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Councils need millions to prevent bankruptcy due to rising cost of homelessness: 'It's a national crisis'
Eastbourne pier homelessness
Homelessness

Councils need millions to prevent bankruptcy due to rising cost of homelessness: 'It's a national crisis'

UK government doesn't yet know how legal aid cuts have hurt other public services
legal aid spending
Justice

UK government doesn't yet know how legal aid cuts have hurt other public services

Children forced to sleep on floors as parents skip meals due to cost of living – something has to give
children
Child poverty

Children forced to sleep on floors as parents skip meals due to cost of living – something has to give

'Mummy can't afford it': Families worry about coping as DWP cost of living payments come to an end
image of person looking sad/ benefits/ universal credit/ inflation
Cost of living

'Mummy can't afford it': Families worry about coping as DWP cost of living payments come to an end

Why Starmer's £28bn green pledge U-turn is bad news for the climate, economy and his path to power
Politics

Why Starmer's £28bn green pledge U-turn is bad news for the climate, economy and his path to power

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel
asylum seekers
Transport

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel

Tens of thousands call on DWP to reinstate 'lifeline' cost of living payment for disabled people
thomas howard campaigning for the disability cost of living payment
Disabilities

Tens of thousands call on DWP to reinstate 'lifeline' cost of living payment for disabled people

'Not fit to be PM': Calls for Rishi Sunak to resign over trans jibe in front of Brianna Ghey's mum
rishi sunak
Politics

'Not fit to be PM': Calls for Rishi Sunak to resign over trans jibe in front of Brianna Ghey's mum

Surge in number of no-fault evictions, figures show: 'How are renters expected to live like this?'
renters groups campaign for Renters Reform Bill to scrap no-fault evictions
Renting

Surge in number of no-fault evictions, figures show: 'How are renters expected to live like this?'

How viral Wetherspoons game is helping feed hungry homeless people: 'Everyone wants to help'
Wetherspoons game to help homeless people
Homelessness

How viral Wetherspoons game is helping feed hungry homeless people: 'Everyone wants to help'

'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils
black girl
Education

'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong
Politics

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong

Labour's equal pay plan for ethnic minorities welcome – but campaigners warn it's no cure-all
Equal pay

Labour's equal pay plan for ethnic minorities welcome – but campaigners warn it's no cure-all

Ex-child refugee says UK is going backwards on migrant rights: 'Politicians have blood on their hands'
gulwali passarlay, refugee, afghanistan
Immigration

Ex-child refugee says UK is going backwards on migrant rights: 'Politicians have blood on their hands'

Here's when UK households to start receiving last cost of living payments
next dwp cost of living payment 2023
Cost of living crisis

Here's when UK households to start receiving last cost of living payments

UK is 'failing' children as death rates rise, poverty surges and health declines at 'alarming' rate
teddy
Child poverty

UK is 'failing' children as death rates rise, poverty surges and health declines at 'alarming' rate

Tories unveil plan to make UK 'most accessible place in the world' – but does it go far enough?
disability
Disabilities

Tories unveil plan to make UK 'most accessible place in the world' – but does it go far enough?

Raising state pension age to 71 would be a 'big blow' and risks 'working people to death', experts say
A piggy bank and some stacked coins
Pensions

Raising state pension age to 71 would be a 'big blow' and risks 'working people to death', experts say

Landlords to get £70bn in government housing support. Here's how that money could be better spent
landlords will receive billions in housing benefit and support
A modest proposal

Landlords to get £70bn in government housing support. Here's how that money could be better spent

Intersex people are treated like 'freaks of nature' and a 'problem' to be solved. That needs to change
LGBTQ+ rights

Intersex people are treated like 'freaks of nature' and a 'problem' to be solved. That needs to change