A new report conducted by the Zahid Mubarek Trust suggests the measures have had a damaging impact on the mental health of prisoners. We have this exclusive report.
In England, six people or people from two households can meet outdoors, including in private gardens.
The NHS is to spend £95 million on improving safety in maternity services in England, this follows the scandal at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. The money will be used to boost the numbers of midwives and doctors in hospitals and also to increase staff training. NHS England is spending the extra money in…
Hundreds of Muslim groups are boycotting the review of the government’s anti-radicalisation ‘Prevent’ scheme, over concerns about its chairman William Shawcross, who’s been criticised over previous remarks he made about Islam. Mr Shawcross has insisted he is approaching the review “in a spirit of collaboration”.
Some children were allowed back to primary schools in Northern Ireland today too, after they started returning in Scotland and Wales last month.
The Government has insisted that schools in England will stay open as part of the roadmap out of lockdown – as the Education Secretary said they wanted to ensure a cautious, but irreversible approach when pupils return to classrooms tomorrow. It means staff will face a huge challenge over issues like mass testing and masks…
The Government is coming under increasing pressure over NHS pay as more unions joined the calls for staff to be offered a bigger increase. NHS Providers, which represents NHS trusts in England, said the one per cent rise was a disappointment but ministers insist their recommendation is all the public finances can afford. Nurses say…
In one academy in Nottingham, as many as 50 per cent of parents are trying to stop their children being tested.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Shamima Begum cannot return to the UK to fight her citizenship case.
Boris Johnson has defended plans to get teachers to grade England’s GCSE and A-level students this year, calling it a “good compromise”.
The government has confirmed that all pupils in England will return to school from March 8, along with wider use of testing and face masks, especially in secondary schools.
A new study suggests that public health messages are not getting through to some of those most at risk – NHS workers on the frontline.
As half term offers parents a break from the constant pressure of homeschooling, classrooms in England have stayed open to children of key workers, as well as those considered vulnerable.
We spent the week on the Winn Gardens estate in Sheffield, to find out how parents have been managing.
Ministers will meet this coming week to decide if border controls should be tightened further.