Helen Mirren in ‘Phèdre’, Adrian Lester in ‘Othello’ and Billie Piper in ‘Yerma’ are to be made available for people to watch at home as part of a new pay-for-plays streaming service from the UK’s National Theatre.
Record numbers of burned-out staff of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) are quitting because they are fed up with spending too much time at work and not enough with their families, new research revealed.
The scale of the UK’s ‘county lines’ trade, in which criminal networks exploit thousands of children and vulnerable adults to funnel hard drugs from cities to towns and rural areas, is greater than British crime-fighting chiefs previously thought, with a fresh assessment revealing a £500-million industry linked to murder and sexual exploitation.
The UK’s Labour has pledged £100 million a year in additional help for rough sleepers in cold weather, which the party says is key to reducing the unacceptably high number of homeless people who die each year in Britain.
With cash no longer king and electronic payments on the rise in the UK as well as other parts of the world, there is less and less of the spare change that homeless people and many charities rely on around.