The United Nations (UN) asked Australia to urgently evacuate detainees from the Pacific islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea, saying it bears responsibility for their deteriorating health conditions.
UN urges Australia to evacuate offshore refugees over health crisis
When staff volunteered to open Plymouth’s, southwest England, central library for two-and-a-half hours last Christmas Day, they thought it might give a few homeless residents somewhere warm and welcoming to go.
How libraries boost our wellbeing
Martin Hopkins was sitting peacefully in the pretty, sun-dappled courtyard garden of Bristol’s Chandos House addiction treatment center.
Rehab centers shutting doors ‘A tragedy for addicts’
Infant mortality rates in England and Wales could be 140 percent higher than in comparable wealthy countries by 2030 without concerted action, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health warned.
Infant mortality in England, Wales could soar without action, study warns
Amazon.com Inc.’s (AMZN.O) machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: Their new recruiting engine did not like women.
Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women
Pressure is building on major Indian employers to take allegations of sexual harassment more seriously after a surge in the number of complaints against prominent public figures in the past week.
Indian employers under pressure to respond to surge in #MeToo allegations
Prisoners age more quickly than the general population, inspectors said, as, they say, jails in England and Wales are ill-equipped to deal with a growing population of older inmates.
Prisoners age more quickly than general population, inspectors say
More than a million people in the UK live in ‘food deserts’ — neighborhoods where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets severely limit access to affordable fresh fruit and vegetables, a study claimed.
More than a million UK residents live in 'food deserts', says study
Nearly 16,000 babies are growing up in households where they are at risk of severe harm, a report by England's Children's Commissioner warned.
England's Children's Commissioner: Thousands of babies in toxic homes
Growing numbers of people who experience a mental health crisis are having to visit A&E or are detained for their own safety because National Health Service (NHS) services to help them are deteriorating, MPs and peers have warned.
People in mental health crisis neglected by NHS, MPs warn

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