A third of elderly not receiving basic NHS care as campaigners call for laws against ‘ageism’
Older people are still getting a raw deal from the age discrimination that dominates the NHS, according to research.
Drug-linked mental illness rises by 100%
The number of people admitted to hospital in England with mental illnesses linked to use of illegal drugs has doubled in the past decade, official figures revealed yesterday.
Lord Bruce-Lockhart dies at 66
The most prominent Conservative in local government in the past decade died in hospital yesterday after a long illness, aged 66.
Bling culture turns youths to crime, says minister
Young men are shunning work and turning to a life of crime as Britain develops a “get rich or die trying” culture, the country’s most senior black MP warns today.
Fuel vouchers plan
The government is planning to issue fuel vouchers to parents struggling to pay their bills.