In the UK, obesity is a rapidly growing issue, showing no signs of slowing down. One London-based raw vegan chef is responding.
"We’re still a divided society 15 years after the Good Friday Agreement," says Sammy Douglas, a Protestant politician from East Belfast.
A country known for its tranquility and picturesque scenery, Scotland now finds itself in the center of a fierce debate over independence.
With just a year before the referendum that will decide future Scottish independence, the debate is heating up. Across the nation Scots take stock of how the vote will alter their country's destiny.
The rich and historic Scottish lands serve as the stage set for a critical independence debate in 2014. Will Scotland part ways the United Kingdom after more than 300 years?
No party in Scottish politics has generated as much heated discussion as the Scottish National Party, the first to push for secession from the United Kingdom.
As the vote for Scottish independence draws near, Scotland and its citizens struggle with their identity. Are they British or Scottish?
How the Financial Times found and reported its data-rich series on welfare cuts. Public Policy editor Sarah Neville explains.
In an uncertain economic climate, this prosperous Surrey town 27 miles southwest of London shows that the impact of government welfare cuts is not shared equally across the nation.
The Financial Times explains how it crunched the numbers in its austerity study.
The UK's seaside resort of Blackpool will be hit hardest by welfare reform being implemented by the country's coalition government. Two community workers tell us the impact on the town and its people.
As welfare reforms begin to hit the UK, FT chief photographer Charlie Bibby visits three towns profiled in the FT's austerity audit to see what impact the cuts have had on local communities.