Jersey children’s bones may never give up their secrets
Fragments of bone and children’s teeth found during the search of cellars at a former children’s home in Jersey may be too old to justify a murder inquiry, police said yesterday.
MPs tell internet firms to police ‘dark side’ of web
The internet industry must take more responsibility for protecting young people from the “dark side” of digital content relating to abuse, violence and suicide, according to a committee of MPs.
Read more on this story in The Guardian3m truant days lost
ALMOST THREE MILLION school days were lost to truancy in one term, figures showed yesterday.
More than 60,000 primary and secondary pupils bunked off in the first three months of 2008.
£3m bill of knife and gun victims
Injuries inflicted by gun and knife crime are costing the NHS more than £3 million a year, a study has revealed.