David Cameron has asked the Home Office's most senior civil servant to investigate what happened to a missing dossier of alleged paedophile activity involving politicians in the 1980s.
The NHS, police, education system and social care are at risk of an "existential crisis" within the next five years if the Conservatives win the next election, Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, will warn on Saturday.
Freezing child benefit for the over-fives may not be a "bad idea", Labour's shadow childcare minister, Lucy Powell, has said.
Marks & Spencer has admitted negligently exposing to asbestos a woman who worked in two of its stores.
Madonna took raunch culture into the mainstream. But where does self-expression end and sleazy sexism begin? As Lady Gaga pulls her latest X-rated video, Zoe Williams takes a wrecking ball to pop culture's doublethink
One in five hospitals are not taking patient safety seriously enough despite the Mid Staffs scandal, the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, will claim on Tuesday as he launches a drive to reduce medical errors.
Holiday resorts - and not inner cities - were identified last week as centres of low ambition and limited opportunity. Beyond the beach, Weymouth is a place beset by low wages, lack of transport, isolation and poverty of aspiration
As the weather turns warmer, more and more people are concerned with obtaining the perfect beach body. But despite so many guides, tips and methods available telling you how to achieve such a thing, exactly what makes a perfect beach body is rarely specified. As ever, science has the answer
Last year, reporters for the Associated Press attempted to figure out which jobs were being lost to new technology.
Campaign group warns of risks of sugar consumption leading to obesity and diabetes
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David Cameron has been accused by union leaders of being a "Bullingdon bully" after he vowed that the Conservative election manifesto would tighten the screw on strike laws in response to what he regards as Thursday's illegitimate mass walkout of up to 1 million public-sector workers.
Theresa May is to set out the details of an "independent and authoritative" inquiry into how the Home Office handled allegations of child abuse against politicians in the 1980s, amid mounting calls for a full public inquiry to run parallel with a criminal investigation.