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Cabinet at odds over social care as Theresa May is confronted by a voter about 'dementia tax'

Theresa May has been personally confronted by a voter concerned about her reforms to social care as Boris Johnson suggested the plans could be watered down.

At least half of all misogynistic posts online are made by WOMEN new research claims | Daily Mail Online

Women are responsible for at least half of all misogynistic posts on the internet, a study suggests.

When women can be misogynist trolls, we need a feminist internet | Polly Toynbee | Opinion | The Guardian

2016-05-26 theguardian
What a work of wonder is the internet. When, at the click of a mouse, all the world’s knowledge is there for the asking, no one need be ignorant of anything any more. Wouldn’t that make us wiser, better, cleverer? What utopian hopes it stirred in the early days.

Yvette Cooper leads cross-party campaign against online abuse | Technology | The Guardian

2016-05-25 theguardian
Labour’s Yvette Cooper at forefront of Reclaim the Internet event as new research reveals scale of social media abuse

No wonder London’s over-55s are lonely. And getting a dog probably won’t help | Michele Hanson | Opinion | The Guardian

2016-05-02 theguardian
Back in 2010, the Mental Health Foundation found that 18- to 34-year-olds were more lonely than the over 55s; last year the whole UK was found to be the “loneliness capital of the European Union”. In 2014, Esther Rantzen told us that children were facing an “epidemic of loneliness”, just like the elderly. And in a new report, the thinktank Demos says the capital is the loneliest place in Britain for older people.

Italy's ruling party slips in poll after influence-peddling scandal

2016-04-10 channelnewsasia
ROME: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's party has slipped in voters' estimation in recent weeks since a minister quit in connection with an influence-peddling probe, a poll indicated on Sunday.