New analysis of the plight of millions of British children should shame ministers into action It is dismaying, though not really surprising, that lone parents and their children are very nearly twice as likely to be living in relative poverty (with less than 60% of the national median income) than families with two parents.
News comes after BBC director general said he’d ‘seen no evidence of complaints’ DJ Tim Westwood accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women The BBC has confirmed it received six complaints about DJ Tim Westwood – including one referred by the police – after initially denying it had any knowledge of the accusations against him.
BBC reveals multiple complaints against ex-Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood - including one referred to police
The BBC say they are taking the newly revealed claims "seriously" after the 64-year-old was accused of opportunistic and predatory sexual behaviour following a joint investigation by The Guardian and the BBC earlier this year. Westwood denies all allegations against him. The BBC has revealed that it received six complaints against DJ Tim Westwood - one of which was referred to police - despite earlier claims it had seen "no evidence of complaints" from the former Radio 1 presenter's time at the corporation.
The veteran DJ stepped down from his show on Capital Xtra in April following accusations from several women The BBC said it received six complaints against veteran radio host Tim Westwood, including one that was referred to police, despite previously saying no evidence of complaints had been found.
Explainer: Motorists are paying more than ever at the pump despite a dip in wholesale price As fuel price protests block motorways in England and Wales, petrol prices have again hit a record high. That is despite a slight easing in sky-high wholesale costs for retailers, which had been blamed for the pain at the pumps.
A Google employee raised the alarm about a chatbot he believes is conscious. A philosopher asks if he was right to do so There’s a children’s toy, called the See ’n Say, which haunts the memories of many people born since 1965.
Alfred Oyekoya helped boost vaccine takeup in Swansea’s BAME community – and was rewarded by visiting the set of Britain’s got talent When Alfred Oyekoya had his first Covid vaccine in January last year, he wanted a photograph of the event. “I needed a picture of me getting the vaccine, to educate my community,” says Oyekoya, 38, a civil servant living in Swansea.
A slow-cooked, summery, tomato-and-pepper stew that’s just made to be served at room temperature with fat pork sausages Stored well, some seeds can last centuries, apparently. I am certain that sitting for four years upright in a box with postcards, bank statements and business cards, and under a lamp, isn’t good storage.
P a u l i n e W a l k e r The conversations thrown up by Black Lives Matter and Covid have ushered in an exciting new era for Black stage creatives. Those at the forefront explain why it needs to be more than a passing trend We are in a new golden age for Black British theatre.
Woke Guardian US news reporter is blasted over Twitter declaration that anyone who questions transgender ideology is a FASCIST
Julia Carrie Wong tweeted that people who question trans ideology are 'fascists' She was commiserating over a New York Times op-ed that has stirred the left Columnist Pamela Paul said trans activists were inadvertently stripping women of their rights by trying to erase the idea of a biological woman Wong and others went into a spiral over the op-ed, which strays from the woke stance the Times has become known for
Faster chip, longer battery life, newer software and slim recycled plastic body offer serious bang for buck Amazon’s smallest and cheapest tablet gets a much-needed upgrade in design, speed, battery life and software – but with a price increase. The 12th-generation Fire 7 starts at £59.99 ($59.99) – £10 more than the last version – but still offers the most bang for one’s buck in the budget tablet market.
After bleeding in his brain left him struggling with words and numbers, Jonathan Hirons had to give up his job in project management. As he recovered, he decided the world needed to know more about aphasia It was over lunch with a colleague that Jonathan Hirons began to feel a bit strange.
A new wave of scientists argues that mainstream evolutionary theory needs an urgent overhaul. Their opponents have dismissed them as misguided careerists – and the conflict may determine the future of biology Read text version here Support The Guardian The Guardian is editorially independent. And we want to keep our journalism open and accessible to all.
Italian beats touted teenager 6-1, 6-4, 6-7 (8), 6-3 Alcaraz saves match points in third set but is outplayed They are friends who get by in different languages, yet there was no misinterpreting the tennis alchemy between Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday.