Images The negative portrayal of Africa in the eyes of the British public is undermining efforts to bring an end to hunger on the continent, Oxfam has said. The aid agency said that three-fifths of people

  • New benefits cut 'could devastate'

    George Osborne's plan for a real-terms cut in working-age benefits could increase poverty and have a "devastating" effect, Oxfam has warned. The Welfare Benefits Up-Rating Bill, which has just been published, will face its first

  • Plea on 'land grab' in poor nations

    Foreign investors have bought up more than 100 million hectares of land in poor countries in the last decade in deals which could be contributing to hunger and poverty, campaigners have warned. An area the size of London was sold off or leased

  • Warning on global food price hikes

    Consumers could face more spikes in food prices as extreme weather caused by climate change affects major crops worldwide, according to a new Oxfam report. The charity claims that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is being

  • Murray Wimbledon loss is big win for Oxfam

    Adam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images The nation was collectively holding its head in its hands yesterday, when Andy Murray was resoundingly beaten by Roger Federer in the Wimbledon Men's Singles final. But while we were learning to