Rising numbers of social housing tenants are being driven to consider suicide because of the introduction of Government welfare reforms, a study has shown.
The unusually subdued and non-partisan mood that came over MPs during Wednesday's Prime Minister's Questions was partly attributable to the shock caused by the early death of the conscientious and popular Labour MP, Paul Goggins. "He was a kind, brilliant man who believed profoundly in public service," David Cameron told the House, while Ed Miliband described him as "someone of the deepest principle."
Italian courts must get tougher on sex criminals
The Labour MP Paul Goggins has died in hospital eight days after he collapsed while jogging, his family said on Wednesday.
Britain is trying to get tough on female genital mutilation – but does France offer the answer
The girl who should have weighed three stone was seized by Newport social workers last summer
'I was crying. I could feel my baby kicking inside me. I begged them not to do the caesarean,' she says. Now, Alessandra Pacchieri’s baby is being put up for adoption against her will
People in the east of England are the most likely to have to travel 100 miles or more to visit their childhood home
Olive Stevenson could not have foreseen the great consequences for her when, 40 years ago, she wrote a dissenting addendum to the report of the inquiry, of which she was a member, into the death of Maria Colwell, a child who had been killed by her stepfather. It gave her an unwanted celebrity status which unleashed invitations to lecture and speak and projected her on to the national stage.
David Nath explains why he hopes his ‘Bedlam’ TV series will help change ingrained attitudes to psychotic illness
Children's minister Edward Timpson attacks 'no-one to blame' findings
Michael Gove will pay tribute today to the social workers who “transformed” his life by placing him with loving adoptive parents when he was a baby.
She has inspired a global conversation about the importance of education and about the inequalities that still exist all over the world
Tracey Connelly, the mother of Baby P, is at “very high” risk of being targeted and attacked by vigilantes when she is released from prison, criminal justice experts have warned.
Comments made by Blackpool MP described as 'inaccurate' and 'demeaning people with dignity'
The Prime Minister's speech had some hidden meanings