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One in four adults in UK to buy now, pay later for Christmas, study shows
Citizens Advice warns such credit schemes risk delivering ‘knockout blow’ to household finances

Sarah Marsh

30, Nov, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Lower socioeconomic status ‘triples risk of early-onset dementia’
People from less privileged background at greater risk of developing condition under age of 65, study finds

Tobi Thomas Health and inequalities correspondent

29, Nov, 2023 @11:30 PM

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Number of homeless refugees in Glasgow doubles amid asylum backlog
Camps also springing up in London and other cities as Liverpool council warns of housing emergency

Libby Brooks and Diane Taylor

29, Nov, 2023 @6:15 PM

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Inequality and the rise of populism across Europe | Letters
Letter: Brian Marler says that in following neoliberal policies, the Netherlands has become the most unequal country in Europe and more rightwing

28, Nov, 2023 @5:10 PM

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Almost a million children in the UK do not own a book
National Literacy Trust study also found that children who received free school meals were twice as likely not to have a book of their own at home

Ella Creamer

28, Nov, 2023 @4:16 PM

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Poor people much more likely to die from sepsis, study finds
Those with existing health problems also at greater risk of condition that kills estimated 48,000 a year in UK

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

23, Nov, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Stockton MP rejects Cleverly’s claim that insult referred to him, not his town
Home secretary under pressure over abusive comments in Commons, with Tory mayor among those condemning them

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

23, Nov, 2023 @7:00 PM

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The Tories are back to monstering people on benefits – and it has nothing to do with saving money | Frances Ryan
Straight out of the 2010 playbook, the party’s plan to force disabled people into work is pure performative cruelty, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

23, Nov, 2023 @11:15 AM

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Breaking the vicious circle of poor housing and poor health | Letter
Letter: People in bad housing are at greater risk of illness, which in turn limits their ability to afford a decent home, say Greg Fell and Matt Ashton of the Association of Directors of Public Health

22, Nov, 2023 @5:48 PM

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‘Made to feel like a scrounger’: chef waiting for hip operation fears losing £84-a-week benefit
People with mobility issues will be asked to work from home or lose benefits. Christine Espley is anxious how she could cope

Jedidajah Otte

22, Nov, 2023 @5:35 PM

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Tackling the grim reality of food poverty in Britain | Letters
Letters: Sabine Goodwin and Maria Marshall, Naomi Duncan and Ron Brewer respond to Gordon Brown’s article calling for companies to work with charities to ease the cost of living crisis for struggling families

21, Nov, 2023 @5:39 PM

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Middle-class shoplifting: how self-service tills became a hotbed of crime
Shop thefts have more than doubled in the past three years, and the boss of M&S says the reduction of service plays a crucial part ...

21, Nov, 2023 @3:05 PM

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