Heather Saul, i newspaper

Heather Saul

i newspaper

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Heather:

Covid: Delayed arthritis operations leave patients with 'virtually no money' after giving up jobs due to pain

'A knee replacement is not just a name on a waiting list - it’s my life, or my lack of life. A forgotten life' → Read More

International Women's Day: scientists leading us through Covid-19 on their work, careers, and women in science

i speaks to three female scientists whose work in sequencing, modelling and research is vital to the fight against Covid-19 → Read More

First time on Universal Credit: Six months ago I would have felt embarrassed, but now I don’t care who knows

Linda Redman was devastated to lose a job she loved in a coffee shop → Read More

Hermit Herbert Sukenik 'paid £10 million' to move out of 'mould-covered' New York room

Book reveals elderly resident received a huge payout from developers to move from a room he had lived in for 30 years → Read More

Universal Credit £20 increase: Half of people support making weekly benefits boost permanent, poll reveals

The figures come as i launches a new series, First time on Universal Credit, to investigate people’s attitudes towards benefits amid the pandemic → Read More

State pension age changes: I lost my husband and my house

Irene Anderson-Keys has experienced two huge loses, but says having her state pension at 60 would have helped → Read More

'Why does nanny keep falling over?': The moment that made me quit drinking for good

Hangovers laced with shame and anxiety are not enough to stop most of us from drinking again, so what's the tipping point for those who do? → Read More

Domestic violence killings in the UK hit highest level in five years

Data obtained by the BBC from 43 police forces across the UK shows 173 people were killed in domestic violence-related homicides in 2018 → Read More

6 best hemp seed oil skin and hair care products, from shampoo to hand cream

Hemp seed oil is known for its moisturising properties, which is why it's found in so many skin and hair care products. Here's our pick of the best ones. → Read More

The women who can't retire: 'I’m an engineer who couldn’t get a job as a cleaner. I was feeling suicidal'

'It came to a point where I had just a few pounds in my bank account and I was living on porridge and noodles – anything I could get cheap' → Read More

Stella Creasy speaks out over lack of maternity leave for MPs: 'I'm being told to choose between being an MP and a mum'

Stella Creasy has spoken out over Parliament's rules on maternity leave for women MPs which she said left her feeling told to choose between "being an MP → Read More

Jameela Jamil ‘doesn’t give a flying f***’ what you think about her abortion – how refreshing that is to hear

I don't give a f*** about Jamil's decision to have an abortion either. It was her choice. Her body. The right decision for her at that time → Read More

Upskirting is now a crime after Gina Martin’s campaign – here’s how the new law works

Upskirting becomes a specific criminal offence in England and Wales today → Read More

Property guardian company prosecuted over former care home where more than 30 guardians lived with one kitchen

By Heather Saul and Vicky Spratt A property guardian company has been prosecuted for failing to licence a former care home where more than 30 people were living as a house in multiple occupation (HMO). Property guardians live in empty residential and commercial buildings with the promise of lower-than-market rents. → Read More

Mum’s Make Porn: 10 things I learned from making a porn film

When it comes to porn, what’s really happening on set? What’s the unsexy reality behind the sexy fantasies played out on screen? What does ethical porn look like? And can porn ever be a force for good? i speaks to Sarah, from Mums Make Porn, to find out. → Read More

Property guardians: Government considering proposals to regulate the industry

By Heather Saul and Vicky Spratt The Government is considering proposals to regulate the property guardian industry following an investigation by i. Liberal Democrat Peer Olly Grender, who successfully campaigned for legislation to ban tenants’ fees, is leading calls for better regulation of the industry after the i → Read More

Household bills to rise in April: ‘I haven’t used my fridge since December – I’m already living day to day’

'My choices are: do I pay that bill off or do I have money for transport and food?' - two women tell i how price hikes will affect them → Read More

‘I’m a woman who voted to leave in 2016 – and I’d be even more determined to vote to leave now’

'I didn’t pay attention to the Leave campaign - I relied on my own knowledge of the EU to make my decision' → Read More

International Women’s Day 2019 events near me: when it’s being celebrated and what’s happening around the UK

International Women’s Day falls on 8 March 2019. This annual day is both a celebration of what women have achieved and a push for gender equality. This year’s theme, Balance for Better, is calling for a gender-balanced world, from government to boardroom, media to sport. IWD follows another year of ground-breaking → Read More

I got to stop being a property guardian on my own terms. Others won’t

I let the company shunt me around the city on short notice because the rent was cheap. It's often not cheap any more. → Read More