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Recent measures in the United Kingdom are eroding right to affordable housing – UN expert

Various measures implemented in recent years by the British Government are eroding the right to affordable housing in the United Kingdom, a United Nations independent expert said today.

Praising ‘Iron Lady,’ Ban says ‘We will owe a great deal to her leadership’

A ‘pioneering leader’ and a ‘great model’ are among the praises Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon bestowed on Baroness Margaret Thatcher today following news of the death of the former British Prime Minister known as the ‘Iron Lady,’ as he expressed his deepest condolences to her family and country.