Deprivation

Why Are Britain's Poorest Areas Facing Deeper Cuts?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

England's poorest areas have had their council budgets cut by far more than rich parts, Labour is claiming. The opposition has produced research sh...

Mentoring Young People

Bob Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Bob Morgan

Imagine if - on top of all that - your family is the major problem in your life: you are suffering abuse or neglect- you don't know who you can trust and there is no one to talk to. All your experience tells you that this is what the world is like and - for all you know - will always be like because there is no one to tell you otherwise.

Seaside Poverty Getting Worse

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

Britain's seaside towns have become 'a dumping ground' British seaside resorts are among the poorest parts of the country, according to an official...

LOOK: Seaside Towns, Then And Now

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK

Britain's seaside towns have become 'a dumping ground' Crowds used to flock to Britain's seaside towns, with the likes of Blackpool and Great Yarmo...

Are Britain's Seaside Resorts 'Dumping Grounds'?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK

Britain's once-proud seaside resorts have become 'dumping grounds' for hard-up people and benefit claimants, according to an influential think thank. ...

The Secret to Spirituality

Yasmin Khatun | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Yasmin Khatun

During the month we (Muslims) train ourselves, train ourselves to have restraint, train ourselves to have patience and steer clear from basic desires. The desire to eat, the desire to drink, the desire to argue back when under attack, the desire to indulge curbing our enthusiasm for all of these things until the set time and realizing that in actuality we are in no need of most of these desires.

What Would Dickens Think?

Keith Taylor | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Politics
Keith Taylor

Though Dickens would surely be glad to find that children are no longer sent to workhouses he would still find hungry kids and their parents in want of more food at dinnertime.

Lady Gaga's Diet Tips

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Our society has built up an image of beauty that even starving popstars can't achieve. And when they try to, we castigate them for it. And the negative impact that this has on children and others is perpetuating the message that weight loss is about starvation and deprivation.