Proportion of under-35s saying they have just one or no close friends has trebled...

The proportion of under-35s saying they have just one or no close friends has trebled in 10 years according to a report out this...

Clubs and bars must support women by cracking down on sexual aggression

Nightclubs and bars must create a supportive environment that cracks down on unwanted sexual attention and allows women to enjoy their nights out, according...

Over 1.5 million people were destitute in the UK in 2017

More than one and a half million people were in destitution at some point in 2017, including 365,000 children. This is more people than the populations...

Long-term strategies to control COVID-19 pandemic must treat health and economy as equally important

Strategies for the safe reopening of low and middle-income countries (LMICs) from months of strict social distancing in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...

Austerity results in ‘social murder’ according to new research

The consequence of austerity in the social security system – severe cuts to benefits and the ‘ratcheting up’ of conditions attached to benefits –...

Up to one million women in Great Britain at risk of gambling harms

New analysis shows up to one million women in Great Britain could be at risk of experiencing harm from gambling, the charity GambleAware has...

Church of England teaching document calls for repentance over role of Christians in centuries...

Christian theology played a part in the stereotyping and persecution of Jewish people which ultimately led to the Holocaust, a new reflection on Christian-Jewish...

Child abuse could go unreported during lockdown despite increased risks

Over a quarter of adults are unsure where to seek help about suspected child abuse, despite worries about the heightened risks to young people...

Social disadvantage in the UK has a lasting impact on childhood asthma

Children experiencing social disadvantage in their first few years of life have a greatly increased risk of asthma persisting into adulthood. These are the findings...

Six million fall behind on bills because of coronavirus, with carers, shielders and key...

One in 9 people, the equivalent of 6 million people across the UK, have reported falling behind on household bills because of coronavirus according...