04 Aug 2009
The British Red Cross fire and emergency support service has responded to a fire at the Northern Hotel in Brechin.
Nurse Tim Stephens reports from a Red Cross hospital in Peshawar, where he's helping those wounded in the Pakistan crisis.
25 Aug 2009
If you know any young heroes, make sure to nominate them for our Humanitarian Citizen Awards before 25 September – and you could help get them get the recognition they deserve.
12 Aug 2009
On the 60th anniversary of the signing of the 1949 Geneva Conventions, the EU has reaffirmed its support for these treaties, while acknowledging that there are challenges to ensuring they are respected in conflict zones.
Two hero first aiders fought their way through huge crowds to save a woman’s life after she went into cardiac arrest at a music festival.
28 Aug 2009
On the Day of the Disappeared the Red Cross is reminding people that thousands of families are unaware of the fate of their loved ones missing in conflicts around the world.
13 Aug 2009
Do you have a flu friend? Across the UK, our volunteers are supporting those with no family or friends on hand to help – but it’s always best to have someone you know ready to step in.
21 Aug 2009
The British Red Cross has released £15,000 from its Disaster Fund to fight a cholera outbreak in Nepal.
Sibling rivalry spurred on Tim Smith and his older brother Matt to swim, cycle and run their way round the London Triathlon.
07 Aug 2009
The 1949 Geneva Conventions are just as necessary today as when they were signed 60 years ago, but many of the people they are designed to protect do not know they exist.
27 Aug 2009
Red Cross volunteers and staff went to the aid of motorists who were left stranded on the M25 after a diesel spill caused the road to be closed for hours.
21 Aug 2009
When a couple tragically lost their home, beloved dogs and most of their possessions during a family holiday, volunteers were quickly on hand to offer support.
03 Aug 2009
Nearly 50 residents were evacuated from their homes and taken to an emergency rest centre after flames tore through a block of flats in Hersham, Surrey.
13 Aug 2009
The British Red Cross had a busy weekend teaching first aid at two cultural festivals in Edinburgh.
14 Aug 2009
British Red Cross charity shops across the country are offering Wedgwood china enthusiasts an opportunity to complete their collections of some of the company’s most sought-after brands – including Royal Doulton, Minton and Mason.