Homelessness hits record high in the UK

In one of the wealthiest countries in the world more and more people are now living on the streets.

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    The number of homeless people in Britain has reached record levels.

    A new government report estimates that 4,500 people are sleeping rough.

    The government says it's committed to halving that number in four years and eliminating it in a decade.

     

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London, UK.


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