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A report published today by Just Fair finds that the UK government is in breach of its legal obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of disabled people.
The policy could form one point of future agreement for a coalition with Labour
HEALTH chiefs are looking into the death of a four-year-old autistic boy who died just days after going to hospital with a suspected tummy bug. Harry Procko's parents took him to the GP when he sta...
By Shira Lipkin via Salon, I’m writing this in my new baby niece’s room. I am here in Florida visiting my family because of this niece, this tiny pudgy innocent baby. We are Jewish, and it’s time f...
Reposted from the National Institute of Economic & Social ResearchNow, we all know how IDS and Gidiot love their stats, maybe they should read this ...The recent performance of the UK labour ma...
Little Lucas Aldrich, 6, is unable to walk, talk or eat by himself, but he completed a triathlon thanks to the strength and love of his big brother, Noah
Stuart Holley, 23, was found hanged at home by his grandmother after going through a series of job interviews which made him "very anxious"
This might just restore your faith in humanity.
A coroner criticises mental health services for "failing" to provide proper care to a concert violinist who died just a week after giving evidence against her predatory former choirmaster
Poorer residents in capital's developments forced to use different entrances and facilities
Discrimination plain and simple!
When Funghi, the unemployed alcoholic featured in the recent Benefits Street television series, disclosed that he had been abused as a child, most of those condemning him on twitter did not even b...
A press release from Scope: Today marks the launch of a year-long independent inquiry. It will explore the extra costs that disabled people and families with disabled children face in England and W...
GoldieBlox founder Debbie Sterling is trying to quash gender norms
I'm just a bloke living in a small village in Pembrokeshire, west Wales who was minding my own business, living with my wife, Sue, and my step-grandson, Warren Todd. So already you can see that its...
The Coalition government has named the company that is to carry out its new programme to discourage people from claiming incapacity benefits - and, like all Coalition decisions, it is a disaster. T...
A commission has been launched into why disabled adults spend around £36bn a year on extra costs due to their disability. It comes after new research conducted with ITV News found people pay a "financial penalty" of an average £550 per month when it comes to living costs. The study from Scope suggests one in ten people with a disability pay £1,000 extra per month. The organisation's Priced Out report also found that disabled people:
Not only can Martin Finn perform pop songs pitch-perfect, but he mimics many artists as he takes part in concerts across Britain, bringing audiences to tears
A heartless thief may have thought it was the easiest crime he would ever commit when he stole shopping bags delivered to a quadriplegic man's doorstep.
A judge has been accused of falling asleep during the testimony of a young witness, causing the collapse of a rape and sexual assault case.
David Cameron’s flagship Big Society Network is being investigated by the Charity Commission over allegations that it misused government funding and made inappropriate payments to its directors – including a Tory donor.
Major international study shows biggest age divide in Europe between cities and suburbs