Back on the streets only half an hour after giving birth: the tragic lives of Hull’s sex workers

(Originally published at Yahoo News) From spending a night on the streets to pay for a new washing machine, to working just 30 minutes after giving birth, Hull’s sex workers are desperate for money. The city’s red light district, based primarily on Hessle Road, just two miles west of the centre, is the only placeContinue reading “Back on the streets only half an hour after giving birth: the tragic lives of Hull’s sex workers”

The shocking picture that shows how bad the NHS crisis is

(Originally published at Yahoo News) The NHS is struggling under what doctors and nurses are calling the most intense strain it has faced in decades. And even despite people being urged to keep away from A&E, the demand is too high and patients are waiting up to 12 hours to be seen. So much so,Continue reading “The shocking picture that shows how bad the NHS crisis is”

Why teachers are so angry at Toby Young

(Originally published at Yahoo News) Free school pioneer and Spectator columnist Toby Young has been appointed to the board of the new higher education watchdog. The Office for Students (OfS) has legally come into force with a remit to hold universities to account over issues including vice chancellors’ pay and free speech on campus. TheContinue reading “Why teachers are so angry at Toby Young”