Almost 700 children detained under the Mental Health Act have been put in police cells over the last two years
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Wednesday 21 July 2010
The information watchdog has warned that it intends to get tough on official bodies which drag their feet over Freedom of Information requests.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Scientists involved in last year's "climategate" leaked emails controversy, which added to scepticism about the science of global warming, were not open enough with their data and unhelpful with requests for information, an independent review of the affair found yesterday.
Thursday 24 June 2010
A solicitor yesterday lost his bid to gain access to an internal BBC report on its coverage of the Middle East and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Thousands of people could be in line for compensation tonight after they were illegally stopped and searched by police using controversial counter-terrorism legislation.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
NHS hospitals are making up to £1.85m a year each in profit from charging patients and their families to use their car parks, and from clamping and issuing fines, a report has found.
Monday 24 May 2010
Councils spied on dog walkers suspected of not clearing up after their pets in a string of abuses of their covert surveillance rights, a report said today.
Monday 10 May 2010
Officials at HM Revenue & Customs are taking an increasingly hard line on companies requesting more time to pay tax bills, a consultant has warned, despite the Government's insistence that firms are being given extra help as the fragile state of the British economy continues to affect their cashflow.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
Riot police deliberately lied to officers investigating the death of an anti-racism activist, a Scotland Yard report revealed today.
Monday 26 April 2010
Cuts being planned in frontline NHS services in response to the squeeze on public spending risk sending the health service back to the days of hospital trolleys in corridors and year long waits for operations, the Royal College of Nursing warned today.
The lives of others: Heather Brooke's new book opens up further fronts in the war to set information free
Friday 09 April 2010
Tuesday 06 April 2010
Classified US military video showing a 2007 attack by Apache helicopters that killed a dozen people in Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff, was released yesterday by a group that promotes leaking to fight government and corporate corruption.
Sunday 04 April 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Tuesday 09 March 2010
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
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