A women’s jail is running a unique project to build and run pop-up shops within the confine, aimed at preparing prisoners mentally to cope with normal life on release, and to gain the right skills to get employment.
The mental healthcare group, the Priory, has been fined 300,000 pounds over the death of a teenager in their care. 14-year-old Amy El-Keria died in 2012, after being found in her room at one of the group’s psychiatric hospitals.
More than 200 climate change activists have now been arrested for blockading roads and disrupting traffic in central London, while police say half a million people have been affected by the gridlock on roads and the public transport diversions
Two women murdered by their ex-partners two years apart. In both cases the victims repeatedly warned Sussex police that they feared for their lives.
Many patients are frustrated at the trouble they’ve experienced trying to access cannabis through the NHS.
It is New Zealand’s deadliest terror attack: 49 people have died in mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has described this as one of the country’s “darkest days”, while around the world political and religious leaders have expressed their condemnation of the attack. One man has been charged with murder,…
Our reporter Anja Popp is in Christchurch.
A woman who killed her husband with a hammer has begun a landmark appeal against her murder conviction, arguing she was the victim of “coercive control”.
Two months ago, midwifery student Joy Morgan attended a church celebration in Essex. It was the last time she was seen alive.
A coroner has said there were at least 11 missed opportunities for agencies to intervene and perhaps save the life of a 13-year-old girl. Amber Peat was found hanged after walking out of her home in 2015. The coroner said she could not be sure Amber had intended to take her own life, but in…
One way Gary chose to deal with the shock and grief at his wife’s death was to create beautiful sketches – which have now inspired thousands.
Dark new British drama Jellyfish captures the tough life of a Margate family, for whom the solution to life’s bleakness is laughter.
Across the country 800,000 children provide essential care for a family member. A new YouGov study published by Carers Trust reveals that over a third of young carers feel stressed because of their caring role and almost half don’t feel they get enough mental health support. Anja Popp went to meet 11-year-old Kyrii who cares…
With temperatures plummeting again tonight, forecasters have warned that the freezing weather conditions across large parts of the country could block roads, disrupt trains and flights and knock out power supplies, while more than a hundred schools across England and Wales were shut too.
Think cool urban design and a self consciously hipster, post-millennial culture: co-working spaces which allow different entrepreneurs to work side by side in shared offices are popping up around the country. The ultimate hot-desk lifestyle is rapidly growing more popular, thanks to the rise in self-employment. But without any traditional structures in place – there’s…