Alleged sex offences against children rise by a fifth in a year, with one recorded by police every 10 minutes, prompting urgent calls to tackle 'shocking surge' in abuse online
Home Office announces people fleeing to UK from Syria will now be granted refugee status, giving them previously denied access to university and overseas travel documents
The distressing scenes were filmed near the Houses of Parliament
Scottish ministers bite back after First Minister uses Holyrood debate to argue there is an 'unquestionable democratic mandate' for another vote
Former Sinn Fein leader retired from politics in January on health grounds after being taken ill with a rare heart condition
Politicians accused of pitting white and ethnic minority groups against each other without tackling 'real issues' affecting working class communities in Britain
Government attacked by NGOs for ‘out of sight, out of mind’ approach towards immigrant detention after surge in self-harm incidents and suicide attempts at Morton Hall
‘I would like to visit [the US] again and talk to other scientists there. But I fear that I may not be welcome,’ the scientist says
EU referendum result and US President's policies make it 'more important than ever' for anti-racists to unite, say organisers
View that countryside life is idyllic masks pockets of social isolation and poor health, particularly among the elderly, according to major study
Three in four suicides among teaching professionals are primary and nursery school teachers, statistics show, amid warnings it is 'one of the most highly stressed occupations in the country'
Four services facing elimination under proposed cuts could be maintained at the cost of President's visits to private Florida resort over four years, figures show
Mr Stirling reportedly attempted to cover up explicit messages sent to teenager via Instagram by claiming they had been analysing 'grammar and content' used in the erotic novel
Vote against amendment to guarantee rights of EU citizens prompts wave of concern and anger among Europeans living in the UK who feel they are being 'treated like a pawn in a game of chess'
'Thankfully I had just taken a self-defence class offered at my work and utilised all of it. My face is stitched, my body is bruised, but my spirit is intact,' says Ms Herron following ordeal
Majority of Americans aged over 65 view refugees coming into the US as a major threat, compared with less than a third of people younger than 35, according to findings