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  • February 16, 2018

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation have  filed a lawsuit challenging a law criminalising abortions when one of the woman’s reasons for the abortion is a foetal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

  • December 7, 2017

    Barnardo’s says that as local authorities cut back on adult social care, children are picking up the pieces, harming their mental health and educational attainment.

  • January 27, 2017

    A project designed to help young refugees integrate into communities in Britain has secured £1 million in funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

  • November 19, 2015

    Transmission of Ebola has been stopped in Liberia and Sierra Leone, while Guinea is now treating a baby believed to be its last case, the United Nations Special Envoy on Ebola, Dr David Nabarro, has reported.

  • April 27, 2012

    Teachers in England are witnessing increasing numbers of pupils coming into school "hungry", "dirty" and "struggling to concentrate" since the economic crisis began, according to a Prince’s Trust and Times Educational Supplement survey. Interviews with over 500 secondary school teachers painted a bleak picture.

  • January 6, 2012

    Assisted suicide should be legalised for terminally ill people, according to the Commission on Assisted Dying, chaired and funded by advocates of legalising assisted dying. No doubt a commission set up by opponents would come to a contrary conclusion. Some will applaud the strict conditions proposed, others fear that such measures would in time lead to euthanasia on a wider scale.