News round up: Schools used for ‘social engineering’ – headteacher

Schools used for ‘social engineering’, claims headteacher

Teachers are being turned into “social workers and surrogate parents” under Labour, according to the headteacher of the country’s most popular school.

Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph

Talk therapy for the depressed ‘could be wasting millions’, say psychotherapists

Depression sufferers may not be receiving the most suitable treatment because of a Government obsession with one type of therapy, warn leading psychotherapists.

The idea that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is more effective than other methods is a ‘myth’, they claim.

Read more on this story in The Daily Mail

Doctors told to report knife wounds

Hospital staff will be compelled to inform police when patients are treated for stab wounds in the same way that they have to report gunshot wounds.

Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph

Johnson drops inquiry into deputy amid new church claims

Boris Johnson, the London mayor, was under further pressure last night after his administration said it was calling off the independent inquiry into the allegations against Ray Lewis, who was forced to resign as deputy mayor last week.

Read more on this story in The Guardian

Minister calls for children to be locked in school to stop them buying junk food

Children should be locked inside school grounds to stop them buying unhealthy food from shops and takeaways, a minister said yesterday.

Read more on this story in The Daily Mail

PM faces prospect of rising jobless claims

Gordon Brown may fight the next election against the backdrop of unemployment benefit claims approaching levels last seen when John Major was in power, according to economic forecasts.

Read more on this story in The Financial Times

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