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Sister of homeless ex-soldier Darren Greenfield felt 'helpless'
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:34

The death of a homeless veteran in Edinburgh raised questions about the welfare of ex-servicemen. BBC News - Scotland

Two jailed for murdering homeless man with meat cleaver
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:35

The 21-year-old homeless man from Romania died from blunt force trauma to the head and body. BBC News - England

Hong Kong’s homeless retreat to temporary shelters as cold weather hits
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 06:46

Chan Yau-sing keeps a watchful eye on two plastic bags on a table as he wolfs down a box of Portuguese chicken rice and a bowl of soup in the hallway ...

'My double life going to work from a homeless hostel'
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 03:04

As the number of homeless children hits a 10-year-high, a mother and daughter tell of their double life. BBC News - Family & Education

Fire destroys home near Tignish leaving a family of three homeless
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:26

A family of three has been displaced by a fire that destroyed their house last night several kilometres southeast of Tignish near the western tip of P...

Top Italian chef in talks to open 'restaurant' for the homeless in Paris
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 12:43

Top Italian chef Massimo Bottura, whose Osteria Francescana was named the world's best restaurant last year, is in talks to open a community kitchen i...

Cardboard tents distributed to Brussels homeless
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 10:35

The tents were designed by jobseekers and made using donated cardboard by a prison workshop. BBC News - Europe

Christmas campaign raises £4m for homeless in Scotland
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 11:34

Social Bite thanks public for meal donations and support for Sleep in the Park event in Edinburgh. BBC News - Scotland

Former homeless man organizes giveaway of hundreds of Christmas meals in Dowtown Eastside
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 08:26

In a recent interview, Alex Watts drew parallels between the homeless crisis in Vancouver and residential schools. The Georgia Straight

London Euston rail station hosts homeless for Christmas
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:39

London Euston has been transformed into a festive dining hall for 200 homeless guests. BBC News - England

Philippine storm leaves scores missing, homeless as death toll climbs over 200
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 16:11

FILIPINO rescuers searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people, left scores missing an...

Sofa surfers: The young hidden homeless
  • Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:56

Almost one in 10 young people rely on goodwill for a bed for weeks on end, says BBC research. BBC News - Family & Education

Poker Pro Bernard Lee Hosts Gift-Giving Event for Homeless Families
  • Thu, 21 Dec 2017 06:36

After writing a story about how a casino is possibly trying to pull one over on its customers, how about a nice poker-related story for the holiday se...

GAA players to hold solidarity sleep-out tonight to raise funds for homeless
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 21:20

Over 400 current and former inter-county GAA players are taking part in a nationwide sleep-out tonight to raise money for homelessness charities. Spo...

Police hunt for homeless man who found €300,000 in 'perfect crime'
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:35

Christmas came early for a French homeless man at Paris's main airport when he found an unlocked door at the offices of a cash handling company ... an...

Operation starts to distribute tens of thousands of Christmas presents donated for homeless
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:20

More than 20,000 shoeboxes full of Christmas presents for homeless people have been donated by the public. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

Federal housing plan sparks fresh calls for Liberals to help homeless vets
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 04:40

The Trudeau government is facing calls to produce its long-awaited plan to help homeless veterans in Canada, after their plight received only a passin...

Man arrested over death of homeless man on Tokyo riverbank
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:46

Police in Tokyo on Saturday arrested an unemployed 42-year-old man of no fixed address on suspicion of killing a 61-year-old homeless man on a riverba...

Focus Ireland report reveals mental and physical health problems faced by homeless children
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:55

A new report from Focus Ireland has found mental and physical health problems with children who have been homeless. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

Passers-by 'afraid' to speak to homeless
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:37

Researchers find that two thirds of people in Scotland never stop to speak to homeless people. BBC News - Scotland

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