A UK university had to be given an emergency loan of almost £1 million by the higher education watchdog to stay afloat this autumn.
British university given £1m bailout from watchdog
The UK government has inflicted ‘great misery’ on its people with ‘punitive, mean-spirited, and often callous’ austerity policies driven by a political desire to undertake social reengineering rather than economic necessity, the United Nations poverty envoy found.
UK austerity has inflicted 'great misery' on citizens, UN says
The Czech Republic on Wednesday joined the growing ranks of European Union countries that reject a United Nations (UN) pact to regulate the treatment of migrants worldwide.
Czechs join other EU states rejecting UN migration pact
What tells you most about a society is how it treats its poor and vulnerable, the UN special rapporteur on poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, told a packed public meeting held in the UK’s poorest neighborhood on Sunday.
UN envoy says UK can help all who hit hard times
The number of hungry children in West Africa's Sahel region has reached a 10-year high in 2018 due to a lack of rain, conflict and increasing food prices, a United Nations agency said on Friday.
UN: Number of hungry children at 10-year high in Africa's Sahel
Early intervention to reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as abuse or neglect is ‘fragmented and variable’ across England, MPs warned.
Help for trauma in childhood 'fragmented'
We live in a society where age segregation is on the rise.
Children in care homes make ‘residents feel more human'
Women in England are giving birth in prison cells without access to proper medical care, according to a startling report shared with The Guardian.
Report reveals female prisoners in England left to give birth without midwife
By Carrie Hessler-Radelet & Pradeep Khosla*
Society needs to find way to end exploitation
Consumers and the pharmaceuticals industry alike are anxious about medicine supplies, if there is no deal on Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU).
Patients, industry fret over drug supplies, if no Brexit deal

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