A video has emerged of a giant crack which has opened up across farmland in Mexico.
The trench stretches for more than half a mile and cuts a motorway in two, some have blamed the San Andreas fault, but experts say it's more likely be caused by land collapsing above an underground stream.
Living conditions on Britain's housing estates have been described as "heart-breaking" after decades of neglect.
Research by the Policy Exchange think tank claims child neglect, low employment and gang warfare are rife in sink estates, and that the human cost is 'immense.'
Teachers have expressed fear that students dependent on free school meals are not being fed enough during the summer holidays.
Research backed by a leading foodbank charity also found that some have seen children noticeably thinner when they return to school.
The research shows:
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Living conditions on Britain's housing estates have been described as "heart-breaking" after decades of neglect
Teachers have expressed fear that students dependent on free school meals are not being fed enough during the summer holidays