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'It’s Incredibly Worrying' – Young People Suffer the Worst Effects of COVID Unemployment
According to the UK's Office for National Statistics, the number of 16 to 24-year-olds in employment fell by 156,000 in the three months leading up to July.
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'Police Officer' Spotted Disguised as Deliveroo Rider in London
A man wearing one of the delivery app company's jackets was seen communicating with police officers over radio.
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Campaigners Warn of ‘Deeply Concerning’ Stop and Search Proposals
The proposed Serious Violence Reduction Orders would allow police in England and Wales to search individuals previously convicted of a knife crime offence.
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Less Than 5 Black-Owned UK Restaurants Were Reviewed by National Newspapers in the Last Year
The Guardian, The Telegraph and The Sunday Times were among the newspapers to feature no Black-owned restaurants in their review pages.
Italian Minister Shares Memes of Himself as Black Figures After Tanning On Holiday
Luigi Di Maio shared images of his face cropped onto a photo from 'The Crosby Show', as well as a film featuring actors in Blackface.
Demand for Rented Properties Reaches All-Time High, Says Report
A new report from Arla Propertymark shows that in July, the average letting agent had 97 prospective tenants – up from 79 in June.
Would Drug Testing at Work Actually Reduce Drug Use? We Asked an Expert
The Conservative candidate for Mayor of London, Shaun Bailey, has called for “middle class” drug users to be tested at work, in a bid to stop gang violence. But are either of those issues actually connected?
Clubbers Should Wear Face Masks and Have Temperature Checks, Says Report
The Night Time Industries Association has published a plan to get clubbers back on the dance floor.
Renter Accuses Landlord of 'Revenge Eviction' After Complaining About Mushrooms Growing in Bedroom
The landlord’s mother, who was managing the property at the time, joked that the mushrooms were a “free breakfast”.
Almost 60 Percent of Renters Forced to Move in Pandemic Can't Find New Housing
Survey findings from Generation Rent show the precarity of renting in the UK as the end of the eviction "ban" draws closer.
1 in 5 Adults Experienced Depression During the Pandemic, Study Finds
A new survey from the Office for National Statistics shows the impact of the coronavirus crisis on Britain's mental health.
Urban Outfitters to Make Staff Redundant After 'Substantial, Unrecoverable' Loss
An email sent by the manager of Urban Outfitters’ flagship London store, seen by VICE News, states that UK sales have suffered during the pandemic.