News round up: Sun launches new justice campaign for Baby P

    Sun launches new justice campaign for Baby P

    The Sun today urges its incensed readers to demand longer jail terms for the three adults responsible for the death of Baby P.

    Read more on this story in The Sun

    Children’s centres are used by fewer parents

    Doubts have been cast on the viability of the Government’s £7 billion children’s centre programme after it emerged that one quarter of the nursery places were empty.

    Read more on this story in The Times

    Rise of the thugettes: Quarter of all violent assaults in Britain are now carried out by women

    A quarter of all violent assaults in England and Wales are now carried out by women.

    The shocking figures, police believe, can be put down to binge-drinking and the so-called ‘ladette culture’.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Mail

    Recession hits vulnerable young people, says Prince’s Trust

    Deprived young people are already bearing the brunt of Britain’s recession, with worse to come, according to a study published today by the Prince’s Trust and Cass Business School in London.

    Claims for Jobseekers’ Allowance by 18- to 24-year-olds have risen by more than 80% in the last year, bringing 450,000 young people into the scheme and costing the exchequer more than £23m a week.

    Read more on this story in The Guardian

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