Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home
Rishi Sunak, general election, low turnout
Politics

Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good
Conservatives' Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer of Labour went head to head in party conference speeches but which one tackled the housing crisis head on
Big Issue

'Real change is essential': Our blueprint for change shows how Sunak and Starmer can end poverty for good

There's a chronic shortage of social housing. Here's how the government can begin to fix it
social housing shortages in England
Social housing

There's a chronic shortage of social housing. Here's how the government can begin to fix it

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds
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Benefits

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world
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Social Justice

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world

May 2024 train strikes: Disruption as Aslef drivers walk out – here's everything you need to know
Train strikes

May 2024 train strikes: Disruption as Aslef drivers walk out – here's everything you need to know

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks
homeless women are counted in the women's rough sleeping census
Homelessness

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around
Timpsons CEO James Timpson
Business

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around

Aslef boss Mick Whelan on train strikes, hope with Labour and why Brits must reject 'politics of envy'
Train strikes

Aslef boss Mick Whelan on train strikes, hope with Labour and why Brits must reject 'politics of envy'

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise
Activism

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise

This chef walks the streets of London serving piping hot lasagne to rough sleepers: 'We won't stop coming'
dean collins/ feeding communities homeless
Homelessness

This chef walks the streets of London serving piping hot lasagne to rough sleepers: 'We won't stop coming'

Historian Darrin M McMahon on why we need to rethink equality for the modern age
Books

Historian Darrin M McMahon on why we need to rethink equality for the modern age

Reform came within 117 votes of Tories in Blackpool by-election. But it's 'far from an earthquake'
Blackpool South's new MP Chris Webb celebrates in an election which saw the Conservatives beat Reform UK into second.
Politics

Reform came within 117 votes of Tories in Blackpool by-election. But it's 'far from an earthquake'

Shell just made £6.2bn in quarterly profit. Here's how that money could be better spent
Environment

Shell just made £6.2bn in quarterly profit. Here's how that money could be better spent

Housing estate residents fear their family homes being bulldozed to make way for 'gentrification'
Housing

Housing estate residents fear their family homes being bulldozed to make way for 'gentrification'

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed
properties to rent in England
RENTING

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed

Would-be voters turned away from polling stations for not having ID: 'This hurts our democracy'
polling station/ general election
Democracy

Would-be voters turned away from polling stations for not having ID: 'This hurts our democracy'

Sunak acts like his benefits crackdown impacts the whole UK – but it's far messier than that
rishi sunak/ welfare
Ruth Patrick

Sunak acts like his benefits crackdown impacts the whole UK – but it's far messier than that

Space warrior Count Binface: 'I want people to remember how precious it is to have the right to vote'
Politics

Space warrior Count Binface: 'I want people to remember how precious it is to have the right to vote'

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn
dwp mel stride
Disability benefits

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn