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With no long-term funding plan for emergency hotels, councils and charities have their say on what needs to happen next.
Government's proposed increase will only help for fewer than a thousand homes, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds.
In a major collaborative investigation with HuffPost UK & regional journalists across the country, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals that local government funding crisis has become so dire that councils are being forced to sell thousands of public spaces and are using some of the cash to pay for further service cuts and redundancy payments.
Conventional operations are starting to wind down in Afghanistan - we are months away from the international troops leaving. But drone strikes are likely to continue. Drones are widely assumed to be a clean, remote way of pursuing western counter-terrorism objectives there. Yet in its work on Pakistan, the Bureau has shown on countless occasions that drones are not as surgical as claimed.
A new unpublished report suggests that rape has been effectively 'decriminalised' among vulnerable women. According to research
The Bureau's trawl of local authority planning documents has established that 24 the 54 developments by the Crown Estate, the Duchies, the Church and Grosvenor fail to meet local affordable housing targets. In other words, Britain's five historic landowners are building in places where there is a recognised need for affordable homes, a requirement for them to meet that need but they often fail to do so.
The crisis surrounding a Newsnight programme, which wrongly implicated Tory peer Lord McAlpine in a child sex abuse scandal
A Rejoinder to David Lipsey: For the Sake of Progression, Legitimacy and Democracy - The House of Lords Must Be Reformed
Robin Cook once commented that reforming the House of Lords was like Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot - "(it) never arrives and some are rather doubtful whether it even exists".