Parents of young children with special educational needs say they are frequently being physically restrained in school.
Campaigners are calling for every allegation ever made against the “black cab rapist” John Worboys to be reviewed after he admitted attacks on four more women.
A woman who spent almost a decade in jail for killing her husband with a hammer has walked free from court – after judges ruled she would not face retrial.
We took a group of pupils from Harris Westminster Sixth Form to the National Army Museum in London.
Five people were hurt after a giant cruise ship veered out of control on a busy Venice canal this morning – smashing into the dock and a ramming a tourist river boat in the process.
It was ITV’s highest rating daytime show and ran for 14 years. Today the channel pulled the plug on The Jeremy Kyle Show after the death of a guest, just a week after he’d failed a lie detector test on an episode about infidelity.
MPs have joined calls for the Jeremy Kyle Show to be taken off air for good, after the death of a man shortly after he appeared on the programme.
A long-awaited report into pupils who are excluded from school has found that children with special educational needs or on free school meals are more likely to be excluded. The government-backed review by former education minister Edward Timpson has recommended that schools should be accountable for exam results of pupils they exclude, in an attempt to bring…
Wildlife and habitats across the world are declining at an “unprecedented” rate – putting up to a million species of plants and animals at risk of extinction.
Scientists say an end to the HIV pandemic could be in sight after a new study found that a treatment of anti-retroviral drugs can prevent sexual transmission of the virus.
Voters have triggered a by-election in the seat of an MP who was jailed for lying about a speeding ticket.
UK fracking tsar Natascha Engel has resigned after six months in the role over “ridiculous” restrictions amounting to a “de facto ban” on the practice.
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