Covid-19

The High Court ruling on legacy benefits is a bitter blow for disabled people
Disability rights

The High Court ruling on legacy benefits is a bitter blow for disabled people

The high court ruling on legacy benefits proves disabled people who suffered through the pandemic are being ignored, argues Rachel Charlton-Dailey.

Regrets, we have a few. But this Christmas we must focus on present need, not past mistakes
John Bird

Regrets, we have a few. But this Christmas we must focus on present need, not past mistakes

Instead of focusing on the ‘what ifs’, we must forget our regrets about politics past, and prioritise the people in poverty in the here and now

Why people are furious about Matt Hancock’s Pandemic Diaries book
Matt Hancock

Why people are furious about Matt Hancock’s Pandemic Diaries book

“Frankly, your private life interests me not one iota. Like millions, national chaos does,” wrote one constituent in response to a tweet by Hancock promoting his new book

Why do people hate Matt Hancock? Oh, let us count the ways
Matt Hancock

Why do people hate Matt Hancock? Oh, let us count the ways

The UK is on course for the worst post-pandemic jobs recovery of all rich Western nations
Employment

The UK is on course for the worst post-pandemic jobs recovery of all rich Western nations

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

Do we have to go to the work Christmas party?

Like art, sometimes it’s difficult to see the logic in politics
Opinion

Like art, sometimes it’s difficult to see the logic in politics

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?
Sick pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?

Ministers do ‘not know’ if the £486million Covid traffic light system for international travel worked
Covid

Ministers do ‘not know’ if the £486million Covid traffic light system for international travel worked

Covid stole my sense of smell – but I never gave up hope of finding it
Health

Covid stole my sense of smell – but I never gave up hope of finding it

Exclusive: Government has spent £1.5m on art for official buildings since start of pandemic
Politics

Exclusive: Government has spent £1.5m on art for official buildings since start of pandemic

Government is ‘burning taxpayers money by the billion’ as £4bn of PPE set to go up in flames
News

Government is ‘burning taxpayers money by the billion’ as £4bn of PPE set to go up in flames

‘Wine time Fridays’, ‘excessive drinking’ and leaving via the back door: The Sue Gray report is out
Partygate

‘Wine time Fridays’, ‘excessive drinking’ and leaving via the back door: The Sue Gray report is out

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

Millions being spent to store wasted PPE could ease the cost of living crisis. Here’s how
cost of living crisis

Millions being spent to store wasted PPE could ease the cost of living crisis. Here’s how

Carers ‘devastated’ at end of free Covid tests amid record infections
Cost of Living Crisis

Carers ‘devastated’ at end of free Covid tests amid record infections

‘Terrible for taxpayers’: Billions wasted on government PPE contracts, spending watchdog warns
Covid-19

‘Terrible for taxpayers’: Billions wasted on government PPE contracts, spending watchdog warns

‘Some children haven’t learnt to crawl’: New report reveals impact of pandemic on society
Covid-19

‘Some children haven’t learnt to crawl’: New report reveals impact of pandemic on society

Stephen Fry to feature in play telling lockdown stories of prisoners and homeless people
Justice system

Stephen Fry to feature in play telling lockdown stories of prisoners and homeless people

Scrapping free tests and Covid sick pay labelled an ‘act of national self-sabotage’
Covid-19

Scrapping free tests and Covid sick pay labelled an ‘act of national self-sabotage’

Homeless people were social distancing long before Covid – and it may have saved lives
Andrew Guise

Homeless people were social distancing long before Covid – and it may have saved lives

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Covidland: ‘I’ve been transformed into a biological hazard overnight’
Lucy Sweet

Covidland: ‘I’ve been transformed into a biological hazard overnight’

The pandemic-era job interview questions to prepare for
Jobs advice

The pandemic-era job interview questions to prepare for

UK charities maintained or increased income during pandemic
Activism

UK charities maintained or increased income during pandemic

Minister quits over Covid fraud ‘failure’ – here’s how that money could be spent
Politics

Minister quits over Covid fraud ‘failure’ – here’s how that money could be spent