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3 hrs ago | Ealing Times
Benefit reforms and a shortage in housing have led to rocketing numbers of rough sleepers and people turning to emergency accommodation, research has found.
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
4 hrs ago | Gazette-news.co.uk
THE leader of Tendring Council sensationally resigned from the council during an emotionally-charged rant at his fellow Tory councillors at a public meeting.
7 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
BOXING trainers who want to set up an amateur club to keep children off the streets of Basildon have had their plans thrown out.
QPR have announced plans to move into a new 40,000-capacity stadium as part of an ambitious project to be constructed at Old Oak in west London.
The judge in the trial of two former personal assistants accused of defrauding Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi has issued a rebuke to Prime Minister David Cameron over comments he made about the celebrity chef, urging the jury to reach its verdicts on the evidence alone.
The Environment Agency issued severe flood warnings late on Thursday night for Heybridge Basin, Maldon to Maylandsea and Creeksea to Battlesbridge.
There is something very special about visiting London during the holidays. The streets and stores are beautifully decorated, and no matter where you stroll, there's Christmas in the air, whether it's the rows of fresh wreaths hung in Edwardian doorways, the gold holly and red berry garland that decorates Regent Street, the twinkle lights ... (more)
The decision was announced this morning in Parliament with Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin saying Option B, which would have connected the A2 with the A1089, had 'the weakest case.'
Hundreds of primary schools in England are failing to give their pupils a decent education in reading, writing and arithmetic, official figures suggest.
Groundworker Sion Evans, 41, was involved in a car accident in Lower Burnham Road, Althorne, about ten years ago, which left him with multiple injuries and in a coma for about a month.
HOPES of saving the Deanes school are fading fast after a motion for the closure to be stopped was voted down by Essex county councillors.
THURROCK is once again in the bottom three for the percentage of its pupils attending good or outstanding primary schools, Ofsted's annual report has revealed.
A couple have mistakenly received hundreds of calls for a mental health service as their company number is almost exactly the same.
A PLUMSTEAD couple who ran Britain's first sex call centre from a Greenwich flat have been jailed for a total of four years and four months.
Children from similar backgrounds and of similar abilities can end up with different prospects just because of where they were born and the quality of the school they attended, according to the watchdog's annual report.
Chris Foster, 34, was attacked without warning as he smoked a cigarette with a friend outside a pub on Borough High Street in London.
Councillors have identified 11- and-a-half acres of land south of Daws Heath Road, in Thundersley, and six acres of land north of Eastwood Old Road, to be included in Castle Point Council's updated Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment.