Checks on high-risk sex offenders cut back
The number of face-to-face checks on high-risk convicted sex offenders has been cut by the agency running the prisons and probation services.
Top officer faces prison over child porn defiance
A chief constable could face jail and an end to his 35-year police career for defying a High Court order to return computers suspected of holding a huge collection of child abuse images to a controversial expert witness
Infamous as Tony Blair’s abrasive spinmeister in chief, Alastair Campbell has become an unlikely champion of people with mental illness. Mary O’Hara sees his softer side
Despite its outdated image of meals-on-wheels and hospital cafes, the head of WRVS tells David Brindle how the organisation is determined to play a thoroughly modern role in providing services for older people
‘Sex ban puts us at greater risk’
As parliament makes it an offence to buy sex from women forced into prostitution, Gwladys Fouché talks to sex workers, police and support groups in Scandinavia, where similar bans have met with a mixed reception