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Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Poverty now, later or both? The terrible choice facing 2.4m Brits and how to beat it

Poverty now, later or both? The terrible choice facing 2.4m Brits and how to beat it
 - The report said the number of 35- to 44-year-olds who said their finances were squeezed equated to 2.4 million people UK-wide. More than two-thirds ...


Will a pre-Brexit building boom now bust Britain's universities?

Will a pre-Brexit building boom now bust Britain's universities?
 - Now the UK's decision to leave the EU could put the future of this strategy in doubt. As a reaction to higher education's exposure to free market forces, ...

Post-Brexit UK attracts more city students

Post-Brexit UK attracts more city students
 - According to Gaurav Surana, the owner of I Cud B, a web portal and an overseas education consultancy agency, the cost of studying in the UK has ...

What to make of 'British values' in the aftermath of Brexit?

What to make of 'British values' in the aftermath of Brexit?
 - The specialists in citizenship, religious education and philosophy of ... schools “misinterpreting the need to promote fundamental British values in ways ...

Eye and smell tests may reveal early dementia signs

Eye and smell tests may reveal early dementia signs
 - Eye tests are fairly common for older people, so there is great potential to incorporate additional tests into their regular check-up." While the tests ...

Statement to set out skills expected for social work with older people

Statement to set out skills expected for social work with older people
 - The government will produce a statement setting out the knowledge and skills expected of social workers working with older people. Chief social ...

UK government announces plans to crack down on homophobic hate crime in schools

UK government announces plans to crack down on homophobic hate crime in schools
 - The Government's new “anti-hate crime action plan” will see schools being forced to record every incident of hate crime in a bid to stamp it out.


Domestic violence victims are disappearing from homeless statistics

Domestic violence victims are disappearing from homeless statistics
 - How can women flee domestic abuse if they have nowhere to go? ... According to official figures, domestic violence looks like it is decreasing. ... data house in order to represent the true picture of homelessness in the UK and the real ...

Businesses in Abingdon show support for LGBT community after council controversy

Businesses in Abingdon show support for LGBT community after council controversy
 - BUSINESSES are painting a colourful picture of support for LGBT communities by hanging rainbow flags from their windows. A cafe and a therapy ...

Everything You Need To Know About Norwich Pride

Everything You Need To Know About Norwich Pride
 - After months of planning and preparation, Norwich Pride will take place this Saturday 30 July! The annual event which celebrates the lesbian, gay, ...

Future Gay Partners of Descendants to be Given the Same Rights as Heterosexual Spouses

Future Gay Partners of Descendants to be Given the Same Rights as Heterosexual Spouses
 - A landed family has rewritten the inheritance rules of a trust to give any future gay partners of descendants the same rights as heterosexual spouses.

First gay Olympian in history competed in 1928

First gay Olympian in history competed in 1928
 - The Rio Olympics has 41 publicly out LGBTI athletes set to compete, the most ever for an Olympics. The British delegation currently holds the crown as ...

Councils must record homophobic bullying, say Scottish Lib Dems

Councils must record homophobic bullying, say Scottish Lib Dems
- He said: “Scotland and the rest of the UK have taken huge strides towards equality for LGBTI people in recent years, leading the world on issues like ...

Good luck in Rio, Michelle!

Good luck in Rio, Michelle!
 - Australia has one athlete from the LGBTI community going to the Olympics in Rio – she's Michelle Heyman in our women's football team. The talented ...


Marriage equality supporters divide over plebiscite tactics

Marriage equality supporters divide over plebiscite tactics
 - Many Australian marriage equality advocates have warned a plebiscite would 'licence hate speech' and some LGBTI people are so fearful of a ...

Equal Rights Coalition Launches at Global LGBTI Human Rights Conference

Equal Rights Coalition Launches at Global LGBTI Human Rights Conference
 - Earlier this month, 29 governments announced the launch of an Equal Rights Coalition at the conclusion of the Global LGBTI Human Rights ...

Team GB's divers are more than just a set of Speedos

Team GB's divers are more than just a set of Speedos
 - We're only weeks away from the biggest sporting event of the year, the Olympic Games in Rio. As well as the incredible feats of athleticism that are ...

Scottish agencies in drive to increase gay adoption

Scottish agencies in drive to increase gay adoption
- Dozens of children in Scotland have been adopted by gay and lesbian couples as agencies mount a drive to increase same-sex adoption. According ...

LGBT insurance provider nominated for 'hat-trick' of awards

LGBT insurance provider nominated for 'hat-trick' of awards
 - The UK's first full-service LGBT insurance provider has been nominated for three insurance industry awards, just months after launching in the UK ...

UK government unveils plan to 'stamp out' hate crime in schools

UK government unveils plan to 'stamp out' hate crime in schools
 - The UK Government have announced new plans to crack down on anti-LGBT hate crime in schools. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has commissioned ...

Gay Republican claims party is 'ready to move on' from LGBT discrimination

Gay Republican claims party is 'ready to move on' from LGBT discrimination
 - Gay Republican Rachel Hoff has insisted that the future of LGBT rights within the Republican party is hopeful in an interview with Think Progress.

Prince Harry's live HIV test leads to increase in people getting tested

Prince Harry's live HIV test leads to increase in people getting tested
 - Terrence Higgins Trust, the UK's leading HIV and sexual health charity, conducted a pilot scheme through July offering thousands of people the ...

Disordered eating common among LGBTI youth

Disordered eating common among LGBTI youth
 - Purging, fasting and using diet pills are all much more prevalent among LGBTI youth than their heterosexual peers, according to a Canadian study.

Why the UN's first ever LGBTI expert is not quite what you may expect

Why the UN's first ever LGBTI expert is not quite what you may expect
 - The LGBTI expert will get expenses and the support of the UN Human Rights Commission secretariat. But they will be expected to have 'independent ...

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