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Rory Stewart: 'I assumed I'd die a heroic death in my early 30s'
Letter To My Younger Self

Rory Stewart: 'I assumed I'd die a heroic death in my early 30s'

As a youth he tested his limits in search of greatness and fretted about selling out. He’s since learnt it’s not all about him
How political cartoonists influenced both Churchill and Sunak's crushing election defeats
Politics

How political cartoonists influenced both Churchill and Sunak's crushing election defeats

France is booting homeless migrants out of Paris ahead of the Olympics – but some are fighting back
Paris Olympics 2024

France is booting homeless migrants out of Paris ahead of the Olympics – but some are fighting back

Hefty jail terms for Just Stop Oil activists 'set a terrible example for the rest of the world'
Climate activism

Hefty jail terms for Just Stop Oil activists 'set a terrible example for the rest of the world'

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?
Homelessness

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?

DWP Jobcentre security guards 'suffer' and turn to food banks as wages fail to cover basics
dwp jobcentre security guards on the picket line
Department for Work and Pensions

DWP Jobcentre security guards 'suffer' and turn to food banks as wages fail to cover basics

Labour warned that crackdown on shoplifters risks 'criminalising' poverty: 'Some are out of options'
shoplifting
Shoplifting

Labour warned that crackdown on shoplifters risks 'criminalising' poverty: 'Some are out of options'

Premier League clubs step up gambling sponsorship on front of shirts ahead of ban: 'It's shameful'
A montage of Premier League shirts from Brentford, Everton, Southampton, Nottingham Forest, and Crystal Palace, over a pixellated backdrop of Wembley Stadium as Southampton FC returned to the Premier League
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Premier League clubs step up gambling sponsorship on front of shirts ahead of ban: 'It's shameful'

Summer holiday childcare costs surge to more than £1,000 per child: 'Stressed out to the max'
child drawing
Childcare

Summer holiday childcare costs surge to more than £1,000 per child: 'Stressed out to the max'

I was in a violent relationship. I wouldn't have got free without financial help
Person using ATM
Financial inclusion

I was in a violent relationship. I wouldn't have got free without financial help

Marginalised, sceptical and locked out of housing: Why young people didn't vote in the general election
Keir Starmer during the 2024 general election campaign
Democracy

Marginalised, sceptical and locked out of housing: Why young people didn't vote in the general election

Our right to housing is dependent on our immigration status – that's the definition of racism
Homelessness

Our right to housing is dependent on our immigration status – that's the definition of racism

Scrap two-child benefit cap to end child poverty, Labour told: 'Good intentions are not enough'
Starmer and Phillipson at a school
Child poverty

Scrap two-child benefit cap to end child poverty, Labour told: 'Good intentions are not enough'

From two-child benefit cap to rough sleeping: Everything that's missing from the King's Speech
The King arrives for the State Opening of Parliament
King's Speech

From two-child benefit cap to rough sleeping: Everything that's missing from the King's Speech

Housing, benefits and railways: Key takeaways from Labour's first King's Speech
The King addresses the House of Lords at the State Opening of Parliament
King's Speech

Housing, benefits and railways: Key takeaways from Labour's first King's Speech

Is the cost of living crisis over and will prices in the UK ever come down?
Cost of living crisis

Is the cost of living crisis over and will prices in the UK ever come down?

Workers blame Amazon's 'union-busting' after losing historic union vote: 'This is not the end'
Workers' rights

Workers blame Amazon's 'union-busting' after losing historic union vote: 'This is not the end'

This pioneering and 'beautiful' idea can help keep young care leavers from falling into homelessness
Care leaver Bayley Tubman with her 'aunties'
Care leavers

This pioneering and 'beautiful' idea can help keep young care leavers from falling into homelessness

What will be in King's Speech? Here's 5 things to look out for – from benefits to conversion therapy
King's speech

What will be in King's Speech? Here's 5 things to look out for – from benefits to conversion therapy

Academics put trackers on homeless people – what they learned could be a 'game-changer'
A homeless person is interviewed on the streets of Sutton
Rough sleeping

Academics put trackers on homeless people – what they learned could be a 'game-changer'

Inside the primary school 'food shop' ensuring children don't go hungry over summer break
Food poverty

Inside the primary school 'food shop' ensuring children don't go hungry over summer break

Nearly half of UK adults are in financial difficulty
Stock image of bank notes with pound coins
Debt

Nearly half of UK adults are in financial difficulty

'Huge mandate': Brits of all political stripes want stronger rights for workers, poll finds
workers' rights

'Huge mandate': Brits of all political stripes want stronger rights for workers, poll finds

From a new UK pilot to union backing: The four-day working week has never been closer to reality
Four-day working week

From a new UK pilot to union backing: The four-day working week has never been closer to reality

Malala Yousafzai on taking on the Taliban and why 'storytelling is the soul of activism'
Malala Yousafzai
Activism

Malala Yousafzai on taking on the Taliban and why 'storytelling is the soul of activism'

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