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.
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.
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 TelegraphJohnson 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.
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