“I go into a cafe, but people don’t always speak to you. People don’t see you, because you’re old.” Chitra, 76, is just one of thousands of elderly people in the UK who feel lonely. Social isolation can be devastating at any time of the year, but new data from Contact the Elderly suggests the […]
The 2017 General Election saw 92 MPs elected to the Commons for the very first time. In a series of exclusive interviews, HuffPost UK is speaking to new MPs from the Conservatives, Labour, SNP and Lib Dems. This week, it’s Paul Masterton. He had been in Parliament less than six months before making news as one […]
Tributes have poured in for Amelia Blake, 22, who was found dead in a suspected murder-suicide in a Sydney flat. The British backpacker has been described as ‘an angel taken too soon’.
In our December 15 article headlined ‘Another human rights fiasco!’ about a case in the High Court which saw compensation awarded to four Iraqis for unlawful imprisonment and ill-treatment by British forces, we reported claims made by the soldier who captured him that a ‘suspected Iraqi insurgent’ Abd Al-Waheed had been ‘caught red handed with bomb’, and that he was awarded £33,000 for being kept in custody ‘too long’.
Ben Bradley, who was promoted by Theresa May last week, said Britain would drown ‘in a vast sea of unemployed wasters’ if the poorest families had too many children.
Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis has updated a guide to when stores begin to discount food with yellow reduced price stickers – and at Tesco and Morrisons, it starts in the morning.