I was 25 when a married executive producer took my hand and tried to talk me back to his hotel room. He was a big deal in Hollywood. I was his young, ambitious production coordinator, who also happened to be a long way from home. Even so, I made my excuses and left. Another statistic. […]
Over the weekend I watched with growing horror as the “#MeToo” campaign revealed the number of people who have been subject to sexual harassment and assault at the hands of men. With a cascade of celebrities disclosing their stories about the abhorrent Harvey Weinstein, it’s easy to comprehend at least that victims of such abuse […]
How do we effectively support people sleeping rough away from the streets for good? Even with the Homelessness Reduction Act set to come into force in April 2018, giving councils greater duties to prevent and end people’s homelessness, it’s a question that won’t be simply resolved anytime soon. A BBC Freedom of Information request this […]
This blog was written ahead of the Breastfeeding Network Annual Conference Mothering the mother is a phrase often heard during pregnancy and birth. Look after the mother, care for her, support her emotional needs … and she will feel more empowered to grow, birth and care for her baby. A phrase (and actions) that makes […]
Pictured: John Letts, 56, and Sally Lane, 54, began their week-long fast on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in central London at 1pm on Thursday.
Children’s charity trustee Luke Sharp, 20, of Rochdale, inadvertently overdosed on morphine which he found in a friend’s cupboard after drinking two for two days in a row.
The French president delivered a grim assessment of the Brexit standoff, saying Theresa May must make more significant concessions for trade negotiations to be able to start in December.
British men are more likely to be guilty of excessive drinking than women, according to a study, consuming almost double the amount of alcohol in-flight compared to women.