Poverty

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Rough sleeper numbers down 37% in England during Covid pandemic
Charities say data shows success of Covid homelessness schemes, but warn it is not the full picture

Jessica Murray

25, Feb, 2021 @1:21 PM

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New BBC chair managed firm that funded controversial property company
Exclusive: Richard Sharp is linked to firm accused of building ‘ghettoes for the vulnerable’

Tom Wall

25, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Tax abuse and money laundering is trapping billions in poverty, says UN
UN report claims up to 10% of the world’s wealth could be hidden offshore

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Job losses in pandemic due to performance issues, say nearly half of Britons
Kings College London study also revealed negative views of minorities are still common

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Can a new Beveridge fix a broken welfare state?
Letters: Readers respond to John Harris’s article about how the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of Britain’s welfare structures

Letters

24, Feb, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Jember Teferra obituary
Other lives: Healthcare specialist who sought to tackle the effects of poverty in her Ethiopian homeland

Mike Barrett

24, Feb, 2021 @6:31 PM

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Seeking the west coast of Yorkshire | Brief letters
Brief letters: Charity coffers | David Cameron | Hard crosswords | Yorkshire | Johnson’s journalism | Vaccine passports

Letters

24, Feb, 2021 @6:29 PM

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London has more dollar millionaires than New York
One in 10 Londoners hold assets worth more than £720,000 as Covid crisis makes the rich richer

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Failure to enact public duty law 'has worsened England inequality in pandemic'
Exclusive: government urged to activate part of Equality Act that would impose duty on public bodies to tackle inequality

Haroon Siddique

24, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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The Guardian view on a post-Covid recovery: not just for the well-off | Editorial
Editorial: The government must not allow an even more divided society to emerge post-pandemic

Editorial

23, Feb, 2021 @7:05 PM

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Poorer primary pupils in England up to seven months behind due to Covid
Midlands and north suffer biggest drops in results among English schools during pandemic

Sally Weale Education correspondent

23, Feb, 2021 @5:51 PM

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BAME Britons more likely to face higher living costs, study finds
Disabled people also among key groups more likely to face ‘poverty premium’ that increases cost of essential services

Kevin Rawlinson

23, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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