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DWP falsely accuses single mum of owing £12,000 – when they actually owe her money
penny davis/ dwp
Benefits

DWP falsely accuses single mum of owing £12,000 – when they actually owe her money

Outrage after one-year-old baby hospitalised six times due to damp and mould-ridden rental home
Protestors storm Lambeth Council offices over damp and mould hospitalising baby
Housing

Outrage after one-year-old baby hospitalised six times due to damp and mould-ridden rental home

Social media and closure of youth 'safe spaces' could lead to surge in violent crime, research warns
Youth centres

Social media and closure of youth 'safe spaces' could lead to surge in violent crime, research warns

Wealth of world's five richest men doubles as five billion people get poorer: 'It's not democratic'
wealth - elon musk
Wealth tax

Wealth of world's five richest men doubles as five billion people get poorer: 'It's not democratic'

Blue Monday: The truth behind the so-called 'most depressing day of the year'
Blue Monday Fact/Fiction
Fact/Fiction

Blue Monday: The truth behind the so-called 'most depressing day of the year'

Young man made homeless aged 11 after fleeing abusive home tells UK government to 'wake up' and help
young people homeless
Youth homelessness

Young man made homeless aged 11 after fleeing abusive home tells UK government to 'wake up' and help

DWP could deny benefits to hundreds of thousands of disabled and ill people under new plans
DWP
Disability benefits

DWP could deny benefits to hundreds of thousands of disabled and ill people under new plans

What Keir Starmer can learn from Britain's first Labour government – 100 years ago
Labour government, 1924
Politics

What Keir Starmer can learn from Britain's first Labour government – 100 years ago

Anger over plan to axe data on people who die while homeless: 'Now is not the time'
homeless deaths
homelessness

Anger over plan to axe data on people who die while homeless: 'Now is not the time'

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will be tasked with stopping the UK economy slipping into a technical recession
Economy

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'

Manchester mayor Andy Burnham: 'If you don't give people good homes they can't have good lives'
Housing

Manchester mayor Andy Burnham: 'If you don't give people good homes they can't have good lives'

'The trauma is absolutely huge': Refugee homelessness crisis grips Sheffield
Sheffield refugee
Refugee homelessness crisis

'The trauma is absolutely huge': Refugee homelessness crisis grips Sheffield

HS2 boss admits cost of railway could soar to £66.6bn. Here’s how that money could be better spent
Prime minister Boris Johnson in an orange high vis jacket and a HS2 helmet
A modest proposal

HS2 boss admits cost of railway could soar to £66.6bn. Here’s how that money could be better spent

How UK's two-child benefit cap is trapping kids in poverty and pushing families to 'breaking point'
child
Child poverty

How UK's two-child benefit cap is trapping kids in poverty and pushing families to 'breaking point'

30 hours free childcare: Who is eligible and how do I apply in 2024?
free childcare
Childcare

30 hours free childcare: Who is eligible and how do I apply in 2024?

Here's when people will get the cold weather payment as temperatures drop below freezing
cold weather payment/ snow picture
Cost of living crisis

Here's when people will get the cold weather payment as temperatures drop below freezing

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue
ethnicity pay gap/ two men interview
Ethnicity pay gap

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue

Tax-free childcare: How does it work, how much can you save and how can you apply?
tax-free childcare
Childcare

Tax-free childcare: How does it work, how much can you save and how can you apply?

Rishi Sunak claims he's going to cut taxes by tightening benefits. Here's why it'll backfire badly
rishi sunak
Benefits

Rishi Sunak claims he's going to cut taxes by tightening benefits. Here's why it'll backfire badly

Two-thirds of government's £4.2bn housebuilding fund remains unspent – so we spent it for them
Housing crisis

Two-thirds of government's £4.2bn housebuilding fund remains unspent – so we spent it for them