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Online sales boost reveals changing face of Oxfam shops

Oxfam helps 11.6m people worldwide with growing contribution from e-commerce and donated goods ...

A family affected by climate change

People in poorer countries five times more likely to be displaced by extreme weather

People in low and lower-middle income countries were five times more likely to be forced from their homes by "sudden-onset" weather disasters, like floods and storms, than people in richer...

Bumper Christmas for Oxfam shops: sales at five-year high

Sales growth at Oxfam shops hit a five-year high in the Christmas trading period, raising an incredible £1.7 million of extra sales towards Oxfam's vital work to end extreme poverty and showing...

Bermuda named world’s worst tax haven - Oxfam

Four UK-linked territories - Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Jersey and the British Virgin Islands - appear in a new list of the world's 15 worst corporate tax havens revealed by Oxfam today. ...

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...

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