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Home Office backing of women’s safety app is insulting, campaigners say
Campaigners argue that tracking journeys does nothing to tackle male violence and may be open to abuse

Alexandra Topping

10, Jan, 2022 @7:05 AM

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Five years after Grenfell, are all cladding victims now going to get help?
People in potentially unsafe lower-rise buildings are in line to benefit from £4bn that Michael Gove is to seek from developers

Alexandra Topping

09, Jan, 2022 @5:26 PM

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MP Lee Anderson ‘will not be missed’ after leaving equalities committee
Committee members welcome departure of Tory who faced accusations of sexism

Alexandra Topping

09, Jan, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Jackie Weaver pleads for return of online council meetings
Star of viral video clip says disallowing virtual meetings is damaging councils

Alexandra Topping

07, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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MPs call for urgent action to tackle NHS England waiting list
Staffing and A&E demands risk exacerbating backlog caused by Covid pandemic, says committee

Alexandra Topping

06, Jan, 2022 @9:50 AM

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Jon Needham: the man who went to hell and back as a child – and now fights for all rape victims
He experienced horrendous abuse in foster care, then suffered terribly years later when the case came to court. Now a police officer, he is determined to change how the system treats survivors

Alexandra Topping

05, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Refuge chief Ruth Davison: ‘We face a growing need, but there is optimism’
Demand for domestic abuse support services shows little sign of abating but there is hope of real change

Alexandra Topping

04, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Today’s Covid news, as it happened: US Omicron uptick driven by young; England reports another record rise in cases
Teens and younger adults helping fuel record cases in US; England records 162,572 cases and 154 deaths

Harry Taylor (now) with Sarah Marsh and Jedidajah Otte (earlier)

01, Jan, 2022 @11:55 PM

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New year honours feature Covid experts with Chris Whitty knighted
Tennis player Emma Raducanu, Olympians and Paralympians, and actor Daniel Craig also among 1,122 people receiving awards

Alexandra Topping

31, Dec, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Inspirational young people recognised in new year honours list
Accolades for young people who led the way in fundraising efforts and helping out their communities

Alexandra Topping

31, Dec, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Gender pay gap at UK’s biggest firms is growing, data suggests
Exclusive: women’s median hourly rate on average 10.2% less than men’s, compared with 9.3% in 2018

Alexandra Topping, Tobi Thomas and Pamela Duncan

29, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Old dads learn new tricks from Australian children’s cartoon Bluey
Online fans admire equal parenting and innovative play practised by canine protagonist’s father, Bandit

Alexandra Topping

28, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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