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UK

Loneliness during pandemic ‘greater in areas with more young people’

Higher rates of loneliness reported by young people are particularly associated with urban areas outside London.
UK

New housing developments and public transport should be ‘loneliness proofed’

There are ‘too many barriers’ preventing people from reconnecting when Covid restrictions start to ease, according a report from MPs and peers.
UK

More than one in four university students feel lonely often or always – ONS

More than four in five students said they are currently living in the same accommodation as at the start of the autumn term, report suggests.
London Life

Elderly Londoners on what coronavirus means to them

For elderly Londoners, the virus’s grip on the capital will mean isolation, loneliness and anxiety. But there is a spirit of resilience too, they tell Investigations Editor David Cohen

ES Magazine

Why do men find it so difficult to make new friends?

Why are so many modern men lonely and lacking in friends? Stuart Heritage — who is modern, lonely and lacking in friends — thinks he might have the answer

London Life

6 loneliness charities you can volunteer for

The UK is facing a loneliness epidemic, here’s how to do your bit

London Life

How to meet new people in London

A friendship expert explains exactly how you can make friends in one of the biggest (and most isolating) cities in the world

Books

How reading can help cure loneliness

Reading a good book could be the cure to the UK’s loneliness epidemic

Tech

Onigo: New outdoor escape room game to tackle loneliness

Onigo took inspiration from Pokemon Go and escape rooms to create its outdoor immersive games 

Tech

What one woman did to combat the loneliness of motherhood

Michelle Kennedy was prepared for everything about motherhood - except the loneliness...

Tech

What one woman did to combat the loneliness of motherhood

Michelle Kennedy was prepared for everything about motherhood - except the loneliness...

London Life

Why we need to talk about loneliness

Lotte Brouwer of yespleaseblog.co wants to start a conversation and lift the stigma around loneliness. Scroll down to read her important post

London Life

Why we need to talk about loneliness

Lotte Brouwer of yespleaseblog.co wants to start a conversation and lift the stigma around loneliness

London Life

This is how long it takes to make a new friend

Want to turn a casual acquaintance into a friend? That'll take 90 hours...

London Life

This is how long it takes to make a new friend

Want to turn a casual acquaintance into a friend? That'll take 90 hours...

Health & Fitness

How loneliness can impact your physical health

A new study has revealed that loneliness not only impacts your mental wellbeing, but your physical wellbeing too

Health & Fitness

This is the age when men are the most lonely

Your mid-thirties is when you’re most likely to have no regular friends