Northern Ireland will enter a circuit-breaker for a fortnight starting tomorrow. In Leicester, they know more than most about the strains of lockdown. It’s more than 150 days since local restrictions were imposed on the city’s residents and they have been living with some form of enhanced measures ever since. And today they learned they…
The Home Office broke equality law in the way it treated the Windrush generation, according to the equalities watchdog.
Fehzan Jamil from Bradford was laid to rest yesterday after contracting the virus.
The city of Hull is struggling with the worst infection rate in the UK and council leaders have appealed for military support.
It’s yet another inequality amongst the victims of coronavirus.
The pandemic has upended all our lives, but perhaps the most significant impact has been seen on children, with some young children going back to wearing nappies, or forgetting how to eat with a knife and fork. These worrying trends are revealed today in reports published by the education watchdog, Ofsted, which look at what…
Manchester University has apologised and promised an inquiry after protesting students pulled down security fences that had been put up round halls of residence as the lockdown began. The university said the fences were to help avoid the “mixing of households”. But students say that their anxiety levels are bad enough as a result of…
Businesses have warned that a second national lockdown for England is a “real body blow”.
Nottingham is already living with strict lockdown measures and now faces the prospect of yet more.
Boris Johnson has defended his refusal to extend free school meals in England over the half-term break, as he hinted that more money might be made available, declaring no one wanted to see children going hungry this winter.
We have been to Birmingham to speak to families who are worried about feeding their children during next week’s school holiday.
Imprisonment for Public Protection sentences have left many people stuck in prison for years, sometimes for relatively minor crimes.
Child poverty shamed Britain even before the pandemic. Now after months of economic and social turmoil, it’s little surprise that it’s getting worse.
Tomorrow, Liverpool City Region will wake up to life under tier three coronavirus restrictions.
In Greater Manchester, the rise in infection rates has led to huge pressure on local hospitals.