The UK’s benefits and state pension are too low, the Council of Europe said yesterday – a claim that Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith dismissed as “lunacy”.
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Thursday 10 October 2013
Mental illness accounts for a third of all illnesses, so there is absolutely no reason not to talk about it
Monday 07 October 2013
I walk because it’s how I like to commute, and if I don’t, I get sad and I can’t think: my brain works best at 3mph
Miley Cyrus angers health support charity after saying she sticks out her tongue because she 'keeps having mini-strokes'
Monday 07 October 2013
The singer's latest controversial comments have now come to the attention of the UK's Stroke Association
Monday 07 October 2013
Victims say they are not taken seriously by police and fear being sectioned if they report assaults
Sunday 06 October 2013
Jack Wilshere's descent down the Arsenal pecking order since the arrival of Mesut Özil and renaissance of Aaron Ramsey could be a blessing in disguise for England. That is the view of Roy Hodgson, and while it is an unofficial part of the job spec for England managers to see a silver lining in every cloud, there is sense in his outlook.
Child sex abuse cases collapsing in court as children are denied the support they need to give evidence, says NSPCC
Saturday 05 October 2013
Only 2% of child witnesses receive professional guidance during criminal proceedings, according to the children's charity
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert slams 'five-day rule' as 'a mockery' as he attempts to avoid Christian Benteke row with Belgium
Friday 04 October 2013
Lambert claims the rule 'comes back and bites you' if a player misses an international and then appears for his club within the five-day period
Judge dismayed at lack of medical help for paranoid-schizophrenic as Phillip Simelane admits manslaughter over Birmingham bus stabbing of schoolgirl Christina Edkins
Wednesday 02 October 2013
23-year-old was ordered to be detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act after random attack with 12-inch kitchen knife
Beverley Concannon admits causing unnecessary suffering to dogs which killed 14-year-old Jade Lomas-Anderson
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Beverley Concannon, 45, today pleaded guilty at Wigan Magistrates' Court to causing unnecessary suffering to four dogs that went on to kill 14-year-old Jade Lomas-Anderson.
Monday 30 September 2013
Health watchdog will ask if practitioners need better support during fitness-to-work reviews
Saturday 28 September 2013
Mental health campaigners aghast as minister recorded shouting at alleged child abuse survivor ‘adjust your medication’
Power corrupts but it also plays with your mind: Lloyd George, Chamberlain and Thatcher all suffered from 'hubris syndrome'
Sunday 22 September 2013
Ex-foreign secretary, Lord Owen, tells conference that condition leads to disastrous decision-making
Friday 20 September 2013
Justin Welby’s comments will be interpreted as a veiled attack on ministers’ generalisations
Benefit cheats face 10 years in prison as Keir Starmer sets out 'tough' new Crown Prosecution Service guidelines
Monday 16 September 2013
Director of Public Prosecutions said those suspected of benefit cheating can now be charged under the Fraud Act
Thursday 12 September 2013
In raw political terms, the fact that voters hold Labour accountable by a margin of ten to one for the size of the benefits bill is about as about politically toxic as it gets.
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The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
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Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
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