Tag: Poverty

epa05023967 A French national flag lays on the ground in the stadium after the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany at Stade de Fance in Paris, France, 13 November 2015. Dozens of people have been killed in a series of attacks, which included explosions outside the stadium, in Paris on 13 November.  EPA/UWE ANSPACH
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France’s Euro Problems

As the stench of uncleared garbage wafts through parts of Paris, amidst the French workers strikes that have threatened to bring the whole country to a standstill and on the back of a UNICEF report detailing the ever-worsening conditions of child poverty in the country, French President Francois Hollande continues to leave his head […]

Homelessness in the UK is a problem which needs addressing now
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Homelessness in the UK is a problem which needs addressing now

The problem Every year thousands of people apply to their local authority for homelessness assistance. Between October and December of 2015 alone, 29,250 applications for housing assistance were submitted to local authorities. Of these, 49% were accepted. In 2014/15, 112,330 people and families in England applied to their local authority […]