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Report: No link between tough laws and drug use

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There is no ‘obvious relationship’ between tough drug laws and levels of drug use, according to a new report.

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Child poverty up in rich world since start of recession

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Child poverty has increased in the rich world since the onset of the global recession in 2008, according to a new report from Unicef.

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UK gender gap widens, according to new report

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The pay gap between men and women in the workplace has widened and the UK has dropped out of the top 20 countries for gender equality.

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UK GDP up 0.7 per cent

UK GDP grew by 0.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, according to the latest quarterly national accounts from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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This week’s most read: Leaders’ debates, Labour’s working class problem and MIPIM

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The most read articles on Left Foot Forward this week.

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Look Left, our daily political round up, will be going out shortly.

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More apprentices not receiving minimum wage under coalition

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The proportion of apprentices not receiving the National Minimum Wage has risen from 20 per cent in 2011 to 29 per cent in 2012.

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This week’s most read: Osborne’s benefit freeze, the rise of UKIP and the 15%

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The most read articles on Left Foot Forward this week.

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This week’s most read: UKIP on the up, Miliband’s six point plan and devolution

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The most read articles on Left Foot Forward this week.

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Left Foot Forward readers back airstrikes on IS

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A majority of Left Foot Forward readers back some form of military action against the so-called Islamic State, according to our latest poll.

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