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The government's squeeze on poorer households means that now, shockingly, even social housing is unaffordable for some households on benefits. Our annual Homelessness Monitor report, published on 12 April by Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, finds that councils across the country ...
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is now a major doubt to play in a potential Champions League final and feature at World Cup 2018 for England having picked up a "really bad" knee injury in Liverpool's 5-2 win over Roma. The England midfielder has been in fine form for the Reds in recent weeks, playing a huge ...

Undergraduate degrees where students live away from home for three years “should not be the norm” for universities, England's universities minister has said. Giving evidence to the House of Commons Education Committee's inquiry into value for money at universities on 24 April, Sam Gyimah said that he ...
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A pay deal for NHS workers in Scotland will ensure they earn at least as much as their counterparts elsewhere in the UK, the Scottish government has said. A deal struck in England will see NHS staff there given pay rises of at least 6.5% over three years. Scotland's health secretary, Shona Robison, said ...
James Vince is not playing, Stokes can't bowl so Overton is the extra bowler. Mike Atherton believes New Zealand want to attack England's reshaped batting order that's why Williamson has elected to bowl. Bj Watling is back for the Kiwis, while Todd Astle gets his chance as he replaces the injured Mitchell ...

It's important to note, however, that you still own the copyright to everything you contribute to England's Big Picture, and that if your image is accepted, we will publish your name alongside. The BBC cannot guarantee that all pictures will be used and we reserve the right to edit your comments. At no time ...
In line with this new integrated approach, England National Selector James Whitaker will step down from his role at the end of March. An England selector for a decade and National Selector since 2013, his selection duties have encompassed four Ashes series wins, Test series wins in India and South Africa and victory in ...
Schools should promote celibacy and abstinence as "positive life choices", the Church of England says. The act of refraining from sexual activity is part of the Church's advice for sex education lessons. In a blog post, it also says pupils should be taught the importance of "trust, loyalty and fidelity" in ...
Head coach Bobby Crutchley said: “We couldn't be more excited for the Commonwealth Games in Australia where there is a lot of interest in the sport and to joining up with Team England. As a squad we have been training very hard and very well and we are very much looking forward to building on what ...
France jailed both Russia and England fans in the immediate aftermath of the Euro 2016 violence in the southern French city, and deported more than 20 others. The police officer credited with helping to save Mr Bache's life in 2016 said people had described the scene as being similar to a zombie film.
Eddie Jones believes despite two 'very painful' defeats which ended England's two year Six Nations reign they can learn from the experience and bounce back. The 58-year-old Australian - who prior to the Six Nations had suffered just the one defeat since taking over after the 2015 World Cup debacle ...
Phil Neville answered critics with a win in his first match as England's women's coach. England routed France 4-1 on Thursday in the opener of the SheBelieves Cup with Fran Kirby setting up the first goal for Toni Duggan and then slotting in the fourth herself. "We're in a bit of a transition, with a new ...
Snow days, if not spent panic-buying milk, harnessing your neighbour's St Bernard to a sleigh or sliding down a hill on a bin bag, are probably best spent erecting figures - whether they be the traditional carrot-nosed snowman or a more ambitious attempt to sculpt the cast of Game of Thrones chilling out at ...
Learning about finances is as important as learning about sex, the Church of England has said. In a submission to the Government's review of PSHE and sex education in schools, the Church warned that financial knowledge was being neglected in favour of sex education. A joint response to the ...
Bitcoin hit almost $20,000 before Christmas, before crashing. It has since recovered to $11,000. Photograph: Artyom Geodakyan/Tass. The Bank of England has warned that bitcoin faces a regulatory crackdown, warning that “inherently risky” cryptocurrencies are failing to fulfil their most basic function as ...
A mystery pornography troll has targeted Church of England primary school staff in a year-long hate campaign. Workers' pictures have been taken from social media and used to create false profiles on pornography websites and adult escorting profiles. At least three staff have been targeted at St John's in ...

England need to win those to bring some energy and positivity back. If you look elsewhere, the story is no better. The under-19s finished seventh at their World Cup. Afghanistan, by contrast, reached the semi-final. When you weigh up how much money England spend on preparing their young players ...
A suspension placed on Stokes by the England and Wales Cricket Board after his arrest on 25 September in Bristol meant he played no part in the Ashes, with Jimmy Anderson acting as Root's deputy for the five-Test series against Australia. After Stokes returned to international duty for the one-day series ...
Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope is being considered for a senior England call-up ahead of next month's friendlies against Netherlands and Italy, sources have told ESPN FC. Pope, 25, only made his Premier League debut in September when a shoulder injury to Tom Heaton forced manager Sean Dyche to ...
Heavy snow has hit Britain with warnings of disruption to roads and public transport. Some parts of the country are set to feel colder than the Arctic Circle as freezing temperatures continue into the week ahead. Train services are expected to be cancelled or delayed as the snow sets in. Amber warnings of ...
Another day, another leg of England's tour of the Antipodes. They are now training for a five-match, one-day series against New Zealand, starting on Sunday. Then all that will remain - before England can return home - will be a two-Test series against New Zealand, a seven-match ODI series against the ...
Having not yet represented either Scotland or England at youth level, McTominay remains available to both countries and his progress at United has caught the eye of England U-21 coach Aidy Boothroyd this season. And with interest in the player hotting up, sources have told ESPN FC that McTominay ...
Catholic families of England at the time of the Reformation were finding that their identity was being crushed. England's private chapels were needed most when those worshipping in them had to go underground to withdraw from public religion. As Catholicism became progressively outlawed through the ...
Lap dancing clubs, sex shops and sex cinemas numbers in England have fallen by a third in the past five years. Responses to a Freedom of Information request show sex establishment licences issued by councils dropped from 386 in 2013 to 256 in 2018. A rise in internet pornography and changes in ...
Each day we feature an interesting photograph shared with us from across England. At some points throughout the year we set a theme for the gallery. This week the England's Big Picture theme is "Movement". Join in and send us your photographs. Find out how to submit your images below. If you are ...
Though our cities now teem with fiber optic cables and 4G signals, it's still common for rural areas to struggle with even basic connectivity. In the UK, a new pact between church and state could help local religious hubs become bastions of faster broadband. The National Church Institutions (NCIs) of the ...
Strangely, after their win over Wales, a common question about England is – are they any good? They might have won 24 of their last 25 games under Eddie Jones and are ranked No 2 in the world, but are they all that, especially when you look at New Zealand? Let's look at some of the points made by ...
MONEY-GRABBING Russians are ripping off England World Cup fans - by Putin up prices for grim apartments and hotels by up to ELEVEN THOUSAND per cent. Shabby, old-fashioned flats and no-star hotels are being advertised for ridiculous sums in the three host cities where the Three Lions kick off this ...
Martin McDonagh, Pete Czernin, Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand, and Graham Broadbent pose in the press room during the 2018 BAFTA Awards. Jeff Spicer/Getty Images. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts held their annual awards ceremony Sunday night at the Royal Albert Hall, and ...
In the software categories and tags for this weekend's "think piece," I have included the word "demographics," even though this feature from The Guardian about Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the Church of England does not include a direct reference to statistics about marriage, divorce, gay ...
England won 3-1 against France securing a spot in the European Men's Team Championships final. Rajiv Ouseph and Brice Leverdez met in the first men's singles on Court 2. The two players had before today's match met eight times before with the European Champion Ouseph winning six for the ...
England's new bowling coach Chris Silverwood, the 42-year-old former fast bowler for Yorkshire, Middlesex and England, has a new pupil. As a clue, he has a formidable physique, ginger hair, tattoos, a bat without a sponsor and a cap usually worn the wrong way round. Silverwood took up his new job only ...
Eddie Jones' need for a focal ball-carrier at No 8 means Nathan Hughes is in line to start against Scotland despite seeing just 90 minutes of rugby in three months. Hughes bruised a joint in his knee during his 12th and most recent England cap, a 30-6 win over Australia in November. The 26 year-old then ...
Whatever trophies the Oscar-nominated Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri comes away with next month, Martin McDonagh's film about a grieving mother calling out police inaction by erecting three blood-orange, blame-giving billboards can take credit for at least some real-world impact: A form of ...
After a five-month absence Ben Stokes could make his England comeback in the first one-day international against New Zealand on Sunday. England head coach Trevor Bayliss said last week it was “unlikely” Stokes would play the first one-dayer but after the allrounder had enjoyed his first practice ...
A minor earthquake with a 4.4 magnitude has affected parts of Wales and England. The quake was felt over all of Wales, most of western England, as far east as London and as far north as the southern edge of the Lake District, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said. The epicentre was approximately ...
Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and England, Inc. officials announced Friday that the company will expand its operations in New Tazewell. The furniture manufacturer plans to create 202 jobs and invest $31 million in Claiborne County.
New Zealand wasted no time debating bowling woes after a record Twenty20 loss to Australia as they regrouped on Saturday ahead of their tri-series showdown against England. Martin Guptill described Friday night's loss to Australia as "disheartening" but quickly added: "We haven't really got a lot of time ...
The Church of England has asked people to add a new culprit to the list of ills they forsake for the six weeks of penance that began on Ash Wednesday: plastics. Specifically, the church wants people to avoid the plastic consumer products and packaging that have become a major environmental problem, ...
Particularly in tight games, such as Saturday's 12-6 victory over Wales at Twickenham, England are lacking some real attacking finesse currently and without Owen Farrell they would be lost. Farrell was unbelievable against the Welsh and more or less every decision he made was the correct one. He and ...
JACK Whitehall and England footballer Kyle Walker shocked a Britain's Got Talent audience and judges when they both auditioned in disguise. The funny man was dressed as a giant World Cup, 29, and the Man City right back, 27, was in a tracksuit. Jack Whitehall and Kyle Walker secretly auditioned on ...
The Bank of England's Ben Broadbent said on Friday that markets had risen off the back of economic growth without “pricing in” the inflationary pressures and interest hikes that would follow. Rather than a repeat of the 2007 crash, these corrections had placed the US market “back where we were a couple ...
For Chris Jordan the flow of England runs and wickets has rather dried up in recent years, much like the river of the same name. He played the last of his eight Tests in 2015, in his native Barbados, and the last of his 31 ODIs in 2016. To represent England, he is left with the T20 format - and his most recent ...
It will be a case of the master meeting the apprentice when Alun Wyn Jones and Maro Itoje go head to head on Saturday. There may be nine years between them, but in so many ways these two inspirational leaders are mirror images of each other. They are equally passionate, both incredibly intense and ...
The Bank of England is making it very clear that it plans to hike interest rates more than once in 2018. The bank's communications have been unusually forthright in its last handful of announcements. "Former Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, once argued that a successful monetary policy should be 'boring.
The second round of the 2018 NatWest Six Nations Championship as England host Wales at Twickenham. Both teams claimed maximum points in round one after defeating Italy and Scotland respectively, setting up a mouthwatering encounter at HQ.
Chance to Shine could be unable to sustain its work in secondary schools unless it is able to raise half a million pounds urgently. The charity announced a GBP3million grant from the National Lottery through Sport England on Wednesday which will help it expand its Street cricket programme. But concerns ...
NHS England stressed that the proportion of patients receiving A&E-type care at all types of settings, including walk-in and urgent care centres, rose slightly to 85.3% in January from 85.1% in December 2017. However, that was still the third worst-ever performance by that, their preferred measure of ...
The Bank of England has signalled that an interest rate hike is coming from as early as May and that there are more to come, as the economy accelerates with help from booming global growth. Threadneedle Street said it would need to raise rates to tackle stubbornly high inflation “somewhat earlier and by ...


 

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