Pressure is growing on South Yorkshire's Police Commissioner to resign in the wake of the Rotherham abuse scandal, after it emerged he was once a councillor with responsibility for...
The child exploitation scandal in which 1,400 youngsters were abused over 16 years is not "peculiar" to Rotherham, according to a leading children's charity.
A £1bn shortfall in funding for places is forcing many schools to borrow money as well as cut back on repairs and building projects, according to a new poll.
Barack Obama has vowed that "justice will be done" against the killers of James Foley, as the US launched surveillance flights over Syria to identify targets for possible...
One police officer was hurt while trying to make an arrest at the Notting Hill Carnival - and a second was injured while going to his aid.
A mistake by workmen in Bristol has become an unlikely viral hit after painters managed to misspell the word 'bus' in new road markings.
Kate Bush was welcomed to the stage for her first live gig in 35 years by a massive roar from the sell-out crowd at the Hammersmith Apollo.
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