Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldnt be simpler | Harry Quilter-Pinner

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With the number of rough sleepers in Britain soaring, its time we got over our prejudices, writes Harry Quilter-Pinner, who works at the homelessness charity SCT I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years […]

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Morrissey denounces halal meat as ‘evil’, and attacks May, Khan, Abbott and more

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Ex-Smiths frontman claims halal slaughter requires certification that can only be given by supporters of Isis, and throws his support behind far-right For Britain party Morrissey has made an extraordinary even by his standards series of pronouncements in halal meat production, the Islamic method of animal slaughter. He claimed that halal slaughter requires certification that […]

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Richest 1% on target to own two-thirds of all wealth by 2030

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World leaders urged to act as anger over inequality reaches a tipping point The worlds richest 1% are on course to control as much as two-thirds of the worlds wealth by 2030, according to a shocking analysis that has lead to a cross-party call for action. World leaders are being warned that the continued accumulation […]

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Extra glass of wine a day ‘will shorten your life by 30 minutes’

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Drinking is as harmful as smoking, and more than five drinks a week lowers life expectancy, say researchers Drinking will shorten your life, according to a study that suggests every glass of wine or pint of beer over the daily recommended limit will cut half an hour from the expected lifespan of a 40-year-old. Those […]

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Finland is the happiest country in the world, says UN report

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Nordic nations take top four places in happiness rankings, with annual study also charting the decline of the US Finland has overtaken Norway to become the happiest nation on earth, according to a UN report. The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, said all the Nordic countries scored highly on income, healthy life expectancy, social support, […]

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Mark E Smith, founder and lead singer with the Fall, dies aged 60

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Famously fractious singer had been suffering from ill health throughout 2017 Mark E Smith, founder and lead singer with the Fall, dies aged 60 Famously fractious frontman had been suffering from ill health throughout 2017 The final interview: I can clear a pub when I want to Ben Beaumont-Thomas First published on Wed 24 Jan […]

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Tony Blair confirms he is working to reverse Brexit

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Former PM argues claims made by leave campaign now clearly untrue and so British voters deserve second referendum Tony Blair has confirmed that he is trying to reverse Brexit, arguing that voters deserve a second referendum because the 350m per week for the NHS promise has now been exposed as untrue. In an interview with […]

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Michael Bloomberg: Brexit is stupidest thing any country has done besides Trump

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Exclusive: Billionaire media mogul says it is hard to understand why a country doing so well wanted to ruin it Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the single stupidest thing any country has ever done apart from the election of Donald Trump as US president. […]

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