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Prison officers mount illegal strike after sacking over use of force

Staff at crisis-hit jail say decision to sack officer over use of 'pre-emptive force' during altercation with prisoner has left them feeling unsupported at time when assaults in jails are at record high

Councils forced to drastically increase spending on child refugees

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children 'left in limbo' as councils struggle to provide support when faced with unprecedented funding pressures and growing demand, warns LGA

Teachers could be prosecuted for failing to report forced marriages

'The idea of criminal sanctions does raise the stakes for professionals but without the training, knowledge and understanding,' says deputy general secretary of UK's biggest teachers' union 

‘World’s cosiest taxi’ with sheepskin rugs and fireplace coming to UK

One-of-a-kind taxi resembles country log cabin for cold commuters

Don’t weaken animal-welfare laws after Brexit, ministers warned

Calls for sentience to be enshrined in law when UK quits EU - as promised by Michael Gove

Danny Dyer gives his opinion on Isis bride Shamima Begum

Actor says 'maybe we can learn from' teenager's decision to head to Syria