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Sunday 12 January 2014
Owner of largest firm in the North East of England concedes move is 'morally wrong' but he says had no choice but to act after local authority warns operators over charging disabled passengers extra
There are pros and cons to shows like The Undateables, but at least we're engaging with disability issues
Thursday 09 January 2014
To really educate society on the difficulties of being disabled I'm not convinced 'love' is the best topic
Thursday 02 January 2014
Changes to the benefits system are forcing those in greatest need of aid to suffer, a charity has warned.
Tuesday 31 December 2013
About 60,000 families living in council homes where there is someone caring for an elderly or disabled relative have been caught out by the “bedroom tax”.
Thursday 19 December 2013
Critics say there is a ‘postcode lottery’ for grants meant to protect the vulnerable
Saturday 14 December 2013
London 2012 was a breakthrough year for disability sport, with full houses for the Paralympics. Britain’s poster boy was the wheelchair racer David Weir, who delivered the goods with four gold medals.
Friday 13 December 2013
Thousands of patients still live in hospitals, a year on from Government promises to transform adult social care
Tuesday 10 December 2013
A freeze on council tax and cap on welfare will add to their misery
Sunday 08 December 2013
The Government is “squandering” an opportunity to make public transport more accessible to disabled people after MPs’ recommendations on improvements were “effectively ignored”, campaigners have said.
Thursday 05 December 2013
Before there was sex in a box, there was The Audience (More4), another high-concept show for the nosy, in which an individual with a dilemma invites a jury of strangers into his/her life.
Fitness to work test DOES disadvantage mentally ill: Court of Appeal upholds ruling against Government
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Hundreds of thousands of people with learning difficulties, mental health problems and autism have to go through the Work Capability Assesment to find out if they are eligible for Employment Support Allowance
Everton defender Leighton Baines ruled out for up to six weeks with a broken toe suffered in Liverpool draw
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Baines went off in the second half at Goodison Park and an x-ray has confirmed the fracture to his right foot
Monday 25 November 2013
A woman who suffered crippling back pain killed herself after her disability benefits were stopped, her sister has claimed.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Mother love: Drabble does not shy away from the question of dependency
Monday 04 November 2013
Her tweet mocking Tanni Grey-Thompson's disability says a lot about us, in that she has also been allowed to become a commentator in the mainstream media
- 1 Revolutionary lost Caravaggio painting 'Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy' identified
- 2 McKamey Manor: This 'extreme' haunted house is the stuff of nightmares
- 3 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 4 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 5 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands