Inside Britain's 'bedrooms of poverty' as it's revealed nine kids in every school class are living in deprivation

The series of disturbing photos form a new photographic exhibition at the Foundling Museum supported by The Childhood Trust. They give a snapshot of the desperate lives of some disadvantaged children forced to sleep in cramped and filthy conditions. Some show cots shoved next to kitchenettes in tiny spaces, while others reveal how parents are forced to wash clothes in the […]

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Britain's worst Christmas tree has pathetic lights and TIN FOIL star – but not all is as it seems

The pathetic three-foot tree in Scartho, North East Lincolnshire, appeared with a chain of bright lights and a foil star on top. Have you seen a worse Christmas tree? Send us your pictures: Email us at [email protected] or call 0207 782 4368. You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. A resident erected the festive tree in the centre of a roundabout – in the […]

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Nicolas Roeg’s become one of Britain’s most celebrated filmmakers

Man who put the sex into the 1970s: From a drug-fuelled romp with Jagger to notorious Venice love scenes – after his death aged 90, how director Nicolas Roeg’s become one of Britain’s most celebrated filmmakers Director Nicolas Roeg didn’t just capture the moment that was the Seventies. He helped to create it and reflect it in cinematic form. Think […]

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Father of Britain’s biggest family opens up about baby number 21

Inside Britain’s biggest family: Couple who have welcomed baby number TWENTY-ONE reveal their daily routine (and, yes, there’s a lot of laundry and cooking!) Mother Sue Radford, 43, welcomed her 21st baby earlier this month Her husband Noel said it was no less exciting than first baby, 30 years ago The couple vowed that their last child, born in September, […]

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Britain’s first ‘vertical farm’ about to produce its first crop

No tractors required! Britain’s first ‘vertical farm’ is about to produce its first crop with the help of a robot named Frank working in a warehouse in Scunthorpe — and it could change agriculture forever A ‘vertical farm’ in Scunthorpe has the potential to change agriculture forever  Only four human beings work at the vast warehouse, bathed in eerie pink […]

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Could you live in Britain’s ‘most haunted’ village?

Could you live in Britain’s ‘most haunted’ village? Incredible four-bedroom house with its own holiday cottage goes on sale for less than £1m – but a new owner could have to deal with all manner of ghostly neighbours  A stunning cottage has gone on sale for £975,000 but neighbours report ghostly goings on in the village  The four-bedroom property in […]

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Leader of Britain's worst grooming gang left scarred for life and needed 40 stitches after jail attack

Monster Ahdel Ali, 31, needed FORTY stitches after being targeted with a makeshift knife by another con. The beast, who led a child sex racket in Telford before being caught, was left with a deep wound running from his neck to his shoulder and was rushed to hospital for treatment. Sources said his attacker had used two razor blades embedded […]

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'Britain's worst paedo' who blackmailed victims into eating dog food and sending sick pictures has sentenced slashed by seven years

The 29-year-old was unmasked as one of Britain’s worst sex offenders after preying on more than 200 victims and manipulating his victims into carrying out depraved sexual and physical acts. Many of them were vulnerable teenage girls who he blackmailed into sending him degrading photos. He also set up hidden cameras in publicly accessible toilets and at his parents' home, catching […]

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Britain’s worst 20 railway stations revealed

Britain’s worst 20 railway stations revealed – with passengers at one seeing an astonishing two thirds of services cancelled or delayed The worst affected station was Manchester Oxford Road with 68 per cent delays  York was named as the second worst blackspot despite its high traffic levels  Gatwick Airport and Birmingham New Street were the third worst affected  A station […]

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