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This is West Country
All smiles at the fete for Burnham Hospital FriendsThere was a good turn-out for the annual fete organised by the Friends of Burnh
All smiles at the fete for Burnham Hospital Friends
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
There was a good turn-out for the annual fete organised by the Friends of Burnham Hospital in the town’s Manor Gardens. There were lots of stalls and games as well quite a bit of entertainment for an event which seeks to raise funds for the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Evangelicals urged to continue support for relief work in China and MyanmarEvangelical Christians have been urged to keep up their efforts to support reli
Evangelicals urged to continue support for relief work in China and Myanmar
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
Evangelical Christians have been urged to keep up their efforts to support relief work in the areas of China and Myanmar ravaged by recent natural disasters. The comments came yesterday from Rev Joel Edwards, General Director of the Evangelical... Read more
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International Business Times
The International Day of the Disappeared:What happens to those who go missing through disaster and migration? On 30 August, their plight of the disappeared is commemorated for those who hav
The International Day of the Disappeared:What happens to those who go missing through disaster and migration?
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
On 30 August, their plight of the disappeared is commemorated for those who have gone missing without a trace in situations of violence and armed conflict. The impulse for the day came from the Latin American Federation of Associations for Relatives... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This Shoreham air crash survivor 'ran for his life as the fireball chased him'David Miles, who is in his 50s, says he is devastated for “those poor souls who
This Shoreham air crash survivor 'ran for his life as the fireball chased him'
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
David Miles, who is in his 50s, says he is devastated for “those poor souls who did not make it" following his miraculous escape on Saturday. He managed to stay in front of the inferno, but when he looked back he saw the terrible carnage behind... Read more
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Independent
Shoreham Airshow: Medic at scene of crash says he ran past laughing and gawping members of public who were filming on mobile phonesTony Kemp, a senior nurse and medical lecturer who was volunteering with the Br
Shoreham Airshow: Medic at scene of crash says he ran past laughing and gawping members of public who were filming on mobile phones
Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Kemp, a senior nurse and medical lecturer who was volunteering with the British Red Cross on Saturday, told The Independent that many would rightly see it as “quite grotesque” that members of the public rushed to film “the very disturbing scene”... Read more
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Daily Mail
Migrants arrive by ferry in Athens, but more chaos awaits in MacedoniaMigrants arrive by ferry in Athens, but look what's in store for them in Macedo
Migrants arrive by ferry in Athens, but more chaos awaits in Macedonia
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Migrants arrive by ferry in Athens, but look what's in store for them in Macedonia: Thousands of refugees forced to sleep on rail tracks after border police turn them away Greek government-chartered ferry picked up 2,500 migrants from the islands of... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns « Shropshire StarMany are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little acces
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 12 days ago
Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and suffering heat exhaustion while they wait, sometimes weeks, to be registered by police. The vast majority intend only to pass through... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Streatham Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Bury Times
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Bury Times / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Gazette
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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guardian-series
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Harrow Times
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Harrow Times / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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This is West Country
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
This is West Country / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Gazette News
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Gazette News / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Bolton News
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns Migrants and refugees sit by their clothing left to dry against an ancient wa
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Migrants and refugees sit by their clothing left to dry against an ancient wall by the entrance to the ferry port in Kos Town, Kos, GreeceA young tourist rides a bicycle in front... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Northern Echo
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsRoberto Mignone, the UN Refugee Agency's emergency co-ordinator in Kos, describ
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Northern Echo / Posted 12 days ago
Roberto Mignone, the UN Refugee Agency's emergency co-ordinator in Kos, described it as a "fragile situation". He said: "It's a very serious crisis in Kos. "Our main concern is for the refugees and migrants but we recognise that it creates a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warnsShelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday
Kos refugees need shelter as crisis grows, UN emergency worker warns
Kingston Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Shelter must be found for the thousands of refugees reaching the small holiday island of Kos before trouble breaks out, a UN worker has warned. Many are sleeping rough on the streets or in make-shift tents with little access to food or water and... Read more
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guardian-series
400 homes affected by 48-hour power cut to receive £200Hundreds of homes are set to receive £200 as a result of being inconvenienced b
400 homes affected by 48-hour power cut to receive £200
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
Hundreds of homes are set to receive £200 as a result of being inconvenienced by a 48-hour power cut. Electricity was wiped out across 387 homes in the Leytonstone area on Monday (August 17) following a fault in an underground cable. To safely... Read more
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guardian-series
Red Cross sworn in after almost 400 homes affected by power cutA humanitarian aid charity has been sworn in to help vulnerable residents after
Red Cross sworn in after almost 400 homes affected by power cut
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
A humanitarian aid charity has been sworn in to help vulnerable residents after a power cut wiped out electricity to almost 400 homes. The power cut happened in the Grove Green Road area of Leytonstone on Monday morning (August 17). UK Power... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Co-op standing up for what matters to its membersThe Co-operative Group has announced its intention to return to its “campaignin
Co-op standing up for what matters to its members
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
The Co-operative Group has announced its intention to return to its “campaigning heritage” by championing issues that its members and workers have identified as being important to them. Earlier this summer, the Manchester-headquartered organisation... Read more
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Gazette
PICTURES: Family left devastated and homeless in Thornbury after fire breaks out in loftA FAMILY who escaped a fire in their Thornbury home unhurt cannot live there fo
PICTURES: Family left devastated and homeless in Thornbury after fire breaks out in loft
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
A FAMILY who escaped a fire in their Thornbury home unhurt cannot live there for six months due to the extensive damage. Anthony McIntyre, 51, is looking to re-house his family are a fire broke out in their loft, in Lavender Close, yesterday... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Performance celebrates Red Cross serviceThere could no more significant date than August 13 for Tullimbar Public School
Performance celebrates Red Cross service
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
There could no more significant date than August 13 for Tullimbar Public School students to perform their Wakakirri story-dance Stand By You. Story-dance: Tullimbar students, from left, Tyler Whitaker, Kayla Cooper, Tatum Sawtell, Kaitlin Gallagher,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Watch: amazing break-dancers tour every St Helens library in a dayA local break-dancing group have performed in every single library in St Helens
Watch: amazing break-dancers tour every St Helens library in a day
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
A local break-dancing group have performed in every single library in St Helens in one day. The UC Crew turned 13 libraries into unlikely dance floors yesterday as they embarked on a whistle-stop tour. Four young men spun on their heads and did... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Top Tory accuses Cameron and Hammond of 'dehumanising' asylum seekersHis intervention came two weeks after the PM warned of a “swarm” of migrants at
Top Tory accuses Cameron and Hammond of 'dehumanising' asylum seekers
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
His intervention came two weeks after the PM warned of a “swarm” of migrants attempting to get into Britain. Bad language: Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell has criticised the PM and Foeign Secretary's choice of words Downing Street refused... Read more
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chroniclelive
Garden events in the North East for September: Plan a visit and tell us about your events tooIt's all very well TV and radio pundits telling you what plants they like - if
Garden events in the North East for September: Plan a visit and tell us about your events too
chroniclelive / Posted 22 days ago
It's all very well TV and radio pundits telling you what plants they like - if local conditions are not favourable, it won't stand a chance. That's one reason to steal ideas from your near neighbours who are keen gardeners and show off their... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NHS spending on private ambulances soars to meet demandThe money was for 333,329 callouts that were answered by independent services f
NHS spending on private ambulances soars to meet demand
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
The money was for 333,329 callouts that were answered by independent services for nine trusts last year. The East Midlands Service did not provide callout data in response to a freedom of information request. The South East Coast service saw the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Northern Echo
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnNorman McKinley, managing director of the British Red Cross, said: "These cruel
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Northern Echo / Posted 22 days ago
Norman McKinley, managing director of the British Red Cross, said: "These cruel cuts will plunge families into further poverty, making it agonisingly tough for parents to feed their children, and practically impossible to buy clothes and other... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn « Shropshire StarThe new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 22 days ago
The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received previously. This reduction will make it impossible for families to meet their essential living needs,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Kingston Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Oxford Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Streatham Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Bury Times
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Bury Times / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Gazette
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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guardian-series
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
guardian-series / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Harrow Times
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Harrow Times / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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This is West Country
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
This is West Country / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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Gazette News
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warnCuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of ch
Asylum support cuts 'will worsen poverty levels' charities warn
Gazette News / Posted 22 days ago
Cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, a number of charities have warned. The new policy means a parent with two children claiming asylum in the UK will get £110.85 in state support, rather than the £149.86 they received... Read more
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