Families go hungry due to UK welfare cuts, report says

(CNN)The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report delved into food insecurity in Hull, Cambridgeshire and Oxford, three areas of England with high deprivation levels. HRW visited the areas to document how welfare changes and cuts to government funding have impacted Britons, conducting 126 interviews with families, volunteers and staff at food banks. The group also examined official government data and statistics. Dependence on charitable aid has surged in the last 10 years with a 5,146% increase in emergency food packages distributed, the report said, citing statistics from the Trussell Trust, the UK’s largest national food bank charity. One …

Prince William says he felt ‘pain like no other’ after Diana’s death

London (CNN)Prince William has opened up about the loss of his mother, Princess Diana, saying he felt “pain like no other” after her death in a car accident in 1997. “But otherwise, we’ve got to relax a little bit, and be able to talk about our emotions, because we’re not robots.” The Duke called for greater openness on emotional well-being while speaking with soccer players Peter Crouch, Danny Rose, Thierry Henry, Jermaine Jenas, and England manager Gareth Southgate, as part of the BBC’s “Royal Team Talk” film on mental health. He was 15 when his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed in a car crash in Paris while her driver fled pursuing paparazzi. In recent years, both William and …