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UK government must do more to help people back into jobs. But what's the best way forward?
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Katy Wright

UK government must do more to help people back into jobs. But what's the best way forward?

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must
trussell trust food banks
Heather Buckingham

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must

Disabled people are again missing out on extra cost of living support – it's cruel and embarrassing
Empty wallet
Rachel Charlton-Dailey 

Disabled people are again missing out on extra cost of living support – it's cruel and embarrassing

From music to esports: We must protect, preserve and champion creative education now more than ever
Nathan Loughran

From music to esports: We must protect, preserve and champion creative education now more than ever

Our leaders' self-interest has brought us to the brink of world war
John Bird

Our leaders' self-interest has brought us to the brink of world war

Have you heard the one about the Jordan Peterson fan club? No, seriously
Jordan Peterson speaking with attendees at the 2018 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida
Robin Ince

Have you heard the one about the Jordan Peterson fan club? No, seriously

'An absolute disgrace': Benefit claimants share stories of being plunged into debt by DWP
DWP
The Big Issue

'An absolute disgrace': Benefit claimants share stories of being plunged into debt by DWP

In Northern Ireland's government, anything could happen
Paul McNamee

In Northern Ireland's government, anything could happen

Landlords need to accept responsibility not only for the housing crisis – but for our misery
Against Landlords is a book by Nick Bano
Nick Bano

Landlords need to accept responsibility not only for the housing crisis – but for our misery

John Bird: Birthday reflections conjure hopeful feelings
John Bird

John Bird: Birthday reflections conjure hopeful feelings

Fool Me Once is unfocused but fun – and left me with my gob open, trying to keep up
Michelle Keegan as Maya in Fool Me Once.
Lucy Sweet

Fool Me Once is unfocused but fun – and left me with my gob open, trying to keep up

Poverty is even harder if you're disabled and from the North East. Believe me, I'm both
Boarded up houses in Middlesbrough, England.
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Poverty is even harder if you're disabled and from the North East. Believe me, I'm both

When everything's gone to the dogs, Rishi Sunak could turn to man's best friend
Black and white image of springer spaniel under a large tree
Paul McNamee

When everything's gone to the dogs, Rishi Sunak could turn to man's best friend

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