‘I felt like dirt’: disabled Canadian woman told to leave UK after 44 years

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Margaret OBriens treatment by Home Office suggests scandal goes beyond Windrush generation Margaret OBrien, 69, moved from Canada to Wolverhampton in 1971, got married, had three children and worked for the local council for more than 25 years as a dinner lady, meals on wheels driver, lollipop lady and cleaner. A spinal injury a few […]

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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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