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Sunday 28 July 2013
This unusual and thoroughly engaging children's novel tells the story of a boy who stopped speaking when he was six, though he can't remember why.
Call a domestically violent and abusive relationship 'volatile'? Your sympathy is with the perpetrator
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Language matters. It's time we reframing the conversation around domestic and sexual abuse to stop blaming victims
Sunday 07 July 2013
Among the cacophony of cant and ignorance masquerading as social commentary that followed Britain’s 2011 riots, there were few credible voices of understanding, let alone attempts to place the youthful violence, nihilism, and looting within anything approaching a historical perspective. Yet as clichés were rolled out about the riots being without precedent, a sure sign of a radical and dangerous departure from the subservience of the past, the carefully modulated tones of Geoffrey Pearson, author of the ever-pertinent study Hooligan: A History of Respectable Fears, came once again to the fore
Thursday 04 July 2013
Hospital and care home managers who allow neglect and abuse to take place on their watch could face criminal prosecution and unlimited fines under new Government plans designed to restore trust in the health service after a series of high profile NHS scandals.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
The price paid by their children is too great, says Government adviser
Tuesday 02 July 2013
The broadcaster Floella Benjamin has said a child's ethnicity must be considered when matching them to adoptive parents.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for runaway and missing children and adults wants a care system which is 'fit for purpose'
Friday 28 June 2013
500 Imams will deliver the unprecedented address following several abuse cases involving Muslim men
'We must improve services or troubled families will blight society' says Troubled Families 'tsar' Louise Casey
Monday 24 June 2013
Troubled families will only have their lives improved and stop blighting communities if “troubled” local services are improved as well, the official in charge of the Government’s work in the area warned on Monday.
Thursday 20 June 2013
School's out forever, and you may be wondering what to do next. Postgraduate study could be the answer says Emily House, in the second of four guides to the first days of the rest of your life
Thursday 20 June 2013
Violence against women and sexual abuse are rightly highlighted. But where is the anger over violence against children?
Wednesday 19 June 2013
It's sometimes thought that undergraduate life is too closeted to provide any real preparation for the world of work. One career path that illustrates this neatly is social work. How could life in lecture theatres, seminars and nightclubs prepare a 21-year-old for the potential anguish and grit of social work?
Sunday 16 June 2013
Getting people to guffaw together has become a serious enterprise, report Sarah Morrison and Beren Cross
Friday 14 June 2013
Stephen Tompkinson is getting another run as DCI Banks as the show has been recommissioned.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Vulnerable children are being put at risk by a chronic shortage of experienced social workers, according to research published today. The supply of social workers will not equal demand until 2022, according to a paper from the think-tank Policy Exchange, a situation it says could have “tragic implications”.
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
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