News round-up: Titan jails ‘set for overcrowding’

    Titan jails to have overcrowding built into design, admits ministry
    The new generation of titan “superprisons” are being designed to be overcrowded from the start, the Justice Ministry admitted yesterday.

    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Mother facing jail for abandoning toddler
    A 22-year-old mother who left her two-year-old son alone in a flooded kitchen while she spent a weekend with her boyfriend was yesterday found guilty of child cruelty.

    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Long-hours culture is returning, warns TUC
    The harsh economic climate is forcing many more employees to work excessive hours, research for the Trades Union Congress revealed yesterday.

    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Time taken to shut child abuse sites criticised
    Child protection experts have called for greater efforts to patrol child abuse websites after a study revealed that it takes a month on average to take them down from the internet.

    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Health and safety rules make children bland says head
    Schools terrified of being sued are in danger of creating a generation of bland and anodyne children, an independent school head gave warning yesterday.

    Read more on this story in The Times today

    Suicide websites and internet chatrooms could be closed down
    Websites that encourage people to commit suicide could be shut down under changes to the law, it was disclosed today.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph today


    Disabled man ‘murdered by carer for inheritance’
    A disabled man was murdered in his bed by his former care worker so she could obtain a £60,000 inheritance, a court was told.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph today

    Death by postcode: Baby killed after social workers lost touch with parents after they moved house
    A baby girl on the ‘at risk’ register was shaken to death by her violent father after he evaded social services monitoring by moving two miles to a different local authority area.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Mail today

     

     

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