• 5 Aug 2018

    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…

  • 19 Dec 2016

    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.

  • 22 Nov 2016

    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.

  • 9 Jun 2016

    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.