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Almost 13,000 residences vacant for 10 years as 127,000 children deal with being homeless in 2020

Almost 13,000 homes have stood empty for at least 10 years, new figures have revealed. Government figures show 127,000 children face being homeless at New Year. Yet a staggering 46,964 homes have been empty for 5 years or more and 313,792 have been empty for more than six months according to an investigation by the…

— MADZ✨// suga’s interlude💫 (@MADZ_Drag) December 29, 2019 O2 down yet again — Jack Wiggins (@Wiggo_WWFC95) December 29, 2019 @O2 hi, is your network down? I can’t make calls? — JF (@JDCFC2020) December 29, 2019 The map from Downdetector appears to show problems widespread across England and Wales, but this has yet to be confirmed…

‘Angry’ Tortoise Rescued From House Fire He Started

COMPLEX participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means COMPLEX gets paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. © 2019 Complex Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ‘Angry’ Tortoise Rescued From House Fire He Started The Reason The Cutlass Is Blue…

The TV repeats and old songs that help people with dementia 22 December 2019 Image copyright Liberty Films Image caption Old films like It’s A Wonderful Life can stimulate memories and feelings TV repeats and familiar festive songs can help people with dementia by stimulating memories and keeping the brain active. Christmas can be an…

Wife of U.S. mediator billed with triggering fatality of U.K. teenager, family members states

LONDON — The wife of a U.S. diplomat accused of killing 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn while driving on the wrong side of a road in England this year has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, according to the Dunn family’s spokesman, Radd Seiger. The Crown Prosecution Service, which handles criminal cases in the…

Bursaries for student nurses will be restored after they were scrapped as part of the Conservatives’ austerity measures. The return of the payments of up to £8,000-a-year – scrapped by former prime minister Theresa May – was one of the central measures of the Tory general election manifesto unveiled last month. It formed part of…

No residence for 285,000 on Christmas Day in England, numbers reveal | Society

An estimated 280,000 homeless people will be rough sleeping, or living in temporary housing and hostels in England on Christmas Day – about one in every 200 of the total population, according to Shelter . The housing charity’s figure, which is likely to understate the true level of homelessness because it does not count people…

Video records the noise of pleasure when a child’s listening device is activated – CNN

(CNN) When the video starts, 4-month-old Georgina silently stares at the camera. Then her mother says, “OK, so we’ve just turned your hearing on. Can you say hello to everybody?” Georgina’s response is immediate — and heart-melting. She enthusiastically squeals a long, high-pitched “hi” of her own. When she turns her head, you can see…

President Donald Trump returning to Michigan for December rally

President Donald Trump coming back to Michigan for December rally Updated Dec 05, 2019; Posted Dec 05, 2019 AP President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on Air Force One on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., following a trip to the NATO Summit in England. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)…

FactCheck: Javid ‘misremembers’ being homeless stat – Channel 4 News

By Georgina Lee 5 Dec 2019 “Homelessness reached its peak in 2008 under the last Labour government, since then it’s down by almost a half […] it’s Labour that was responsible for the massive rise in homelessness” That’s what the Conservative chancellor Sajid Javid told Sky News this morning . Let’s take a look. When…