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Fifers are amongst the fattest in Britain, according to new interactive map - The Courier

Fifers are amongst the fattest in Britain, according to new interactive map - The Courier | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Fife is one of the most obese areas in the UK, according to new data research. Almost a third of adults, 31%, are deemed to be grossly overweight in the Kingdom, according to the Scottish Health Survey which was last updated two months ago. The figure is not much more inspiring in Tayside, with the level …
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Fraud 'costing UK economy up to £193 billion a year'

Fraud 'costing UK economy up to £193 billion a year' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Fraud may be costing the UK economy as much as £193 billion a year - dwarfing previous estimates, according to a new report. The huge sum is equivalent to an average of nearly £3,000 per head of population, with losses racking up at a rate of £6,000 per second."

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Career talks at the age of 14 are the most effective, new data analysis suggests

Career talks at the age of 14 are the most effective, new data analysis suggests | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Fourteen is the crucial age at which career talks delivered at school – even short, hour-long sessions – will have the biggest impact on a pupil’s future earnings, analysis has shown."

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Free nursery places at age three 'do not boost a child's education'

Free nursery places at age three 'do not boost a child's education' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
A new study found that by the age of seven there were no differences in school achievement between pupils who had previously taken up the free places and those who hadn’t.
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A move to the country will hit your wallet

A move to the country will hit your wallet | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
People who grow up in rural areas earn less than peers and face ‘pay penalty’ later
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Half of middle-aged men 'problem drinkers'? This is a new era of hysteria | Spectator Health

Half of middle-aged men 'problem drinkers'? This is a new era of hysteria | Spectator Health | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Middle-aged men are at mortal risk from the demon drink and don’t even know it, according to a recent press…
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Are the creative industries meritocratic? An analysis of the 2014 British Labour Force Survey

Are the creative industries meritocratic? An analysis of the 2014 British Labour Force Survey | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Are the creative industries meritocratic? An analysis of the 2014 British Labour Force Survey. Cultural Trends: Vol. 25, Methodologies, pp. 116-131. doi: 10.1080/09548963.2016.1170943"

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Those who never leave home are financially comfortable

Those who never leave home are financially comfortable | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
More than 72 per cent of adults aged under 24 said they were 'comfortable or alright' with money each month if they lived with mum and dad - compared to just 44 per cent of those who rent their own home.
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Study finds link between university and alcoholism in later life

Study finds link between university and alcoholism in later life | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
YOUNG people - and particularly women - are more likely to drink heavily if they went to university or became a smoker in their teenage years, new research has shown.
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If you think domestic violence only involves hitting, you need to read this

If you think domestic violence only involves hitting, you need to read this | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Maybe he doesn't hit you, but he makes passive aggressive remarks and labels you as the “crazy one” for reacting to the bait.

Maybe he doesn't hit you, but he threatens suicide if you want to leave him.

Maybe he doesn't hit you, but he tells you that you are not allowed to go out wearing that skirt.
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New centre launched at St Mary’s, Twickenham, for the study of religion and society

New centre launched at St Mary’s, Twickenham, for the study of religion and society | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
New centre launched at St Mary’s, Twickenham, for the study of religion and society
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Northern Man has transformed from macho miner to sensitive sporno – so why does he get no credit?

Northern Man has transformed from macho miner to sensitive sporno – so why does he get no credit? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
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Belgian minister's comments on Muslims branded 'misleading and irresponsible'

Belgian minister's comments on Muslims branded 'misleading and irresponsible' | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Belgium's Justice Minister has been criticised after claiming the number of practicing Muslims would “very soon” overtake the number of practising Christians in Europe.

Speaking in a question and answer session at a parliamentary committee, Koen Geens said: “In Europe, very shortly we’re going to have more practising Muslims than practising Christians.”

His comments have been dismissed as “misleading and irresponsible” by one of the UK’s leading anti-Islamophobia charities.
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Hayley Lepps: Number of Scottish adults with asthma on the rise

Hayley Lepps: Number of Scottish adults with asthma on the rise | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
According to charity Asthma UK, in Scotland 368,000 people are currently receiving treatment for the disease.
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People of no religion outnumber Christians in England and Wales – study

People of no religion outnumber Christians in England and Wales – study | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Proportion of population who identify as having no religion rose from 25% in 2011 to 48.5% in 2014, surveys show."

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Fifth of UK couples close to break-up - Relate study - BBC News

Fifth of UK couples close to break-up - Relate study - BBC News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Almost one in five (18%) of couples in the UK argue regularly or consider separating, a study suggests.
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EU referendum: Polls reveal divided nation - BBC News

EU referendum: Polls reveal divided nation - BBC News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
EU referendum opinion polls reveal deep divisions between the generations, writes Prof John Curtice.
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Pensioners: Nearly 1m over-75s living in poverty, report says - BBC News

Pensioners: Nearly 1m over-75s living in poverty, report says - BBC News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Nearly one million people aged over 75 live in poverty and need more help from the government, a report suggests.
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Britain slow to adjust to gender equality in work-family roles

Britain slow to adjust to gender equality in work-family roles | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
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Brexit and the Impact of
Immigration on the UK

CEP BREXIT ANALYSIS NO. 5
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How immigration changed Boston, Lincolnshire - BBC News

How immigration changed Boston, Lincolnshire - BBC News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Newsnight's Chris Cook looks at how the south Lincolnshire town of Boston has been transformed by East European immigrants
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Childhood obesity: the end of an epidemic?

Childhood obesity: the end of an epidemic? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Canada is the latest country to see a decline in rates of overweight and obesity. Does that mean anti-obesity strategies are starting to work?
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Familiarity breeds content: embracing routine can make you happier at work

Familiarity breeds content: embracing routine can make you happier at work | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Stable, physical work which offers a good work-life balance and friendships with colleagues may be the secret to career happiness
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What's happening to the crime rate in the UK?

Click here to read our article on What's happening to the crime rate in the UK? by Sofia Quaglia
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Lazy Britons are missing out on the joy of walking | Phil Daoust

Lazy Britons are missing out on the joy of walking | Phil Daoust | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Half of us are reluctant to get on our feet for more than 20 minutes. Compared to the progress made on cycling, for walkers it’s been pedestrian
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