#England

  • Article: Homeless Children Resort to Sleeping in Shipping Containers Across England
    Citizenship

    Homeless Children Resort to Sleeping in Shipping Containers Across England

    Aug. 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Homelessness has been increasing in England for nearly a decade. Read more

  • Article: Fracking Paused Once Again in Lancashire After Drilling Provoked the Biggest Earthquake Yet
    Environment

    Fracking Paused Once Again in Lancashire After Drilling Provoked the Biggest Earthquake Yet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 22, 2019

    Seismic activity was recorded with a magnitude of 1.55. Read more

  • Article: This English Region Is Planning a World-First for Climate Change Teaching
    Education

    This English Region Is Planning a World-First for Climate Change Teaching

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2019

    Its new mayor, Jamie Driscoll, declared a climate emergency on his first day in office in May. Read more

  • Article: Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note
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    Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    He was a World War II hero who saved millions of lives — and yet was persecuted for his sexuality. Read more

  • Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England
    Environment

    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September
    Health

    HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 10, 2019

    The extension of the girls’ vaccination programme will prevent tens of thousands of cancers. Read more

  • Article: England's Women's World Cup Semi-Final Is Britain's Most-Watched TV in 2019 So Far
    Girls & Women

    England's Women's World Cup Semi-Final Is Britain's Most-Watched TV in 2019 So Far

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 3, 2019

    It’s a sweeping declaration of victory for women’s football and gender equality in sport. Read more

  • Article: These Amazing Double Decker Buses Are Helping House London's Homeless Population
    Citizenship

    These Amazing Double Decker Buses Are Helping House London's Homeless Population

    July 2, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A fleet of four decommissioned buses has been transformed into shelter. Read more