Poverty

Council leaders call for funding for free school meals over Easter

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Councils in England have been told they will have to find the money for meals themselves Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage City leaders have said...
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In the coronavirus jobs wipeout, the young and low earners suffer most

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Economic hardship is blighting some more quickly than others Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage This recession stands out for its scale and speed, on...
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Alfredo Morelos in classy crisis gesture as agent describes star's £75k pledge

Alfredo Morelos in classy crisis gesture as agent describes star's £75k pledge

1 day ago   |   Daily Record

The Ibrox star runs a charity - the Alfredo Morelos Foundation - aimed at lifting children out of poverty in his homeland.
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My food bank used to offer human contact, but coronavirus has ended that | Jenny Stevens

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

As we move to home deliveries only, the desperate people to whom we usually offer tea and a chat will be further out of sight Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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Banff and Buchan initiatives fund open

2 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire Council are calling for town improvement project and volunteer schemes to apply for a share of £80,000. Applications are now open for any groups, organisations or...
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Coronavirus: Italy races to get support to homeless after lockdown 'apocalypse'

2 days ago   |   The Independent

Authorities have been confronted with a mammoth task: getting support to rough sleepers while avoiding further contagion, and catering to a whole new swath of people finding...
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Off our trolleys: what stockpiling in the coronavirus crisis reveals about us

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

There is plenty of food to go round, which means there is no need for panic buying. But who said our relationship with food was fully rational? By Bee Wilson See all our...
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Anywhere but Westminster | Scotland: fear and Lothian on the campaign trail - video

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

As election day nears, John Harris and John Domokos head for a SNP/Labour marginal and talk to people whose lives have been turned upside down by universal credit, a policy...
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First free food delivery service for rough sleepers launches in Bristol

First free food delivery service for rough sleepers launches in Bristol

3 days ago   |   The Big Issue   |   2 articles

Charity Caring In Bristol is launching a project to get restaurant-quality meals from Michelin-starred restaurant chefs to homeless people during the Covid-19 crisis. Cheers...
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Fashion brands' cancellation of £2.4bn orders ‘catastrophic' for Bangladesh

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Garment workers left ‘abandoned' by move to cut losses in wake of coronavirus crisis by retailers including Primark and Edinburgh Woollen Mill Coronavirus - latest updates See...
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'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision...

'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision to put them on furlough

A Liverpool staff member has expressed their disappointment following the club's controversial decision to furlough some of their non-playing workers in response to the... Read more ...

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

The new Labour leader has reshuffled the party's top team as he starts to make his mark. Out are Corbyn loyalists to be replaced by those on the soft left Read more ...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to help fight pandemic

Kubrat Pulev will donate half of his purse from his potential world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the coronavirus. Read more ...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered furloughing non-playing staff' 

West Brom chief executive Mark Jenkins will take a 100 per cent pay cut, with Baggies senior management team having also offered to take large reductions in their wages. Read more ...

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Catherine Calderwood visited her family's second home in Fife, more than an hours travel from her primary home in Edinburgh, despite advising all Scots to stay home during the... Read more ...

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock delivered this afternoon's press conference after the Department for Health and Social Care confirmed that the UK's Covid-19 death toll had risen... Read more ...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting young player

Mount has been a breakout star for Chelsea this season Tim Cahill has identified Mason Mount as the Premier League 's most exciting young star. The Chelsea midfielder has... Read more ...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus restrictions continue

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says playing behind closed doors is a better option than scrapping the season, but warned European competitions could be abandoned. Read more ...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League five-a-side team

Van Dijk's team would be dominated by City players Virgil van Dijk has selected his Premier League five-a-side and picked Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lead the team. The... Read more ...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of coronavirus

LONGLEAT SAFARI PARK owner Lord Bath has died at the age of 87 after testing positive for coronavirus. Read more ...