Some UK High Streets and public spaces no longer have any council-run public toilets, the BBC has learned.

At least 1,782 facilities have closed across the UK in the last decade, Freedom of Information requests found.

Ten areas, including Newcastle, Merthyr Tydfil in south Wales and Wandsworth in south London, now have no council-run public toilets at all, data showed.

Reported by BBC News. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.