Fear of crime and of parents struggling to pay the bills blights our children’s...

Fear of crime is damaging the well-being of 2.2 million teenagers in the UK, with one in three teenage girls fearful of being followed...

Safety warning amid worrying smoke alarm ‘failure rate’

Almost 40 per cent of battery-powered smoke alarms failed to activate in residential fires in England in the past year, latest figures show, prompting...

More in four of of five women have witnessed workplace discrimination

More than four in five (85%) of women and 80% of men report that they have witnessed gender-discriminatory acts at work. The Chartered Management Institute’s...

Crackdown on high cost credit announced by Financial Watchdog

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced new proposals this morning that are designed to protect millions of people who use overdrafts and high-cost...

Millions of British passport holders could be grounded by no-deal Brexit

Around 3.5 million British passport holders could be prevented from travelling to some European countries in the event of a no-deal Brexit,...

Is the North South divide the new Berlin Wall?

Regional inequalities which blight economic performance and life-chances in the UK may become significantly worse unless drastic action is taken. That’s the conclusion of a...

New survey of millenniums reveals a Depressed childhood

One quarter of girls  and one in 10 boys are depressed by the age of 14 according to new research out today. The study published...

New Manchester led research confirms that the risk of stillbirth is doubled if women...

The Midlands and North of England Stillbirth Study (MiNESS) found that women who go to sleep in the supine (lying on the back) position...

Metrolink to start issuing monthly performance reports after Burnham intervention

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, has taken steps to ensure a report on Metrolink performance is published every month as part of...

Just about managing? New report says millions are no better off than in 2003

A new report out this morning by the Resolution foundation paints a picture that many families in Britain are seeing their incomes falling. The Living...