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Awaab Ishak's shocking death will be the housing sector's defining moment
Rochdale toddler Awaab Ishak died due to damp and mould in his social housing flat
Paul McNamee

Awaab Ishak's shocking death will be the housing sector's defining moment

What does Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement mean for me?
Jeremy Hunt spring budget
Autumn Statement

What does Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement mean for me?

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would 'condemn country to more years of failing public services'
Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would 'condemn country to more years of failing public services'

Fighting the shameful legacy of colonialism in the Chagos Islands
An Impossible Return: a Novel by Caroline Laurent is set in the Chagos Islands
exile

Fighting the shameful legacy of colonialism in the Chagos Islands

Huge energy bill hike leaves one of Britain’s biggest food banks facing closure by Christmas
food bank
Food banks

Huge energy bill hike leaves one of Britain’s biggest food banks facing closure by Christmas

Boris Johnson leaves with 'trust in politics at an all time low', say campaigners
Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson leaves with 'trust in politics at an all time low', say campaigners

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997
Levelling up/ Image of Canary Wharf and Poplar
Levelling up

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997

The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it
Employment crisis

The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK
refugee charities
Refugees

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK

Life expectancy is falling in England's most deprived areas
Men in England's poorest areas can expect to live to 73, 10 years fewer than in richer areas.
Inequality

Life expectancy is falling in England's most deprived areas

9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April
Cost of living crisis

9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting
Gina Martin is a British activist, writer and speaker.
Activism

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’
Volunteers at the Earlsfield Foodbank sort Easter eggs for their guests
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’

Energy bosses warn cost of living crisis will get 'truly horrific' when bills rise again in October
Gas hob
Energy crisis

Energy bosses warn cost of living crisis will get 'truly horrific' when bills rise again in October

Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs
Thermostat on a radiator
Energy crisis

Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home
Lighthouse furniture
poverty

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits
digital exclusion
Digital inclusion

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.
Refugees

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.

Elderly people are 'riding buses all day to stay warm', experts warn ministers
inflation
cost of living crisis

Elderly people are 'riding buses all day to stay warm', experts warn ministers

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’
cost of living
cost of living crisis

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’