England must launch the biggest council and social house building drive in its history to rescue millions of people from a future in dangerous, overcrowded or unsuitable homes, a cross-party commission told the government.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a Social Democrat, threatened to make pensions a central theme in the next national elections in 2021 unless Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agree to guarantee pension levels until 2040.
Academics and universities should not be forced to prove that they help local communities, and it is better to build a consensus with governments about the best way to instill social responsibility, a minister has said.
One in five elderly adults in the US is socially isolated from family or friends, increasing their risks for poor mental and physical health, as well as higher rates of mortality, according to a University of Michigan study.
New research from the University of Birmingham and VIVID Housing Association has found for the first time a link between well-being and housing tenure — with social renters more likely than homeowners to have lower levels of anxiety.