Coronavirus

Long Covid cases 50% higher in most deprived households than in the richest
Long covid

Long Covid cases 50% higher in most deprived households than in the richest

New data highlights growing health inequalities in the UK, with long Covid affecting poorer areas more than wealthier areas.

Government accused of ‘complacent disregard’ for taxpayers’ money over £5bn Covid loan fraud
Fraud

Government accused of ‘complacent disregard’ for taxpayers’ money over £5bn Covid loan fraud

An investigation by The Times reveals cash-packed suitcases have been seized by Border Force officials, on route to being smuggled out of the country.

Government ‘VIP’ lane for PPE companies was ‘unlawful’
Covid-19

Government ‘VIP’ lane for PPE companies was ‘unlawful’

A High Court judge ruled “opportunities were treated as high priority even where there were no objectively justifiable grounds”.

Do we have to go to the work Christmas party?
Christmas

Do we have to go to the work Christmas party?

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party
Partygate

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party

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Hospitality job vacancies ‘nosedive’ as Omicron causes Christmas party cancellations
Employment

Hospitality job vacancies ‘nosedive’ as Omicron causes Christmas party cancellations

Health experts warn against austerity repeat as Britain rebuilds post-Covid
News

Health experts warn against austerity repeat as Britain rebuilds post-Covid

Risk your livelihood or your life: The new choice for UK’s covid vulnerable
News

Risk your livelihood or your life: The new choice for UK’s covid vulnerable

If you’re forced to self-isolate and miss work you could receive £500
News

If you’re forced to self-isolate and miss work you could receive £500

Save jobs and the NHS with swift action on coronavirus, urges ICU doctor
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Save jobs and the NHS with swift action on coronavirus, urges ICU doctor

Kwake Bass: “It’s not the time for selfish endeavours”
Music

Kwake Bass: “It’s not the time for selfish endeavours”

Vaccine scientists launch social enterprise to prevent drug giant costs
News

Vaccine scientists launch social enterprise to prevent drug giant costs

How to volunteer in a socially-distanced world
News

How to volunteer in a socially-distanced world

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Dance music fans asked to donate, rave, repeat for the NHS
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Dance music fans asked to donate, rave, repeat for the NHS

Unemployed people show signs of serious mental health issues during pandemic
Employment

Unemployed people show signs of serious mental health issues during pandemic

UK artists push for people power in colourful poster campaign
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UK artists push for people power in colourful poster campaign

Coronavirus: Death rates are doubled in deprived areas
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Coronavirus: Death rates are doubled in deprived areas

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How coronavirus inspired Street Cat Bob fans to raise cash for The Big Issue

Forget shortages. This loo roll supports the NHS
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Forget shortages. This loo roll supports the NHS

The children’s author campaigning to get books to key workers’ children
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The children’s author campaigning to get books to key workers’ children

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ASDA and WH Smith join army of retailers selling The Big Issue

How people power is saving the nation
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How people power is saving the nation

The Post Office is delivering cash to vulnerable people during lockdown
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The Post Office is delivering cash to vulnerable people during lockdown

Athletes and artists are using the internet to help us keep fit in lockdown
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Athletes and artists are using the internet to help us keep fit in lockdown

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Get The Big Issue app now with the ‘nation’s PE teacher’ Joe Wicks

Co-op launch fund to help foodbanks, funeral hardship and community causes
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Co-op launch fund to help foodbanks, funeral hardship and community causes

London Mayor Lib Dem candidate uses political party’s resources for kindness
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London Mayor Lib Dem candidate uses political party’s resources for kindness

A Kinross men’s shed is making hundreds of face masks for NHS staff
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A Kinross men’s shed is making hundreds of face masks for NHS staff

CareToShare is connecting people to tune up skills and source support
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CareToShare is connecting people to tune up skills and source support

A Milton Keynes 15-year-old is 3D printing protective visors for NHS staff
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A Milton Keynes 15-year-old is 3D printing protective visors for NHS staff

Co-op is the latest store to sell The Big Issue magazine
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Co-op is the latest store to sell The Big Issue magazine

The Gruffalo illustrator is explaining coronavirus to kids in new book
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The Gruffalo illustrator is explaining coronavirus to kids in new book

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