Opinion

We've had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can't afford to keep going
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Maggie Gordon-Walker

We've had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can't afford to keep going

Millions in UK need to double their income to escape poverty – but change is possible. Here's how
starmer and sunak
Paul Kissack

Millions in UK need to double their income to escape poverty – but change is possible. Here's how

UK has become the sick man of Europe since 2010. Politicians must get a grip on the economy
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Paul Swinney

UK has become the sick man of Europe since 2010. Politicians must get a grip on the economy

Kevin McCloud: 'We've got the coldest homes in Europe – and cash-strapped families pay the price'
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Kevin McCLoud and Miriam Turner

Kevin McCloud: 'We've got the coldest homes in Europe – and cash-strapped families pay the price'

Gender pain gap: Why women's pain must be taken as seriously as men's
Dr Amanda Williams

Gender pain gap: Why women's pain must be taken as seriously as men's

Cold snaps and broken resolutions – welcome to the UK in January
Image for Sam Delaney on road rage
Sam Delaney

Cold snaps and broken resolutions – welcome to the UK in January

Met may have apologised for destroying homeless man's tent – but new laws could see it happen more
rough sleepers tents being destroyed Camden
Balbir Kaur Chatrik

Met may have apologised for destroying homeless man's tent – but new laws could see it happen more

How many times is it acceptable for a one-year-old to be hospitalised due to a mould-ridden home?
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Paul McNamee

How many times is it acceptable for a one-year-old to be hospitalised due to a mould-ridden home?

MPs have backed Rishi Sunak's offensive Rwanda bill. Here's how it threatens our human rights
Rwanda deportation flights protest
Shami Chakrabarti

MPs have backed Rishi Sunak's offensive Rwanda bill. Here's how it threatens our human rights

Britain is a scary place for disabled people, says Paralympian Hannah Cockroft – and she's right
Hannah Cockroft during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Britain is a scary place for disabled people, says Paralympian Hannah Cockroft – and she's right

The Tories vowed to end rough sleeping by 2024. They failed. So where are we now?
Rough sleeping in the Strand, London
Paula Barker

The Tories vowed to end rough sleeping by 2024. They failed. So where are we now?

Disabled people like me were forgotten during the pandemic. The Covid-19 inquiry makes that clear
Steven/ Disabled people
Steven Morris

Disabled people like me were forgotten during the pandemic. The Covid-19 inquiry makes that clear

Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure
Robert Smith of The Cure
Simon Price

Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure

I say 'hello' when I walk into shops and smile at strangers. Yes, I know, I'm a monster
Robin Ince

I say 'hello' when I walk into shops and smile at strangers. Yes, I know, I'm a monster

NRLA boss Ben Beadle: 'We must not ignore landlords who are failing to do the right thing'
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Ben Beadle

NRLA boss Ben Beadle: 'We must not ignore landlords who are failing to do the right thing'

Mr Bates vs The Post Office and the primetime push for justice
Toby Jones in Mr Bates vs The Post Office
Paul McNamee

Mr Bates vs The Post Office and the primetime push for justice

Tories want you to think the poor, disabled people and Carol Vorderman are the enemy. They're lying
Prime minister Rishi Sunak visits Wren Academy in Finchley, North London, where he met staff and pupils.
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Tories want you to think the poor, disabled people and Carol Vorderman are the enemy. They're lying

Streaming has ruined TV. Could 2024 be the year we all finally snap?
TV

Streaming has ruined TV. Could 2024 be the year we all finally snap?

The Monster Raving Loony Party are making more sense than their rivals. No, seriously
Paul McNamee

The Monster Raving Loony Party are making more sense than their rivals. No, seriously

2023 was brutal for UK music venues with at least one closing per week. We must fight to save them
Idles singer Joe Talbot performs at grassroots music venue Moles
Venue Watch

2023 was brutal for UK music venues with at least one closing per week. We must fight to save them