"They are living hand to mouth because they were fired straight away and were not put on unpaid leave or furloughed and that's a scandal."
For people with mental health problems, the challenges of COVID-19 are compounded by the disruption of services, barriers in accessing mental health care and a higher risk of falling victim to violence and discrimination.
Musicians Bono and The Edge busked in Dublin on Christmas Eve, asking people to donate to a homeless charity.
A group has started a spontaneous project to collect jackets for homeless people.
Local businesses have been donating old buses to Russia's homeless population as a way to escape winter temperatures
Hippolyte says the authorities, not him, should have been in the dock.
Landlords in Lisbon are forcing local residents to move out of their homes so they can rent them to tourists for more money
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“This past year has resolutely confirmed the existence of another Europe: a Europe not merely ignored but also misunderstood, not just despised but also forgotten — a Europe of the homeless," says the new report.
A shelter in Budapest is urging people to mark the day by sending homeless people much-needed knickers and bras, rather than buying flowers for their loved ones.