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Chronic poverty could be eradicated, report says
PM backs chronic poverty report

Gordon Brown has backed a report claiming global chronic poverty can be eradicated by 2025. A study from the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, an international partnership of universities, research institutes and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), says social protection will help an estimated maximum of 425 million people it believes are currently living in poverty. It calls… Read more »

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Brits must do more to stop wasting food, Gordon Brown says
Brown targets food waste

Gordon Brown has called on Britons to cut back on the amount of food they waste each week. The prime minister’s comments come as a government report suggests the average household in Britain wastes around £8 a week. The Cabinet Office report claims each household could save £420 a year by not throwing away edible… Read more »

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