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Many expect to spend Christmas alone, BBC poll suggests

BBC Breakfast discussed loneliness and a survey carried out for 5 Live. Loneliness isn’t just something that affects older people. As in our own survey it was found many 18-24 year olds also feel lonely with 30% as likely to feel lonely as those over 65 (31%) 28% of adults say that they feel lonely at least some of the time. 33% say they feel left behind by new ways of communicating and 85% prefer speaking to friends and family face to face. More here from the BBC

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