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Spoon are a band perpetually at the top of their game – every single record they have released since 1997’s Soft Effects has been seemingly effortlessly great, and they only get better the more you listen. This year’s Hot Thoughts is no exception, the band once again creating a blinder of an album better than anything since, well, their last one.
Editor’s Note: This article was written by Jacob Nicholas of The Mancunion at the University of Manchester for Impact Journalism Day. More contributions from the Nexus and other participating universities can be found here. As the UK’s population ages, loneliness amongst the elderly is quickly becoming an epidemic.
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As the UK’s population ages, loneliness amongst the elderly is quickly becoming an epidemic. According to the latest research by the Campaign to End Loneliness, 17 per cent of older people have contact with family, friends or neighbours less than once a week, and 11 per cent have contact less than once a month. Over half of those aged over 75 live alone.