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Homeless man who built wooden house on pavement: ‘People understand I’m just in a bad situation’
Housing

Homeless man who built wooden house on pavement: ‘People understand I’m just in a bad situation’

The former London Underground worker says he faced a choice between “sleeping behind a bin or building my own house”.

Why is the UK’s air so polluted – and how can you check air pollution at your address?
Air pollution

Why is the UK’s air so polluted – and how can you check air pollution at your address?

A new bill named “Ella’s Law” will be put before parliament in an attempt to tackle air pollution – but how bad is dirty air in the UK – and what are its effects?

The chancellor has made the Sunday Times Rich List – during a major cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

The chancellor has made the Sunday Times Rich List – during a major cost of living crisis

Revelations about Rishi Sunak’s wealth come as he faces increasing pressure to support households who are struggling to afford food.

One in five regularly work from home as the government urges return to offices
Flexible working

One in five regularly work from home as the government urges return to offices

The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid
Renting

The number of ‘no-fault’ evictions being handed out to renters is now 30% higher than pre-Covid

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Housing crisis update: A man has now built a wooden house on a London pavement
Housing crisis

Housing crisis update: A man has now built a wooden house on a London pavement

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill
Cost of living crisis

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill

Why does inflation hit poorer people harder?
Inflation

Why does inflation hit poorer people harder?

The government says it’s too expensive to give disabled people in fire risk blocks evacuation plans
Fire safety

The government says it’s too expensive to give disabled people in fire risk blocks evacuation plans

Social enterprise: the next generation shaping a better world
Sponsored content

Social enterprise: the next generation shaping a better world

The government has rejected calls to give the public more access to the English countryside
Right to roam

The government has rejected calls to give the public more access to the English countryside

What is inflation and why is it so high?
Inflation

What is inflation and why is it so high?

Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point
Food banks

Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point

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Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage
Low pay

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage

500 nurses and midwives are quitting every week
NHS

500 nurses and midwives are quitting every week

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest
Cost of living crisis

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling
Cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’

Petition signed by 145,000 people forces MPs to debate including trans conversion therapy in ban
LGBTQ+ rights

Petition signed by 145,000 people forces MPs to debate including trans conversion therapy in ban

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand
Cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand

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Delivery drivers boycott Just Eat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats calling for higher pay
Gig economy

Delivery drivers boycott Just Eat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats calling for higher pay

Jake Daniels’ coming out is a ‘huge step forward’ but abuse remains an issue, say LGBTQ+ fans
Homophobia

Jake Daniels’ coming out is a ‘huge step forward’ but abuse remains an issue, say LGBTQ+ fans

Campaigners fight to remove final passengers from Jamaica deportation flight
Activism

Campaigners fight to remove final passengers from Jamaica deportation flight

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK
LGBTQ+

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK

Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for 14 years. Will they keep going up?
Renting

Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for 14 years. Will they keep going up?

The UK has more job vacancies than unemployed people for the first time
Employment

The UK has more job vacancies than unemployed people for the first time

Real wages have fallen by £68 a month since last year
Wages

Real wages have fallen by £68 a month since last year

Why you should count your plastic waste to help fight pollution
Plastic pollution

Why you should count your plastic waste to help fight pollution

Expanded stop and search powers will lead to ‘more criminalisation of Black people’, groups warn
Stop and Search

Expanded stop and search powers will lead to ‘more criminalisation of Black people’, groups warn

Could Rishi Sunak hit oil and gas companies with a windfall tax after all?
Energy crisis

Could Rishi Sunak hit oil and gas companies with a windfall tax after all?

As McDonald’s announces it’s leaving Russia for good, here’s a brief history of McDiplomacy
Consumerism

As McDonald’s announces it’s leaving Russia for good, here’s a brief history of McDiplomacy

‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis

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