Opinion

TV portrayals of social workers are harming the profession. We need to change the script
Colum Conway

TV portrayals of social workers are harming the profession. We need to change the script

A new campaign encourages TV and filmmakers to accurately portray social workers
Austerity has pushed young homeless people to back of queue for help. The government must act
Centrepoint on youth homelessness
Dr Tom Kerridge

Austerity has pushed young homeless people to back of queue for help. The government must act

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy
Mark Game

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy

Billionaires are making a killing during cost of living crisis – we can't afford to accept this
Daisy Pearson

Billionaires are making a killing during cost of living crisis – we can't afford to accept this

Christopher Eccleston on his love affair with running: 'I always feel better after a run'
Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston on his love affair with running: 'I always feel better after a run'

Healthcare for trans youth is a human right – it should matter to us all
trans rights human rights
Chiara Capraro

Healthcare for trans youth is a human right – it should matter to us all

A lifetime of playing the imitation game has reaped rewards
John Bird

A lifetime of playing the imitation game has reaped rewards

Sudan's year of war: How British government has failed UK residents with family in Sudan
Sudan conflict protest
Nick Beales

Sudan's year of war: How British government has failed UK residents with family in Sudan

The difference between Glasgow and Edinburgh? Glasgow's beauty is not overt, but subtle and beguiling
The Glasgow studio of the Duke of Wellington
Robin Ince

The difference between Glasgow and Edinburgh? Glasgow's beauty is not overt, but subtle and beguiling

Myth of hard work needs to be busted. Luck and privilege are usually behind success
A man having a nap on a bench
Sam Delaney

Myth of hard work needs to be busted. Luck and privilege are usually behind success

What we can learn from how US has criminalised rough sleepers – and how Sunak may follow suit
Homelessness

What we can learn from how US has criminalised rough sleepers – and how Sunak may follow suit

I had no idea what chemsex was until my son's death. I want to help other parents avoid heartbreak
Anonymous

I had no idea what chemsex was until my son's death. I want to help other parents avoid heartbreak

UK must take long-overdue action and cease arms sales to Israel – immediately  
Julia Rosell Jackson

UK must take long-overdue action and cease arms sales to Israel – immediately  

I spent 40 days homeless sleeping behind Tesco while seeking asylum. Here’s what the system taught me
Omer

I spent 40 days homeless sleeping behind Tesco while seeking asylum. Here’s what the system taught me

Sunak should meet people hit by floods – but maybe he doesn't want to get his Sambas wet
Paul McNamee

Sunak should meet people hit by floods – but maybe he doesn't want to get his Sambas wet

Everyone has a right to vote – including homeless people. Here's how you can take part
Craig Westwood

Everyone has a right to vote – including homeless people. Here's how you can take part

Americans are buying up Britain from right under our noses. Here's why
Angus Hanton

Americans are buying up Britain from right under our noses. Here's why

Taking time out for art gives me the will to keep fighting for social justice
John Bird

Taking time out for art gives me the will to keep fighting for social justice

I was abused, bullied and left in limbo as a migrant domestic worker. I'm proud of myself for surviving
Migrant domestic workers
Marigold Balquen

I was abused, bullied and left in limbo as a migrant domestic worker. I'm proud of myself for surviving

If the Tories really are toast, the new Labour government must be bold
Paul McNamee

If the Tories really are toast, the new Labour government must be bold

Awaab's Law: Why the government is forcing failing landlords to fix social housing more quickly
Rochdale toddler Awaab Ishak died due to damp and mould in his social housing flat
Baroness Jane Scott

Awaab's Law: Why the government is forcing failing landlords to fix social housing more quickly

I'm a single mum living in poverty. Worrying about how it affects my children keeps me up at night
child poverty/ child and mum
Lauren

I'm a single mum living in poverty. Worrying about how it affects my children keeps me up at night

Loneliness is nothing new – but modern life is making it worse
John Bird

Loneliness is nothing new – but modern life is making it worse

Story of the island with more Easter eggs than people tells us we need relatable joy – wherever we find it
Paul McNamee

Story of the island with more Easter eggs than people tells us we need relatable joy – wherever we find it

Social care is on its knees. It's no wonder public dissatisfaction is at a record high
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Evan John

Social care is on its knees. It's no wonder public dissatisfaction is at a record high