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Monday, 7 August 2017

Loneliness is deadlier than obesity, study suggests

Loneliness is deadlier than obesity, study suggests
- A recent survey by the charity found that for two fifths of older people, ... while charity Age UK claim the issue 'blights the lives' of over a million older ...

Entrenched poverty tough to shake in the Mississippi Delta

Entrenched poverty tough to shake in the Mississippi Delta
Persistent poverty shapes daily existence in this expanse of agricultural flatland that gave birth to the blues. Jobs are scarce. Schools struggle for ...

The scale of the problem of African poverty

The scale of the problem of African poverty
- There is no doubt at all that poverty in Africa should by now be history or, ... If you want the same standard of living as a UK or USA citizen, you will ...

British Army targets working-class schoolchildren for recruitment

British Army targets working-class schoolchildren for recruitment
- meaning that many of the children targeted live below the poverty line. Although the campaign is UK-wide, the army document indicates that there ...

Young people bear the brunt of Tories' brutal policies and the SNP must take action

Young people bear the brunt of Tories' brutal policies and the SNP must take action
- And they are the ones presiding over poverty wages and a high cost of ... Far-right elements of British nationalism are associated with the campaign ...

Local kids as young as 9 receiving treatment for eating disorders

Local kids as young as 9 receiving treatment for eating disorders
- Figures obtained by the Tele show primary school-aged children attended child and mental health services (CAMHS) for eating disorders in both 2016 ...

Unleashing your inner child can help combat stress, experts say

Unleashing your inner child can help combat stress, experts say
- Unleashing your inner child can help combat stress, experts say ... Speaking to Metro.co.uk, integrative psychotherapist Hilda Burke says that there's a ... take a moment to consider which scenario will most benefit your mental health.

Shocking rise of NHS abuse of mental health patients sparks warning over use of force as child ...

Shocking rise of NHS abuse of mental health patients sparks warning over use of force as child ...
- More than 5,000 serious incidents were probed at mental health trusts across the UK, including thousands of suicides, killings, cases of self-harm and ...

New clothing brand wants to bring back the swastika as a fashion logo

New clothing brand wants to bring back the swastika as a fashion logo
- a series of sweatshirts and grey t-shirts on which they've stuck rainbow coloured swastikas – which they say symbolises the LGBT movement.





Leeds Pride 2017: Thousands turn out in support for annual LGBT+ parade

Leeds Pride 2017: Thousands turn out in support for annual LGBT+ parade
- Pride events are aimed at promoting dignity and equal rights for the (LGBT+) community as well as increasing its visibility as a social group.

This is the sound of global protest, from Trump to Brexit

This is the sound of global protest, from Trump to Brexit
- But any sounds are welcomed as a record of today's political environment, and the collection does include some anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT protests.

Brighton and Hove Pride 2017: Bigger and better than ever

Brighton and Hove Pride 2017: Bigger and better than ever
- In a milestone year which marks 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, the annual Pride parade seemed more diverse than ...

Gay marriage ban approved in Haiti

Gay marriage ban approved in Haiti
- The Senate of Haiti has approved a measure which outlaws gay marriage in the Caribbean nation. While many countries around the world are making ...

Tweet suggests LGBT people may finally have a friend within DUP

Tweet suggests LGBT people may finally have a friend within DUP
- Maybe someone in their family comes out as gay; maybe they meet a gay person and become friends with them. Somewhere along the way empathy ...

Planners stipulate 'first ever' LGBT planning condition

Planners stipulate 'first ever' LGBT planning condition
- The Telegraph reports that growth prospects for the UK construction industry have been downgraded amid "clear signs" that next year will be "difficult" ...

UN criticises Australia's refusal to let gay couples divorce

UN criticises Australia's refusal to let gay couples divorce
- The United Nations has criticised Australia for not allowing same sex couples who married abroad to divorce. Australia's Marriage Act 1961 states that ...

26-year-old gay man takes own life after struggling with his sexuality

26-year-old gay man takes own life after struggling with his sexuality
- Vittorio Petruzelli, a 26-year-old gay man from Manchester, tragically took his own life in April after struggling to come to terms with his sexuality.

First same-sex wedding deepens Anglican divide

First same-sex wedding deepens Anglican divide
- The first gay Anglican wedding in Britain took place last week, just a day after the archbishop of Canterbury said the continuing row in the Anglican ...

Malcolm Turnbull could face a High Court challenge to 'illegal' gay marriage postal vote

Malcolm Turnbull could face a High Court challenge to 'illegal' gay marriage postal vote
- Liberal MPs from the party's right faction want a postal vote on gay marriage, in a bid to thwart any attempt by moderate MPs to support a conscience ...

British government flies rainbow gay rights flag over Northern Ireland office

British government flies rainbow gay rights flag over Northern Ireland office
The British government on Friday ordered a rainbow gay rights flag to be flown above its main office in Belfast – Stormont House – to coincide with the ...

Huge crowds turn out for Brighton Pride as 300000 people celebrate UK's biggest event of its kind ...

Huge crowds turn out for Brighton Pride as 300000 people celebrate UK's biggest event of its kind ...
- Even police cars and fire engines were decorated with rainbow colours - inspired by the LGBTQ flag, which is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage 'only matter of time'

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage 'only matter of time'
- Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is not ... Ireland's first openly gay leader was speaking as he attended a Pride ...

Brighton Pride 2017 Parade Pictures: Thousands line the streets as event gets underway

Brighton Pride 2017 Parade Pictures: Thousands line the streets as event gets underway
- In a special year for the festival, marking the 50th anniversary since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the country, Pride felt more loving than ...

Gay marriage debate hijacked when concern should be about what comes next

Gay marriage debate hijacked when concern should be about what comes next
- THE tragedy of the same sex marriage debate is that it has been hijacked by ... Legalising gay marriage in the UK has directly led to proposed “gender ...