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Hundreds of rough sleepers in Scotland to be offered homes

Social Bite working with housing groups and councils to offer homeless ‘wraparound’ support At least 600 of Scotland’s most vulnerable rough sleepers are to be provided with homes and the continuing support they need to sustain their tenancies, in the largest commitment of its kind in the UK. The Scottish …

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Climate change 'will push European cities towards breaking point'

Study highlights urgent need to adapt urban areas to cope with floods, droughts and heatwaves Major British towns and cities, including Glasgow, Wrexham, Aberdeen and Chester, could be much more severely affected by climate change than previously thought, according to new research. The study, by Newcastle University, analysed changes in …

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More UK prosecutors may be sent overseas to tackle trafficking gangs

Alison Saunders says scale of human trafficking and slavery means cases need greater international cooperation More British prosecutors may be sent overseas to coordinate cases against trafficking gangs and those involved in modern-day slavery, the director of public prosecutions has said. Speaking before a three-day international summit about the issue, …

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