The Chief Executive of housing charity Shelter said families in alternative accommodation are left without roots and stability
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Wednesday 23 January 2013
Less than £200... See the lovely French city of Lille just as spring sets in. Cresta Holidays has a two-night break that includes accommodation with breakfast at the Des Tours hotel in the Old Town and Eurostar travel from London St Pancras on 21 April for £194pp. Crestaholidays.co.uk
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Some people say they like winter because you get to stay inside and watch box sets. I'm sorry to report, those people are wrong
Sunday 13 January 2013
Fashion: Quilty pleasures
Thursday 10 January 2013
Members of Parliament believe they deserve a pay hike of one-third – with nearly 70 per cent believing that they are underpaid for the job they do.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Half of Britain's teachers now see children arrive at school who have not eaten any breakfast. Around a third of primary teachers say they take food into school to give to their pupils, with one in six spending as much as £25 a month to do so.
More schools providing free breakfasts for pupils to avoid them being unable to concentrate in class
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Free school breakfasts are on the agenda for thousands of pupils - as growing numbers of authorities act to combat them becoming hungry during the day and unable to concentrate in class.
Sunday 30 December 2012
The Egyptian Red Sea resort of El Gouna (elgouna.com) will open a “cable water park” in July.
Tuesday 25 December 2012
Less than £200... Armed with The Independent’s latest 48 Hours in Paris, take Eurostar from London St Pancras on 26 January for two nights in the French capital for £193 – including B&B at the two-star Hotel Americain, close to Place de la République. Upgrade the train for £104 per person. Crestaholidays.co.uk
Sunday 23 December 2012
You don't need to travel far for luxury, culture and comfort, says Holly Williams – Glasgow has it covered
Thursday 20 December 2012
On the morning of Christmas Eve, the bells of St Dunstan's sounded their jolly clangour across London. The shops of the Strand were lavish in their profusion of pies, puddings, currants, raisins, spices, candied peel and sugar mice. Hansom cabs clattered down the cobbles of gas-lit streets, and ladies in poke bonnets, mantled against the cold, purchased sturdy wooden toys for their adorable, curly-headed offspring.
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Less than £200... Three nights in Istanbul for £199pp. The Flight Centre deal is valid from 1-23 March, so good weather isn't guaranteed, but the souks and spice market will be as enticing as ever. Includes B&B at the Balin Hotel with Alitalia flights from Heathrow via Rome. Book by 21 Dec. Flightcentre.co.uk
Monday 10 December 2012
Actress-turned-radio presenter JoAnne Good is taking over Danny Baker's afternoon show a month after he quit live on on air and branded BBC bosses "pinheaded weasels".
Sunday 09 December 2012
Wednesday 05 December 2012
A celebrity entertainment presenter with no radio experience has been chosen to co-present a new show in Radio 1’s late night "specialist music" slot made famous by John Peel.
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Poppy Appeal 2014: This is why I won't be wearing a red poppy this year
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- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 4 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
- 5 #AskNigelFarage: Twitter starts hilarious Q&A for Ukip leader