Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent 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.
30 May 2014 05:49 PM
More families are in debt to HMRC through no fault of their own, according to Government data, which shows the proportion of tax credits that were overpaid soared last year.
29 May 2014 08:42 PM
Exclusive : Campaigners say families living below the breadline are being harassed by phone and text message for money they do not have
27 May 2014 12:51 AM
Four out of 10 over-65s do not use the internet. The state should offer lessons, report says
Boarding schools struggle to deal with race 'ghettoes' with foreign children now forming a third of boarders
26 May 2014 06:35 PM
Offspring of the super-rich sometimes refuse to do their own housework and expect hotel service from boarding staff.
26 May 2014 12:29 AM
The number of households remortgaging properties has risen to the highest level since before the recession, according to figures.
26 May 2014 12:28 AM
Families wanting to take their children on holiday during term time are mounting a legal challenge against Michael Gove’s crackdown on the practice.
26 May 2014 12:23 AM
Welfare changes blamed as figures from Citizens Advice show rise in those seeking debt advice
25 May 2014 09:09 PM
Quotas should be introduced in Britain to make sure average women succeed in the workplace as often as mediocre men, Cherie Booth QC said this weekend.
25 May 2014 07:34 PM
So-called soft GCSEs such as Media Studies and Leisure and Tourism could face the axe under a fresh overhaul by the exam watchdog Ofqual.
25 May 2014 05:47 PM
A five-month-old baby who has still not been given a name will be put up for adoption because of his father’s hostility to social workers, a High Court judge has ruled.
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Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'
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