The rising number of hand car washes in the UK is due to be investigated by MPs over fears they are contributing to cases of modern slavery. 375 more words
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Children suffering at the hands of alcoholic parents will be offered fast-tracked help and support with £6,000,000 of funding announced by the government.
There are an estimated 200,000 children in England living with alcohol-dependent parents, with the NSPCC reporting a 16% rise in calls involving drink or drug abuse in recent years. 677 more words
The daughter of a Windrush pensioner who lived and worked in the UK for 51 years says she is terrified she won’t get to say goodbye to him before he dies. 428 more words
Giving just a few simplistic reasons as to why we should admire Thomas Paine, is in many ways as facile as writing “Twelve reasons why Napoleon was an important man.” 3,345 more words
The risk of birds being killed by offshore wind turbines is less than half of what has previously been suggested, according to new analysis.
A comprehensive investigation suggested that seabirds will actively avoid colliding with the generators, by changing their fly paths. 572 more words
Plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds could be banned from sale in England under plans being set out by Theresa May.
The Prime Minister will launch a consultation on banning the disposable plastic items later this year in a bid to cut the amount of waste in rivers and oceans. 712 more words