New Guardian research shows private security workers outnumber public police officers for the majority of the world – in a business that now dwarfs what is spent trying to end global poverty.
The British Home Office outsources its migrant prisons to private companies and they are nearly completely opaque to outsiders.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jošt Franko was featured on The New York Times Lens Blog for his work on the cotton trade.
St Petrock's provides food and support for the increasing number of street sleepers in Exeter, but the availability of nutritious food will not solve all problems.
The story of Nigel Brown (not his real name) reminds us of how easily, and how quickly, anyone can become reliant on a local Food Bank - and the related health implications this brings.
With the SAS based nearby, this picturesque city has a long military history. Now Hereford is formalizing its place as a center for a controversial industry which boomed during the ‘war on terror'.
Sword-wielding ISIS partisans grab headlines and prompt clicks, but Europe's other Muslim fringe—women, LGBT people, artists and community activists—are far more numerous and influential.
Traveling to Manchester, UK, to report on how Muslims are dealing with Islamophobia, Amir Hassan discovered a country reacting in shock to Brexit—news that Britain would leave the European Union.
Amir Hassan sheds light on the daily lives of Muslims in a city with a large Islamic community, Manchester, UK, focusing on their efforts to reflect Islam in a positive light. One says, “I’m a normal person, just a human being.”
Lesbian, Muslim, out and proud, Jaheda Choudhury-Potter has made a name for herself in British hip-hop.
Pulitzer Center intern Jane Darby Menton looks at Brexit from the loser's side.
A new species of urban space—christened "pops" or "privately-owned public spaces"—has blossomed in London in recent years, and is now the future for one of its oldest docks.
High levels of poverty and malnutrition in the UK are triggering a re-emergence of related “Victorian” diseases, such as scurvy, rickets and TB—and even cholera and diphtheria. But who is most at risk?
Amir Hassan reports from Manchester, UK, on Muslim youth who embrace their heritage, using it to promote non-violence, community building, and a sense of global citizenship.
With new, harsher immigration bills being considered and more migrants seeking entrance to the UK, what is life really like for the more than 400,000 people in Britain without legal status?
Feminists, LGBT people, artists and other progressive European Muslims are taking ownership of their their faith in innovative ways. How are they shaping the future of Islam in Europe?
For at-risk LGBT asylum seekers from former British protectorates, the UK is an ideal and obvious destination. But what happens when the British government won't allow them to stay?
Half the population of the United Kingdom may be obese by 2050. What are the causes and what is being done?
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.
Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.
High profile cases often sweat under the media's spotlight. In London, the 15-year focus on Lawrence's 1993 murder pressured the justice system to try two men twice, for the same crime.
Scotland is set for a vote on independence. It is expected to take place in 2014, meaning that the United Kingdom could be dissolved in 2015. Tim Judah looks at defense and foreign policy implications.
Polioviruses have been nearly eradicated. But scientists worry their gains face a left-field threat: After vaccination, some people excrete the virus for years.
Europe's extremist Muslim fringe dominates headlines, but progressive artists and activists on the "other Muslim fringe" are at the forefront of efforts to shape the future of Islam in Europe.
Scotland is expected to hold a referendum within the next two years on independence from the United Kingdom. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah reports on the implications of a split.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Student fellow reflects upon reporting on immigrants in the United Kingdom supported by the Pulitzer Center
This week's News Bite lesson explores Britain's growing population of irregular migrants, a major issue in the discussion of whether or not Britain should continue to be part of the European Union.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
Honors given to two Pulitzer Center-supported projects, including the data-driven, multimedia Financial Times investigation examining the impact of UK austerity measures.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.