Three former pupils at a residential school linked to the late Sir Cyril Smith have complained they were sexually and physically abused by adults.
Sean Rigg, a musician who died shortly after being arrested by police, had a 20-year history of mental illness.
Robin van Helsum duped police and social workers into believing that he was an abandoned child
From hip Berlin hostels to luxury luggage and Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-o-Matic ride
Album chart-topper Newton Faulkner took his music to the streets as he busked to raise awareness of youth homelessness.
A windswept Scottish youth hostel, closer to the Arctic Circle than to Manchester, is set for its most successful year after being rated the best in the world.
Emergency calls where a hostel manager desperately tried to warn police about the condition of a seriously disturbed man were played to a court room today.
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Having portrayed an award-winning Heathcliff, James Howson is now back on the dole
Police in southern California have arrested a man in connection with the latest in a series of murders apparently targeting homeless people, believed to be the work of a serial killer. Community workers and police are advising California's homeless population to take extra precautions to protect themselves, including avoiding sleeping alone or outdoors.
Spectacular views, a diverse arts scene and the Scottish capital's lively back streets are best enjoyed in the long summer days before the Festival hordes descend.
A company director and his teenage daughter were found dying in their home the day after a family birthday party, it emerged yesterday.
In an attempt to relive my backpacking days and catch some rays, I'd decided to follow the trail of small beach resorts that dot the Mexican Pacific coast in the state of Oaxaca.
He first made his name as director of low-budget horror flicks ‘Cabin Fever’ and the enormously successful ‘Hostel’ franchise, now the big influence of Eli Roth is behind other non-mainstream projects such as ‘The Last Exorcism’ – getting it straight to the top of the US charts
Somewhere in the nest of farmers' lanes beyond Bruma I lost my way, and a good shepherd put me right. Frankly, I didn't know I was lost, and equally frankly I couldn't be sure he was a shepherd, but bear with me on this one. I'd just taken the left fork, up towards a eucalyptus plantation, when this guy with a leathery face pointed back down the hill.