One provider offers refunds for children’s lunches after widespread criticisms of meagre parcels Ministers are under pressure to overhaul the way in which free school meals are being provided to vulnerable children under the latest lockdown, after Marcus Rashford highlighted […]
Exclusive: emergency measures will let hospitals in England discharge thousands of patients early Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Thousands of hospital patients are to be discharged early to hotels or their own homes to free up […]
There are reports of crammed classrooms and head teachers ‘rationing places’ because too many parents in England are sending their children to school. The government now says that those deemed to be essential workers should keep their children at home […]
The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, says reports of a man who died hours after he was released from police custody in Cardiff Bay are “deeply concerning”. Mohamud Hassan, who was 24, was arrested on Friday evening following reports […]
A shocking report has exposed  “a stifling, oppressive and brutally misogynistic culture” in Ireland, according to the country’s children’s minister. A judicial commission into a network of religious-run mother and baby homes in Ireland has found that 9,000 children died […]
We spoke to the Conservative MP Pauline Latham and Labour’s Darren Jones, and began by asking why people were not being offered the choice between receiving cash or vouchers rather than a box.
Downing Street says it’s ordered an urgent investigation into the quality of free school meal parcels sent to families in England during lockdown, amid an outcry over a series of images posted on social media.
The Nightingale hospital in London has been reopened in an urgent bid to ease patient pressure on the capital’s health system amid rising Covid-19 cases. However, the capital’s health chief has warned the move may not be enough. The number […]
Shoppers in Northern Ireland are facing empty shelves at supermarkets as new customs paperwork has left major retailers facing shortages across hundreds of products due to the post-Brexit trade agreement. High-demand products such as fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat are […]
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not violate Covid-19 rules by cycling seven miles from 10 Downing Street, London’s police chief has said. The PM was accused of hypocrisy when the trip was reported by the media. Metropolitan Police Commissioner […]