Marcus Rashford clashes with Tory MPs over free school meals | Education

England and Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has locked horns with Tory MPs in a Twitter…

MPs urge ‘starter payment’ to universal credit claimants | Society

New universal credit claimants should be offered a “starter payment” to ensure they have enough money…

Churches tally up their value to society – at £12.4bn | World news

Sixteen years ago, St Stephen’s church in Bradford was on the verge of closure. Its congregation…

London to face tighter Covid restrictions from Friday night | World news

London will be placed in high-risk, tier 2 coronavirus restrictions from Friday night as infection rates…

UK government issues new guidance for coronavirus shielders | World news

More than 2 million people in England on the government’s shielding list, considered vulnerable to Covid…

Winter fund of £12m for rough sleepers in England ‘not enough’, say charities | Society

The government has announced a £12m fund to help rough sleepers off the streets and keep…

Rough sleepers in UK will die without government action, doctors warn | Society

Rough sleepers will die this winter without urgent government action as coronavirus and cold weather create…

UK distancing measures could leave homeless people out in cold, experts warn | Society

Space in homeless shelters could drop by as much as two-thirds because of physical distancing regulations,…

Six ways to get through the next six months | World news

The announcement of a new set of coronavirus restrictions across England and Scotland has made the…

Disadvantaged families in England could face generations of inequality | Society

Families face being locked into disadvantage for generations unless the issue of social mobility is urgently…