As nursing homes take a heavy toll early, companies try to erect barriers to coronavirus

As officials at the nation’s nursing homes began to realize their facilities and elderly populations were deeply vulnerable targets for the spread of novel coronavirus, the medical director at one of the largest chains realized he needed a new playbook to take on an outbreak this dangerous. “We were determined to do our best to […]

Attempt to block O’Devaney Gardens plan for 800 homes fails

The regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens, once one of Dublin city’s most troubled social housing estates, is to go ahead following a failed attempt to rescind a €7 million deal with developers Bartra. Last month, Dublin city councillors approved by 39 votes to 18 a plan which would see more than 800 new homes on the […]

LGBT children forced into homelessness by fear of persecution in their own homes – Channel 4 News

Imagine growing up with the threat of violence, attacks – and forced marriage. And this from your own parents. A new survey has found more than a quarter of people in the UK say they wouldn’t be proud to have an LGBT child – and shockingly more than one in ten claim they wouldn’t be […]

General Election 2019 PolicyWatch: Tories plan higher stamp duty for non-UK residents as Lib Dems promise 300,000 homes a year

The latest headlines in your inbox The Tories have pledged to increase the stamp duty rate for non-UK residents and the Lib Dems are promising to building 300,000 homes a year. Campaigning is well under way for the general election and keeping up with the latest promises, policies and pledges from the parties can be […]