Could a new law making organ donation compulsory save hundreds of lives?
Hundreds of people could be saved every year, according to ministers, by a new law on organ donation. It’ll make everyone in England a donor unless they explicitly opt out. The government is bringing in the new system after a consultation showed the vast majority of people approve of organ donation – but only a…
Prisons won’t be fixed in ‘weeks or even months’
The Justice Secretary Liz Truss has admitted the problems in English jails won’t be fixed “in weeks, or even months”, as she made a statement in the Commons about the Birmingham prison riot.
Muslim teaching assistant sacked
There are some new revelations in the case of a Muslim teaching assistant who says she was sacked after she objected to distressing footage of people falling from buildings the September 11 terror attack being shown to 11-year-olds in class.
Labour takes centre stage in referendum debate
Amid all the blue-on-blue action of the EU referendum campaign, Labour has been most noticeable by its relative absence. Today the party attempted to change that.