#Britain

  • Article: A Fifth of UK's Wild Animals at 'Risk of Extinction' Within 10 Years
    Environment

    A Fifth of UK's Wild Animals at 'Risk of Extinction' Within 10 Years

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 13, 2018

    Mark 2028 in your diaries — it could be the end of some of your favourite mammals. Read more

  • Article: Britain Could End Homelessness Within a Decade, Says Leading Charity
    Citizenship

    Britain Could End Homelessness Within a Decade, Says Leading Charity

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 11, 2018

    Imagine a Britain where not a single person is sleeping rough, or in insecure accommodation. Read more

  • Article: The UK Answers Malala's G7 Call to Get Girls Across the World Into Classrooms
    Education

    The UK Answers Malala's G7 Call to Get Girls Across the World Into Classrooms

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 8, 2018

    Theresa May is pledging £187 million for girls' education. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Urges People to 'Hear the Cries' of Modern Slaves
    Citizenship

    Pope Francis Urges People to 'Hear the Cries' of Modern Slaves

    June 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The pope said he was praying for the freedom of people trapped in slavery. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London
    Environment

    The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 8, 2018

    It would be the most significant expansion of the UK's "Blue Belt" to date. Read more

  • Article: This New Report Paints a Striking Picture of Destitution in the UK
    Food & Hunger

    This New Report Paints a Striking Picture of Destitution in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 7, 2018

    More than 1.5 million people in Britain couldn't afford food, shelter, or other essentials in 2017. Read more

  • Article: Every Car in London Costs the NHS £8,000 Because Air Pollution Blows
    Environment

    Every Car in London Costs the NHS £8,000 Because Air Pollution Blows

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 7, 2018

    Air pollution kills — and also costs the taxpayer a fortune. Read more

  • Article: 'Plastic' Is the Children's Word of the Year
    Environment

    'Plastic' Is the Children's Word of the Year

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 6, 2018

    Last year's winner was "Trump" — and in 2016 it was "refugee." Read more