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
09 October 2014 10:57 PM
An extraordinary hearing will shed light on a bitter dispute involving a Conservative MP and the self-appointed champions of parental rights
09 October 2014 12:06 AM
Proportion of renters unable to save for deposit leaps 13% in two years
08 October 2014 07:09 PM
An illegal gangmaster who made Romanian workers scavenge in bins while charging them to live in an unheated shed has been fined just £500.
07 October 2014 06:21 PM
Seven people have been charged over the alleged imprisonment and ill-treatment of patients with learning difficulties in three Devon care homes.
07 October 2014 05:38 PM
People in the north-east least likely to be out
28 September 2014 12:00 AM
26 September 2014 06:30 PM
A lesbian Jewish leader says she has endured years of vitriol from the writer renowned for her strident style
24 September 2014 07:06 PM
Youths from families with deep British roots more susceptible than recent migrants, finds study
14 September 2014 12:00 AM
Councils are scaling back assistance for adults assessed with ‘low’ or ‘moderate’ needs
Ghoncheh Ghavami: Mother of British-Iranian woman jailed for watching men's volleyball writes open letter to daughter
12 September 2014 04:19 PM
The mother of a British Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran for watching a volleyball match has spoken publicly for the first time of her anguish at her daughter’s incarceration.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Cyclist who knocked down three-year-old girl says his life has been 'destroyed'
- 2 A politically correct lefty goes to see Top Gear live – you'll probably believe what happened next
- 3 Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says
- 4 Puerto Rico, island of lost dreams: People are leaving the debt-hit territory in droves as near neighbour Cuba's star rises
- 5 Snoop Dogg on why he doesn't regret displaying misogyny towards women