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Calls for mandatory health information on alcohol labels

Image copyright Royal Society for Public Health Image caption Royal Society for Public Health’s mock-up image of how labelling would change under its proposal The Royal Society for Public Health is calling for change in alcoholic drinks labelling, citing a public “awareness vacuum” on how alcohol affects health. The society wants it to be mandatory […]

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Down and out in Middle England

Image caption “What can I do?” Tony, aged 72, is living in a tent in the middle of Milton Keynes Rough sleeping in England has reached record levels – with figures published on Thursday showing an annual rise of 15%, representing a 169% increase since 2010. It’s no longer confined to London and the big […]

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Police to be probed over 'frozen patient' death

Image caption One of Anthony Barnard’s neighbours dialled 999 after seeing him “obviously dead” on the decking in the back garden A man thought to have frozen to death 16 hours after police voiced concerns about his welfare had recently been evicted from his home, it has emerged. Concerns about Anthony Barnard, 57, were first […]