article 17 April 2015 UK
Unveiled: Europe's plan to tackle migrant crisis

As the European Union prepares to unveil its agenda to tackle the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, Channel 4 News learns that plans are being made to unify efforts between member states.

article 17 April 2015 UK, Italy
Matt Frei by Italy's migrant crisis: on the frontline in Augusta

The port of Augusta, on Sicily's eastern coast, has witnessed an influx of African migrants - mainly from Libya. Europe Editor Matt Frei reports from what is now the worlds deadliest frontier.

post 16 April 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Will Lord Janner's alleged victims have their day in court?

The DPP says Lord Janner's dementia renders him incapable of standing trial on charges of historic child sex abuse. But is the DPP right?

article 16 April 2015 UK, Scotland
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Body found at farm is missing Karen Buckley

Parents of Karen Buckley are "absolutely heartbroken" after police confirm the human remains discovered near Glasgow are that of the missing student.

article 16 April 2015 UK
by Labour vows review after 994 troops 'stricken by Lariam'

Labour promises an "immediate review" into the MoD's use of a controversial anti-malarial drug after new figures show the scale of mental health problems among veterans prescribed Lariam.

article 15 April 2015 UK, Spain
Siobhan Kennedy by Exploited to put food on our plates: 'we live like animals'

Surrounded by the fresh food they pick to send to supermarkets, but living in flimsy shacks, workers in Spain tell me how their dreams of better lives are crushed by the grim reality of exploitation.

post 15 April 2015
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog Lib Dem manifesto: equal care for mental health guaranteed

This is certainly the first time I can remember mental health being given such prominence in a manifesto, but the pledge of 500m a year seems far too low.

post 15 April 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Lib Dems: we'll out-spend Labour and Tories on education

Nick Clegg began his manifesto launch with attacks on Ukip and the SNP. Only the Lib Dems could be trusted as a coalition partner, he said.

article 15 April 2015 UK
Siobhan Kennedy by What's the real cost of your fresh salad?

An army of modern-day "slaves" are being used to grow the salad and winter vegetables that fill Britain's supermarket shelves.