The number of people caring unpaid for friends or family members has now reached 6.5million across the country.
Monday will be the start of Carers Week, aiming to raise awareness about those who spend much of their lives caring for someone else, and the problems they face.
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A man who was rushed to hospital by a stranger after collapsing in the street has thanked her for saving his life.
Samantha Fleming says her five-year-old daughter has been targeted by bullies since starting primary school in September.
Clear, and turning cool overnight. Dry, sunny and warm Saturday