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Stormzy criticises 'foul' NME over mental health cover

Stormzy has criticised NME for putting him on its cover without permission for a story about depression. This week’s front cover of the free music magazine sees a picture of the grime artist alongside the headline “Depression: It’s time to talk.” Stormzy says he did not speak to NME – the quotes the magazine ran were from a different interview. ...

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Child poverty in UK at highest level since 2010, official figures show

About 30% of Britain’s children are now classified as poor, of whom two-thirds are from working families <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> About 100,000 children fell into relative poverty in 2015-15, taking the overall figure to 4 million. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The upward trend in child poverty in the UK has continued for the third year running, with the ...

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