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MPs vote against protecting bees and tougher pollution targets with 11 days until COP26
Environment

MPs vote against protecting bees and tougher pollution targets with 11 days until COP26

MPs rejected several amendments to the Environment Bill which would have reduced river and air pollution as well as protecting bees.

Net zero: Thousands of northern households could be left out in the cold
Environment

Net zero: Thousands of northern households could be left out in the cold

Thousands in the north and midlands could be left in draughty homes with higher energy bills thanks to the high costs of insulation.

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut

The universal credit cut meant Rihanna, 17, could no longer afford the bus to college – so she had to quit her A-levels and find full time work.

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis
News

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it facing calls to be scrapped?
Housing

The Vagrancy Act: What is it and why is it facing calls to be scrapped?

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How you can find and donate to a food bank near you
Social Justice

How you can find and donate to a food bank near you

How the government’s net zero strategy will affect you
Environment

How the government’s net zero strategy will affect you

Action to cut household carbon emissions could ‘unfairly burden’ women
Environment

Action to cut household carbon emissions could ‘unfairly burden’ women

Net zero emissions: What is it and how will the UK achieve it?
Environment

Net zero emissions: What is it and how will the UK achieve it?

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter
Politics

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter

How you can make your home energy efficient
Housing

How you can make your home energy efficient

This map reveals how much raw sewage is being dumped into your local river
Environment

This map reveals how much raw sewage is being dumped into your local river

Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?
Social Justice

Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?

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‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper
Social Justice

‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2021
Housing

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2021

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?
Housing

How many people are homeless in the UK? And what can you do about it?

Why England’s rivers are so polluted and will be for years to come
Environment

Why England’s rivers are so polluted and will be for years to come

Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed
Activism

Insulate Britain defends protests and says ‘conventional activism’ has failed

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year
Housing

Moving private renters into social homes could save the government £2billion a year

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights
Employment

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights

Water companies say they don’t know how much sewage they’re dumping in rivers
Environment

Water companies say they don’t know how much sewage they’re dumping in rivers

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Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life
Social Justice

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs
Employment

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs

How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s
Activism

How Occupy London turned a Big Issue seller into the Lord of St Paul’s

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open
Social Justice

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26
Employment

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26

Prince William says fixing climate change more important than space tourism
Environment

Prince William says fixing climate change more important than space tourism

It’s been 10 years since the Occupy protests. What did they achieve?
Activism

It’s been 10 years since the Occupy protests. What did they achieve?

Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told
Social Justice

Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis
Housing

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?
News

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?

Up to 1.5 million fuel poor households don’t qualify for the warm home discount
Social Justice

Up to 1.5 million fuel poor households don’t qualify for the warm home discount

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies
Employment

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies