Amanda Marie Knox, left, and Raffaele Sollecito, stand outside the rented house where 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher was found dead. Decision day in Kercher case appeal

Amanda Marie Knox, left, and Raffaele Sollecito, stand outside the rented house where 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher was found dead. An Italian court's decision on whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher is due to be made today, court officials said. Read Full Story

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Six people were jailed after a catalogue of abuse of patients by staff at Winterbourne View private hospital (pictured) Lack of progress ‘indefensible’

Six people were jailed after a catalogue of abuse of patients by staff at Winterbourne View private hospital (pictured) Too many children and adults are continuing to go into mental health hospitals and stay there unnecessarily despite the Government promising to change this in light of the Winterbourne View scandal, a report by MPs has warned. Read Full Story

 

Martin Wheatley has come under fire from MPs MPs criticise head of City watchdog

Martin Wheatley has come under fire from MPs The head of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been personally criticised in a damning report by MPs into its bungled handling of the announcement of an insurance industry investigation last year. Read Full Story

 

An instant poll suggested David Cameron edged victory over Ed Miliband Cameron boosted by TV debate ‘win’

An instant poll suggested David Cameron edged victory over Ed Miliband David Cameron went into the first full day of campaigning for the May 7 general election buoyed by an instant poll suggesting he edged victory over Ed Miliband by a margin of 54%-46% in the live TV clash. Read Full Story

 

More than half of Yes voters believed people voted No because 'Westminster leaders misled Scots over more powers' Powers ‘vow’ swayed 3% of No voters

More than half of Yes voters believed people voted No because 'Westminster leaders misled Scots over more powers' Only a very small proportion of Scottish independence referendum voters were swayed by the unionist "vow" of more powers despite a widespread nationalist belief that it was a decisive factor in the No vote, new research has found. Read Full Story