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30  novembre     06h00
Census says 39% of Muslims live in most deprived areas of England and Wales
Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent    Campaigners urge policymakers to act on cycle of poverty entrapping generations of British muslimsCampaigners have urged policymakers to act on the cycle of poverty entrapping generations of British Muslims as the latest census shows that of Muslims are now living in the most deprived
William and Kate fly to US to promote prince’s environmental prize
Caroline Davies    Days later Harry and Meghan will head to New York for human rights award with no plans for brothers to meetThe Prince and Princess of Wales will fly to the US on Wednesday hoping to shine a light on the climate crisis against a media backdrop obsessed with sibling rivalry and turf war with the
Poorer students over 1,000 worse off this year, warns IFS
Sally Weale Education correspondent    Raising maintenance loans in England in line with forecasts not actual inflation could cause significant hardship this winter England s poorest students will be more than worse off this academic year than the last according to a new analysis that warns of significant hardship for many
29  novembre     23h47
Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of killing two 16-year-old boys in London
PA Media    Kearne Solanke and Charlie Bartolo were stabbed to death just a mile apart in south east LondonTwo teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering two year old boys stabbed to death just a mile apart in south east London police have said Kearne Solanke was knifed in Titmuss Avenue
Ambulance workers across England to strike before Christmas
Nadeem Badshah    Thousands of staff including call handlers and paramedics to take strike action over pay and staffing levelsAmbulance workers across England intend to strike before Christmas after voting in favour of industrial action over pay and staffing levels Unison the UK s biggest trade union
French regulator called on to withdraw licence allowing CGTN to broadcast from London
Daniel Boffey Chief reporter    Chinese state broadcaster transmits from Chiswick studio despite Ofcom revoking UK licence last yearFrance s media regulator is under pressure to withdraw a licence that allows the Chinese state broadcaster to beam its programmes across Europe from a studio in west London Ofcom revoked the
Calls grow to disestablish Church of England as Christians become minority
Robert Booth, Pamela Duncan and Carmen Aguilar Garcà­a    Role of church in parliament and schools questioned as census shows m fewer holders of faith in England and WalesCensus results revealing that England is no longer a majority Christian country have sparked calls for an end to the church s role in parliament and schools while Leicester and
Thurrock council admits disastrous investments caused 500m deficit
Patrick Butler Social policy editor    Tory led Essex authority is on brink of bankruptcy and has appealed to government for emergency bailoutA Tory led council has admitted a series of disastrous investments in risky commercial projects caused it to run up an unprecedented deficit of nearly m and brought it to the brink of
Diversity is a beautiful thing’: the view from Leicester and Birmingham
Robyn Vinter North of England correspondent    Minority ethnic people make up and of respective populations in UK s first super diverse citiesLeicester and Birmingham have become the first super diverse cities in the UK where most people are from black Asian or minority ethnic BAME backgrounds according to the census A
Charities call for Windrush-style inquiry into Manston asylum failings
Rajeev Syal    Letter from charities urges independent investigation into appalling treatment of people at Kent processing centreSuella Braverman the home secretary is being urged by leading charities to launch a Windrush style inquiry into the crisis that engulfed Manston processing centre
Labour hits back at Tory attacks on plan to put VAT on private school fees
Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor    Figures show drop in partnerships with state schools which Labour says Tories promised would trigger a review of feesLabour has hit back at Conservative attacks on its pledge to put VAT on private school fees with analysis showing a drop in partnerships with state schools The party has been
Further education colleges in England face losing financial independence
Richard Adams Education editor    Government likely to treat FE sector as big schools removing autonomy over borrowing and investment Further education colleges are likely to be treated as big schools by the government and lose critical financial independence after a ruling reclassified colleges in England as part of
Royal Society of Arts staff vote to unionise by overwhelming majority
Tom Wall    Six to one ratio for recognising IWGB defies RSA management s pernicious attempt to vilify unionStaff at the Royal Society of the Arts have overwhelmingly voted for union representation in a bitter blow to the senior management team who vigorously opposed a six month long grassroots campaign
Not decided yet’: David Miliband hints at political comeback
Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor    Former Labour foreign secretary does not rule out return to UK politics before next election and urges greater EU cooperation The former foreign secretary David Miliband has fuelled speculation that he is preparing a political comeback in Britain after he said nothing had yet been decided on his
SNP MP faces inquiry for exposing how Nadine Dorries avoided punishment for misleading MPs - UK politics as it happened
Andrew Sparrow    This blog is now closed You can find our latest UK politics stories here All our UK politics coverage The Fire Brigades Union has said that its members will start voting on December on whether to strike over pay with the result due at the end of January As PA Media reports the move follows the
Bank of England blindsided’ by Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget, says governor
Richard Partington    Andrew Bailey tells Lords committee of extraordinary process with no formal communication between Treasury and BankThe governor of the Bank of England has indicated it was left blindsided by Kwasi Kwarteng s disastrous mini budget describing an extraordinary process in which there was no
Most UK businesses think Brexit freedoms’ not a priority, survey finds
Richard Partington    Study by British Chambers of Commerce reveals flagship bill to purge EU laws is low priority for firmsUK politics live latest news updatesMost UK businesses have no interest in or understanding of the government s flagship Brexit freedoms plan to scrap EU regulations according to a survey of
UK mortgage approvals for October fall 10% after mini-budget
Miles Brignall    Homebuyers face higher interest costs as lending figures slump to lowest monthly total since June The chaos in the mortgage market that followed Kwasi Kwarteng s now infamous mini budget led to a fall in the number of mortgage approvals during October According to the latest figures from
Census 2021 in charts: Christianity now minority religion in England and Wales
Pamela Duncan, Carmen Aguilar Garcà­a, Lucy Swan and Paul Torpey    The census has also shown that some of England s biggest cities are becoming more diverseCensus will probably be remembered as the one in which Christianity became a minority religion in England and Wales On census day March of people identified themselves as Christians
Shamanism, pagans and wiccans: trends from the England and Wales census
Robert Booth, Carmen Aguilar Garcà­a and Pamela Duncan    There are more pagans fewer French speakers and million households are of more than one ethnic groupShamanism is expanding faster than any other religion with the number of people saying they practise it rising from in to in in England and Wales The result might prove
Why is the Christian population of England and Wales declining?
Harriet Sherwood    The most recent census data on religion is significant as the Church of England enjoys considerable privilegeEngland and Wales are now minority Christian countries for the first time since census data collection began with less than half the population describing themselves as Christian and a big
28  novembre     21h30
Unifying his fractious party may be Rishi Sunak’s biggest challenge of all
Pippa Crerar Political editor    The prime minister is toughening his stance on a range of issues but that won t be enough for some unruly Tory MPsRishi Sunak entered office with a tough hand and how he plays it will determine whether his party can at best cling on at the next election or at the very least avoid being routed
I’m a Celeb gave Matt Hancock exposure other MPs can only dream of
Jim Waterson Media editor    Making the final was triumph for the former health secretary who was predicted to be first out of the jungleUK politics live latest news updatesA month is a long time in politics especially when you start it hoping to be a government minister and finish it with a frog perched on your head At the
Weather tracker: temperatures plunge to -45C in parts of Russia
Andrew Stewart (Metdesk)    Siberian cold front forecast to push into China Mongolia and then UK by WednesdayA large area of high pressure covering the whole of eastern Europe is bringing severely low temperatures across Siberia In a part of the world where temperatures are often below freezing at this time of year the
25  novembre     18h00
Care for UK’s most vulnerable faces collapse’ as providers count cost
Patrick Butler Social policy editor    Increasing numbers of providers such as Leonard Cheshire are handing back contracts not viable at current funding levelsFor several years now as austerity sucked billions out of social care the highly specialised UK social care system for adults with complex physical disability learning
Rishi Sunak switches priorities to sealing up holes in a sinking ship
Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor    Ideas for growth shelved as PM grasps managing economic crisis NHS and small boat crossings are his survival routeUK politics live latest news updatesRussia Ukraine war latest news updatesWhen Rishi Sunak was chancellor Treasury aides and ministers said he was deeply entrenched in the detail
24  novembre     15h59
How UK government plans to advise households to reduce energy bills
Alex Lawson Energy correspondent    Here are some of the measures ministers believe will save people money and ease the energy crisisBritons told how to save energy as government aid bill could hit bn a monthMinisters are finally going to issue advice to households on the best methods to cut their energy usage and bills this
23  novembre     16h24
Scottish independence: supreme court no’ leaves Sturgeon looking for solutions
Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent    First minister has always said she seeks gold standard of legality for second vote so where does ruling leave SNP UK politics live latest updatesThe day began with one question settled unequivocally no the Scottish parliament cannot legislate to hold a second independence referendum
28  novembre     15h36
Excuse me while I drop dead’: Derry Girls creator discovers Scorsese is a fan
Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent    Northern Irish screenwriter Lisa McGee shares a video of the US film maker praising the hit comedyThe Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee has spoken of her disbelief after the Oscar winning director Martin Scorsese revealed he watches the show The Northern Irish screenwriter shared a video of Scorsese
Woman’s name and tiny sketches found in 1,300-year-old medieval text
Donna Ferguson    Exclusive Old English name Eadburg repeatedly scored into manuscript had remained hidden for more than centuriesFor nearly years no one knew it was there The name of a highly educated English woman secretly scratched on to the pages of a rare medieval manuscript in the eighth century
Ancient barn conversion with steam room found at Roman villa in Rutland
Harriet Sherwood    Fresh evidence of owners lavish lifestyle discovered at same site as rare Iliad mosaic If you thought barn conversions were a relatively recent development for the property owning classes you d be wrong probably by or centuries Archaeologists at the site of a Roman villa complex in the
27  novembre     18h17
Candles take the brunt in gore-free production of Titus Andronicus
Mark Brown    Shakespeare s most violent play to be staged with actors candles being pummelled in scenes with bloodshedEight years after a stomach churning splatter fest production of Titus Andronicus led to some audience members fainting Shakespeare s Globe is to ask how do you generate a similar murderous
How did he survive? PR and TikTok votes kept Matt Hancock in I’m a Celebrity jungle
Shanti Das and Miranda Bryant    An online campaign to boost his popularity has helped the former Tory minister to the final three of the TV reality contestWhen Matt Hancock entered the I m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here jungle pundits predicted he would be the first to be voted out His decision to appear on the ITV show
Wellcome Collection in London shuts racist, sexist and ableist’ medical history gallery
Robin McKie    Medicine Man exhibits included painting of a black African kneeling in front of a white missionaryA museum in London run by the Wellcome foundation health charity is to close one of its key galleries because it perpetuates a version of medical history that is based on racist sexist and ableist
Like a clown in a tutu’: London’s National Gallery architect steps into row over revamp plan
James Tapper    The Sainsbury Wing s co designer Denise Scott Brown says plans to remodel her award winning entrance are tragically bad Here she explains whyThe architect of the controversial Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery in London has publicly hit back at plans to completely rebuild it accusing the
28  novembre     17h40
The days when we had accents drilled out of us Letters
Guardian Staff    Jim Marshall says the language of the gutter came in useful on Burns Night and Sue Leyland recalls speech therapy in Liverpool Plus a letter from Michael Fraser When I was growing up in Scotland in the s many of my peers were sent to elocution lessons to help them speak properly I had
27  novembre     11h33
Public sector pay rises cannot match inflation, says transport secretary
Pippa Crerar Political editor    Mark Harper raises likelihood of winter strikes as he says keeping pace with living costs is unaffordableInflation matching pay rises for struggling public sector workers are unaffordable the transport secretary has said raising the likelihood of winter strikes going ahead across the rail
Forgotten photos show how Kenyan archaeologists unearthed secrets of their own country
Donna Ferguson    Exhibitions in UK and Africa rewrite history by celebrating discoveries of overlooked black excavators in colonial eraThe photographs are rare the subject choice unusual but what the photographer captured was a common sight in the early th century a team of colonised people hard at work under
Senior Tories demand Sunak ditches mindless’ crackdown on overseas students
Michael Savage Policy Editor    Former universities ministers David Willetts Jo Johnson and Chris Skidmore say PM s move will hit economy and levelling upRishi Sunak is facing an immediate backlash over plans for a mindless crackdown on overseas students as three former Tory university ministers warned it would hit attempts
29  novembre     19h37
Six in 10 older teens in England have possible eating problems’
Denis Campbell Health policy editor    NHS Digital research reveals scale of issues with even higher number of to year olds affectedMore than half of older teenagers and young adults in England have a problematic relationship with food a major survey of young people s mental health has found Six in ten to year olds
Camilla condemns global pandemic’ of violence against women
Caroline Davies    The Queen Consort said two of the most powerful ways in which to make a difference were to remember and to listen The Queen Consort has condemned a global pandemic of violence against women at a Buckingham Palace reception attended by guests Marking the annual United Nations days of
NHS England waiting times for gender dysphoria patients unlawful, court hears
Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent    Trans claimants want high court to declare that NHSE broke law by failing to meet week target to start treatmentNHS England has acted unlawfully by making thousands of patients with gender dysphoria wait extreme periods of time for treatment the high court has heard Transgender claimants
Exposed to horrendous things’: young people in UK speak out against evangelical church
Maeve McClenaghan    Ex followers of Universal Church of the Kingdom of God say they felt pressure to give money and were told demons caused mental health issuesRachael Reign remembers feeling nervous the first time she hit record on Instagram Live She was about to start speaking publicly about a group that she
She was not a woman to back down’: the fearless Black campaigner who helped to scrap the UK’s sus’ law
Steve Rose    Mavis Best who died earlier this month spent more than years fighting racist policing and other discrimination Despite her MBE she never became part of the establishmentMavis Best seems to have done so much in her life that nobody can quite keep track of it all Talking to colleagues and
England fans in Qatar and rudder stowaways: Tuesday’s best photos
Guy Lane    The Guardian s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading
28  novembre     14h00
A blow for independence in Scotland
Presented by Nosheen Iqbal with Libby Brooks. Produced by Alex Atack, Sarah Lawrynuik and Rudi Zygadlo. Additional production by Karishma Luthria. Executive producer Homa Khaleeli.    The supreme court has ruled that the Scottish parliament cannot hold a second referendum without Westminster s approval Where does that leave the independence movement It was a gamble on a legal solution to a political stalemate successive prime ministers had refused to allow another referendum
Plane rescue and a salsa world record attempt: Monday’s best photos
Guy Lane    The Guardian s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading
What can wellness programmes teach the NHS? A sceptic’s guide to wellness - video
Richard Sprenger, Noah Payne-Frank, Alex Healey and Jess James    Many people with autoimmune conditions across the UK are facing difficult decisions about funding complementary therapies In the final episode of the series Guardian journalist Richard Sprenger who has multiple sclerosis looks at how access to wellness therapies is under threat amid an acute
Who remembers proper binmen?’ The nostalgia memes that help explain Britain today - podcast
Written by Dan Hancox, read by Dermot Daly and produced by Jessica Beck. The executive producer was Max Sanderson    Idealising the past is nothing new but there is something peculiarly revealing about the way a certain generation of Facebook users look back fondly on tougher times Continue reading