Job losses to persist next year, TUC warns
Unemployment in Britain will continue to soar until at least autumn of next year despite tentative signs that the economy is starting to recover, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) says.
Cheltenham borough council loses £1m lawsuit over former boss’s illness
High court rejects claim Christine Laird fraudulently withheld medical history in what is thought to be first legal action of its kind.
Girls now as bad as boys for underage drinking
London assembly’s report also reveals young people from Muslim communities are now drinking far more.
British police child pornography investigation leads to US arrest
Police arrested an 18-year-old man in Walsall, central England, who was later charged with possessing and distributing abusive images of children, last Thursday.
Languages test for suspect asylum-seekers
Asylum seekers claiming to come from Palestine or Kuwait will face being tested on their own language in a bid to weed out bogus applications under changes announced by ministers today.