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Busiest time of the year for debt advice at Citizens Advice

The last week of January is the busiest time for debt advice at Citizens Advice. Analysis of last year’s data revealed that on a single day, 29 January 2019, Citizens […]

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Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?

Artmans/Shutterstock Enrica Papa, University of Westminster Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called “Fly Responsibly”. Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly less. “Do you always […]

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Nazis murdered a quarter of Europe’s Roma, but history still overlooks this genocide

Roma or Sinti girl imprisoned in Auschwitz. Pictures taken by the SS for their files. Wiener Holocaust Library Collections, Author provided Barbara Warnock, University of Cambridge The murder of around […]

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Government donates £1 million to Auschwitz-Birkenau

A £1 million donation to help preserve the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and ensure the lessons of Auschwitz live on for generations to come will be confirmed today, on Holocaust Memorial […]

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22% of parents and grandparents admit to not always using child car seats

More than a fifth (22%) of parents and grandparents who transport children by car admit to not using a child car seat all of the time putting lives at risk, […]

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Mental health: one in three young people in England are struggling – new report

Shutterstock/Lincoln Beddoe Kayleigh Chester, University of Hertfordshire; Ellen Klemera, University of Hertfordshire, and Fiona Brooks, University of Technology Sydney We have seen a dramatic change in health trends for young […]

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Malnutrition is on the rise in older adults – how to spot the signs

Spotting the signs isn’t always easy. Toa55/ Shutterstock Taibat Ibitoye, University of Reading While the obesity crisis is still considered the foremost public health epidemic in the west, one often […]

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Paid parental bereavement leave being introduced

Parents who suffer the devastating loss of a child will be entitled to 2 weeks’ statutory leave, Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced today as she laid new regulations in Parliament. […]

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From Monday, state schools can stock free period products for young people

From Monday 20 January, schools and colleges across the country will be able to order a range of period products from supplier phs Group, making period products readily available for […]

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19th January is Quitters Day

5,580,587 Britons will have abandoned their 2020 New Year’s Resolutions by the end of Quitters Day, new research has found. Research by Strava recently found that in 2020, Sunday 19th […]

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