New study reveals widening north-south gap in young adult deaths

A major study of mortality across England led by University of Manchester data scientists blames socioeconomic deprivation for sharp rises in deaths among 22...

50,000 meals provided to people in deprived communities in Manchester and across the UK.

Since 2016, social enterprise Foodinate has brought over 50,000 hot, nourishing meals to people in need in deprived communities in Manchester and across the...

Probation supervision can reduce reoffending, research suggests

Probation supervision can be effective in reducing rates of reoffending, a new review of previous research suggests. Despite the widespread worldwide use of probation supervision...

If intoxicated, courts treat women twice as harshly as men facing same assault charges...

Women are twice as likely as men to receive harsher sentences for assault offences when alcohol is a contributory factor, according to new research...

Pioneering Salford project steers young people onto right road

A pioneering Salford project is steering young people away from organised crime and helping them build more positive futures. STEER, which is run by Salford...

Downward mobility link to violent crime and self-harm according to major Manchester study

The children of families who fall upon hard times are at significantly greater risk of being involved in violent crime and harming themselves as...

Poorest threatened by move to cashless society, study from Which? reveals

Lower income households and older generations will be hardest hit as bank branch and ATM closures threaten to strip them of vital access to...

16-24 year olds are the loneliest age group according to new BBC survey

A nationwide survey led by The University of Manchester and BBC Radio 4 has found that 16-24 year olds experience loneliness more often and...

Access to British justice increasingly only for the few – Law Society warns ministers

Public access to the justice system has never been so restricted, the Law Society warned today as it filed a hard-hitting submission to government...

Employers say babies are bad for business

Young Women’s Trust, a charity that supports young women on low or no pay, has found that getting pregnant is still holding women back...