Society

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Boomerang boomers: the over-50s moving back in with their parents
Financial and relationship woes caused by Covid in the UK are driving a rise in older people returning to live with family

Amelia Hill

25, Oct, 2021 @10:25 AM

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Child obesity linked to England’s widening health disparities, study finds
Exclusive: one in 12 cases could be avoided if health outcomes in worst parts were improved to match best

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Oct, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Ministers to ramp up Covid vaccine rollout as hospitalisations rise
Two million to receive invitation for booster jab as figures for England suggest slight increase in uptake

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Jailing of most mothers for non-violent crimes should stop, says report
UK consultancy also, for first time, uncovers huge cost of putting children in care during sentences

Diane Taylor

24, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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NHS maternity services near breaking point, warns top doctor
Exclusive: country’s most senior gynaecologist is latest clinician to raise alarm about mounting Covid pressures

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Oct, 2021 @9:32 PM

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Rishi Sunak to announce almost £6bn to tackle England’s record NHS waiting list
Chancellor to unveil plans in budget as number of people waiting for hospital treatment reaches 5.7 million

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Oct, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Tory MPs back plan to give people a vote on new housing in their areas
Steve Baker and Greg Smith believe local decision-making will encourage public to see benefits of development

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @9:00 PM

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‘We’ve been hammered’: on the breadline in Burnley
First the pandemic, now the universal credit cut is taking a toll and there is scepticism about ‘levelling up’

John Harris

24, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Social media ‘emboldens’ stalkers to take action, warns expert
Unemployment, lockdowns and social media forms ‘recipe for action’ among potential offenders

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Fears over availability of ‘date rape’ drugs online
Calls for restrictions around the substances to be tightened with five-year jail term or unlimited fines

Alex Mistlin

24, Oct, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Ministers consider national registration scheme in England to target rogue landlords
Number of families renting privately has doubled in two decades but many are living in dangerous homes

Tom Wall

24, Oct, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Women in 60s Soho: ‘In Soho, you were less judged. You could do what you wanted’
From a former stripper to a late-night licence holder, we hear from women who were at the heart of Soho in its sleazy-glamorous heyday

Rachel Cooke

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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