#UK

  • Article: UK Domestic Abuse Charity Sees 10-Fold Spike in Website Traffic During COVID-19 Lockdown

    UK Domestic Abuse Charity Sees 10-Fold Spike in Website Traffic During COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 28, 2020

    Refuge, which runs the national domestic abuse helpline, has seen a “sharp rise” in demand. Read more

  • Article: Top 1% Earns 17% of Britain’s Income, New Research of Income Inequality Shows

    Top 1% Earns 17% of Britain’s Income, New Research of Income Inequality Shows

    By Helen Lock|May 22, 2020

    Researchers have said that data on capital gains earnings should be included in official statistics. Read more

  • Article: 100-Year-Old Man Raises £186,000 to Fight COVID-19 by Walking Laps in His Garden During Ramadan

    100-Year-Old Man Raises £186,000 to Fight COVID-19 by Walking Laps in His Garden During Ramadan

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 22, 2020

    Dabirul Islam Choudhury was inspired by Colonel Tom to fundraise for the vulnerable. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Could Spike in England and Wales as COVID-19 Lockdown Eases, Experts Say

    Child Marriage Could Spike in England and Wales as COVID-19 Lockdown Eases, Experts Say

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 20, 2020

    But local authorities are not adequately prepared. Read more

  • Article: Captain Tom Moore Will Be Knighted After Raising £32 Million for NHS Charities

    Captain Tom Moore Will Be Knighted After Raising £32 Million for NHS Charities

    By Helen Lock|May 20, 2020

    The former WW2 captain originally aimed to raise £1,000 to help fight COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: UK to Open a £38M Centre for Rapid Vaccine Production This Summer

    UK to Open a £38M Centre for Rapid Vaccine Production This Summer

    By Helen Lock|May 19, 2020

    The government wants to start manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine “at scale” as soon as possible. Read more

  • Article: Poorest More Than Twice as Likely to Die From COVID-19 in Scotland: Data

    Poorest More Than Twice as Likely to Die From COVID-19 in Scotland: Data

    By Helen Lock|May 18, 2020

    Campaigners say a rethink is needed to tackle the link between low income and poor health. Read more

  • Article: Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    By Helen Lock|May 15, 2020

    Rajinder Singh, from London, has become an online sensation during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read more