Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday, covering Sarah Cassidy’s maternity leave. 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.
15 May 2013 12:00 AM
After taxes, the richest 10 per cent earned 9.5 times the income of the poorest 10 per cent in 2010
05 May 2013 12:00 AM
A new law intended to ensure insurance firms pay compensation when employers' paperwork is lost will apply only to some cancer sufferers, and they will get less than expected
05 May 2013 12:00 AM
If you're one of the Britons who only walks for nine minutes a day, read on: inactivity is the world's fourth-biggest killer, and two-thirds of us are not being physical enough for good health
01 May 2013 09:49 AM
One in 10 renting families have had to change their children's school in the past five years because they had to move home
01 May 2013 12:00 AM
Violent internet film postings often disguised to lure in innocent youngsters, survey says
28 April 2013 09:17 PM
Chancellor’s aide joins new campaign demanding that British women be recognised on banknotes
Car park keepie uppie king Andrew Cassidy’s date with Maradona at Dubai's World Freestyle Championships kicked into touch
28 April 2013 07:11 PM
Scoring wonder goals galore in the Premier League this season, Gareth Bale may have thought his claim to be the “Welsh Maradona” was secure. Little did he reckon upon a rival claim from a 20-stone, 50-year-old, unemployed fisherman from Pembrokeshire.
28 April 2013 12:00 AM
The departing chair of UK Sport, whose strategies helped win 2012 glory, tells Emily Dugan that administrators need to stand up to the politicians
25 April 2013 04:48 PM
Daughter of man who killed himself in a car 'left feeling sick and empty' on viewing video
24 April 2013 08:30 PM
We’re constantly regaled with tales of our broken society. But a new report has revealed that violent crime is falling – and faster than in any other European country. Emily Dugan explains how it all went right
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- 4 Lord of the Sings: Sir Christopher Lee, 91, to release heavy metal album
- 5 Exclusive: Woolwich killings suspect Michael Adebolajo was inspired by cleric banned from UK after urging followers to behead enemies of Islam
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