It was a law which sent people to prison for an indefinite period.
In the last two days, demonstrations against Covid restrictions and daily testing have spread to streets and university campuses in Beijing Shanghai, Nanjing and Wuhan.
Yet another one of the institutions charged with keeping us safe must now rebuild its tattered reputation.
A survey due out next week from a teaching union will reveal the impossible financial choices headteachers are facing.
To get a sense of what Conservative party members – and the public – make of all this we’ve been to Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire.
After Jeremy Hunt read the last rites to Liz Truss’s economic vision earlier today, there were signs he’d managed to regain some of Britain’s credibility in the eyes of financial markets. Did that come at the cost of the Conservatives’ remaining credibility in the eyes of voters? We went to Birmingham Northfield – flipped by…
There won’t be many in the country who would take issue with Boris Johnson’s warning that there’ll be ‘tough months’ ahead.
Rubbish collectors, barristers, bus drivers, post, port and railway workers. Welcome to the season of strikes and standstills.
An official drought has been declared across eight areas of England – amid the driest summer for 50 years.
The Metropolitan Police’s record on child protection has been denounced by the children’s commissioner for England after she revealed the force strip searched 650 children over a period of two years.
Half of the adult population in the UK is already reducing energy usage in a bid to save money on rising bills.
One area already hit by the cost-of-living crisis is the social care sector.
Survivors of the contaminated blood scandal should receive provisional compensation of at least £100,000 each, “without delay”, according to the chair of the infected blood inquiry.
One city that’s been particularly worried about this rail strike is Birmingham, which is teeing up for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games tomorrow.
The former Chancellor Rishi Sunak has claimed he’s the underdog in the Tory leadership race – saying that the “forces that be” are backing his rival Liz Truss.