Tag Archives: Britain

THINKING OF TAKING A BREAK IN LONDON

 GIVE ME A BREAK The courts are always busy, think department stores on the first day of the January sales and you get the picture. In one week alone 24 Londoners (?)  were sentenced to jail. The crimes they committed include fatal stabbings and shootings, but also a gang who held a knife to a baby’s throat in a bid to steal jewellery and cash.

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BRITAIN’S HEART BREAK HOTEL

Thousands of British working-class kids grow up in office blocks, B&Bs, and even shipping containers, a shocking new report from the Children’s Commissioner for England reveals. More than 210,000 children in England are estimated to be homeless, 124,000 officially homeless and living in temporary accommodation, plus around 90,000 children living in “sofa-surfing’ families.”

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