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Live below the line

While at studying at university I often felt strapped for cash. Despite receiving a student loan and doing sporadic shifts at a local restaurant, I struggled to make it to the end of the...

History has been made

Congratulations! After ten very long years of campaigning, passion and unbelievable determination from Oxfam supporters in the UK, yesterday the world voted overwhelmingly for an Arms Trade Treaty...

Final tips for In My Place our crowdsourced music video for Coldplay

We've asked you to star in an exclusive video for Coldplay's acoustic version of "In My Place", and help Oxfam fight the injustice...

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10 amazing things #IF campaigners have achieved

10. Tweeted all about it!  When we launched a Thunderclap, IF reached more than 300,000 tweeters – and that’s not counting the everyday #IF tweets which ordinary folk – and some...

Pleckgate High School Open Their Doors To Celebrate Fairtrade

On the 27th of February 160 year 6 pupils from 4 primary schools in Blackburn came together at Pleckgate High School for a event exploring the challenges and opportunities that smallholder farmers'...

Let's dispel the myth of the 'benefits scrounger'

After George Osborne's budget announcement last week, now seems like a good time to dispel the myth of the 'benefits scrounger'. Here are David Eyre's thoughts on why it's about...

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500 George Osbornes demand an end to world hunger

On Tuesday morning, my dad and I made our way down to London with one aim to mind; to remind George Osborne to secure 0.7% of GNP to international aid.  Along with 500 other campaigners, we...

Does International Aid Matter?

After 43 years of campaigning George Osborne announced yesterday that the UK is going to meet it's historic target of 0.7% life saving Aid. Thank you for all the help and support you have...

Get Together in the North

We saw hundreds of people Get Together in many unusual and imaginative ways to fundraise for Oxfam's projects around the world. Helen Turner showcases everyone's amazing efforts from...

10 tips for filming your Coldplay music videos

Our video editor Paul has shared 10 top tips to help you make your Coldplay In My Place video submissions shine: Keep it simple. A simple idea filmed in an interesting place or an...

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