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December 01, 2023

UK households faced worse winter amid cost-of-living crisis

Britain’s energy regulator has increased the maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use.  The move is expected to fuel the...

'Gulf War Syndrome' Veterans Abandoned By Blair

GULF WAR veterans have given up hope of receiving any kind of recognition for serving their country, despite suffering severe mental and physical disabilities, writes  Phil Simms  Now, 15 years on from the first allied invasion of Iraq, senior ar ...

UK households faced worse winter amid cost-of-living crisis

Britain’s energy regulator has increased the maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use.  The move is expected to fuel the cost-of-living crisis across the country. Ofgem said in ...

Austerity Britain: Punishing the sick and disabled

Disturbing figures from the UK government’s department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed that over 21,000 sick and disabled people died waiting for it to give them benefits. That’s nearly 12 people a day dying, waiting fo ...
The reality of child poverty in Britain | ITV News

Revealed: Impact of child poverty in the UK

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Conference held to defend journalists in Europe

Journalists and media organisations in Europe are facing many threats. The impact of right-wing and left-wing populist movements, international terrorism and anti-terrorism laws, economic pressure and organised crime has led to massive self-censorship, a ...

Scrap 'unjust' UK benefit sanctions says new report

Tory advisers are demanding a crucial review of the government’s benefits sanctions regime, following months of criticism over its devastating impact on the disabled, single parents and ethnic minority children.The Social Security Advisory Committee ...

London police force reveals warrant card abuse by officers

Scotland Yard has published details of dozens of complaints about misuse of warrant cards by its Metropolitan Police officers. This includes one against an off-duty officer who gained free entry to a football match by showing her warrant card and claiming ...

New app 'takes back' texts you might regret sending

Have you ever wished you hadn't sent that late night text to an ex? Or maybe you've accidentlly sent a naughty message to your dad instead of your lover?Well, a 28-year-old American woman has created an app which lets you take back text messages be ...

UK anti-terror laws 'a threat to student activists'

Student activism may be at risk as a result of new anti-terror rules set out by the British government, with protesters facing Public Order Offence charges if police believe them to be involved in suspicious activities.In a compendium of new measures push ...

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