Barnado’s chief under fire over Baby P comments
Barnardo’s chief is criticised for ‘insensitive’ projection of abused toddler’s future.
Councils should be at centre of fight against unemployment, says report
Local councils should be at the centre of the government’s initiative to tackle the growing number of unemployed in Britain, an independent report commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government recommends today.
Archbishop of York brands immigration minister ‘unmerciful’
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has branded immigration minister Phil Woolas “unmerciful” and accused him of seeking popularity over comments he made condemning immigration lawyers.
‘Undercover’ NHS as tribunal throws out allegations against nurse who filmed ward
Doctors and nurses have effectively been told they can film undercover in the NHS, after an industrial tribunal threw out allegations against a nurse who exposed neglect on a ward.
One in four sex offenders handed a caution
More than one in four sex offenders escape with a caution, figures show.
Why I put my Down’s syndrome baby up for adoption… and the loving mother who took him in
When Nathan was born with Down’s his horrified mother gave him away – a decision that’s left her scarred by guilt. But for the woman who adopted him, he’s been an endless source of joy. Here both women tell their haunting stories
Doctor cleared of manslaughter by negligence
A doctor accused of killing an elderly patient by prescribing the wrong medication was acquitted of manslaughter.