Emily Dugan is Social Affais Editor for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday. She was previously a news reporter for The Independent on Sunday. Her investigations into human trafficking have twice been awarded Best Investigative Article at the Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards and her human rights journalism was shortlisted for the Gaby Rado Memorial prize at the 2012 Amnesty Media Awards. Emily is on sabbatical until March 2015
15 July 2014 12:00 AM
Although two thirds of women in the UK are now in employment, 72 per cent say they do most of the household cleaning
St Andrews principal excluded from Royal and Ancient golf club because of her sex speaks out over members' taunts
14 July 2014 06:48 PM
Now even the golf establishment is turning against its anachronistic men-only admissions policy
13 July 2014 09:36 PM
Soaring numbers of people in private rented homes face eviction despite being up to date with their rent because rising house prices are prompting landlords to ask tenants to leave.
11 July 2014 05:59 PM
The chief inspector has told MPs that he believes local authorities still have a role in holding schools to account
Immigration: Serious failings within Government system carry 'high risk of unfairness' for asylum seekers, says High Court judge
09 July 2014 05:55 PM
Inadequate checks mean that the most vulnerable asylum seekers, such as victims of torture, are not being identified
08 July 2014 12:00 AM
Meanwhile 2m grandparents have given up work, reduced hours or taken time off to look after grandchildren
07 July 2014 06:39 PM
Two in five young people are currently unemployed or underemployed
07 July 2014 01:18 AM
Diabetes is becoming a “national health emergency” with thousands of new cases diagnosed every week, says a leading charity which warns it could lead to a rise in amputations and kidney failure.
06 July 2014 12:00 AM
03 July 2014 07:45 PM
Mixed-race romances blossom as Britain’s ethnic divisions melt away
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 3 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories