Emily Dugan

Emily Dugan is Social Affairs 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

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Ashley Rosser, who served in the RAF, at the Veterans Aid hostel in east London

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Rev Libby Lane will become the Church of England's first female bishop

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Demonstrators protesting against the bedroom tax outside the High Court earlier this year

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Charities speak out against budget that does nothing for the poor

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UN halts food aid to 1.7 million Syrian refugees after £40m funding shortfall

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