Pet ownership in UK is becoming a source of stress and impaired mental health due to the rise in the cost-of-living crisis. A recent survey conducted by the national pet charity organisation, Blue Cross, suggests that the cost-of-living pressure and the need to care for pets leaves a negative impact on owners’ mental health. The […]
In the 2023 Spring Budget, Jeremy Hunt has announced 30 free hours of childcare a week for children from nine months to two-year-olds, which was already in place for three and four year olds in the UK. Mr Hunt also announced changes to Universal Credit childcare payments. The new childcare scheme is a part of […]
NHS nurses have been fighting for an increase in pay for over two months now. Despite striking for several days over the course of the past few months, the government has not agreed to give a pay rise to the nurses. Mrs Rajana Alakandy, who works at Queen Alexandria Hospital, Portsmouth, is one of the […]
The Indian government filed a submission to the Supreme Court seeking to reject petitions to legalise same-sex marriage. These pleas, which have been filed by LGBT couples, challenge the existing legal framework on the matter.
Iran has put more pressure on its people to prevent demonstrations while the loss of Rial value against Dollar has made the situation more difficult.People have been forced to confess and sign papers on heavy bail to be released from prison following the Ali Khamenei’s amnesty.According to Hana Human rights organisation, the amnesty is propaganda […]
Is Israel prepared for an event that occurs roughly every hundred years? The prospect of a devastating earthquake hitting Israel has been a source of concern for its residents and those in the surrounding region, following the powerful earthquake that slammed Turkey and Syria. With historical records indicating that a major earthquake occurs once every […]
To mark the first anniversary of the Ukraine Russia War, a Manchester group held its 53rd consecutive weekly march, and pledged to continue until the war ends. Over a thousand people turned out for a Manchester Stands with Ukraine Group rally in Manchester city, last week in solidarity of war-torn Ukraine one year after the nation […]
For more than three weeks, thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets in Jerusalem and across the country to protest against the government’s controversial judicial reform plan, which seeks to give lawmakers greater control over the Supreme Court. The protests have been marked by increasing tensions between supporters and opponents of the plan, with […]
The UK government has been urged from all sides to consider enacting legislation similar to that of Spain. On February 16, the Spanish parliament approved paid sick time for women experiencing incapacitating periods, becoming Spain the first nation in Europe to do so. The Minister for Equality of Spain, Irene Montero called this decision momentous in terms of women’s health.
Getting the right medication to treat mental illness can be lifesaving for some but overmedication could be life-threatening. California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo has announced the introduction of a new bill with an aim of supporting women, new-borns and families in the first year after childbirth. The US Bill AB 608 has been presented days […]