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Reaction: British tax haven used in football tax dodge

Reports today show that football stars including Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho; Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo; Monaco captain, Radamel Falcao; and Arsenal player, Mesut Özil are...

Only a fifth of money to help countries fight climate change going to the poorest countries

Only a fifth of the money to help countries fight climate change is going to the poorest countries according to a new Oxfam report released today ahead of the United Nations climate change conference...

Reaction: $100 billion climate finance roadmap released

Commenting as donor countries today published a roadmap showing how, by 2020, they'll provide $100 billion a year in financial support to help developing countries tackle climate change. Oxfam's...

ICIJ Bahamas exposé underscores urgent need for global tax body under UN

In response to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) pointing the finger at the Bahamas for tax abuse, Oxfam's Head of Inequality Campaigns and Policy Nick Bryer...

Richest 1% owns 20 times more than UK's poorest 20%

Oxfam calls on PM to set out plan to close Britain's great divide in her conference speech ...

Author Mark Haddon sits with a Syrian mother and her 16-month old daughter at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to resettle their fair share of refugees.

Leading authors raise £1m for Syria and call on rich countries to do their fair share

On the eve of a major conference on Syria in London, a host of bestselling authors are celebrating the success of Waterstones' Buy Books for Syria campaign which has today hit its target of raising...

A woman holds her daughter during an air raid. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to give their fair share of aid and refugee places.

Rich countries continue to fail Syrians

Despite the catastrophic scale of suffering and the numbers of people fleeing the conflict, rich countries have given barely half the aid money needed to help people in Syria and surrounding countries...

Children fill a bucket at a high school in Port Loko District, Sierra Leone. Funds pledged to the Ebola crisis have proved difficult to trace.

International community fails West Africa as pledged Ebola funds prove hard to trace

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned...

Hours before the release of a new draft of the COP21 agreement, signs look grim

Oxfam Australia's Executive Director  Helen Szoke said: "We're very concerned over the direction the talks have seemingly taken, as it looks like countries are appearing to settle...

Finance issues in the scramble for a new negotiating text as deadline looms at Paris COP

Oxfam Australia's Executive Director Helen Szoke said: "Developing countries are at risk of being squeezed out of critical negotiations as the pace of talks intensifies. The small delegations...

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