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

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

Children in the UK have faced the pandemic, cost of living and climate crisis. That is harming their health and it's only going to get worse unless urgent action is taken, researchers have warned
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?

'An urgent wake-up call': Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills
disabled person struggling with energy bills
Cost of living crisis

'An urgent wake-up call': Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills

It's 20 years and six prime ministers since UK last saw a sustained fall in poverty. Yes, really
Poverty

It's 20 years and six prime ministers since UK last saw a sustained fall in poverty. Yes, really

Brits are £10,000 poorer now than in 2010, study finds: 'Everywhere has been levelled down'
Poverty

Brits are £10,000 poorer now than in 2010, study finds: 'Everywhere has been levelled down'

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'

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

Anger as energy firms allowed to resume force-fitting prepayment meters: 'Cruel and dangerous'
elderly man
Energy bills

Anger as energy firms allowed to resume force-fitting prepayment meters: 'Cruel and dangerous'

Risk of dying from cancer much higher in poorer areas of England, shameful study shows
manchester
Poverty

Risk of dying from cancer much higher in poorer areas of England, shameful study shows

Time is up for Big Pharma's grip on global health
Packets of tablets
Nick Dearden

Time is up for Big Pharma's grip on global health

Young woman estranged from family recalls fight for survival amid cost of living crisis: 'I was scared'
Molly Taylor
Cost of living crisis

Young woman estranged from family recalls fight for survival amid cost of living crisis: 'I was scared'

Millionaires and economists tell G20 leaders to 'tax the super-rich' with much-needed wealth tax
wealth tax
Wealth Tax

Millionaires and economists tell G20 leaders to 'tax the super-rich' with much-needed wealth tax

Over one third of homes set to face dangerous overheating – with poorest households hit hardest
overheating homes
Climate crisis

Over one third of homes set to face dangerous overheating – with poorest households hit hardest

Seven things Labour needs to do to make levelling up actually work
Keir Starmer Labour Levelling Up
Levelling Up

Seven things Labour needs to do to make levelling up actually work

A mother felt 'stripped of humanity' when her baby was taken away. There was 'no support' from public services
public services/ pregnant
Inequality

A mother felt 'stripped of humanity' when her baby was taken away. There was 'no support' from public services

Women in North East of England nearly twice as likely to die early from suicide, addiction or domestic homicide
Health inequalities

Women in North East of England nearly twice as likely to die early from suicide, addiction or domestic homicide

Tragedy at sea shows the stark contrast by which we value human life
Zoe Gardner

Tragedy at sea shows the stark contrast by which we value human life

Succession eats the rich. Is it time British shows did the same? 
Succession
Succession

Succession eats the rich. Is it time British shows did the same? 

The Sunday Times Rich List is back. Is it time for a wealth tax?
wealth tax
Inequality

The Sunday Times Rich List is back. Is it time for a wealth tax?

Big Issue founder wants to 'redesign' government to end poverty
Big Issue APPG poverty
Poverty

Big Issue founder wants to 'redesign' government to end poverty

Tax the jets: Record number of private jet flights last year, report shows
Air travel

Tax the jets: Record number of private jet flights last year, report shows

How much is King Charles's coronation costing in the cost of living crisis?
A photo of King Charles sits in the middle of a red, white and gold porcelain plate on display for the King's coronation
Coronation

How much is King Charles's coronation costing in the cost of living crisis?

Poundbury: How does the King's vision stack up in a housing crisis?
Charles
Housing

Poundbury: How does the King's vision stack up in a housing crisis?

Much has changed in the 70 years between coronations – except poverty  
poverty
John Bird

Much has changed in the 70 years between coronations – except poverty  

UK workers suffer 2.5 per cent real-term pay cut, while top CEOs get 4 per cent rise
Cost of Living

UK workers suffer 2.5 per cent real-term pay cut, while top CEOs get 4 per cent rise