The think-tank criticised Theresa May's "silence" on her negotiating position for leaving the EU Negotiating Brexit could cost £65m and require 520 more staff, think-tank warns

The think-tank criticised Theresa May's "silence" on her negotiating position for leaving the EU Planning for Brexit could cost the Government £65 million a year and involve hiring at least 500 civil servants - but time is being "wasted" on "political squabbles and turf wars", a new report warns. Read Full Story

 

The awards keep coming for Ben Duckett Ben Duckett scoops historic PCA award double

The awards keep coming for Ben Duckett New England call-up Ben Duckett has scored a memorable double by becoming the first player to win both headline Professional Cricketers' Association awards in the same season. Read Full Story

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Mental Welfare Commission data shows there were 5,008 new episodes of compulsory treatment in 2015/16 Concern over 10% rise in emergency detentions made under Mental Health Act

Mental Welfare Commission data shows there were 5,008 new episodes of compulsory treatment in 2015/16 Human rights concerns have been raised after new figures showed a rise in the use of compulsory powers under the Mental Health Act. Read Full Story

 

Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey said the availability and range of provision in the community for women who offend is 'still inconsistent' Lack of funds harming female offender rehabilitation efforts – report

Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey said the availability and range of provision in the community for women who offend is 'still inconsistent' A shortage of accommodation and lack of funding are hampering efforts to help female offenders turn away from crime, a watchdog has warned. Read Full Story

 

The NSPCC received 194 contacts from people in Scotland worried about a child living in a dangerous home in 2015/16 Calls to NSPCC to report concern about youngsters in danger double

The NSPCC received 194 contacts from people in Scotland worried about a child living in a dangerous home in 2015/16 The number of people contacting a charity helpline to raise the alarm about children caught up in domestic abuse has risen sharply in recent years. Read Full Story

 

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced details of a new rollercoaster which will be up and running in 2018 Blackpool Pleasure Beach unveils details of £16.25m rollercoaster

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced details of a new rollercoaster which will be up and running in 2018 A new multi-million pound rollercoaster featuring a UK first will be built at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, the amusement park owners have revealed. Read Full Story

 

Ben Emmerson QC has been suspended from duty from the national probe into child sex abuse Child sex abuse probe lawyer read about his suspension on the internet

Ben Emmerson QC has been suspended from duty from the national probe into child sex abuse The national probe into child sex abuse has been plunged into fresh controversy after its senior lawyer said he learned of his suspension from the investigation via the internet. Read Full Story