Journalism

Revealed: 554 homeless people have died in the UK since last winter

Since last winter, the number of people dying homeless in Britain has exceeded 500.

Deaf and blind services under threat as Northamptonshire Council searches for cuts

Vital services for deaf and blind people could be lost as a result of a local authority’s severe financial problems.

Westminster terror attack victims unlawfully killed

Firearms officers could possibly have prevented the death of PC Keith Palmer, who was murdered in the Westminster terror attack in March last year, an inquest has ruled.

Are ‘no-fault evictions’ the biggest cause of new homelessness?

A rise in the use of eviction orders by private landlords is the single biggest cause of homelessness in England, according to a campaign group.

Radical new child cancer treatment to be made available on NHS

A radical new treatment for a rare type of childhood cancer will now be made available on the NHS.

New measures introduced to help rough sleepers

Rough sleeping has risen sharply in recent years. And many bedding down on the streets have serious mental health and addiction issues.

How bad is Britain’s homelessness problem?

MPs have branded homelessness “a national crisis”, condemning the government for its “unacceptably complacent” response.