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When you feel encased in doom and gloom, you're unable to look out of the window to see what's on the horizon. Crisis is like the window, the light in the attic. Shining the light in the darkness. That is what Crisis is.
Actor Idris Elba has attacked government cuts to housing benefits for 18-21-year-olds during an impassioned speech at a charity
A few days ago I had the privilege of spending an afternoon at a place that was both informative and inspiring. Appropriately enough, they call it the Hope Centre.
You don't need to have read news reports about the benefits cap, the withdrawal of housing benefit for younger claimants
Working with migrants who are sleeping rough is challenging and complex work. We often get asked about the approach we take and the partners we work with, in particular what our relationship is with the Home Office in such cases.
I was forced to use dating apps like Grindr to find a place to stay. I was meeting up with complete strangers every night. You can find yourself in really scary situations, in which people try to take advantage of you. I tried to protect myself by arranging to meet in a public place first of all, to make sure it wasn't a hoax.
Centrepoint's research shows that for each one of those young people we see on the streets, dozens more are sleeping on the sofas of extended family and friends and, in some cases, in the beds of strangers.
James Bond. Superman. Indiana Jones. When we think of heroes they invariably evoke machismo, dashing good looks and an eye
There's something about the cold that I just love. Going outside in the frozen air, wrapped up in a thick coat and scarf and gloves; it's bracing yet refreshing. And then, of course, you get to go back inside where it is warm and cosy. Crank up the heating and cocoon within a solid building.